Contrary to what many believe, the term coupe, as applied to vehicles, has NOTHING to do with the number of doors! Coupé is the past participle of the French verb couper, which means to cut. When referring to a car, coupé is the short form of an older term, carrosse coupé, which means shortened carriage. Today, coupé refers to an enclosed car with a shortened body. So, while many of these shortened cars happen to be two-door, that certainly isn't a requirement.
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