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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As the ice mist dissipates from your gull-wing doors, you might be awestruck at the huge, black monoliths looming over you at Mann Island; you might be staggered by the towering skyscrapers rising from Princes Dock.
Wood holed out with a seven iron from 178 yards on the 14th, prompting exuberant celebrations which ended with the 6ft 6in Bristolian taking advantage of the car's gull-wing doors being open to try it out for size.
The vehicle features gull-wing doors, a cockpit with wood accents, a dashboard with the large touch screen from the Model S and a smaller configurable colour screen that replaces the traditional instrument cluster.
He left GM in the early 1970s to launch his own company and eventually produced the DMC 12, referred to simply as ''the DeLorean,'' a sleek, angular car with gull-wing doors and an unpainted stainless-steel exterior.
Maintenance points have been brought together and can be reached without effort from ground level through easily operated gull-wing doors.
Plus it's a cool four-seater with gull-wing doors and the looks of a supercar.
Featuring gull-wing doors, the car became iconic for its appearance as a modified time machine in the Back to the Future film trilogy.
The car, converted into Doc Brown's time machine in the hit Michael J Fox film, Back to the Future, was famous for its unusual gull-wing doors and stainless steel body.
Once you are behind the wheel (via some theatrical motions of the car's gull-wing doors and a quickly-learnt knack of not hitting your head while sliding into the car's bucket seats) your view is filled with the car's long, wide bonnet.
Named the Niro, the concept comes complete with gull-wing doors, bulging wheel arches and a low-slung style.
The DeLorean, with its gull-wing doors and fiberglass underbody with stainless steel panels, became iconic for its appearance in the 'Back to the Future' film triology in which it starred as a time machine.
Evos, with its stunning gull-wing doors, has been created as a key part of the One Ford product strategy, and signals a significant transformation of the Blue Oval brand.