9 Cars That Fail to Live up to Their Names

Like the kid in remedial math named Albert E.

Baby-name books sell millions of copies a year—clearly, we believe there’s much in a name. Parents will often name with aspiration: Kennedy might grow up to be a president, Chastity a nun, Shmuel a first-rate mohel. Unfortunately, prenatal vibes aren’t great predictors of a child’s mature self, which is how you end up with Michelangelo the accountant, or Frank, who can’t give a straight opinion to save his life.

Here are nine other examples of offspring that didn’t live up to their grandiose names.