Counting Down The Coolest Car Names Ever
Oh, and you bet there's gonna be the Viper in this!
Welp, since I've already spoiled a car on the list...I'mma spoil another one! It's a Rolls. But that's it. Anyhoo, I don't really know the process manufacturers follow to name a car, but I'm sure the approval protocol involves a long list of people. CEOs, CMOs, product planners—all have some kind of input in creating the name of a new model. And some carmakers have come up with brilliant names over the years that have helped shape the automotive industry. From menacing names like Huracán to cute names like Beetle, there are many interesting car names but today! Today, we shall take a look at the, uh, 10, yeah 10- 10 COOLEST. CAR. NAMES. EVER!!!!!!!! LIGHTNING! LIGHTNING! LIGHTNING! LIGHTNING! (no, the Lightning isn't on this list no matter how cool it sounds)
Dodge Viper/Demon/Hellcat (they're all super cool, ok?)
Dodge has been producing cool cars with cool names since...forever. You have the Charger, Challenger, Viper, Magnum, Caliber, Durango, Neon etcetera etcetera etcetera. But the coolest of them all are these three- the Viper, the Demon and the Hellcat, which isn't really a separate model but it's cool and it's a name and that's the two requirements for a cool name.
Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud
Let's be frank, Rolls-Royce have the coolest names too. Silver this, Silver that, Wraith and much, much more. The one that takes the cake, however, is Silver Cloud because why not! #bestlogicever.
Aston Martin Valkyrie/Valhalla
There are plenty of great names worth using from Norse mythology, but choosing Valkyrie and Valhalla as the title for its new hypercars was one of Aston's best decisions. Scratch that, THE best decision. Or not. We could debate on that.
The Triumph TR6 may have been the flagship, but the baby Spitfire had a much cooler name. Did it live up to that amazing aircraft? Eh, probably not, but the Spitfire was cool on its own.
Ferrari 812 Superfast
Clear the way for the Ferrari with the coolest name ever! Ferrari brought back the Superfast name for its front-engine V-12 flagship. With 789 hp and a 211-mph top speed on offer, it's, for the lack of words, SUPERFASTTTTTT!
Pop quiz! What kills Cobras? The mongoose. What's Italian for mongoose? Mangusta. Perfecto.
I mean, sure you won't be protecting a valuable target or shooting down enemy bombers in the Jensen Interceptor, but it's still an awesome name for an awesome car.
It takes a lot of confidence to name your car after the devil, but Lamborghini went for it. And considering how ferocious and devilish the finished product is, I'd say they picked accurately.
While "Phoenix" probably isn't the best name for a car, especially if it's an Italian car, but "Firebird" is perfect for something muscular and cool.
Because what other way to describe some of AMG's coolest cars than as a blunt object slamming down with a whole bunch of force?
Ford F-150 Lightning
Ford F-150 Raptor
Aston Martin Vanquish
Moral of the story:
Cool names exist for cool cars. Uncool names exist for uncool cars *cough* Prius *cough*.