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sports car

a small, high-powered automobile with long, low lines, usually seating two persons.
Origin of sports car
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for sports car

sports car

a production car designed for speed, high acceleration, and manoeuvrability, having a low body and usually adequate seating for only two persons
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