Picture yourself in a brand new car, just off the showroom floor. Imagine your pride when you tell your friends you’re driving a brand new Mitsubishi Lettuce. Or how about a Volkswagen Thing? Subaru Brat? If you’re in the medical profession, maybe you’d like to drive the painfully-named Ford Probe?
When it comes to car names, there have been many contenders for Worst Car Name, going all the way back to the Studebaker Dictator of the 1930s. Manufacturers sometimes just run out of name ideas, and thus we get Renault’s Le Car, for example. Here are some names which probably should have been switched out for something a bit more dignified: