SEE | These are some of the funniest names people have given their cars

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A car can often reserve a special place in its owner's hearts for sentimental reasons.

Whether it backfires on start-up but still gets you where you need to be, or it simply just reminds you of something, there are plenty of names, albeit outrageous, that come to mind.

Moshpit, Tarzan, Die Hard

Cars like the Nissan GTR earned its nickname through being stupidly fast in 90's motorsport, decimating those who stood before it. It earned the nickname 'Godzilla' in direct relation to the big bad Japanese monster that destroyed anything in its path.

What is your car's name, and why? Email us and we'll share your story.

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While most people think its downright dumb to give your car a name, here are some of the most fascinating names that popped up on the internet:

1. Prostitute

2. Stinker

3. Bigfoot

4. Knight rider

5. Silver surfer

6. Missy

7. Christine

8. Die Hard

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