what gender is your Model S?

what gender is your Model S?

The latest software update requires a name for the car and we have a discussion in the family whether it is male or female.
What do you consider?

Bluesday Afternoon | 10. toukokuu 2015

What's the breakdown on males and females in the family? If more female, then add a male name. Or the opposite.

One good thing about naming it female is the car is silent. Nice change! Just kidding!!!!!! ;-)

jordanrichard | 10. toukokuu 2015

It does not "require" a name. With that said, you could go with a gender neutral name. I named mine Sparky and I am sure I am not the only one.

The thing is, this name only shows up on your phone app., or on the software screen. I think it would be neat if one's name replaced the name Model S on the screens.

elva.duong | 10. toukokuu 2015

I'm sure my car is a female :) I named it Eve after the "Eve" character in Wall-E movie | 10. toukokuu 2015

My wife (it's her ride) gave the car a gender-neutral name, "Chocolate Brownie." That's because it's one of the very rare, and discontinued, brown ones. It's a machine; we're not into anthropmorphism. One of the joys of the English language is that it doesn't feel the need to assign a gender to everything.

Grinnin'.VA | 10. toukokuu 2015

OP: None of the above.

golfgypsy | 10. toukokuu 2015

My car is a female named Joulie!

bobrobert | 10. toukokuu 2015

My S85 has a gender-neutral name, but I'm hardly a gender apologist. All things include both in some proportion, including both me and my Ionia.

The MS is both beautiful and powerful. I'm moved to keep Ionia more pristine than any other car I've owned, but also tempted to loose the reins on the highway, and not always because challenged. The same duality in reaction to the car can be seen in many threads in this forum, and doesn't always reveal the gender of the writer. If one insists on declaring one or the other, it becomes a matter of what is most obvious or most desirable to you – posing for the camera or racing down the road like, um, current through a conductor.

Jcollins | 10. toukokuu 2015

I named my car Rocinante. My wife has declared she sometimes feels like Sancho Panza along for a bizarre trip chasing windmills.

Bonlaw | 10. toukokuu 2015

Mine are both chicks. First one gender neutral - White Lighening.
No name yet for newborn Titanium 70D. Any suggestions?

Anthony J. Parisio | 10. toukokuu 2015

MALE, Thor

Mireille and Conan | 10. toukokuu 2015

Female :)
Our first was named Ruth and our current one is Maeve.

sbeggs | 10. toukokuu 2015

We think of the T as male.

Pleasanton_Ca | 10. toukokuu 2015

With a body like that, it has to be a female.

Nice size headlamps, good smile, and a great rear end !

"I hate to see you go, but I love to watch you walk away"

I mean drive away...

barrykmd | 10. toukokuu 2015

My car has a female name. I was sure to have it sign a prenup. | 10. toukokuu 2015

My wife decided that our Red S85 is a male. We decided to call him Zeus after the Greek/Roman god who liked to hurl lightning bolts down upon those that displeased him. An early form of road rage?

Dramsey | 10. toukokuu 2015

My car identifies as non-sexual.

inconel | 10. toukokuu 2015

neutral "das auto"

inconel | 10. toukokuu 2015

das auto ist sehr schnell :)

PhillyGal | 10. toukokuu 2015

Female: Eleanor. We call her Ellie.

Bighorn | 10. toukokuu 2015

Trap Queen is a girl. | 10. toukokuu 2015

With those curves it is definitely female.

And mine is named Evie

mischivin | 10. toukokuu 2015

Like every great starship, mine is female.

highfalutintodd | 10. toukokuu 2015

Cars and boats are always women, IMO.

IowaIn3 | 10. toukokuu 2015

My wife will name her "Nomadia"!

JayInJapan | 10. toukokuu 2015

It's an inanimate object--gender neutral.

jonc | 10. toukokuu 2015

Nikki (a female Nikola).

BobN @US-CA-SoCal | 10. toukokuu 2015

Another Sparky. Consider him male.

Half Dollar Bill | 11. toukokuu 2015

Evey is female; named for Natalie Portman's character in "V for Vendetta".
Great line in that movie, "Then you have no more fear anymore. You're completely free."
My wife calls her "Ehvy" just to be different :)

EESROCK | 11. toukokuu 2015

Ours has the gender neutral name "Awesomemobile"

cweber | 11. toukokuu 2015

"theshit" also gender neutral

hcwhy | 11. toukokuu 2015

Buzz...could be male, could be gender neutral.

Bluesday Afternoon | 11. toukokuu 2015

"Simply Red"


What names are you considering?

hcwhy | 11. toukokuu 2015

@Bonlaw....How about Titan? (short for titanium)

LostInPA | 11. toukokuu 2015


Bluesday Afternoon | 11. toukokuu 2015

@ LostInPA

No way! You didn't name your car Mclary!? If so, what's the gender?

GAGSTESLA | 11. toukokuu 2015

Mine is Ivy. I have the great looking (and obsolete) green with a black roof..

SeattleSid | 11. toukokuu 2015

Where do you look to find out? Under the rear hatch, I assume; but I'm not finding clues, and it's not as if I have no experience.

Spooky | 11. toukokuu 2015

I've never considered any of my cars as a gender.
My Tesla has a female name.
Paging Dr. Freud...

GAGSTESLA | 11. toukokuu 2015


It is one that you make up and then enter.

kevinf311 | 11. toukokuu 2015

My car is officially (through the software) named after a spaceship designation (Star Trek universe for added nerd factor) but most of my friends just refer to it as "Tesla" and in one case she has informed me that "Your Tesla's name is Tesla and she is a girl" so I guess I'll go with that ;)

Red Sage ca us | 11. toukokuu 2015

'Future Testament' will be female, like Andromeda Ascendant.

1BadNerd | 11. toukokuu 2015

Sid, first of all, the story starts when a battery and a motor love each other very much...

Anyway, I don't know about you folks, but mine 'charges' female. It might be transgender, but I haven't asked.

GAGSTESLA | 11. toukokuu 2015


Is your car named "Bruce"?

1BadNerd | 11. toukokuu 2015

GAGSTESLA, uh, no.

Actually, mine is one of the many firefly class transports out there: Serenity.

Dcp9142 | 11. toukokuu 2015

He is a stallion.. Hengist Branfell Tesla.

PeterPlt | 11. toukokuu 2015

Robert Heinlein's best characters were powerful, quiet women (probably because he adored his engineer of a wife, Ginnie). Ergo, our Tesla is a "she".

bish | 11. toukokuu 2015

"Things of beauty, grace, and speed are always referred to in the feminine manner". ---Waldo, from The Little Rascals.

jcaspar1 | 11. toukokuu 2015

Mine's name is M (as in BMW) Slayer. Guess it could be male or female, or any of the other 5 genders now available...

Ronald S. | 11. toukokuu 2015

I was thinking that whenever I'm able to afford one, I'll either name it the Millennium Falcon, Enterprise, or NCC-1701-D. :)

trixiew | 11. toukokuu 2015

Definitely female. Natasha. We call her Natty for short, or gnatty when she needs a bath.