Friday, March 24, 2006

Car Names And What They Really Are About

Have you ever wondered about all those car names and what is the purpose for naming their vehicles such? Well, I did. That is the very reason why I did some research. Thanks to Borgna Brunner, she was so gracious that she wrote about it through this site. She says that these car names have some kind of aura or image that they would want to convey. Here’s what she told the Internet readers:

Rugged Adventure: Nissan Frontier, GMC Safari, Toyota Tundra, Ford Expedition

The Wild, Wild West: Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Dakota, GMC Yukon

No Directions Necessary: Lincoln Navigator, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Ford Focus

Space Age: Infiniti FX45, Cadillac SRX, Audi S4, Jaguar X-Type

Cosmic: Pontiac Solstice. Chevrolet Equinox, Dodge Aries, Saturn Sky

Aristocratic: Buick Regal, Lincoln Continental, Dodge St. Regis, Buick Park Avenue

Artistocratic and French: Lincoln Versailles, Pontiac Parisienne, Buick LeSabre, Chrystler LeBaron

Animal Magnetism: Ford Mustang, Mercury Cougar, Corvette Stingray, Plymouth Barracuda

Birds of Prey: Ford Thunderbird, Pontiac Firebird, Ford Falcon

Hipster: Pontiac Vibe, Ford Freestyle. Dodge Neon, Toyota Matrix

Cute as a Button: Renault Le Car, Mini Cooper, VW Bug, Nissan Cube

Too Cute for Words: Reliant Kitten, Chevrolet Luv

Wall Street Power Broker: Pontiac Executive, Oldsmobile Achieva

Don't Mess With Me: Chrystler Crossfire, Aston Martin Vanquish, Lamborgini Diablo, Plymouth Fury

Vroom! Vroom!: Triumph Spitfire, Pontiac Gran Prix

Good Citizen: Honda Civic, Acura Integra, Plymouth Reliant

Poetry in Motion: Hyundai Sonata, Datsun Bluebird, Honda Prelude, Nissan Silhouette

Secret Agent: Dodge Stealth, Mitsubishi Mirage, Dodge Shadow, RollsRoyce Phantom

Strange Japanese Conceptions of cool American Car Names: Honda Life Dunk, Isuzu's Mysterious Utility, Mitsubishi Delica Space Gear

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