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So.. where do they get the names from????

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' started by Iffracem, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. Suzuki, in all its wisdom, called this a GOOSE!!!

    Silly people

  2. Maybe the Japanese word which translates to Goose in English also has another meaning??

    But then again, we DID have the Nissan Cedric back in the sixties........
  3. Surely the prize for the stupidest Suzuki name would have to go to the Grasstracker Bigboy.
  4. That is quite strange, I mean teh pic there is of a 2002 and 2003 model, and it looks like a bike right out of the 50's
    eaven Harlies have changed in that time.
  5. Mitsubishi did have the Starion.

    It was meant to be the big brother of the Colt -

    as explained to me by a former Japanese colleague (who works for one of the Mitsubishi companies) - "You know - Starion - big horse..." :LOL:

    Sometimes they get it right though, like the Hayabusa - a type of Japanese falcon that preys on blackbirds... :LOL:
  6. Maybe it was the nickname of the guy who designed it :LOL:
  7. Not a bad looking bike however.

    I wouldn't mind one of the 350 models
  8. Look like one of those Bronz and Silver Hybusas would be the right bike for me then...
  9. Cars are worse. All these boy racers running around in a car called "Sylvia". No self respecting man would own a car called Sylvia. I laugh evertime I see one.
  10. Yeah, give me a 200SX anyday...
  11. Anyone know the Pajero joke?
  12. Doesn't Pajero mean 'small penis' or somehting in Japanese??
  13. Yep - I said that that the get the names right sometimes... :LOL: :LOL:
  14. It means Wanker in some Spanish dialects :LOL:
  15. Dunno about that but it's a classy photograph :)