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.
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.
Ten years in the making, the Brutal S1 has a wedge-shaped body with sharply defined edges, gull-wing doors and a distinctive rear.
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.
Rental center technicians can flip open the unit's gull-wing doors for fast and easy access to the compact Tier 4 Final Kubota diesel engine and electrical components.
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.
There's a nice spread showing how fans of the car have 'pimped their ride' through the use of aggressive body kits, outlandish paint jobs and faintly ridiculous gull-wing doors.
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.
More importantly, the company said that the gull-wing doors showcased on the prototype in 2012 will make in onto the production version of the car.
Plus it's a cool four-seater with gull-wing doors and the looks of a supercar.