tart\ box

Small, cheap car that has been modified - usually with scoops, vents, wings and alloy wheels - to look faster than it actually is.
Another ploy is to stick a massive exhaust on the car, ruining backpressure and performance, but making a suitably quasi-macho noise.

Darren had boyed up his tart box by putting neon lights on the underside. Consequently, everyone thought of him as a mental pygmy.

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