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  • Four-wheel drive — This article is about the class of vehicle drivetrains. For other uses, see Four by four/Four wheel drive (disambiguation). All wheel drive redirects here. For the all wheel drive in motorcycles, see two wheel drive. The Jeep Wrangler is a 4WD… …   Wikipedia

  • Front-wheel drive — (or FF layout) is a form of engine/transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only. Most modern front wheel drive vehicles feature a transverse engine, rather than the conventional longitudinal engine… …   Wikipedia

  • Quattro (four wheel drive system) — quattro (meaning four in Italian), is the name used by Audi AG to indicate that four wheel drive (4WD) technologies or systems are used on specific models of the Audi automobiles.Audi.com Glossary [http://www.audi.com/audi/com/en2/tools/glossary/e… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeep four wheel drive systems — Jeep uses a variety of four wheel drive and all wheel drive systems on their various vehicles. These range from basic part time systems that require the driver to move a control lever to send power to four wheels, to permanent four wheel systems… …   Wikipedia

  • Mid-engine, four-wheel drive layout — The Lamborghini Murciélago uses the M4 configuration. In automotive design, an M4, or Mid engine, Four wheel drive layout places the internal combustion engine in the middle of the vehicle, between both axles and drives all four roadwheels. It is …   Wikipedia

  • Mid-engine, front-wheel drive layout — MF layout In automotive design, a MF, or Mid engine, Front wheel drive layout is one in which the front road wheels are driven by an internal combustion engine placed just behind them, in front of the passenger compartment. In contrast to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ten Wheel Drive — were an American Jazz/Rock Fusion band from 1968 to 1974.Band historyIn 1968, after the final break up of the all female rock band Goldie The Gingerbreads, Genya Ravan was looking for a new band, as were two New Jersey musicians and songwriters,… …   Wikipedia

  • four-wheel drive — (4WD) A type of drive system in which both front wheels are connected to its own differential and axles, and both back wheels are connected to its own differential and axles. Between these two differentials there is a transfer case which allows… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Front-engine, front-wheel drive layout — In automotive design, a FF, or Front engine, Front wheel drive layout places both the engine and driven wheels at the front of the vehicle. This layout is typically chosen for its compact packaging, allowing the rest of the vehicle to be designed …   Wikipedia

  • All Wheel Drive — Der ursprüngliche Zweck des Allradantriebs ist eine weitgehende Geländetauglichkeit des Fahrzeugs Allradantrieb (und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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