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This Adorable One-Year-Old Kid Can Name All The Cars

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Little kid brains are amazing things. I’ve worked with one for some time now, and am always amazed how good they are at data storage, and how terrible they are at making decisions that don’t end up with liquids flung around a room. This little guy here, though, is a great example of how incredible kids are at visual identification. In this case, the best kind of visual identification: cars.


This squishy little car-identification prodigy is Nicholas, and just watch how amazing he is at identifying cars:

Also, hearing him pronounce those names is adorable enough that those of you with compromised cute-appreciation glands should probably seek medical attention right about now.


Especially when he adds “go-fast!” after the Bugatti and some other cars. Man. Here’s more of the little nut:

Holy crap this is cute. Guh, it hurts a little. I’m glad Subarus get the same ‘go-fast’ addendum as the higher-end cars, perhaps revealing some of his dad’s own tastes, and I’m especially impressed he identified that Buick. Most adults don’t know what the hell a Buick Encore is.

Mighty fine fathering there, dad. Go take little Nicholas for a ride in something fast.

Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus, 2020 Changli EV • Not-so-running: 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!:

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“1 year old”

this kid is 23 months and change. FOH with 1 year old.

there’s a reason why you talk about the first 2 years in terms of months - the development curve between 12 and 23 months is astonishing