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From Cortina to California: cars named after places

Motoring Research Logo By Gavin Braithwaite-Smith of Motoring Research | Slide 1 of 31: Naming a car is a tricky business. Assuming nobody has already registered the name, you have to check language translations, its SEO-friendliness and whether or not it actually suits the car in question. Little wonder some carmakers take the easy way out by opting for numbers, letters and gobbledygook. We’ve selected 30 cars named after places.

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Naming a car is a tricky business. Assuming nobody has already registered the name, you have to check language translations, its SEO-friendliness and whether or not it actually suits the car in question.

Little wonder some carmakers take the easy way out by opting for numbers, letters and gobbledygook. We’ve selected 30 cars named after places.

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