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16:10 Jul 8, 2008
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / general
Italian term or phrase: pezzi unici
"Pezzi unici come Mythos, Rossa e Birdcage"- to me this would be mean unique models / one offs. But is the more technical term "concept cars". I appreciate the help. Thank you
ellielharper
Local time: 18:15
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3one offsxxxmoranna
3 +2unique craft pieces
Silvia Nigretto
2concept/show carPnina


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
unique craft pieces


Explanation:
I think the meaning is not "Concept car" but, as you said, something which is exceptional, which has not competitors, unique... Unica nel suo genere I would say...

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Note added at 8 min (2008-07-08 16:19:18 GMT)
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Craft... because it makes the product more important...

Silvia Nigretto
Local time: 19:15
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 56

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gina Ferlisi
2 hrs
  -> Grazie mille Gina!

agree  Leslie Hart: I'd say just unique pieces...
18 hrs
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39 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
concept/show car


Explanation:
"A concept car or show car is a car prototype made to showcase a concept, new styling, technology and more."


    Reference: http://www.answers.com/topic/concept-car
Pnina
Israel
Local time: 20:15
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
one offs


Explanation:
One-off:
A car or spare part of which only a single unit is made

xxxmoranna
Italy
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  TrishCivitella: I was just about to put the same answer in!!
1 min
  -> Thanks Trish: sorry to have beat you to it

agree  Lise Leavitt: one-off http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-off
24 mins
  -> Thanks Lise

agree  Pompeo Lattanzi
3 hrs
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