a test of the performance of a vehicle or engine on the road. a test of equipment carried out in working conditions:he hopes to present a road test of whiskeys and to debate the various aromas and tastes a test of a person’s competence in driving a motor vehicle that must be passed in order to get a driver’s license.
verb (road-test) [with object]
test (a vehicle or engine) on the road. try out (something) in working conditions for review or prior to purchase or release:we road-tested a new laptop computer