Tiguan Not Marrakesh: AutoBild Readers Devise Name for New Volkswagen SUV

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Looks like Volkswagen's leanings toward badging its new models for the world's nomatic tribesmen are over (sorry Chiefs of the Penan). Rather than pay an identity agency to come up with a name for its upcoming Golf-based SUV, the company asked readers of Germany's AutoBild to come up with a name. The winner? It's Tiguan, a mashup of tiger and leguan (German for iguana). We'd imagine that could be the most conflicted vehicle name since the Ford Ferrethorse GT of the 1950s. [Thanks to Stephan for the tip.]

Gel nde-Golf hei t Tiguan [AutoBild]

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