Try and name the car pictured above. Having trouble?
That's because nobody remembers this thing anymore, the late '90s to early '00s Suzuki Esteem wagon. It was a completely forgettable small car, but you still see them every so often on the road serving as family transportation.
What's funny about it is that is was and remains a total budget car, built just for simple honest, unpretentious operation. And Suzuki named it Esteem! I love that hope, that attitude.
There are tons of other aspirational econoboxes, racy-named slowmobiles, and sedately-titled supercars out there. Which one has the most ironic name?
Photo Credit: Suzuki