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Old 20th April 2011, 03:47   #151
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Hi All,

Was just browsing through various forums and sites, a question crept up and thought would be worthy of asking you too..

How much does the name affect your purchase while buying a 2w/3w/4w?
Or after you have actually bitten the bullet and bought it?

I seriously could not believe the Skoda wanted to call the Octavia facelift "Laura". I don't think necessary to explain what it translates in our national language. Sorry if that offends Laura owners

I own an Octavia here in the UK too, so technically I am a "Laura" owner too

And then I read that VW has come up with a MPV concept called as "Bulli". I am speechless.

Would I want to be seen riding a "Slingshot"????

Or what if ask if a lady salesgirl at a HeroHonda offers to sell "Pleasure"

Would nice to hear your views on this.

Gandhar.

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Old 20th April 2011, 11:35   #152
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" And then I read that VW has come up with a MPV concept called as "Bulli". I am speechless "

What do you say to this ?

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ory-i-say.html
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Old 20th April 2011, 14:27   #153
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" And then I read that VW has come up with a MPV concept called as "Bulli". I am speechless "

What do you say to this ?

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ory-i-say.html
Hi Mitrajdeep,

I know about the vehicle.
I was talking about the names that these vehicles have which have a corny meaning in some other language.

Btw, the pic you have attached is not a "Bulli" concept.

Gandhar.
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Adding to the list with some names from the curent model year. Maybe some of these have been in vogue for some years, but have been listed .

Chevrolet Hellcat
Nissan Rogue
Volkswagen GT DarkShine
Volkswagen Golf Biturbo
Dodge Ram Pro Master City- there is a Promaster Camper version too.
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Old 31st May 2019, 22:59   #155
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Reviving the thread up after 4 years. Might be a little Off Topic but a good one nonetheless.

Earlier in May, I was vacationing at a particular Club Mahindra resort and guess what do I see in the room service menu?
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Mahindra Punch seems to be a very solid and possible name for a Mahindra LCV! Now you know who gets the credit when M&M name their model Punch

What do you guys think?
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Mahindra Punch seems to be a very solid and possible name for a Mahindra LCV! Now you know who gets the credit when M&M name their model Punch

What do you guys think?
Actually, the name will be different. It will more likely be called the Mahindra Puncho
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Toyota Glanza ... Even my auto correct puts it as glands!
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