Stufenheck/Schrägheck

English translation: notchback/hatchback

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German term or phrase:Stufenheck/Schrägheck
English translation:notchback/hatchback
Entered by: Elvira Stoianov

15:02 Jan 21, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / cars
German term or phrase: Stufenheck/Schrägheck
I don't think it needs the context. It's the types of trunks a car can have
Elvira Stoianov
Luxembourg
Local time: 14:42
notchback/hatchback
Explanation:
Schrägheck= hatchback
Stufenheck= notchback

Please see the following websites:

... pre-1968 deluxe bus; Schalldämpfer - muffler; Schwimmwagen - "swimming car"; Stufenheck
- notchback; Variant - squareback (type III and IV); Vergaser - Carburetor; ...



The safest car in its category in 1998: the award given to the Mégane Hatchback by the independent European body EuroNCAP is the result of many years of research and expertise in a field that Renault is continually seeking to perfect: that of safety for all.

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Lisanne
Local time: 14:42
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thanks
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Summary of answers provided
5 +3notchback/hatchback
Lisanne
4 -1notchback = Stufenheck
pschmitt


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
notchback = Stufenheck


Explanation:
fastback = Schrägheck.

HTH

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Note added at 2002-01-21 17:43:08 (GMT)
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Just had a look around and think there are different types of \"Schrägheck\":

fastback = 2 doors
hatchback = 4 doors

HTH

pschmitt
Local time: 13:42
PRO pts in category: 4

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disagree  Mike McDonald (X): fastback = Fließheck
41 mins
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
notchback/hatchback


Explanation:
Schrägheck= hatchback
Stufenheck= notchback

Please see the following websites:

... pre-1968 deluxe bus; Schalldämpfer - muffler; Schwimmwagen - "swimming car"; Stufenheck
- notchback; Variant - squareback (type III and IV); Vergaser - Carburetor; ...



The safest car in its category in 1998: the award given to the Mégane Hatchback by the independent European body EuroNCAP is the result of many years of research and expertise in a field that Renault is continually seeking to perfect: that of safety for all.




    Reference: http://www.oroad.com/volkswebbin/faqs/baginfo.html
    Reference: http://www.renault.com/gb/produits/berline.htm
Lisanne
Local time: 14:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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thanks

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agree  Klaus Herrmann
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agree  jccantrell
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agree  Bob Kerns
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