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Car Model Names
CLIMAX is good, but SEXCLIMAX is even better.
Title text: CLIMAX is good, but SEXCLIMAX is even better.

Explanation

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In English, letters like X and Z are rarely used in the common vernacular. Marketers have found that names with these infrequently-appearing letters sell more products.

Names to avoid
  • Honda 2Chainz - 2 Chainz is an American rapper
  • Mitsubishi Fhqwhgads - A reference to a running joke on Homestar Runner. See http://www.hrwiki.org/wiki/Fhqwhgads
  • Kia 49andGothy - Gothy or gothic is a member of the goth subculture; most of its members are much younger than 49
  • Chevrolet Niceguy
  • Oldsmobile Goodwood
  • Infiniti Toothy69
  • BMW OutHouse
  • Volkswagen Woodpony 7oh7
  • Chrysler Uh Iono
  • Nissan Doody


Potential Hits
  • Honda 3Chainz - A play on 2Chainz in the previous section; according to the table the number 2 has an index of 6 and the number 3 has a higher index of 55
  • Subaru Andre3000 - André 3000 is an American rapper

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Certain letter and numbers are used disproportionately often in car models compared to regular text.


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