Jenna Fullenkamp

Does your car have a name?

by on January 26th, 2010 at 11:55am in News

I was inspired by an article I was reading on the web today, Does Your Car Have a Name?

Now with some brands, I wouldn’t think to ask, but with MINI I know almost for a fact, that every single MINI out on the streets today has a name. So what is it?

Share with us your MINI’s name and of course the story of how she, he or it received that famous name!

My car is “El Gato Negro” (the black cat)…

After seeing two black cats come across my white car in the first week of purchase I was scared that it was an omen, my car would have bad luck. I decided that the only way to feel better was to embrace the sitings by christening the car with its new name – El Gato Negro  =)

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14 Responses to “Does your car have a name?”

  1. Nichole Says:

    My car is called Walter!

  2. CarlF Says:

    Curve Eater (CURV ETR license plate)

  3. Nichole Says:

    That’s cute, I like that!

  4. Alan Says:

    Sunshine Supercar (the car is Mellow Yellow)

  5. Jenna Says:

    Love the comments!

    I have to say that the teeth on the “Curv Etr” are a great edition – one of my favorite added MINI elements.

    Alan – does the Sunshine Supercar have any other fun insignia!?

  6. MikeG Says:

    My car is called The Bullet
    It’s a dark silver JCW Clubman. Just seems appropriate.

  7. Michelle Says:

    I have Clive, he is a very proper Brit lol.

  8. Eric Says:

    Mine’s named Elphie….which is short for Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West from the book/musical Wicked (read the book, have seen the musical 6 times in 5 different cities). Elphaba is green after all :-)

  9. David Knight Says:

    License plate reads DRK KNT The “Dark Knight”. It seemed appropriate with my last name being Knight and the car color being black. Love the names of “The bullet and “Curv Etr”. My good friend, Robert has his JCW Mini named as “Lil Jon”.

  10. Jenna Says:

    Jenna here again from Cincinnati MINI checking in.

    What great names. I have to say the name Clive makes me chuckle! It is a perfect British name!

  11. turtlesong Says:

    my first MINI was called giles (yes, from buffy). my second MINI was called the MINI turtle. this, my third MINI is called Captain Jack after Captain Jack Harkness from Doctor Who and Torchwood. :)

  12. Kim Nielsen Says:

    Mom’s Mini is affectionately known as Tinkerbelle(a sassy little lady!). My Wrangler is called “the Wobbler”and my Freightliner is known as “Budweiser” as it spent most of it’s life hauling Anheuser goodies.

  13. Rory Says:

    My British Racing Green Cooper S is named “Butters” :)

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