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GM

General Maintenance

Great Mistake

Garbage Motors

Generally Miserable

Grossly Misconceived

Gluteus Maximus

 

GMC

Garage Man's Companion

Gotta Mechanic Coming?

Generally Mediocre Cars

Get More Chicks

Gets Mechanics Crazy

Gods Mechanical Curse

Got More Crap

Great Mountain Climber

Great Motor Car

 

GTO

Gas, Tires, Oil

 

HONDA

Had One Never Did Again

Hang On, Not Done Accelerating

Hallmark Of Non-Descript Automobiles

Hallmark Of Non-Destructable Automobiles

HYUNDAI Hope You Understand Nothing's Driveable And Inexpensive...

 

JEEP

Just Eats Every Part

Junk Engineering Executed Poorly

Just Empty Every Pocket

 

MAZDA

Most Always Zipping Dangerously Along

 

MG

Money Guzzler

 

MGB

Might Go Backwards

 

MGF

Might Go Forward

 

MIATA

My Intention Always To Accelerate

 

MOPAR

Many Odd Parts Arranged Randomly

Miscellaneous Oddball Parts Assembled Ridiculously

Most Often Passed At Races

Mostly Old Parts And Rust

Move Over People Are Racing

Move Over Plymouth Approaching Rapidly

My Old Pig Ain't Running

My Only Problems Are Repairs

 

MUSTANG

Motor Under Strain, Transmission Almost No Good

 

OLDSMOBILE

Overpriced, Leisurely Driven Sedan Made Of Buick's Irregular Leftover Equipment

old ladies driving slowly making other behind insanely late everyday

 

PINTO

Put In New Transmission Often

Put In Nickel To Operate

Paid Inspector Nicely To Overlook

 

PLYMOUTH

Please Leave Your Money Out Under The Hood

 

PONTIAC

Poor Old Nutjob Think It's A Cadillac

 

PORSCHE

Proof Of Rich Spoiled Children Having Everything

 

SAAB

Send Another Automobile Back

Swedish Automobiles Always Breakdown

Sad Attempt At Beauty

Sorry Auto, Always Broken

Shape Appears butt-Backwards

 

SUBARU

Screwed Up Beyond All Repair Usually

 

TOYOTA

Too Often Yankees Overprice This Auto

Torturous On Your Old Tired butt

The One You Ought To Avoid

 

TRIUMPH

This Really Is Unreliable Man, Please Help!

Tried Repairing It Until My Parts Hurt!

 

VOLVO

Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object

 

VW

Virtually Worthless

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What about Saturn cars? I bought one and the company sends me X-mas cards every year, they called non-stop for about a week after I bought it to see how I liked it, and if you don't go to the Saturn picinics, THEY COME AND GET YOU!!!!

Or maybe that was a skit from Mad-TV.

 

Simpsons quote from memory "People don't want cars named after Greek broads!! They want cars with vicious animal names..."

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