four-wheel drive

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four-wheel drive

a system used in motor vehicles in which all four wheels are connected to the source of power

four-wheel drive

[′fȯr ¦wēl ′drīv]
(mechanical engineering)
An arrangement in which the drive shaft acts on all four wheels of the automobile.
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Mini, a subsidiary of BMW AG (Xetra: BMW), is reportedly launching a version of its larger Clubman model with all-wheel drive, starting early next year.
The 2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Chevy Trax comparison also gives interested shoppers searching for a new all-wheel drive SUV in Dayton, Ohio a closer look at each crossover's list of features and options.
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The ALL4 all-wheel drive system provides excellent traction and quickly reacts to all changes in road conditions, while still providing MINI's famed driving experience.
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The S and the R get an all-wheel drive version sold alongside the rear-wheel drive model.
The S and the R get an all-wheel drive version, sold alongside the rear-wheel drive model.
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