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A year later - Name that W-body

Which name should the care have?  

22 members have voted

  1. 1. Which name should the care have?

    • An American saying La Crosse for USA/CDN
      5
    • An American saying Allure for USA/CDN
      12
    • A Canadian saying LaCrosse for USA/CDN
      1
    • A Canadian saying Allure for USA/CDN
      4


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Having been on car lots on the other side of the border a few times since the car's release, I have seen some W-bodies branded Allure. I don't think it's a bad name.

LaCrosse is a sport, yet so many posters have deemed this car to have a "feminine quality." I like to think of it as sexless, but I don't think it's as sporty as the name implies...even in CXS form.

I think the name Allure is somewhat similar to the name Intrigue. And I believe that the LaCrosse/Allure fills the void (sadly) left behind by the very tasteful Olds Intrigue. I give my nod to the name Allure for both sides of the border, though it's a little late for that at this stage in the game.

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I have no idea what those options mean.

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It should have been called a Regal from day one instead of having to burn up 2 names for one identical car. I mean the China car still uses this name to my understanding.

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