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dimitri0917

What's in a name?

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When naming crossovers, I think that these automakers need a BIT more imagination.

For example:

Mazda cX7

Mazda cX9

BMW X3

BMW X5

Acura MDX

Acura RDX

Saab 9-4X

Saab 9-7X

Cadillac BRX

Nissan X-Terra (started it?)

Cadillac SRX

Lincoln MKX

Chevy equinoX (bit of a stretch)

Volvo XC90

Volvo XC70

Volvo XC60

Suzuki XL7

Suzuki SX4

Infiniti QX

Lexus RX

Lexus LX

Lexus GX

Cheers to Audi for thier Q-line instead of the X-humping, and Mercedes for not even having an acronym for thier SUVs. Not to mention the domestics for all staying out of the "X" game aside from the lux-marques. Especially Chrysler, which has no faux X's.

Anyone wanna play the numbers game? If you can name all the Audis, BMWs, Mazdas, and Volvos by numerical classification, you are a very depraved person indeed.

Can anyone add to my list?

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Everyone knows that if you add an X to the name of car it automatically makes the vehicle in question hip and trendy. Bonus points if you misspell the word AND include an X in its name. Let's face it, what letter of the alphabet could be more radical than the letter X?

But let's say you don't want to look radical. Then its best to use German letters like, Ü, ß, Ö, etc.

i dont know why but when automakers mispelled cars and features it always bothered me.... like Stabilitrak...lol
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There is also the Taurus X.

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It's all about the bottom line, people. Why pay a marketing board to come up with names like Bonneville and Eldorado when you can just name a car yourself by closing your eyes and pounding a keyboard with your fist? $h!, I'll do it right now; watch:

XFD

GFF

SDX

MKJ

GFC

SRD

SFD

MCX

TYK

SDE

XCF

RGF

XCN

See? Put your manufacturer of choice in front of those letters and in ten seconds I just named all the American, European, and Japanese luxury crossovers to be built for the next 15 years.

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