• Jan 4, 2011
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It looks like we may have an inkling as to what Pagani will call its next supercar. According to the Italian web site Al Volante, the company has gone through the hassle of registering the name "Huayra." The nearly unpronounceable moniker sticks the company's tradition of branding its products after the famous winds of the world (not unlike many Volkswagen and Maserati models). In this case, Huayra is the word for "wind" from the ancient South American language of Quechua. Either that, or the company's marketing department threw alphabet soup at the wall until they came up with a suitable smattering of vowels and consonants.

Until now, the next Pagani has simply gone by the internal code name C9. And while the company has been kind enough to share a strange video teaser with the world, hard facts about what we can expect from the Zonda successor are few and far between. There's some indication that the beast will pack a mighty V12, and we'd be surprised if it didn't have enough horsepower to melt asphalt at a whim, but otherwise, we're completely in the dark as to what to expect. Thanks for the tip, JH!



[Source: Al Volante | Images: CarPix]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      "Run like the Huayra" just doesn't have the same ring to it.
      • 4 Years Ago
      i believe it is pronounced
      Hway (like sway)-Ra
      • 4 Years Ago
      hurrayya!!!!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Pagani Huayra?

      That sounds rather saucy in Russian...
      • 4 Years Ago
      Apparently, Mr. Pagani likes the sound of vomiting.
      • 4 Years Ago
      The real name will be DEUS VENTI
      • 4 Years Ago
      Huayra? Looks like the name of one of Mazda's concept cars, or something that I'd yell as I'm karate chopping something.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Called what?
      Meh
      • 4 Years Ago
      Huayra this name is very typical but sounds good.
      • 4 Years Ago
      How the F are you supposed to say that? What a stupid name, even worse than kia names.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Is it Chinese name or something?
        • 4 Years Ago
        Tourian... it is not a Zonda. It is a Pagani. Easy to confuse though.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Huuuuuuuuuu ar u, *hu hu* *hu hu* (cue David Carouso's sunglasses)
        • 4 Years Ago
        Hu-A-ra? Hu-I-ra? Huayr? Hyu-a-ra?

        Oh heck, tomato tomato.
        • 4 Years Ago
        @helen keller

        Ah, yes indeed.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Russian TV will have to bleep that word out.
      • 4 Years Ago
      sounds like a mongolian warrior's name.. -.- then again this is a warrior kinda car :P
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