A "late model car" is a car which has been recently designed or manufactured, often the latest model. (An "early model car" or "classic car" is a car old enough to be of historical interest; there is no usual intermediate term.) The term is broadly used in car racing, and often appears in common use, as in: "The officer was driving an unmarked, late model sedan."
The precise definition of "late model" varies. For example, according to the Michigan Department of Motor Vehicles, a late-model vehicle is defined as:
- A vehicle 8,000 pounds (3,629 kg) or less manufactured in one of the last six model years, or
- A vehicle 8,001 pounds or more manufactured in one of the last 16 model years.
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Famous quotes containing the words model and/or late:
“Socrates, who was a perfect model in all great qualities, ... hit on a body and face so ugly and so incongruous with the beauty of his soul, he who was so madly in love with beauty.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)