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WHAT DOES FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Front-wheel drive is a form of engine/transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only. Most modern front-wheel-drive vehicles feature a transverse engine, rather than the conventional longitudinal engine arrangement generally found in rear-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive vehicles.
The translations of front-wheel drive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «front-wheel drive» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «front-wheel drive» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «front-wheel drive» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about front-wheel drive
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE»
Discover the use of front-wheel drive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to front-wheel drive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
How To Rebuild and Modify Your Manual Transmission
FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE TRANSAXLES The term "transaxle" simply describes a
transmission with built-in final drive. Transverse front-wheel-drive transaxles and
rear-wheel-drive transmissions have more similarities than differences, but there
Five front-wheel-drive systems— each Transverse engine positioned in advance
of the front-wheel hubs, shown here in bird's-eye view, is now the most commonly
seen type of front-wheel drive. You will find it on the Austin America (Mini and ...
Auto Repair For Dummies
Most vehicles come with two basic types of drive trains: front-wheel drive and rear
-wheel drive. The names are self-explanatory: With front-wheel drive the power
flows from the engine to the front wheels, which drive the car. With rear-wheel ...
Deanna Sclar, 2011
Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
Front-wheel drive cars normally use a transaxle, the drive for four-wheel drive
purposes is taken from this transaxle unit, through a central differential to the rear
wheels (Figure 3.141). The torque distribution proportion varies with the make of
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, Peter Coombes, 2004
Automotive Chassis: Brakes, Suspension, and Steering
A typical rotation pattern for front-wheel drive cars with radial tires involves
moving the front tires to the rear on the same side of the car. The rear tires are
then moved to the front, but to opposite sides of the vehicle. This is said to even
out and ...
Tim Gilles, 2005
Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care
Front-Wheel Drive On a front-wheel drive vehicle the power from the transmission
is transferred to the front wheels. This is the standard on most cars today. The
weight of the engine on the front wheels gives front-wheel drive cars extremely ...
Michael E. Gray, 2003
Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems
A spring insulator insulates the coil spring from the upper strut mount or lower
spring support For many years, rear-wheel -drive cars were equipped with front
and rear shock absorbers. Most front- wheel-drive cars are equipped with front
Don Knowles, 2002
In rear-drive cars that's fine because the added weight shifted to the rear wheels
gives them more bite. But for front-wheel-drive cars the weight shift lifts the front
end and unloads the wheels. This can result in tire slippage, loss of acceleration,
Auto Body Repair Technology
(A) Front-engine, front-wheel drive with a transverse engine mounting is the most
common drive line configuration. The heavy engine and transaxle are in the front
to place more weight over the front drive wheels. (B) This front-wheel drive ...
James Duffy, 2008
Object-Oriented Programming and Java
Danny Poo, Derek Kiong, Swarnalatha Ashok. Land Vehicle regnNumber
numberOfPassenger Front-Wheel Drive Car drive() drive() Front-Wheel Drive
Truck Motor Car Truck brake() brake() In the second representation, the front-
drive feature ...
Danny Poo, Derek Kiong, Swarnalatha Ashok, 2007
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term front-wheel drive is used in the context of the following news items.
BMW M135i - The Last Rear-Wheel Drive Hatch?
But it might soon be coming to an end, as the BMW 1 Series will likely be switching to BMW's front-wheel drive architecture, shared with MINI ... «BMWBLOG, Jul 15»
The Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles
Traditional sedans are heavily weighted to the front, where the engine is mounted, which is why most cars are front-wheel drive, not the optimal ... «Motley Fool, Jul 15»
Alfa Romeo Giulia Developed in Just Two and a Half Years
Alfa Romeo initially began toying with the idea of a successor to the 159 with a front-wheel drive vehicle. However, that entire project was soon ... «GTspirit, Jul 15»
Audi covers all its bases and more
That's not to say it is a car which I, personally, would particularly like to own, favouring as I do a full 4WD rather than the front-wheel drive option ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
Citroen teases China-bound 2016 C-Quatre
Front-wheel drive will be the only configuration available, and most models will ship with an automatic transmission. The next Citroën C-Quatre ... «LeftLane News, Jul 15»
2016 Lexus ES Presents Itself With a Bolder Spindle Grille – Photo …
It may be just a front-engined and front-wheel drive luxobarge, but the 2016 Lexus ES isn't too shabby in terms of what's under the hood. «autoevolution, Jul 15»
Lexus crossover has a sports car stance
The system uses front-wheel drive during normal conditions and automatically engages all-wheel-drive when needed by distributing available ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
Oh Good: Alfa Romeo Giulia Developed In Only Two And A Half Years
This 159 successor has been a long-time coming after numerous delays: the earlier front-wheel drive programme was canned in its entirety, ... «Jalopnik, Jul 15»
Honda Could Turn Next CR-V Into A Plusher 7-Seater
People who will be more interested in something with front-wheel drive will be directed towards the smaller HR-V. The only thing that begs a ... «Carscoops, Jul 15»
Golf R'nt You Jealous? Volkswagen Unveils 330-hp Golf Race Car …
... is no “R” badging anywhere, and Volkswagen stresses that the race car is simply a heavily modified, good ol' Golf, and it's front-wheel drive! «Car and Driver, Jul 15»
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