Car Definitions

What does CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) mean?

Abbreviation for Continuously Variable Transmission. This type of transmission does not have “gears” like a manual or automatic, instead it maintains a steady acceleration curve with no pauses for gear changes.

What does Torque Steer mean?

The unintended influence of torque on the steering, a trait typically seen in front-wheel-drive vehicles. During heavy acceleration, the steering is likely to pull towards one side.

What does All-Wheel Steering mean?

A car equipped with All-Wheel Steering means that the rear wheels can turn, which typically improves handling dynamics.

What does Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) mean?

A feature in some engines that allows them to deactivate two or more cylinders in order to maximize fuel efficiency.

What does Panoramic Glass Roof mean?

A type of large or multi-panel glass roof that offers spectacular views outside. In some vehicles this is a fixed glass panel, while in others it can be opened to enjoy the breeze.