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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Strangely enough, opening the gullwing doors is when the drama ends really.
The first re-imagined Doc Brown s time machine as a customized Mirai, complete with gullwing doors and a heads-up display of the time-traveling destination.
The first re-imagined Doc Brown's time machine as a customized Mirai, complete with gullwing doors and a heads-up display of the time-traveling destination.
Despite the crowd-pleasing gullwing doors, other exotic supercar rivals have more exclusive looks, especially inside.
The new concept, which was showcased yesterday at a festival in Austria, is a radical version of the Golf GTE with a carbon-fibre body and gullwing doors.
In fixed-top coupe form with its unique gullwing doors, this design has already stopped the celebrity set in its tracks, with an endless list of high profile owners forsaking Ferrari and turning Teutonic, Eddie Murphy, Mark Wahlberg, Floyd Mayweather, Boris Becker, Jonathan Ross, Jay Kay, David Beckham and Roger Federer all among them.
But for anyone who enjoys edgeof-the-seat excitement, superb driving dynamics and all the tech spec you can shake a stick at then what does it matter how gracefully you climb in or out of the 'very' low-slung i8 via the gullwing doors.
Featuring three seats configured in Y-formation like the Maclaren F1 supercar that places the driver in the middle of the car, the XD has a futuristic body shell made from a pioneering mix of carbon fibre and Kevlar, and features a touchscreen dashboard and electrically operated gullwing doors.
The first model, a pinkish violet three-seater with gullwing doors, proudly dominates the workshop of Dok-Ing, a company run by Vjekoslav Majetic in one of Zagreb's industrial suburbs.
Models Katie Larmour and Roz Purcell showed their class at Belfast's famous cranes Samson and Goliath as they get to grips with a magnificent Mercedes SLS, complete with gullwing doors from E25 Supercar Club.
A top speed of 200, an exhaust note like a Gatling gun and those party-trick gullwing doors enchant all who see and hear it.
Zawawi Mercedes-Benz launched the new SLS AMG Roadster in January, which has jettisoned the iconic gullwing doors of its predecessor, and com-bines an aluminium spaceframe body with an AMG 6.