Seriously, where do they get the names from? I mean, are there market researchers out there that have discovered that the 'Probe' will please the male, mid-30's market or that the 'Ka' will appeal to dumb blondes who can't spell car?
And just what is a 'Fair Mont' or a 'Fair Lane' for that matter?
And wouldn't the Ford Falcon have been better off being called the Eagle, considering that a falcon is a relatively small bird and the car is a large size?
And wtf does 'Ghia' come from?
And just what do all of these names have to do with cars? I mean... Commodore I can understand, it's like the president of a club, right? So you're driving a leader of cars and that's obviously where they get the name 'Clubsport' from, but who thunk up Ghia and why?
No worse than Corona's... although, my moms did have a tendancy to overheat :D
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A corona is a type of crown. Corolla comes from from Latin, a diminutive of corona...
SO at one stage toyota had
Corolla (a crown); Corona (a crown); Coronet (a small or lesser crown) and Crown (a crown).
GL grand luxury... dunno about the I maybe interior?
Correct, GL stood (Originally) for Grand Luxury, an L for Luxury) a long, long time ago.
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