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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 1/10/2006 12:18:05 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 1:16:29 PM EDT by fight4yourrights]
poll coming
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 12:52:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 12:53:55 PM EDT by JackieTreehorn]
Nomenclature:

A system of names used in an art or science: the nomenclature of mineralogy.
The procedure of assigning names to the kinds and groups of organisms listed in a taxonomic classification: the rules of nomenclature in botany.
A system of names used in a science, as of anatomical structures or biological organisms.
Main Entry: no·men·cla·ture
Function: noun
a system of terms used in a particular science; especially : an international system of standardized New Latin names used in biology for kinds and groups of kinds of animals and plants


maybe this is what you ment
alphanumeric

Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:00:56 PM EDT
Although some alphanumeric designations are pretty legendary (GTO, Z06, Z28, GT40, 240/280/300/350Z) I still prefer a proper name.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:16:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 1:19:14 PM EDT by deej86]
Get both:
In my family:

Chevy TrailBlazer
Chevy C-2500 Cheyenne

GMC Sierra 3500
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:16:42 PM EDT
Name-wise, it depends. 'Tacoma' isn't exactly what I'd call prime taggage for a truck (I've been to the actual place a few times), even if the product is quality. Other names are a mystery. 'Camry'? 'Prius'? 'Accord'? I don't get it.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:27:15 PM EDT
Name.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:35:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 1:37:49 PM EDT by SHIVAN]
Alphanumberic.

C5R...

RT/10...

GT40...

GT350...

GT500...

M5

M3

512TR

850C­Si

750Li

635Ci

911S4
­
911SC

944
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 2:25:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 2:30:35 PM EDT by JackieTreehorn]
i use to have camaro z28?
how is that classified?


didn't see the third choice.

so is it a combo?
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:12:18 PM EDT
I like Alphanumeric, if they follow any type of logic...It can get out of hand though, look at the Harley FXSTBHDWGLDE examples...
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:12:36 PM EDT
Chevy Blazer (well, it could be classified as K-5 Blazer)

Dodge Ram (or Ram 3500)

I'm confused



WIZZO
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 3:28:34 PM EDT
Combo:
Camaro Z28
Skyline R34 VSPEC
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 4:40:26 PM EDT
PsyKo that is a nice combo
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 8:21:16 PM EDT
well i have 1, not the 1 i would choose given the choice
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 9:31:57 PM EDT
I like a combo, with a name and then a model number, like Camaro Z28 as mentioned, or Mustang GT...
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:47:55 AM EDT

Originally Posted By JackieTreehorn:
i use to have camaro z28?
how is that classified?


didn't see the third choice.

so is it a combo?



It is a name IMO:

Chevrolet = make

Camaro = model

Z28 = option package
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:27:52 PM EDT
I replied in the pole because I wanted to know what everyone else thought. However, as a honest attempt to add to the thread, here is what I think:

Names, eg, corvette, mustang, etc I like, However they have history. Would be pointless to rename a Mustang the 842gt because everyone associates the name with the car.

With a new car, I don't really care as they both do the same thing....allow someone to differentiate between two different cars, easier.

With model lines that have numbers, it is a bit more difficult to keep track of the car you are talking about because names are easier to remember than numbers (unless it's a well known vehicle....F150, etc). Also I think numbers work better when the numbers mean something: two vehicles of the same type (trucks that have different payload ratings, etc) from the same maker that have different abilities (f150 is a quarter ton, a f250 is a half ton, etc).
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:29:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 5:31:04 PM EDT by Dusty_C]

Originally Posted By chuckhammer:
Although some alphanumeric designations are pretty legendary (GTO, Z06, Z28, GT40, 240/280/300/350Z) I still prefer a proper name.

Lots of those have been changed to names. GTO= Goat
Z28 =Zee
etc etc


Firebird
Firebird Formula
Firebird Trans Am
Firebird Trans Am WS-6
Firebird Firehawk.

I like em all.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:53:20 PM EDT
I like the combo's myself, for example:
Mustang Boss 429, Chevelle SS 454, AC Cobra 427
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 7:38:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 7:49:50 PM EDT
I don't really care either way. I have a 2005 GTO and listen to the geezers and the wannabes talk about it not being a "real GTO". I didn't buy the name, I bought 400 HP and a sub 14 second 1/4 mile. They could have named it the Pontiac Green Cheese for all I care as long as it's fast and comfortable and usable as a daily driver.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 8:30:47 PM EDT
Z Driver's can call their cars "Fairlady" if they want to.....Nahhh,,, I think I will stick with Z
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