Naming Cars !

By Archean
Jan 19, 2010
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  1. I was wondering the other day what kind of monumental c*** thought of naming McLaren's upcoming supercar as MP4-12C ............ I mean comeon would anyone want to tell their gf 'i am going to take you out in my MP4-12C' !!
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,258

    Just thank god they aren't owned by MItsubishi....could have ended up being called the CubicZirconia Super Grand GLIVT Luxury Touring FXSTEVO XXXIV
  3. yangly18

    yangly18 TS Rookie Posts: 217

    keep in mind that they have also made a model of the car every year all the way up to XXXIV ... xD
  4. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 5,682   +86

    Well i agree atleast its better than what Porche's Boxter Spyder's (mind you it has a tent on it;) ) Gear Box is called: Doppelkupplungsgetriebe
  5. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 5,682   +86

    And yes I absolutely have no idea how you pronounce it :D
  6. esmac1988

    esmac1988 TS Rookie Posts: 16

    Another one that always bothered me. The Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 or 6 or whatever. When you say it to someone they think you have a stuttering problem. Its like they cant get their manufacturers name in there enough.

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