Cool Car Names - Mustang, Cobra, Barracuda and more


Shakespeare famously asked, “What’s in a name?” In the automotive world, frankly, a hell of a lot. It’s difficult to imagine a Corvette called anything else. Yet, it’s not on our list of cool names because prior to its application to America’s sports car, a corvette was a not-quite-a-destroyer type of small anti-submarine boat. The name only became cool after the Corvette became a success (which didn’t exactly happen overnight). Our favorite cool car names are the ones that are inherently cool. Like these six:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/04/24/coolest-car-names


So many cool car names that could easily be a top 5…

Buick had a few: Wildcat and Electra, for instance…


I agree @dennis68, we might need to revisit this topic.