compliance car

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From being a limited production automobile made to comply with quotas and specs under the law

Noun[edit]

compliance car (plural compliance cars)

  1. (US, automotive) A motor vehicle made in a manner to comply to government specification, in quantities to comply to government regulations on quota minimums, to sell to the public, frequently in limited areas, at a loss, without promotion, and under active dissuasion among dealers.