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From Tucker to Senna: cars named after people

Motoring Research Logo By Richard Aucock of Motoring Research | Slide 1 of 20: The McLaren Senna is the latest in a long line of cars named after a person, with Woking’s new supercar badged in honour of three-time F1 world champion, Ayrton Senna. Indeed, the 800hp Senna is a double-barrelled delight, with the McLaren name stemming from Bruce, the legendary racing driver from New Zealand. We used the Senna to go off in search of other cars named after people. 25 car names that sound far cooler in ItalianCars named after placeSorry, it’s Taycan: Porsche names its first electric car

What’s in a name?

The McLaren Senna is the latest in a long line of cars named after a person, with Woking’s new supercar badged in honour of three-time F1 world champion, Ayrton Senna.

Indeed, the 800hp Senna is a double-barrelled delight, with the McLaren name stemming from Bruce, the legendary racing driver from New Zealand.

We used the Senna to go off in search of other cars named after people.

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