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- n. An open-top or soft-top motor car suitable for touring
- n. A touring bicycle.
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- n. someone who travels for pleasure
- n. large open car seating four with folding top
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Being steel framed it was perfect to retrofit as a solid tourer, which is what I did and what it now is.
But a "tourer", well, that conjures a more appealing picture, like, say, a leisurely cruise in the Highlands, complete with a hamper of smoked salmon, oysters and champagne, and a harmonious family listening to Radio 3.
This is not an uncompromising sports car but a beautifully finished and comfortable fast open tourer which is easily quick enough to entertain.
Ed Striebig , Bentley's regional manager for South East Asia and Austral asia, said the company has a full order book in Australia for the next 15 months for its new Mulsanne grand tourer, which sells for 657,000 Australian dollars, or about US$655,100.
It is still less expensive than the CL grand tourer, of course, which tops out at an impressive $204,575.
I came into this drive expecting a luxury grand tourer that was also fast, but instead found a track-oriented super car that is also luxurious.
The sleek sports tourer has shed two cylinders from its engine and lost some horsepower—but Dan Neil says that only makes it better.
That said, this sleek open-top sports tourer available this fall gets only better with the subtraction of two cylinders.
Keen to tap into this lucrative vein, BMW has knocked out a tourer; Ferrari makes scandalously expensive road bikes; and now Mini Cooper has produced a range of two-wheelers, each named after races its rally cars have won.
Whether your summer break is an epic two-wheeled trek on a rugged tourer kitted out with fully loaded panniers, or a relaxing week lying on ...