One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A high-performance sports car.
- ‘The 1960s supercar, the Shelby AC Cobra, has the slightly unenviable reputation for being the most copied sports car in the history of motoring.’
- ‘The Group B rally supercars quickly evolved in other areas as well.’
- ‘Hundreds of £100,000-plus supercars are sold every year and a spokeswoman chuckled as she described current business as ‘brisk’.’
- ‘Yet it has none of the temperament of supercars that are derived from racing machines.’
- ‘Many would complain that it has also, in many ways, become a battle of finances and technology, not a contest between top drivers competing in equally matched supercars.’
- ‘Top speed is limited to 155 mph, and the car can sprint to 60 mph in just over five seconds - close to real supercar performance.’
- ‘I had two great Italian cars; not supercars, but almost practical everyday cars - one for the relatively wealthy; the second for the truly rich.’
- ‘Believe it or not, this is a supercar that you really can drive every day.’
- ‘At normal, respectable speeds it drives without the unwieldy nature that afflicts many supercars.’
- ‘An estimated eight million people lined the dusty highways of Mexico to watch the most exotic supercars of the time being thrashed along rutted highways at almost suicidal speeds.’
- ‘The trend towards woman-friendly supercars was started by the helpful Japanese, who didn't have the patience or the physical stature to wrestle with macho machines the Italians were pumping out.’
- ‘For me, it had great presence, without being over the top, as some supercars tend to be.’
- ‘But it was Jaguar's E-type that really captured the imagination, combining classic British engineering with stunning good looks and supercar performance.’
- ‘This is a versatile four-door saloon that can out accelerate supercars costing almost ten times as much.’
- ‘This is all fine too; not everyone can afford a supercar - which is what this column is about.’
- ‘Behind closed doors the council's highways team has been working with the prestigious car maker to help develop the supercars of tomorrow.’
- ‘If you're one of the many who can't afford to drive an exotic supercar, then this is the site for you.’
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