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Top 10 best car names

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We live in a world where everything has a label on it. Names are the first tag we get as human beings. Cars have names too and they are defined eternally by them. Throughout the automotive history there have been some successful car names and some not so succesful. This list provides the top 10 best names of cars.

Dodge Swinger

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It was not one of their best cars overall, but surely the got the name right. A swinger, according to the slang, is a very fashionable person.

Porsche Carrera

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An iconic car with an iconic name, still produced nowadays. The name comes from Spain, and it means “race”.

Bugatti Veyron

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One of the most expensive cars in the world has also one of the best names too. The name is an hommage to Pierre Veyron, Bugatti wheelman and winner of the 1939 “24 hours of Le Mans”.

Chevrolet Corvette

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If you are a “Pirates of the Caribbean” fan, then you’ll know that corvette represents a small warship. The reason why they choose to name a car like this is unknown. But it’s worked and it continues to work nowadays.

Dodge Viper

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The reptile’s name is a nod to the car’s front. However, the nod has been extended to the whole car: an untamed and unpredictable beast.

Lamborghini Countach

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The name originates from the word contacc, that is an astonishment exclamation in the Piedmontese language. Obviously the name has been badly mispronounced, and for many it has become “cown-tack”.

Shelby American Cobra

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Peaky Blinders fans will be disappointed, but this name has nothing to do with the Birmingham entrepreneurs. Moreover, the focus must be on the reptile, a nod to its venomous and curvaceous properties.

Ferrari Testarossa

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“Red head”, a combination that in the Italian literature is synonym of being fearless but constantly in troubles. But perhaps it is just a nod to the very famous color that mark the Italian stable.

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud

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This car name must not be confused with the Silver Shadow, the name of the car that followed the Silver Cloud. It’s an elegant denomination, that perfectly fits its English style.

Ford Mustang

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If you look for “mustang” in the English dictionary, there are two entries. One is about a North American type of horse, the other is about the car. Don’t need to add anything else.

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