Definition of grand touring in English:

grand touring

noun

  • 1The action of making a grand tour.

  • 2Short for "grand touring car"; = "gran turismo", "grand tourer".

adjective

  • (attributive) Designating a high-performance car, originally a luxury vehicle of the sort used for touring, later often a sports version of a standard model (abbreviated GT). Chiefly in "grand touring car".

Origin

Early 19th century. From grand + touring.

Pronunciation

grand touring

/ˌɡrand ˈtʊərɪŋ/