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kit car

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Definition of kit car in English:

noun

A car sold as a set of separate components, designed to be assembled by the purchaser.
Example sentences
  • During the 1960s Lotus generally sold it as a kit car but in the 1970s its home-build image grated with Lotus's upmarket ambitions.
  • This has been in production for about 10 years now, but the fact that it's a kit car guarantees it will always be a rare machine.
  • This annual event sees local school children assemble and race battery-operated kit cars - an activity which is part of the Science and Technology curriculum for children in Key Stage 2.

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