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I saw this sentence in an online article.

Like its predecessors—the Countach, Diablo, and Murciélago—the Aventador SV is an impossibly wide, ridiculously low-slung blade of a car, with doors that scissor skyward and a huge V-12 behind the seats.

I know blade means a dashing man, but not sure it applies here. None of the word's definitions appear to fit here. What does it mean exactly?

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Here's my guess. Blade doesn't have special meaning here. The car is being compared to a blade, like a sword blade. Blades can be "wide" or thin, and "low-slung" makes be think of a sword that's hung (or slung) on one's side so that it's low to the ground. I assume the car also rides low to the ground. I think the metaphor continues by saying that the doors "scissor" towards the sky. This also references the name "scissor doors". And the body is designed to cut (= move quickly) through the air, like a blade.

There's also a possible bullfighting reference, as apparently Lamborghinis are named after famous fighting bulls. From Wikipedia

The Lamborghini Aventador is a mid-engined sports car produced by the Italian automotive manufacturer Lamborghini. In keeping with Lamborghini tradition, the Aventador is named after a fighting bull. Aventador (pronounced [aβentaˈðoɾ]) earned the Trofeo de la Peña La Madroñera for its courage in the arena in Zaragoza, Spain, in 1993.

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    A "blade-like" car will "cut" through the air in a way that improves speed -- and, not incidentally, looks extremely cool.
    – Andrew
    Commented Aug 28, 2018 at 16:32
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The pattern {noun1} of a {noun2} is a form of metaphorical comparison, where noun2 is being called a noun1.

He was a lion of a man.

It was a smokestack of a hat.

So the car is being likened to a blade (knife, sword, fan, axe, adze) -- something sleek and aerodynamic. It has very little ground clearance and has itself little height, like a blade lying with its broad side parallel to the ground.

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They probably mean the front lower part of the car, which means there's almost no gap between the ground and the bottom of the car.

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