Driving Be Bop

Over the years, Honda has called several vehicles, including a motorcycle, Jazz. Now Renault, the French auto maker, has unveiled a new model in its Kangoo line and named it the Be Bop.
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Could Renault’s move kick-start a trend? How about:

Mercedes Swing

Hyundai Stride

BMW Boogie-Woogie

Chrysler Blues

Mini Cooper Trad

Chevrolet Cool

GM Groove

Porsche Scat

Volvo Vouty

For Shorty Rogers fans, the Infiniti Promenade

The Renault web site indicates that the Be Bop is available in much of the world, but not in the United States, the land where its namesake originated.

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  1. says

    Renault doesn’t get any credit lines any more from its French financial institutes and the French governement gave them a loan for billions of Euros. I’m afraid the bebop model won’t change their situation… At least the Banks here in France weren’t sensible, so it it seems…

  2. Don Frese says

    Struggling through a rotten chest cold, I nearly died of a laughing and coughing spasm upon contemplating the Infiniti Promenade. Oh, thank you.

  3. Richard Carlson says

    Thanks to Don Frese for steering me over to the column this afternoon in his Promenade. You should see the hubcaps on the thing. Huge—and tuned! They go~~~
    Ting. Ting. Ting-tingedy ting.