dune buggy
noun Date: 1956 an off-road motor vehicle with oversize tires for use especially on sand

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  • dune buggy — a small, lightweight, open automotive vehicle equipped with oversize, low pressure tires for traveling along sand beaches, over dunes, etc. Also called beach buggy. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

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