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repmobile
 n.— «Dearborn has apparently paid some 14 million pounds (almost $25M USD) to put Bond behind the wheel of what most British driving enthusiasts refer to as a “repmobile.” Yes, a damned sight more interesting than, say, a Five-Hundred, but to most auto afficianados, Mondeo has an air of “company/fleet’ car about it.» —“Mondeo. Ford Mondeo. 007 set to drive mass-market Blue Oval in Casino Royale” by Chris Paukert Autoblog May 4, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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