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Old 3rd May 2005, 21:50   #91
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for all those who read Hitchhiker's....Ford Prefect!!!

@iceman....dont insult gallardo!!!
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sorry v1p3r...but was kinda thinking hard to what it means and why they named it so
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iceman...all lambos are named after bullfighting or something connected...ferrucio lamborghini's sunsign was taurus

miura after antonio miura...famous bullfighter/breeder who bred a specific variety named after himself...diablo countach murcielago all famous bulls...espada jarama marzal jalpa all have bull connections...

from http://www.seriouswheels.com/top-Lam...i-Gallardo.htm

[size=2][font=Arial]rom Lamborghini) Ferruccio Lamborghini - born under the zodiac sign of Taurus - when he founded the famous super car company, that since then bears his name, gave to it the symbol of the fighting bull. Later, when the Miura was introduced, he named the car after a famous bull's race, and this practice became a tradition for the House of the Bull. Honouring this tradition, the Management of Automobili Lamborghini have decided to baptize their latest model with the name of a fighting bull's breed: the Gallardo (pron.: ga:yàrdo). Most people probably are not aware that the origins of the fighting bull proceed from five main breeds, that is: Cabrera, Navarra, Vasqueña, Vistahermosa and Gallardo. Today, ninety percent of the fighting bull breeds proceed from Vistahermosa branch, with some exceptions, such as the Miura race - that comes from the Navarro - which is today the only breeding stock that maintains a pure origin. Another exception is the breeding race of "Partido de Resina" - that was called once of "Pablo Romero"-, that comes from the Gallardo race. Historically, these bulls have enjoyed a well-deserved fame of being the most beautiful specimen within the race[/font][/size]
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Old 3rd May 2005, 23:12   #94
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thanks i knew that all were connected to the bull thats why its logo too. well now i know that gallardo is a breed of bulls
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Old 19th September 2005, 19:02   #96
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Sienna is the name of a very famous place in Italy, where a race called the Palio is held every year. It is a major tourist attraction and thousands of people flock from all over the world to see it.

Uno means one. As in No 1!

Toyota Aygo...ayyo!!!
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yep v1p3r correct the race is "Il Palio de Siena " (horse race )
surely someone will say other Fiat names are stupid like Punto (punto is point)
But Panda is a little weird as is Multipla
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Quote:
Originally Posted by X-Machine
It was named after Padmini Kolhapure.

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Wasn't there a version called Premier Padmini President ? Or was it just President ..
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I found out from a thread in the FIAT Forum (www.fiatforum.com) that the official name of the Tipo was actually "Tipo." (notice the dot). So the full name of car was the FIAT Tipo Punto ("Punto" means "point" in Italian). But the public ignored the dot. So, when it was time to bring out a new car, they named it the Punto, to get their point (pun intended) across.
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good info vipul and welcome !
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the "pajero" is one of the stupidest as it means 'masturbation' in one of the local spanish languages . . if am not wrong.

the 'edsel' name wasnt that great as it reminds me of measels. hehehehehe

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guys ZEN is a STATE OF MIND, a way of life. . basically its got to do a lot with buddhism
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Old 10th October 2005, 16:52   #102
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hey iceman, all lambos are named after great bulls who have not died or have died fighting very very valiantly.
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Iceman, Hummer is a civilian variation of the original military name, which is HMMVW or Humvee, which stands for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle.
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right boom,...
yea ac 427, "pajero" is actually word for couple of small birds...e.g woodpecker = "pajero carpintero"...but in slang usage in latin america yeah it means masturbator or the perfect translation is wanker (in Brit slang)
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