Definition of automania in English:

automania

noun

  • 1Reckless or excessively fast driving; the condition of being an automaniac.

  • 2Enthusiasm for or obsession with motor vehicles and motoring.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Horseless Age. From auto + -mania.

Pronunciation

automania

/ˌɔːtəʊˈmeɪnɪə/