The meanings behind car makers’ emblems


ABARTH: The scorpion represents Scorpio, the astrological sign of company founder Carlo Abarth. At the top is the Italian flag, and the red comes from the national racing colours of Italy.

These logos are etched deep into our collective consciousness, but do you know the reasoning behind them?

Car makers’ emblems are synonymous with their companies and their cars, and they’re something every car fan, and many non-enthusiasts, can recognise in an instant.

However, most people don’t know the often fascinating detail behind these emblems and the symbolism they represent.

We explain the origins and meanings in our gallery above.

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Source:: Autocar