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Pet Names for the Model S

Discussion in 'Model S' started by ferrarimanf355, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. ferrarimanf355

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    So, has anyone named their cars yet? I named my BYO Model S Katniss, in honor if a certain young adult novel-turned movie.

    I wanna hear some good ones, folks.
     
  2. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    I have named my beater/commuter bicycle "Rocinante" but I have never named a car and had it stick. I plan on naming my Model S not sure what I am going to use as of yet.
     
  3. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    "Tess, my redhead" is starting to grow on me...
    [Short for Tes(la Model) S]
     
  4. VolkerP

    VolkerP EU Model S P-37

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    Electriraptor?
     
  5. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Is it time to start a 'Pet Names for the Model S' thread? It would be similar to Pet Names for the Roadster.

    edit: Yes, it was time. :)
     
  6. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    A German friend of mine named his VW "Otto". :biggrin:
     
  7. Hache

    Hache Member

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    Mine could be Teslache, easy ;-)
     
  8. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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  9. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Maybe "Clever Girl"
     
  10. ferrarimanf355

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    I named my Fiat 500 Mario. As in, "hey, it's-a-me, Mario!"

    I'm a bit of a video gamer. :)
     
  11. Lloyd

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    Maybe T-Rex or just Rex?
     
  12. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    That's kinda like calling your car Kmart......

    http://www.otto.de/
     
  13. ckessel

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    I've never had a pet name for a car. Those I know that did, usually it's a rebuilt classic or something sort of run down and it's a humorous name. I've wracked my brain, but it's just "my car". I have a similarly hard time thinking of a custom license number.

    Maybe someone will end up naming it for me.
     
  14. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I've been calling my Roadster "Tessie", mainly because my wife groaned loudly the first time I said it. So I told her I was going to call the Model S "Essie". More groans. She's demanded naming rights, though, and wants to call it "Nikkie" (after Nicola Tesla of course).
     
  15. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    I'm with ckessel on this one. Might sound silly but, naming a car makes it rather personal for me; it'd be that much harder to part with it eventually and any little dent/chip etc. let alone any major mishap will hurt that much more :(

    It'll indeed just be "my electric car".
     
  16. Beavis

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    I like it, but then it would eat you. That would be bad.
     
  17. Beavis

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    I have a 96 Pathfinder that is known as The Bucket, short for Rust Bucket. My son took it to college so we replaced it with The SOB (Son of Bucket). In each case, the car has picked its own name. Someone says it and it sticks.
     
  18. spatterso911

    spatterso911 MSP#7577 **--** MX#1891

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    I had always had pet names for my cars. It shocked me when I discovered shortly after meeting my wife that she had done the same. I guess it was a perfect match. For some reason cars have always been female and trucks/SUV's male. Currently we have:

    Winston
    Thumper AKA Orca
    And Freya
     
  19. ckessel

    ckessel Active Member

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    I'll call it "The Pit", because it's where I dumped all my money...
     
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    I'll call mine, "The Shocker" for the many obvious and not so obvious reasons.
     

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