runabout


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runabout

1. a small car, esp one for use in a town
2. a light aircraft
3. a light motorboat
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The very compact 1907 Victor High Wheel Runabout, built one year later in Indianapolis, spent many years on display in an American Museum before being imported to the UK, when it was the subject of a complete sympathetic overhaul.
The Runabout was built in Indianapolis and spent years in an American musuem but on its arrival in the UK was subject to a comprehensive overhaul and it too now has a modern charging system.
Out back, the boot remains one of the smaller offerings in the segment, though the 185-litre total is still around 15-litres more than you get in rival Toyota Aygo and Vauxhall Adam models and almost on a par with other city runabouts like Citroen's C1 and Peugeot's 108.
It's just easier for the ones involved to get a runabout since stealing a car is now so difficult.
The company came to prominence in the 1950s with its Tritone, a mahogany runabout made popular by the European and Mediterranean jet-set, and the later Aquarama which was powered by tuned Cadillac and Chrysler sourced engines.
Those in search of a beautifully conceived, affordable and impressively space and fuel-efficient urban runabout will need to consider it.
These engines are the new best option for bass, deep-vee, runabout and offshore boats as well as pontoons and saltwater skiffs.
Kuwait's defending world champion Yousef al-Abdulrazzaq started his first World Championship Runabout heat from pole position, but first heat honours went to Cyrille Lemoine, after the Kuwaiti was disqualified and Qatar's Mohamed al-Haidus pushed Lemoine all the way to the chequered flag.
Judges praised the quality, refinement, style and value of the city runabout, which costs from PS8,345.
The NCIC manual defines a runabout as a "launch, motorboat, outrider, or speedboat.
After coming second in the Runabout Open Class on the inaugural event of the 2012/2013 season, Hassan was again in great form in the series' most recent action, where he finished third overall in the Stock Class out of a field of 11 drivers.
The 40-year-old Tamworth-built runabout, which starred in a string of riotous adventures in smash-hit BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses, is being sold by classic car collector Adam Sykes.