Car Definitions

What does Heel-and-Toe mean?

An advanced driving technique that is used when handling a manual transmission vehicle.

What does Oversteer mean?

Commonly associated with rear-wheel drive cars, oversteer is a driving characteristic wherein a car turns more sharply than intended, causing the rear to slide out more than the front.

What does Keyless Ignition mean?

A system that allows a driver to start a vehicle with the push of a button as long as the proximity sensors detect the key fob within operating range.

What does ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control) mean?

Adaptive Cruise Control is a form of cruise control that automatically (without any driver input) brakes and accelerates to match the flow of traffic. Some ACC systems can even come to a complete stop and accelerate from a standstill.

What does Self-levelling Headlights mean?

A system that uses a number of sensors to calculate load within the vehicle and automatically adjust the direction of the headlamps. This ensures the vehicle's headlamps are always in their optimal position and not pointing upwards into the sky or dipped downwards limiting visibility.