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Automobile Dog Names

Updated: May 08, 2024

Welcome to our unique collection of dog names inspired by the world of automobiles. This page is dedicated to all car enthusiasts who also happen to be dog lovers, offering a plethora of choices that reflect the sleek, powerful, and often quirky world of automobiles. Whether you're a fan of luxury brands like Mercedes and Bentley, or you prefer the rugged charm of Jeep or Mustang, you'll find a name that suits your new four-legged friend's personality and style.

Just like cars, dogs come in all shapes, sizes, and temperaments. Some are swift and agile like a Ferrari, while others are sturdy and reliable like a Volkswagen. These names, drawn from various aspects of the automotive industry - from brands and models to famous racetracks and car parts - are perfect for showcasing your pup's unique traits. So why not pay tribute to your passion for cars by naming your canine companion something auto-related?

Get ready to embark on a fun journey through our diverse list of names. Rest assured, each one is more than capable of capturing the energy, strength, and spirit of both the automotive world and man's best friend. It's time to fuel your creativity and find that perfect moniker for your beloved pet.

Name Reason to Choose
Acura Named after the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Honda, fitting for a high-quality, reliable dog
Agera Named after a sports car by Koenigsegg
Alhambra Named after a large MPV by SEAT
Altea Inspired by a compact MPV by SEAT
Altima A model of car by Nissan
Aston Inspired by the British manufacturer Aston Martin
Audi Named after the German car manufacturer, fitting for a high-quality, reliable dog
Axle A part of the car's wheel system, suitable for a steadfast and supportive dog
Beetle A compact car model from Volkswagen, fitting for a small, cute pet
Bentley For fans of the British luxury cars
Benz Short for Mercedes-Benz, a luxury car brand
Bimmer A nickname for BMW cars, suitable for a high-quality, reliable dog
Blazer Inspired by a sporty SUV model by Chevrolet
Boxter Derived from a famous Porsche model
Bravada Inspired by the Oldsmobile Bravada SUV
Bronco In honor of the Ford Bronco, a popular SUV
Bugatti Named after a luxury French car brand
Buggy A term for a light, simple vehicle, perfect for a fun-loving, playful dog
Caddy Short for Cadillac, a luxury car brand
Cadillac A symbol of American luxury
Camry A popular model from Toyota, perfect for a reliable, friendly dog
Caprice A classic car model by Chevrolet
Catera Named after a car model by Cadillac
Cavalier One of Chevrolet's most well-known cars
Cayenne Named after the Porsche SUV model, fitting for a strong, energetic dog
Cayman Named after a popular Porsche sports car model
Celica Named after a sports car model by Toyota
Charger A model from Dodge, perfect for a strong, energetic dog
Chevy Derived from Chevrolet, a popular American car brand
Civic A popular car model from Honda, fitting for a reliable, friendly dog
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Automotive Pioneers

Names like 'Ford', 'Enzo', or 'Tesla' honor the pioneers of the automotive industry.
Name Description
Alfieri After Alfieri Maserati, one of the Maserati Brothers
Andre In honor of Andre Citroen, founder of Citroen
Armand This name pays tribute to Armand Peugeot, founder of Peugeot
Carl After Carl Benz, co-founder of Mercedes-Benz
David In honor of David Dunbar Buick, founder of Buick
Dodge Honoring the Dodge Brothers, founders of Dodge
Elon In honor of Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla
Enzo Tribute to Enzo Ferrari, founder of Ferrari
Ettore Named for Ettore Bugatti, founder of Bugatti
Felix Honoring Felix Wankel, inventor of the rotary engine
Ferdinand Named after Ferdinand Porsche, founder of Porsche
Ferruccio Named after Ferruccio Lamborghini, founder of Lamborghini
Gottlieb Honoring Gottlieb Daimler, pioneering engineer and inventor
Henry Inspired by Henry Ford, the founder of Ford Motor Company
Jujiro Named for Jujiro Matsuda, founder of Mazda
Kiichiro After Kiichiro Toyoda, founder of Toyota
Louis After Louis Chevrolet, who co-founded Chevrolet
Malcolm In tribute to Malcolm Bricklin, co-founder of Subaru
Nicolaus In honor of Nicolaus Otto, inventor of the four-stroke engine
Ransom Ransom E. Olds, founder of Oldsmobile, inspires this name
Royce After Sir Frederick Henry Royce, co-founder of Rolls-Royce
Rudolf After Rudolf Diesel, inventor of the diesel engine
Sakichi Recognizing Sakichi Toyoda, known as the King of Japanese Inventors
Soichiro For Soichiro Honda, founder of Honda
Walter To honor Walter Chrysler, founder of Chrysler

Car Parts

These names like 'Axle', 'Diesel', or 'Spark' are great for dogs and car enthusiasts alike.
Name Description
Axle A fundamental part of any vehicle, making it a solid choice for a dog name
Brake For dogs with a tendency to stop and stare
Chassis Perfect for a sturdy and resilient dog
Diesel Ideal for a strong, powerful dog
Engine For a dog that's the heart of the family
Fender A good fit for a protective dog
Gear Great for a dog that's always ready to go
Hemi For a dog as powerful as the famous engine
Ignition A great name for a lively, energetic dog
Jeep Perfect for a rugged, adventurous dog
Kicker For a dog that's always starting things up
Lugnut A cute name for a small, indispensable dog
Muffler Ideal for a quiet, calm dog
Nitro A great name for a fast, high-energy dog
Octane For a dog that's full of energy
Piston A strong name for a dog that keeps going and going
Quattro Perfect for a dog that loves running on all fours
Rotor For a dog that loves to chase its tail
Sparky A cute name for a dog that ignites your day
Turbo Ideal for a dog that's full of speed and energy
Ute A good name for a dog that loves to roam outdoors
Volvo Perfect for a reliable, trustworthy dog
Wrench A solid name for a dog that's a vital part of your life
Xenon For a dog that lights up your life
Yaris A cute name for a small, energetic dog

Racing Terms

Names like 'Turbo', 'Piston', or 'Nitro' are perfect for energetic, speedy dogs.
Name Description
Axle This is a part of the car's wheel system
Blower A supercharger usually powered by a belt connected to the engine
Chassis The base frame of a motor vehicle
Clutch A component in the car's gear system
Crankshaft An engine part that converts reciprocating motion into rotational motion
Dragster This is a car used in drag racing
Fender A part of a car designed to prevent mud and other road debris from being thrown
Gasket A car part that seals the junction between two surfaces in an engine
Gearbox A component of a car's transmission
Hemi Refers to a hemispherical combustion chamber in an engine
Hood The metal cover over the engine in a car
Lugnut A fastener used to hold a wheel on a vehicle
Nascar It's a popular car racing organization
Octane Refers to the rating of gasoline
Piston It's a crucial component of an engine
Pitstop A pause for refueling, new tires, repairs, mechanical adjustments, a driver change during a race
Radiator Maintains the car's cool temperature
Rally This refers to a type of auto racing
Rim The outer edge of a wheel, holding the tire
Spoiler An automotive aerodynamic device
Supercharger An engine component that increases efficiency and power
Tachometer Measures the working speed of an engine, typically in RPM
Throttle Controls the engine's power, thus controlling speed
Torque Refers to the force that causes rotation in vehicles
Turbo A term used in cars to signify speed and power

Classic Car Models

Names like 'Chevy', 'Mustang', or 'Beetle' evoke nostalgia and are perfect for dogs with a retro charm.
Name Description
Barracuda Plymouth Barracuda's classic model gives us this name
Beetle Named after the classic Volkswagen Beetle
Belvedere Plymouth Belvedere's classic model inspires this name
Camaro It mirrors the speed and agility of the Chevrolet Camaro
Caprice Chevrolet Caprice's classic model lends its name here
Challenger Inspired by the robust Dodge Challenger
Charger Dodge Charger's legacy inspires this name
Chevelle It's named after the classic Chevrolet Chevelle
Cobra It's inspired by the speedy Shelby Cobra
Comet The Mercury Comet's legacy makes for a great name
Corvette The sleek Chevrolet Corvette brings about this name
Cutlass This is a tribute to Oldsmobile's classic model, the Cutlass
Elantra Named after the Hyundai Elantra, a classic in its own right
Fairlane This comes from the classic Ford Fairlane
Falcon Named after the classic Ford Falcon
Galaxie Named after Ford's classic model, the Galaxie
Impala Chevrolet's classic model, the Impala, is a fitting name
Javelin American Motors' classic model, the Javelin, lends its name
Mustang It's inspired by the iconic Ford Mustang
Nomad Inspired by the classic Chevrolet Nomad
Skyliner Ford Skyliner's classic model is the reason behind this name
Tempest Pontiac's classic model, the Tempest, inspires this name
Thunderbird Ford's classic model, the Thunderbird, lends its name
Torino This is a nod to Ford's classic model, the Torino
Viper Named after the fast and powerful Dodge Viper

Luxury Car Brands

These names like 'Bentley', 'Lexus', or 'Mercedes' reflect the elegance and class associated with luxury vehicles.
Name Description
Acura This name comes from the luxury vehicle division of Honda
Alfa Shortened from Alfa Romeo, an Italian luxury car manufacturer
Aston This name is inspired by the prestigious Aston Martin brand
Audi A German automobile manufacturer known for its luxury cars
Bentley A nod to the luxurious British car manufacturing company
Bugatti A French car manufacturer known for its super-fast luxury cars
Cadillac Named after the American division of General Motors that manufactures luxury vehicles
Dodge An American brand known for its muscle cars and luxury SUVs
Ferrari Italian luxury sports car manufacturer, known for speed and exclusivity
Infiniti Inspired by the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Nissan
Jaguar After the British luxury vehicle brand
Lamborghini This Italian brand is famous for producing luxury sports cars
Lexus This name is drawn from the luxury vehicle division of the Japanese automaker Toyota
Lincoln Inspired by the American luxury car brand
Maserati An Italian luxury vehicle brand, known for its style and speed
Maybach This German car brand is a symbol of ultimate luxury
Mclaren After the British high-performance luxury sports car manufacturer
Mercedes Named after the high-end German car brand
Peugeot A French car brand known for its elegance and comfort
Porsche This German automobile name is known for luxury and speed
Range Short for Range Rover, a British brand of luxury SUVs
Rolls It's a tribute to the luxury British carmaker, Rolls-Royce
Skoda This Czech automobile manufacturer is known for its comfort and class
Tesla For the luxury electric vehicle manufacturer
Volvo A Swedish car manufacturer known for its safety and luxury
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