Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Driven by applying the power to the rear axle: said of motor-driven vehicles.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When we first saw the Up at the 2007 Frankfurt motor show, it was an innovative, rear-engined, rear-driven hatchback, a configuration that maximised cabin space and economy.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The first event, being held August 7-8th in Hollywood Park, CA, will feature pro and amateur racers competing head to head, and testing the course layout with anything from a rear-driven sports car to all-wheel-drive sedans.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • Like the Challenger, the Camaro's spun from rear-driven gold -- in this case, the Camaro's a cousin to the utterly charming Pontiac G8.

    MotorAuthority

  • And there is, of course, already a rear-driven platform within the Hyundai-Kia group that we could look to use, if our timing was good ...

    Autoblog

  • And there is, of course, already a rear-driven platform within the Hyundai-Kia group that we could look to use, if our timing was good ...

    Autoblog

  • The sporty tiptronic transmission and the quattro all-wheel drive system, which has a slightly rear-driven emphasis, transfer the immense power onto the road with no loss.

    The German Car Blog

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