Boy racerBoy racer
is a type of automobile
that appeal to younger drivers because of the styling of it give the appearance of speed and high performance. Examples of such styling is spoilers
, wide tires, flared fenders and simmilar things. Often boy racer cars are small, and it's not uncommon that they are "all show and no go". An example of a boy racer of the old generation is Ford Escort
(the early rear wheel drive versions) and examples of modern boy racers are Subaru Impreza WRX
, Honda Civic
and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.
Americans often use the somewhat derogatory term, "rice burner" to describe the same concept.