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Cars all over the world are badged with different model names. Some have historical and a deeper meaning behind it while others are simply letter bunched together.

From the Ford Mustang named after a horse to the Mitsubishi Pajero meaning a man's private parts in Spanish, there is no shortage of unique names.

Take a guess

The guys from Car Throttle rounded up a bunch of cars and why they bear the names that they do. While most will recognise the car, the origin of its name is something totally different.


Do you know of any other names and definitions not mentioned here that you know of? Email us.

Many people have always debated what GTI on VW Golf stands for. 'Grand Turbo Injection' and 'Gran Turismo Injection' are just some of the names that have been thrown into the hat. The correct meaning is actually 'Grand Tourer Injection' in reference to the car's direct fueling system.

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Below is a cool compilation of names and what they mean:

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