four wheels

four wheels

n. a car; transportation. (see also wheels.) I need four wheels to get me around town.
See also: four, wheel
References in classic literature ?
It was a curious little green box on four wheels, with a low place like a wine-bin for two behind, and an elevated perch for one in front, drawn by an immense brown horse, displaying great symmetry of bone.
He fastened it together with wooden pegs and made the four wheels out of short pieces of a big tree trunk.
He was seated in one of the light open cars with four wheels, drawn by one horse, that are in use everywhere on the roads in these hilly districts.
A very short trial convinced her that a curricle was the prettiest equipage in the world; the chaise and four wheeled off with some grandeur, to be sure, but it was a heavy and troublesome business, and she could not easily forget its having stopped two hours at Petty France.
With two motors providing 691PS between them and driving all four wheels, Tesla's P85 D is the Model S capable of tackling pretty much anything.
Made from high quality ABS which is durable and water resistant, it has four wheels, giving 360-degree movement, weighs 3.6kg and is 50 x 35 x 24cm.
The car comes with a all-time four wheels drive and higher ground clearance.
The car handled really well in two or four-wheel drive mode and there was not a huge increase in fuel consumption when you opted to put the power through all four wheels. Suzuki says the combined mpg figure should be around 34mpg and that will drop slightly if you spend a lot of time in four-wheel drive .
URGENT message for the good people of Lambourn: if anyone offers you four wheels for a Y-reg Land Rover, please call Newbury racecourse at once.
MECHANICAL: 120bhp, 1,910cc, 4cyl diesel engine driving four wheels via 6-speed manual gearbox.
While much of the 850 XP is new, it features on-demand, all-wheel drive that automatically delivers torque to all four wheels and reverts to two-wheel drive when it's not needed.
"We use a version of the Accord's 2.4-liter engine," says Horikoshi, "with valve timing and intake tuning optimized to the needs of the CR-V." In this guise, the engine produces 166 hp @ 5,800 rpm, 161 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm, and is mated to a five-speed automatic gearbox driving either the front or all four wheels. Gone is the manual gearbox.
The SX4 1.6 GLX 4GRIP uses the same 1.6-litre petrol engine as on the earlier SX4 but this one delivers grip to all four wheels and comes in higher GLX trim.
It will be based on the company's new four seater model but with raised suspension, additional protection underneath and, of course, drive to all four wheels.
It will be based on the company's new four-seater model but with raised suspension, additional protection underneath and, of course, drive to all four wheels.