Thursday, October 8, 2015

Thursday Twister: Automotive Alliteration

Welcome to another edition of the  Thursday Twister, DT's favorite guessing game where we take a break from the serious, edgy, and groundbreaking stuff we regularly post.  Today the game is simple, no strange/rare car features to find, just a simple search for the best car names that use alliteration



This is an Alfetta, which is not a type of cheese sold by a guy named Al -- but it is an Alfa Romeo built in the 1970s/80s -- like this 1977 Alfa Romeo Alfetta garage find offered for $2,200 in Burbank, CA via craigslist.

Standard contest rules are as follows: 

1. Only one car per comment (be sure to hit the refresh button on your browser before you post in case someone else has posted since you loaded the page).  Do not nest the replies, just reply to the main post -- if you reply to someone else's comment it should be in reference to his comment and not another submission.

2. The contest will end in on Sunday, Oct 11, 2015.

3. One submission per make/model.

4. Each car must be a production model.

5. No anonymous submissions -- pick a name with the Name/URL dropdown.

Ready....Set...start!! 

116 comments:

  1. My person favorite, the Chevrolet Chevette

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    2. [img]https://ridinandrollin.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/chevrolet-chevette-14-sl-sedan-02.jpg[/img]

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  2. As a certified English/Grammar nerd, I love this twister.

    Ford Focus
    [img]http://www.jscspeed.com/images/catalog/category15032_header.jpg[/img]

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    1. Also, is the summertime "no additional replies until someone else has replied" now the norm? Don't see it referenced in the rules.

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    2. Yeah, it seems that the consensus is that if one person wants to list multiple cars that is cool. Just have at it!

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    1. Pananamana-fo-mana, fe fi mo mana.......

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    2. LoL....it really hurts when one's coffee, comes out one''s nose.......

      Not to mention it plays havoc with the keyboard, too.....oh well.

      cheers.....JeffH

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  4. Jeep Jeepster

    [img]http://oldcarandtruckpictures.com/Jeeps/1967JeepJeepster-red.jpg[/img]

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  5. Mercury Marauder
    [img]http://www.moibbk.com/images/mercury-marauder-6.jpg[/img]

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  6. Mitsubishi Montero

    [img]https://media.ed.edmunds-media.com/mitsubishi/montero/1997/oem/1997_mitsubishi_montero_4dr-suv_ls_fq_oem_1_500.jpg[/img]

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  7. MG Magnette
    [img]http://imagehost.vendio.com/preview/da/danschmitt/405194-1.jpg[/img]

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    1. I'd love to have that on my 'fridge'.....

      cheers,,,,JeffH

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  8. Ford Flex

    [img]http://www.iihs.org/frontend/iihs/ratings/images/api-model-year-image.ashx?id=2202&width=730[/img]

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  9. Range Rover

    [img]http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01561/Range-Rover-orig_1561201c.jpg[/img]

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    1. Technically it's Land Rover Range Rover (send TVR right over)

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    2. Nein, good sir....they positioned Range Rover as a separate brand (at least in the US).

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  10. Ferrari F-40

    [img]http://www.thelingenfeltercollection.com/wp-content/uploads/Ferrari_F40_14.jpg[/img]

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  11. Cadillac Catera

    [img]http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/2994/1081/32483040006_original.jpg[/img]

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  12. Do I get extra credit for a triple play?

    Ford Fairmont Futura

    [img]http://vintage-original-ads.com/Pictures/albums/uploads/1978-Ford-Fairmont-Futura-Ford-introduces-ad.jpg[/img]

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    1. FTB FTW!

      [img]http://forums.macresource.com/smileys/ftw.gif[/img]

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  13. Plymouth Prowler

    [img]http://images.classiccars.com/classifieds/140743_10715442_2001_Plymouth_Prowler.jpg[/img]

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  14. Ford Falcon

    [img]http://vpstestbringatrailercom.c.presscdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Jay_Leno_and_His_1963_Ford_Falcon_From_Bring_A_Trailer_resize.jpg[/img]

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  15. And who could ever forget the DeTomaso Deauville?

    [img]http://www.aronline.co.uk/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/de_tomaso_deauville_2.jpg[/img]

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  16. Jowett Javelin and Jupiter

    [img]http://www.theclassiccarshow.com/upload/CarImages/1003.jpg[/img]

    [img]http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/uploads/cars/jowett/2542724.jpg[/img]

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  17. And how could I forget the best alliterative option - the Mini Moke

    [img]http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/2/4487/1401/23715700001_large.jpg[/img]

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  18. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMaserati Merak:

    [img]http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7135/6995631633_e143f99a02.jpg[/img]

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    1. that's a beauty - perfect color - can i drive it?

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    2. Those wheels are totally out of place on that car.............and I love it.

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    3. Right?!? Everyone is welcome to drive it. After I find it and buy it and drive it for a while myself. I've got this business idea for a combination handle/stabilizer that attaches to your eyeglasses......

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  19. Dodge Dart

    [img]http://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/1967_Dodge_Dart_GT_For_Sale_Rear_resize.jpg[/img]

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  20. Mercury Montego

    [img]http://auto.samondeo.com/images1/mercury-montego-coupe-8.jpg[/img]

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  21. Chrysler Cordoba

    [img]http://www.curbsideclassic.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/chrysler-cordoba-sport-coupe-76.jpg[/img]

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    1. Just had to add this...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfKHBB4vt4c

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  22. TVR Tuscan

    [img]http://www.ti22.co.uk/images/detailing/tvr_tuscan_s/DSC_9931.jpg[/img]

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    1. Annnnnd I'm out for a long weekend. Ya'll have a good one---fun Twister this week, guys!

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  23. Chrysler Conquest

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  24. Ford Freestar

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  25. Pontiac Pursuit

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  26. AMC Ambassador

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  27. Chevrolet Citation

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  28. Glad it took this long for this one:

    Mazda Miata

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  29. Mercury Meteor (Canada)

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  30. Mercury Montcalm (Canada)

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  31. Suzuki Samurai

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  32. Chevrolet Camaro

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  33. Mercury Mystique

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  34. Tatra Tatraplan - GAZ Gazelle - Iso Isetta

    Morris Major - Morris Minor - Morris Mini Minor

    Citroen Cactus

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  35. Ford Falcon 500

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  36. Ford Frontenac (one year only Ford of Canada model).

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  37. Isuzu Impulse

    [img]http://www.productioncars.com/send_file.php/iuzu_impulse_silver_1986.jpg[/img]

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  38. Volkswagen Vanagon

    [img]https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/b7/38/b9/b738b91ca60d3a8e147c6225f4601c29.jpg[/img]

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  39. OK, this is my last one--another triple:

    Vauxhall Vectra VXR

    [img]http://www.findvauxhall.co.uk/vauxhall_assets/new_vauxhall_vectra_vxr.gif[/img]

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  40. Olds Omega
    [img]http://onlytruecars.com/data_images/models/oldsmobile-omega/oldsmobile-omega-09.jpg[/img]

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  41. Cadillac Cimmaron (ugh!)

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    1. Hmmm, is it really alliteration in the case of a hard C followed by a soft C?

      Better call the DT Police for a ruling.....

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  42. These used to be as ubiquitous as Ford P71s
    Dodge Diplomat
    [img]https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Dodge_Diplomat_NYPD_police_car.jpg[/img]

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  43. Chevrolet Corvette

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  44. Chevrolet Celebrity

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  45. Bentley Brooklands

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  46. Another Chevy, cause they're easy:
    Chevrolet Corvair

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  47. Mitsubishi Mirage

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  48. Subaru Sambar
    1989 Subaru SambarUS$3,001 https://www.tradecarview.com/route/cardetail/?src=tcv_sharebutton_10&id=16869193&mk=Subaru&ml=Sambar

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  49. Break's almost over:
    Mazda Millenia

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  50. Suzuki Samurai

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    1. Oops, missed it above. Sorry.

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  51. Chrysler Cirrus
    [img] http://www.autodetective.com/_upload/photos/chrysler/cirrus/1996/259341.jpg [/img]

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  52. I can't believe ya'll missed this one:
    Alfa-Romeo Alfetta
    [img]http://onlytruecars.com/data_images/models/alfa-romeo-alfetta/alfa-romeo-alfetta-05.jpg[/img]

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    1. isn't the Alfa in the original post an Alfetta?

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    2. Yup, in its natural habitat.

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  53. How about the Saturn Sky:
    [img]https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b7/2009_Saturn_Sky_Redline_Ruby_Red_Limited_Edition.jpg/250px-2009_Saturn_Sky_Redline_Ruby_Red_Limited_Edition.jpg[/img]

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  54. How about the Saturn Sky:
    [img]https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b7/2009_Saturn_Sky_Redline_Ruby_Red_Limited_Edition.jpg/250px-2009_Saturn_Sky_Redline_Ruby_Red_Limited_Edition.jpg[/img]

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  55. I can't believe ya'll missed this one:
    Alfa-Romeo Alfetta
    [img]http://onlytruecars.com/data_images/models/alfa-romeo-alfetta/alfa-romeo-alfetta-05.jpg[/img]

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  56. I can't believe ya'll missed this one:
    Alfa-Romeo Alfetta
    [img]http://onlytruecars.com/data_images/models/alfa-romeo-alfetta/alfa-romeo-alfetta-05.jpg[/img]

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  57. This one is also a triple. Except it isn't a triple it's a double. Except it isn't a double, it's TWO doubles. Firstly the visual alliteration: A and A. Secondly the audio alliteration AY and EIGHT.

    Of course if you refer to the A8 by its full name -- Alcoa Aluminum Architecture All-wheel Audi A8 -- then you are both a gentleman (or gentlelady) and an erudite. I salute you good sir (or madam). And yes, I intentionally noun-ified "erudite."

    And now without further ado.... MOAR AUDI:

    [img]http://releasedatereview.com/wp-content/uploads/2015-Audi-A8-Side.jpg[/img]

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    1. Also, absolutely awful accident -- Audi A8 absent anterior:

      [img]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_FoXyvaPSnVk/RuBzSFuxrSI/AAAAAAAATU8/8sRTB5Ov6as/s400/csp_AudiA18c101.jpg[/img]

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    2. Ah... I'm afraid I'm absolutely aghast at the noun-ification of erudite...

      But I'm also terribly tantalized...

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  58. Alfa Alfasud

    [img]http://i.imgur.com/5butWn9.jpg[/img]

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  59. Lambo LM002
    [img]https://img.mecum.com/auctions/CA0811/CA0811-113522/images/CA0811-113522_10.jpg[/img]

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  60. Also, I suppose anything with this on the hood, or should I say "bonnet"

    [img]http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2455/3941390838_7fd065cc09.jpg[/img]

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  61. And my vote for most visually imposing alliterated car, the Daimler Double Six

    [img]http://www.sportscarmarket.com/images/automobiles/2009-4_2310/vsig_images/1932-daimler-40-50-double-six-sport-saloon_2310_587_367_90.jpg[/img]

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  62. Suzuki Sidekick
    Honda HR-V
    Nissan NV200 and NV350
    Ford F-150
    Opel Omega

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  65. As an Anglo American Australian Association Advancing Any And All Alliteration And Affiliated Arts adjunct member


    That's A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A a. for short,

    I nominate the Chevrolet C-20 cheyenne custom crew cab camper

    {img}http://nozama.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54ed05fc28833014e5fbafeae970c-400wi{/img}

    Gosh it's like you guys aren't even trying.

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    1. Bravo!

      [img]http://nozama.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54ed05fc28833014e5fbafeae970c-400wi[/img]

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  66. Pretty much any Mercury you can think of

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