Ghibli and Scirocco are desert winds in Libya.
Zephyr is a light wind.
Zonda is named after a foehn wind, while the Huayra is named after the so-called Incan “god of the winds”
Maserati Bora is a katabatic (downhill) wind most strongly felt on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea. And the manufacturer also had the Mistral – named aftr a French giant Venturi tunnel.
The VW Golf is badged in honour of the Gulf stream, and one of many VWs named after the wind – like Jetta (Jet stream), Scirocco (after a strong Saharan desert wind) and the Passat, which is a contraction of ‘passatwinde’, the German word for tradewind, that powered merchant sailing ships across the high seas.
The Holden Hurricane is a stormy, gale-force wind.
Tornado Typhoon and the Renaul Wind are self evident.
Chinook – the warm dry westerly in the Rockies – no cars have yet been named for it.
Lambourghini had the Diablo – a hot dry offshore wind from the Northeast in the San Francisco Bay.
A short lived Maserati model was called the Karif – A wind that blows south westerly across the Gulf of Aden near Somalia.
Austin Morris built the Maestro – a cool summertime wind in the Adriatic.
The Maserati Shamal got it’s name from a summer northwesterly wind blowing over Iraq and the Persian Gulf states.
A Spanish car company got its name – Tramontana – from a cold northwesterly from the Pyrenees or northeasterly from the Alps to the Mediterranean and similar to a Mistral.