gull-wing door

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gull-wing door

[¦gəl ‚wiŋ ′dȯr]
(design engineering)
A door on an automotive vehicle that is hinged at the top, opens upward, and, in the open position, resembles an airplane gull wing.
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On either side of the vehicle, there is a motor-driven oil hydraulic cabinet, which can be lowered to an adequate level by opening a gull wing door.
You have to step on the wing and go through a gull wing door to sink into a BMW-quality interior.
It seems the gull wing door and drop down sill is for ease and demureness of access.
It looks stunning – a completely contemporary car for the 21st century – yet it contains within its innovative chassis and gull wing doors the kind of "do good" green stuff that will have even the most environmentally conscious among us salivating.
Gull wing doors allow easy car-like access to the cabin.
HIGH TECH The Huayra's cabin has modern features such as Bluetooth, while the chassis blends titanium with carbon fibre WINGED WONDER: The Pagani Huayra body boasts gull wing doors and flaps to boost downforce
DG490 is expected to be the world's dinkiest supercar: a snub-nosed hatchback with gull wing doors that will do 140 mph.
RENAULT NEPTA CONCEPT: This four-seat cabriolet is a sign of things to come at Renault, according to Patrick le Quement, head of the French automaker's design studio, who characterizes the concept as "in perfect keeping with Renault's long tradition in body design" thanks to its unique gull wing doors that stretch the length of the entire body.
Access to the vehicle is via Mercedes-style gull wing doors that are motorised and are fitted with electronic obstacle detectors and an anti-pinch device.
The long-sweepingbonnet, the air gills in the wings, eye-catching sidepipes, compact tail and the gull wing doors -all breathe life into the SLR legend.
The bag spout chamber with gull wing doors offers enhanced bag spout access, while a spout clamp system seals the bag discharge spout for dust-tight discharge.
The gull wing doors with handles flush to the panels, widened rear wings, integrated bumper and a large spoiler trailing from the curved roof all add to the look, aerodynamics and road holding.