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Silicon Valley’s electric car maker Tesla tells us they have already decided on a new name for their next-generation electric sedan, currently code-named White Star. Alas, they aren’t telling us what it is, though White Star is indeed a project name and will get the boot […]

Silicon Valley’s electric car maker Tesla tells us they have already decided on a new name for their next-generation electric sedan, currently code-named White Star. Alas, they aren’t telling us what it is, though White Star is indeed a project name and will get the boot soon enough.

But we thought it might be fun for our readers to try and suggest ideas for a name for the next-gen sedan. Maybe you’ve got a great (or hilarious) suggestion, or even have an inkling of the real choice (note to insiders, fame and glory await your hints). Remember this is a company that named their first car the Roadster — like the fun of a social network, with the obviousness of the pet rock!

So, any ideas?

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  1. KillAVolt?

    Seriously, my brother is the VP of Marketing for Tesla and I haven’t the slightest idea. That’s about as insider as it gets!

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  2. It’s called the “Five Man Acoustical Jam” and is pre-loaded with every song the 80s Hair Metal band ever performed.

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  3. TeslaStar ES maybe. :)

    http://www.itrush.com

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  4. the Charger is due for a comeback, although the Dart, Pacer or Pinto would be nice too.

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  5. “The Buzz” and it comes fully loaded with 43 cup holders and coffee-stain resistant upholstery.

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  6. The “IPO Or Bust”

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  7. keeping with the social network/obvious theme: the Streetster or the Sedanster

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  8. I bet they do something Web 2.0ish, with extra vowels and unneeded capitalization. EleKtra. Voolt. Jooiced. Vooltster.

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  9. Tesla Nikola perhaps. But most likely to be something like Elektron. Unless it’s some piece of committee-decided phonetic marketese junk-like name as bestowed recently on big public companies – instantly forgettable. Which would be a shame.

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  10. If it were my car company, I would name it the “Booyah”.

    Booyah.

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