Cars Named After Places — From Denali to Monaco

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Cars Named After Places
Since the invention of the automobile, carmakers have grappled with the challenging task of naming their creations. When done right, a good car name adds cachet: Mustang, Corvette, Wrangler. On the flipside, a bad name falls flat: Probe, Citation, Gremlin. Over time automakers have developed a plethora of methods for naming vehicles, and one tried and true way seems simple enough: naming vehicles after places. Some vehicle place-names are spot-on, some are questionable and some are downright head scratchers. Click through for cars named after places — some you will recognize, and some might surprise.

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