named after its inventor, Peter Lord Brougham and Vaux; a one-horse closed carriage with 2 or 4 wheels for 2 or 4 people (19th century). In automotive parlance, normally a formal, close-coupled sedanca de ville.
Commonly used to describe a car with a closed in passenger compartment behind an open driver's seat. The term may also refer to any early vehicle with doors and a roof. Also known as a Coupe Chauffeur and a Coupe Limousine.
Invented by Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, a brougham (pronounced "broom") was a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage of the 1800s. It had a low body with a box seat in front for the driver. In the rear was seating for two or four with two doors.