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I beleive it stands for G rand T ouring O ption

I read this on a australian site for the FTO this morning, which i tihnk stands for F resh T ouring O ption
 

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.>>>: What does the term 'GTO' mean? ...How about 'GT'?

A.>>>: The terms 'GTO' and 'GT' are European racing classifications. The Italian term, 'Gran Turismo Omologato', means Grand Touring class production vehicle, homologated for racing. The name came to mean a large, high-performance sports car comfortable enough for long trips or 'touring', as opposed to the smaller, less comfortable 2-seater 'true' sports car. Among the Stealth/3000GT family of cars, all of the DOHC models (both turbos and non-turbos) are in the racing class, 'GTO'. The SOHC models are in the class, 'GT'. Yup, that's right... the 3000GT is misnamed! Except for the SOHCs, the 3000GT is not in the 'GT' class at all, but more correctly, in the 'GTO' class.


http://www.stealth-3000gt.st/FAQnetspeak3S.htm
 

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FTO by the way according to official mitsubishi names deriviation
"Fresh Touring Origination: a touring model overflowing with freshness, youthfulness, originality."
 

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alphonsus said:
Grand Turismo Omologato


Always has been and always will be.
 

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I've seen both Gran and Grand, but either way, that's what it is.
 

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Get your Tools Out!!!
 

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Hence the lowercase 'y'....
 

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akira410 said:
Hence the lowercase 'y'....
Multiple personality dork . . . :p :D
 

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I thought so, too. Dan's been livin' with Harley too long. He's senile.
 
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