gas-guzzler


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gas-guzzler

n. a large automobile that uses much gasoline. The old gas-guzzlers were certainly comfortable.
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Car buyers think they can save money by dumping their gas-guzzler and purchasing a gas-sipper," said Philip Reed, Senior Consumer Advice Editor for Edmunds.
While walking, biking, and taking public transportation reflect a prudent use of the resources of God's creation, driving a gas-guzzler assumes that we are entitled to use as much of our natural resources as we want.
If you've been wavering about trading in your gas-guzzler under the wildly popular Cash for Clunkers program, it's time to stop procrastinating.
THIS sleek Peugeot looks like a gas-guzzler but is one of the French maker's most environmentally-friendly cars.
CAR HIRE firm Avis reckons it is cheaper - by pounds 6,000 and more a year - to downsize from a large gas-guzzler such as the RangeRovertoa small city runabout, and then hire a grander machine as and when you need one.
Design smarts and engine efficiency allow the Z06 to beat the gas-guzzler tax sometimes tacked onto the price of high-performance cars.
seems to have salvaged the sturdy Lada's future--despite its reputation as an uncomfortable gas-guzzler.
What really irked them was that Katana is such a gas-guzzler it is followed everywhere by its own oil tanker, in case local supplies prove insufficient.
Priced at $97,400 for the sedan and $111,900 for the coupe with gas-guzzler tax included, and weighing in at 4,830 pounds for the sedan and 4,785 for the coupe, the S500 is one massive hunk of automobile.
After figuring the $2 permit, a 240-mile round trip in a 4x4 that gets eight miles to the gallon, towing fees for extracting this same gas-guzzler from the snow or mud, and possible legal fees to keep us from being incarcerated during the holidays for mistakenly cutting on private land, a single "free" tree can easily reach four figures.
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LAND Rover has announced the bestever UK sales in its 63-year history despite its gas-guzzler image.
Jeremy Clarkson and James May (pictured) drove a shiny new red gas-guzzler, while Richard Hammond challenged them in a dog sled.
Gas-guzzlers will see the cost of vehicle excise duty on the most polluting vehicles rise from pounds 210 to pounds 300, followed by a further hike in 2008
BUDGET concessions for "greener" cars has led to a rush by motorists to replace gas-guzzlers, it was revealed today.