Car Definitions

What does Skid plates mean?

A metal plate fixed to the underside of a vehicle (usually a 4x4) to prevent damage to vital components when contact is made with the ground.

What does Automatic Transmission mean?

Type of transmission that automatically changes gears instead of making the driver shift through them manually.

What does Heel-and-Toe mean?

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

What does Soft-closing Doors mean?

Doors that utilize a suction mechanism to shut properly in case they are not latched by occupants.

What does Breakover Angle mean?

The maximum angle at which a vehicle can climb a sharp ridge without getting caught up between the axles.