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A person or thing that operates well at high speed, for example a fast car.
- ‘British engineer Joseph Ehrlich has been tinkering with racing engines for motorcycles and Formula One speedsters for six decades.’
- ‘I was able to notice a big difference between the big muscle cars and the lighter-weight speedsters.’
- ‘Some 700 Porsche 356 Carreras were built up to 1959 and, of these, just 140 were drop-top speedsters.’
- ‘And the two speedsters are presently parked at Sundaram Motors on Mount Road.’
- ‘Trucks fly, speedsters explode, and tires spin as Max and his crew take to the desolate highway.’
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