February 22, 2008

Cars with Persian names


Nissan Qashqai
Nissan has said the car is named after the Iranian Qashqai tribe.

Renault Kadjar
Renault is to call its new crossover the Kadjar.
Kadjar (Qajar) Dynasty, was the ruling dynasty of Iran from 1794 to 1925

Volkswagen Sharan
The name Sharan is derived from a Persian word "Shahran" meaning "Carrier of Kings".

The name of the company is derived from Persian Ahura Mazda, the transcendental god of Zoroastrianism.
Mazda means "great wisdom" in the Iranian Avestan language.

Volkswagen Touran
The name 'Touran' derives from the combination of 'Touring' and 'Sedan'.
In Persian Touran is an old word to describe Iranian nomads from the north and the name of a legendary kingdom opposed to Iran in the Shahnameh Ferdowsi.

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Posted by mehrdad at February 22, 2008 01:54 PM | Design |