backbone chassis

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  • Backbone chassis — is a type of an automobile construction chassis that is similar to the body on frame design. Instead of a two dimensional ladder type structure, it consists of a strong tubular backbone (usually rectangular in cross section) that connects the… …   Wikipedia

  • Chassis — Motor vehicle chassis with its suspension, exhaust system, and steering box A chassis (   …   Wikipedia

  • chassis — Generally, chassis refers to the frame, engine, front and rear axles, springs, steering system, fuel tank. In short, everything but the body or cab and fenders. Because most modern automobiles (apart from trucks) do not have a separate chassis,… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tubular backbone frame — A backbone chassis with a tubular central spine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • punt chassis — See backbone chassis …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Toyota SA — The SA was Toyota s first new passenger car design (as opposed to updating the AA) after World War II. It was the first in a family of vehicles before the introduction of the Crown. A series of light trucks also shared the chassis and major… …   Wikipedia

  • Lotus 30 — Racing car Car name = Lotus 30 Category = Group 7 Sports Racer Constructor = Team Lotus Designer = Len Terry Team = Team Lotus Drivers = Jim Clark Chassis = Steel Backbone Front suspension = Double Wishbone, Outboard Coil/Spring Damper Rear… …   Wikipedia

  • Triumph Speed Triple — Infobox Motorcycle name = Triumph Speed Triple aka = manufacturer = Triumph production = 1994 predecessor = successor = parent company = class = Streetfighter platform = engine = 1050 cc Triple 129 hp (96 kW) transmission = suspension = frame =… …   Wikipedia

  • Alpine A110 — Infobox Automobile name = Alpine A110 manufacturer = Alpine parent company = Renault production = 1961 1973 class = Sports car body style = 2 door coupé engine = 1.1 L, 1.2 L, and 1.3 L R8 Major/Gordini I4 1.5 L Lotus Europa I4 1.3 L and 1.6 L… …   Wikipedia

  • Monocoque — (pronounced /ˈmɒnɵkɒk/ or /ˈmɒnɵkoʊk/) is a construction technique that supports structural load by using an object s external skin, as opposed to using an internal frame or truss that is then covered with a non load bearing skin or… …   Wikipedia

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