Naming a car gives it a sense of personality as it is a way for its owner to express their bond with their ride. Not only does it add personality to the car, but also says a lot about the owner who drives it. Therefore, people give a lot of thought before naming their ride.
People often name their cars depending on their color, looks, style, and car type or some might also go for cool, funny, or elegant names. Here are 200+ car names to consider for your ride.
Cool Car Names
Naming something you love is always a time-consuming process and it is the same with naming our cars. It must be well thought out and should match your personality as well. Here are some cool car names that might help you make your decision.
1. Mad Max
The name Mad Max is about a movie that hosts a lot of vehicles. This name is suitable for monster trucks.
A small compact and fast car deserves this name.
Ecto-1 is a car name used in the movie Ghostbuster. In the movie that car was used for chasing ghosts around Manhattan.
4. Optimus Prime
Transformers movie fans would already recognize this name. Optimus Prime is a robot that can convert into a car.
Valkyrie is a chooser of a slain from the battlefield of Valhalla.
This car’s name suits cars with slim bodies and powerful engines.
Another beast-like name for a car is the Terminator. Terminators are something that helps terminate anything.
8. Judge Dredd
Judge Dredd is also a movie-referenced name for a car that stars actors like Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, Rob Schnider, etc.
Like the force of the wind during a cyclone, this name gives our car a fast wind-like personality.
A name capable of disrupting peace is chaos. This car’s name tells people about the fiery nature of our driving style.
Gizmo is a gadget used for a specific job like we use our car for driving around.
12. Beep Beep
A cool car name that simply expresses its honking style is Beep Beep.
McLovin’ is a stud name for a car that will be quite famous among the ladies.
An undertaker is someone who prepares dead bodies for cremation. This car name is suitable for those cars used during funerals.
A cool name for a car is smoke as it is obvious that most people like to show off their fancy cars by drifting burnout.
This name is also for those speeding cars that look like fire while speeding in tracks.
Simba means lion in the Swahili language and it’s a great car name that looks scary and powerful.
It is a loud, harsh, and piercing sound like the one that a car tire makes while skidding.
Another name for cars that are very fast is Blink. The fastest cars can be gone out of sight in a blink.
A roadrunner is someone who participates in a marathon or that kind of activity. It is also a popular cartoon character name that runs very fast.
21. The Beast
This name suits those cars that are heavily built or have powerful engines that make loud noises.
Like the knockout punch used during a fight, this name gives that fighter’s vibe to our ride.
Fire is a powerful name so a lot of people like to use this name for a car. Firebrand is one such name.
The name bolt as in the thunderbolt is faster than sound.
Hannibal means a general form of the ancient city of Carthage. It is also a popular English boy’s name.
Domino is a type of game that involves black and white colors. This is a unique car name for black and white cars.
27. Fast and furious
Fast and Furious movies do not need any introduction, and the cars featured in those movies are just mind-blowing.
Milos is something that is ‘very beloved’ in the Slavic language.
Theo is a powerful name for a car which means a God’s gift. Our ride truly holds a special place in our hearts.
This name is referred to an outstanding person or a thing. It is one of the good names for a car.
Black Car Names
The color black gives class, elegance, and mysterious vibes to our cars. Everyone loves to have a black and beautiful car at their disposal. Below are some great ideas for black car names.
Abyss is a difficult situation that mostly brings trouble or destruction. A unique name for your beautiful troublemaker.
32. Black Pearl
It is a precious piece of jewelry and a fitting name for our black-colored cars.
33. Knight Rider
Knight Rider is something that mostly leads to travel through the darkness of a night.
34. Black widow
This is a Marvel superhero movie character who is fierce and great in action.
A bandit is someone who likes to defy the laws. Someone who likes to get involved in the robbery and is a part of an armed gang member.
Another superhero character for a Marvel movie that usually dresses in black is Blackhawk.
This super name is the name of a car used by Batman to chase Batman villains.
38. Dark Knight
Another name for a black car from the Batman movies is Dark Knight.
A necromancer is someone who practices necromance meaning magic or wizardry.
The shade of night is always dark or black. It is a suitable black car name.
If someone is on death row that means he is in prison section where convicts given death sentences are kept.
Nitro is a world related to speed that helps car generates extra speed with nitro gas.
43. Black Beauty
A beautiful name for our black-colored ride is Black Beauty.
An evil and fearsome character is called a dementor. A scary name for our cool black ride.
A panther is a large jungle leopard that is especially black in color.
46. Black Dimond
It is a precious and extremely rare gemstone. It is one of the cool black car names.
This name is for the Godfather movie fans. It is a classic and one of the most loved American movies.
A reaper is a person or a machine that harvests a crop.
49. Black Jack
A cool name for black cars is Black Jack which is a popular card game.
A greaser is referred to as a motor mechanic or an unskilled engineer on a ship.
This name is for dark black cars that are as dark as shadow. This name gives a scary vibe to our ride.
52. Black Magic
What else can be a name as cool as Black Magic for a cool black-colored cat? I bet not many.
A grim is something very uninviting or unapproachable.
54. Sirius Black
It is the name of a fictional character from the Harry Potter movie series.
55. Black Mamba
A black mamba is a species of highly venomous snake whose bite is very hard to survive.
56. Jet Black
Jet Black is a type of classic black color that looks very elegant on cars.
Zorro is a fictional character that was famous for defending the poor who are victimized by injustice.
This name gives a mysterious vibe to our black-colored cars.
Raven are intelligent black-colored birds that look very similar to crows.
A cougar is a large American wild cat. They are also called puma, mountain lions, etc.
White Car Names
Here is some white car name idea that evokes purity, style, and beauty. These names are perfect for someone who has just bought a brand-new white car or thinking of giving a new name to their old companion.
Frosty is very cold weather with the frost forming on the surface.
It is a state of a severe snowstorm with high winds. Everything looks white during a blizzard.
63. Rain Man
A movie-based name for a white car is Rain Man. This movie is about a selfish automobile dealer Charlie.
Boneknapper is one of the most abnormal and uncommon species of dragon.
65. Ghost Buster
Another name for white cars is Ghost Buster. It is from the popular movie Ghost Buster.
Shelly is something covered in shells or something that resembles shells.
A crossbone is a representation of two bones placed crosswise. It is kept below a skull which represents death.
68. Great White
A great white car name for a white car is Great White. Great whites are referred to as great white sharks.
This is a name after the great American singer and actor Francis Albert Sinatra.
A Precious name for our most valued driving companion is Diamond.
Herbie: The Love Bug is a classic 1963 Volkswagen beetle that appeared in several Disney movies.
A name for a car that is as white as snow is Snowball. A small white colored car is suitable for this name.
This white care name is for those cars that are beautiful, white, and very comfortable.
74. Betty White
Betty white was a famous American American actress and comedian.
75. The Snow Mobile
Like a name similar to bat mobile, snowmobiles are rides that are used to ride around in the snow.
76. White Witch
A name for a mean-looking white car is a white witch.
An elegant name for a white color car is Whisper.
78. Jhon Snow
This white color name is for the fans of the TV series The Game Of Thrones.
79. White Noise
This is a fitting name for a white-colored car that likes to make a lot of noise.
A fogger is a machine that is used to produce white fog which is mostly used in killing roaches.
Red Car Names
Red colors demonstrate a fiery, passionate, and intense vibe. Here are a few red car names that will suit a variety of red cars from big to small, powerful and fast, etc. You may find a fitting name for your next red car here.
81. Big Red
A simple and easy-to-remember name for a red car is Big Red. This name is for big-sized red cars or trucks.
82. Red Bull
Another powerful name for an energy-packed red car is Red Bull.
Dynamites are usually red in color. This is an explosive name for strong-built red cars.
84. Blood Diamond
Blood diamond is another name for conflict diamond due to the way it is extracted and owned.
85. Road Rage
We often see people involved in road rage. This name suits drivers with that kind of temper.
Another red-colored name for our car is Bloodshot.
Ignite means to catch fire or to cause something to catch on fire.
Komodo is an Indonesian motor lizard. It is the largest of all known lizards.
89. Ron Burgundy
This name is influenced by the movie Ron Burgundy in which the main actor mostly wears a red suit.
Ladybugs are red-colored insects that resemble small compact cars.
The name Rosanne means ‘graceful rose’ or ‘favored rose.’
92. Cherry Bom
A cute but powerful red car name is a cherry bomb. It is a cherry-shaped exploding firework.
93. Lightning McQueen
This name is inspired by the animated film where the main character is played by a red car named Lightning McQueen.
Another movie-inspired car name where two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red and white car.
Taurus is a zodiac sign that looks quite similar to the red-colored bull.
96. Crimson Machine
Crimson is a type of color that is rich deep red color that also includes purple.
Merlot is a type of fruit that is used for making wines. They are also called red grapes.
TNT is a type of explosive. This red car’s name expresses the true explosive nature of a powerful car.
This name is taken from the famous 2014 movie The Night Crawler starring Jake Gyllenhaal.
Diablo is a Spanish term for the Devil. This name is for someone who wants to give a monstrous vibe from their ride.
Blue Car Names
Here blue car names mostly are inspired by movies, TV series, cartoons, etc as they mostly represent the true spirit behind the powerful color blue which can be both soothing and intense.
The slang meaning of the name Sully is to attack someone’s good name and try to ruin their reputation.
102. Snow Miser
It is the name of one of the two miser brothers from the movie the year without Santa Clause. He is mostly seen wearing a blue suit.
This name is inspired by an X-Men movie character who is a blue-colored female mutant.
104. Baby Blue
This blue car’s name is simply taken from a type of color blue.
Dory is a blue-colored fish from the movies Finding Nemo and Finding Dory.
Another famous animated character name for our big blue car is Baloo.
Gonzo is something outlandishly unconventional, outrageous, or extreme. It is also used as slang to describe wild or crazy.
108. Big Blue
The Big Blue is a 1988 drama movie that shows gorgeous underwater photography and spectacular location shooting.
A simple and very catchy name for our small blue car is Bluey.
110. Ice Cube
Ice cube is a cool name for our beautiful blue car that is also easy to remember.
This is a fruit-based name for our car. They are very nutritious fruits that are high in antioxidants.
The color blue also demonstrates the feeling of serenity. So why not give our car this name to feel this vibe?
This is a deadly name for a blue car. It is about the movie Jaws, which features deadly sharks.
We must all have seen and loved the animated movie Smurf. They are especially our children’s favorites.
Sonic is a hedgehog in a Japanese video game series that is blue in color.
Bluedine is a flavor of a Kool-Aid that is in a powder form which is mixed in water to make a sweet drink.
Mako is a type of shark found in a great blue ocean.
Another cartoon-inspired cute name for our car is Megamind. It is about a blue-colored supervillain turned into a hero movie.
This name for our car is inspired by the blue color shaped like a bell. It symbolizes gratitude, consistency, and humility.
Katara is a fictional character in the TV series Avatar: A Last Air Bender and Legend Of Korra.
Silver Car Names
Silver color car looks very stylish and cool to drive around and such a car deserves that kind of name to add more style to it. Here are some silver car names to elevate its cool factor even more.
Anonymous is someone who is not identified. This car’s name creates a mysterious aura around itself.
122. James Bond
One of the coolest spies who is known to drive around fancy cars is James Bond.
123. Silver Lightning
Silver Lightning is a Mercedes new concept car that is futuristically designed but is yet to be built.
Knights have a fiery personality when covered in their shining silver armor and ready to battle.
This is a fitting silver car name that is compactly built and is as quick as a bullet.
Mercury is a silver liquid metal that was used in older thermometers, fluorescent light bulbs, etc.
127. Metal Head
This name is for those owners who love to hear heavy metal music.
128. Spark Plug
A powerful car is sometimes known to spit fire from its exhaust. This name is for those scary cars.
129. Moonlight Rider
Moonlight does feel like silver in color. For someone that likes to ride around at night in their silver car then this name is for them.
Stormy is a state of a wild storm. This name suggests power, anger, and revolt.
131. Robo Car
It is a funny wordplay from the sci-fi action movie RoboCop released in the year 1987.
Another silver car name is Invincible because the color silver also has that type of vibe in it.
133. Silver Fox
Silver fox is a slang that is used to describe an attractive middle-aged man having mostly grey and white hair.
134. Iron Man
A car built with solid metal parts and in silver color will carry this name perfectly.
Sylvia is a Latin origin name for a girl which means forest or woods.
136. Rocket Fuel
We always associate our car with speed and what’s faster than a rocket.
Titanium is a rare and expensive metal used in creating airplane wings, blades, etc.
138. The Razor
Razors are silver-colored sharp blades mainly used for shaving beards. They are thin blades capable of doing big damage.
It is a sub-atomic particle. A physics-inspired name for our lightning-quick driving companion.
140. Soul Ride
A classic name for a silver car that we treat as our beloved is Soul Ride.
Car Names For Boys
People usually go for a name for their car based on the badass movie and TV character. Boys like to name their rides with the name that inspires them the most. Here is a list of such car names that are mainly focused on a boy’s car.
141. The Chopper
A boy’s car with loud exhaust noise will carry the name ‘the chopper’ perfectly.
Clint is a common British name that means settlement in the river.
A unique car name for boys who prefer large trucks to small compact vehicles.
144. Ford Tough
This is a male-care name for a Ford car that is strong and built to ride on rough terrain.
This is a classic American movie based on mobsters. It was directed by the very famous director Martin Scorsese.
Diesel itself is a strong name and when it is given to a boy’s car, it speaks power.
Another movie-influenced name for a car is Rocky. This movie is about a boxer based in Philadelphia.
148. Raging Bull
The name Raging Bull is for those car owners who are always up for a street race.
149. Jack Sparrow
Jack Sparrow is a cunning and drunk pirate from the movie The Pirates Of The Caribbean.
150. Mr. Fantastic
A cool and stylish name that suits both the car and its owner is Mr. Fantastic.
Except for vegans, everybody loves to have a meatball once in a while. This name is a funny one for our ride.
152. Big Boy
We do treat our car as our children or a pet. The name Big Boy clarifies that emotion towards our cars.
Bruno is a male given name in English, which means brown color. This name is for someone with a tan-colored car.
Tarzan is another fictional character, who was raised in an African jungle by Mangani great apes.
155. Big Easy
The best quality that any car can have is that even if they are big, they are still very comfortable to drive.
156. Scar Face
Another classic movie-inspired name for a car is Scar Face. This movie is loosely based on the life of a gangster, Al Capone.
Star Wars movie fans might be interested in this name. The main villain of the movie is named Darth Vader.
158. My Lady
Guys might also treat their cars as their girlfriends so they will loving call it my lady.
Another boyish name for a car is a fighter. This unique car name is for those boys who are a bit aggression-loving.
One of the greatest rappers of this generation is Eminem. Rap song fans will definitely love this name.
Car Names For Girls
Now it’s turn for girl car name ideas. In this list below there are both strong and girly names to choose from for your beautiful new car. These names will help add an extra wow factor to your ride.
161. Mean girl
A mean name for a girl car that has a mean vibe with its appearance.
Juno means queen of heaven. This girl’s name is of Latin origin.
This name is of Greek origin which is given to a girl. It means stranger or guest.
This car’s name is inspired by the main character of the TV series Stranger Things who has extraordinary powers.
One of the talented and most famous singers of this generation is Adele. The name Adele means nobility.
166. T Swift
Another name influenced by the famous singer for a car is T Swift.
Girls adore Barbie dolls both as children and as an adult. This car’s name is perfect for them.
This name for a car is for those girls who love to own a cat.
A cute little cartoon name for a car is Minnie. It is inspired by the cartoon character Minnie Mouse.
A bumblebee is a type of bee that is large and flies around with a loud hum.
This name means the goddesses of hearth and warmth.
This car’s nickname is from one of the best car brands, i.e. Mercedez Benz.
Arya is a female character from an HBO TV series The Game Of Thrones who has a great fighting spirit.
This is a Disney mermaid princess which makes a great car name for a girl.
This name is of Greek origin and is a girl’s name which means goddess of wisdom.
This name is inspired by the infamous Harley Quinn. It is characters from a Batman movie who play Jocker’s girlfriend.
A simple name for a girl’s car that is pink in color.
A brownish or dark-colored female car’s name is Pepper.
This name was popularized by the Star Wars character Princess Leia which means child of heaven.
180. The Bride
Some girls treat their car as their wife or a partner. This name is perfect to express those close bonds.
Sports Car Names
The sports car’s name must be something inspiring, motivating, or fiery. We must give our race cars such names that ignite a fire within ourselves and make us want to compete. Here are a few of those sports car names.
Conquest means victory over something. It is a feat that every race care wants to have.
This is a perfect name for a race car that likes to bend the air while racing through the tracks.
The name Victor means conqueror. This race car’s name is idle for the cars that know how to win.
184. Zoom Zoom
Zoom Zoom is a noise that a speedy car makes when the driver hits the throttle.
185. Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt is regarded as the fastest man on earth. This will be a great name for your car.
Tornados are very dangerous and violently rotating columns of air that are known to cause massive destruction.
Addicts are someone that is addicted to something. Having a race car named Addict gives a clear message of competition to your opponents.
Another competitive name for a race car is extinction. Your competitors will surely become extinct once you start winning with your machine.
The same name vibe as the name Extinction is Vapor. It is like when water disappears when there is a lot of heat.
This race car’s name is for that driver who is always buzzing like a bee to take on a challenge.
When you race it’s always a war with your opponents. Your Warhammer is your ride which acts like your weapon to win.
Alpha is a strong and masculine name for your sweet ride.
194. Storm Chaser
Storm Chaser is something that runs into the storm rather than from the storm.
Some who like to cause trouble or start a challenge then that type of driver can perfectly handle this race car name.
Used Car Names
Not everyone likes to own a brand-new car. They would rather buy an old or used car that is in great condition and modify or upgrade it according to their usage. People can get creative with naming those cars, and we also have a few ideas for old car names.
196. Old Yeller
This is a funny old car name that still has power and makes a lot of noise.
Zeus is a mighty god of ancient Greeks who managed to defeat the Titans.
The name Rusty has an old vibe to its name. Rusty is something affected by rust.
A depleted machine or a vehicle is called a clunker.
An old vehicle is similar to an old person they require a lot of help and care.
Similar to grandpa, the name grandma can be given if you treat your vehicle as a woman.
This is a girl’s name of Greek origin which means pure or holy.
203. Pappa Smurf
A blue colored old car will suit this name which is inspired by a fictional character.
This is an old English name given to a girl which means noble. This name is a shorter version of the name Etheldreda.
Victoria is a Latin name that means victory. This name was also shared by many famous people, notably Queen Victoria.