Definition of targa in English:
noun[usually as modifier] trademark
- Though the Italian supercar is actually 44 lb lighter than the Porsche, the Ferrari should have a weight advantage because its roof is fixed, whereas the German contender has removable targa panels.
- Toyota introduced the Soarer Aero Cabin in 1989, which was equipped with an electronically operated metal-top targa roof.
- In my gown I pulled off the targa top and headed towards Spago.
Italian, literally 'shield', given as a name to a model of Porsche with a detachable hood (1965), probably suggested by the Targa Florio ( 'Florio Shield'), a motor time trial held annually in Sicily.
- British & World English dictionary
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