Car Definitions

What does Hill Assist mean?

A feature usually found in manual transmission vehicles that holds the brake until the clutch is engaged to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards on a hill or ramp.

What does Wheelbase mean?

The distance between the center of the front and rear wheels on any vehicle.

What does Run Flat Tires mean?

Tires that be can driven on with minimal pressure for a certain number of kilometers. Vehicles fitted with run flat tires allow drivers to safely reach the nearest petrol station without the need for stopping immediately during a flat or puncture.

What does EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) mean?

A feature of some antilock braking systems that independently applies brake force to each wheel.

What does Heel-and-Toe mean?

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