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  • n. A small motor car, especially a hatchback, which is powerful for its size or class
  • n. A superminicomputer


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  • The Audi A2 goes doesn't take the term supermini lightly, it's still great on gas and that's its main selling point, but the A2 isn't miniscule.


  • That program has been highly successful for the German automaker, and Lexus believes the so-called supermini class will continue to grow.

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  • The Audi A2 - a Super Mini With History Author: IC photo credit: [DaviD] This vehicle is better-known as a supermini vehicle which was ahead of its time, the car was manufactured by the German automaker Audi and it was mostly made of aluminum, it was first showcased in


  • And the significance of the "supermini" is also passed over.

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  • What Car? judges also named the Fiesta as the top car in the "supermini" catetory.

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  • The DS3 is an obvious attempt to crash the deluxe supermini market.

    On the road: Citroën DS3 1.6 THP DSport

  • The acceleration is lively and feels even livelier – a 7.3 second/0-62mph time in a supermini provides a similar sensation to, say, a 6.3 second response in a saloon.

    On the road: Citroën DS3 1.6 THP DSport

  • I was driving as if I was in a three-door supermini with a small engine, which was an understandable error, because that's exactly what I was in.

    On the road: VW Polo BlueMotion 1.2 TDI 75

  • We agree that, at well over six feet tall, he wouldn't fit in a G-Wiz or some other supermini, but how about a Tesla or some such?

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  • But when I told my young daughter's friend that there was a shark riding in the back of Citroën's new supermini, the DS3, I didn't expect her to burst into tears and refuse to get in.

    Car review: Citroën DS3


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