Does your car have a name?

I like to name my cars. My other half doesn’t like the names my cars have had.

My 1997 Infiniti J30 was called the Skinfiniti. I was single when I first got it, and I dated a few girls during the time I had it. Hence the name.

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My 1999 Taurus wagon had two names. A coworker dubbed it the Tampon mobile, because it was big, white, and rounded. My dad called it the Gigolo Wagon.

My Mazda Millenia didn’t ever really get a name.

The Cavalier was the Crapalier, the Explorer was called the Exploder, and my Cutlass didn’t get a name. The blue Durango, I liked to call Django.

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My Infiniti I30, I wanted to call Buzz, or Lightyear, but no.

Our burgundy Durango, I wanted to name Ron. For Ron Burgundy, I mean, it’s the color of the vehicle, plus he advertised them. Other half hates Will Ferrell so that one got shot down, but in my head, that’s still its name.

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What about yours?

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