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Old 30th July 2004, 17:43   #1
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Talking Funny/Intermixed car names

We've all laughed at them and thought what on earth are they thinking when they introduced a car to the public with a really stupid name.

Well, here are a few of the top of my head. I will add to the list when i think of more.

Toyota Picnic
Toyota Stout - huh??
Maruti/Suzuki Esteem - geez!!
Dodge Neon
Nissan Bluebird - shoot it down...quick!!
hyundai Santro xing & zip!!
Skoda (India) Rider & Blitz!!
Subaru Justy?
Pontiac Aztec - the name was as bad as the car itself!
Nissan Fairlady OMG...is this racist or what!
Chevy Citation!

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Old 30th July 2004, 17:53   #2
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Tata Estate [its an Estate after all]
Tata Mobile
Sipani Dolphin
Toyota Kijang [Deer]
Isuzu Panther
What next??? Dog, Cat, Elephant etc etc........
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What about Nissan Cedric ?

Mazda had a small MPV called Bongo Friendee or something like that

Contessa - I can make some bad puns on this
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Ford Endeavour (may be my spelling is wrong)-This big name.. not for India

Reliant Robin (little singing car.. na.. a 3 wheeled car)

Zonda - Some sister of Honda???

LIANA-Life In A New Age (full Form).Start using proverbs!!

Best part
HONDA CITY-City??? wat next Village, Town

There is a company in China that sells Citroen cars under the name FUKANG!



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Quote[/b] (ajmat @ July 30 2004,16:33)]Mazda had a small MPV called Bongo Friendee or something like that
Oh yeah! there was a Mazda concept called SECRET HIDEOUT
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Tata Indica V2... one would get confused about the no. of cylinders this one has.
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Quote[/b] (Aditya @ July 30 2004,16:46)]Tata Indica V2... one would get confused about the no. of cylinders this one has.
yeah .. infact.. a friend of mine from Us once asked me if it had 2 cylinder in a V formation!
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Berlingo
Yugo
Pagani
Panda
Punto

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I got some too

AMC Gremlin! LOL...

Datsun "Cherry"...You know what pops when you drive it.



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Quote[/b] ]Contessa - *I can make some bad puns on this
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Oh wait...I just remembered - TAARZAN! This one takes the whole cake and more...

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Who can forget Dippy and GTO's dream car? San Storm - didn't live up to it's name at all.

Mahindra Bolero... what does that mean?

Opel Corsa Royale / Swing / Sail? What's so royal about it? Which way are you gonna swing? SAILing to Philadelphia?

Ambasador Avigo ... oh no!

Tata Estate - do we need to be told?

Premier 118NE.... Why not 117NE? It was a 1171cc car.

Lincoln Towncar - too big to fit in any damned town anyway.

Thinking about the Isuzu Panther, Nissan had a beautiful luxury coupe called Nissan Leopard. It was sold only in Japan.

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Quote[/b] ]Mahindra Bolero... what does that mean?
Well, it actually means one of the following:
- A Spanish dance in triple time accompanied by guitar and castanets
- A short jacket; worn mostly by women
- Music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance

Now...which one was M&M thinkng off when they decided on this name ...hmmmmmm

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I find this very funny

Suzuki Sidekick
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How about Dodge Diplomat
Honda Life Dunk .... sum basketball car or wat
I think names of Japanese cars sucks *.... Example,
Honda That's ( That's --- What)
Suzuki Cappucino ( Are we at Barista?)
Toyota Deliboy and Toyota Toyopet ( I think im in sum kinda TOY shop)
Isuzu GIGA 20 Light Dump
Mazda Bongo ( Bingo it really sucks)



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Here are sum more
Chevrolet Luv
Chevrolet Celebrity
Dodge St.Regis
Rambler Country Club
Volkswagen Thing
Dodge Coronet (Icecream Car)
Mitsubushi Delica Space Gear
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