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hot rod

a car with an engine that has been radically modified to produce increased power
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South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Company's (KSE: 005380) N division is reportedly developing a hot-rod version of the Tucson.
FOR OUR FRIEND: Lanterns lit for Kasey and his mum's hot-rod design TRAGIC DEATH: Kasey Dixon-Grainger, how we told of his death, above, and his mum Tanya, right HONOUR: Kasey's dad's car
Another project in which the town invested is the outdoor recreation park comprised of 80 to 100 acres, with a quarter-mile drag strip for hot-rod racing enthusiasts.
The Caterham Superlight R400 is the latest hot-rod sportscar to come from Brit firm Caterham.