Does a car name mean anything to you? Some might think it is insignificant while others specifically pick out their cars based on brand names. Therefore, we have compiled a list of weird and somewhat cool car names you might not know.
Ford F-150 Raptor
If you are in search of an adrenaline-pumping ride experience, the Ford F-150 Raptor truck is the one you should get. Aren’t you excited when you hear the name? Kudos to Ford as they have consistently created amazing truck every now and then. When this car name came out, it was popular and you can instantly tell why.
The name evokes an image of the fierce dinosaurs and modern birds of prey. However, according to Drive Tribe, Ford opposed Universal Studios from applying for a trademark for a line of toy trucks named ‘Raptor Squad’ which would be a reference to the velociraptors in the movie Jurassic World. This is because Ford did not want children playing with the toy to confuse them with their own remote control cars also named Raptor. The same car was nearly named ‘Condor’ after the bird species that kept flying over their R&D site at Anna Borrego.
What’s the first thought when you see the word “wraith”? Does it weird you out even if you don’t know what the word means? Despite having such a supernatural name, you can’t help but to marvel at it from every angle. Moreover, its design gives off a mystifying feel and ever since 2013 it’s been on the top of most luxury cars out there.
When you say that you are driving a naked car, it does sound thrilling and dangerous at the same time. However, you definitely will get a huge reaction from whoever you mention to. From the time when Daihatsu named it Naked, it quickly caught on as both a funny joke and an overall great pick to choose, simply because of how powerful and convenient the car really is.
Ever since the appearance of Subaru Brat, the small truck market has been gaining traction. It combined both the strength of a V8-powered beast and the compactness of a toy vehicle. This 1.6-litre powered car started getting popular just because of its incredibly cute and outlandish nickname “brat”.
So, what are your thoughts on these cool car names? Now that you are aware of them, do you feel the need to purchase a car based on their names? Check out our fleet of cars online, you may happen to find your desired ride.