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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The roof consists of a pair of gull-wing doors, each hinged to the top edge of the side panels.
In late 1980, America was abuzz over the DMC-12, the stainless-steel roadster with the gull-wing doors slated to go into production in January 1981.
The simplicity of the aircraft design, with no tail, no rudder, no propellers, no gearbox and only one moving part in the engine not only contributes to the safety and affordability of the aircraft, but it has also allowed the design team to focus their efforts on creating a magical customer experience in the cabin, from panoramic windows to gull-wing doors.
The Dome Zero concept was custom-built in Japan, with a body made of fiber-reinforced plastics wearing gull-wing doors and a rear cowl that opened for engine maintenance.
Just 999 of the Range SV Coupe produced Land Rover Could it have the DeLorean-style gull-wing doors that were featured on the Range Stormer concept, which was unveiled at the 2004 North American International Auto Show?
Two years ago, I suggested Musk create just such a halo car: "Put a sexier body on the Model S" - low-slung, fat tires, gull-wing doors and steal share from Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche, Bentley and Bugatti.
Toyota says that it has been designed to achieve 'user-friendly city mobility' with gull-wing doors and joystick controls.
But no, it was for another car swap and I was delivered into the Aventador S coupe - the big daddy with the gull-wing doors and tan leather upholstery inside.
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That car, a hybrid SUV, was over-complicated by a plethora of customization options, as well as unique gull-wing doors and custom-build chairs for the front seats.
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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.