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Which is cooler?

Discussion in 'Motors' started by merlin, 4 May 2006.

  1. merlin

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    Using letters and numbers to name cars, or words?

    For example - BMW like their numbering (520/530/M3, M5 etc), Ford like their names - like Fiesta, Cougar and Galaxy.

    Can't make my mind up but I think the numbering is cooler.
     
  2. NickXX

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    BMW, forget the numbers :p
     
  3. [TW]Fox

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    Numbering is cooler, or lettering.

    'Yea, Mercedes E Class'. Just sounds... cool.
     
  4. L0rdMike

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    I hate cars that have numbers for names! :mad:
     
  5. NickXX

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    'SL55AMG' - uber.
     
  6. olv

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    Numbers > crap names

    Good names > boring numbers
     
  7. NickXX

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    ...and face it, '350z' sounds a damn sight better than 'Fairlady' :p
     
  8. Mic

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    I like names personally. I despise the merc labeling 'e-class' but i dont mind the bmw numbering at all:)
     
  9. Simon

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    numbers. Rover 220 :D
     
  10. Berger

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    I like names,

    Countach
    Diablo
    Gallardo

    are much nicer than if they used numbers imo.
     
  11. Matt82

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    golf doesnt sound cool tho.

    swings n roundabouts
     
  12. [TW]Fox

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    Surely though its only the fact that when you say Gallardo you get an image of a supercar that makes it sound great.

    I mean, there is nothing bad sounding about 'Ferrari F430' is there?
     
  13. agw_01

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    :cool:

    Or 221 (almost ;)) in your case.
     
  14. Berger

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    No its doesnt sound bad, just names sound "better" to me, maybe a bit more personal.
    Metro imo sounds better than Rover 100.
     
  15. axe

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    I prefer numbers but i would like to see cars with name like :


    The F74 Beast

    or the E698 Tally Wacker
     
  16. F355

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    Midship Roadster 2 [seats] is much better ;)
     
  17. NickXX

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    Golf R32, however, does :p
     
  18. merlin

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    See now I like Integra, but - predictably - I would do, because it instantly makes me think of the car.

    But if Honda called it the Honda 355R - now that would be too cool for school. :cool:
     
  19. agw_01

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    Nah

    "OMGGOLFXTRASP33DL33T0RZ" sounds better :cool: :p
     
  20. ramirez

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    prefer names. My missus thought my old RX7 was a star wars villain.