Car manufacturers use their car brand names alongside their model names to market a wide variety of cars across the world. In Nigeria, car owners have been able to give funny nicknames to some car models produced in the early 90s and 2000s. Going by this, there’s a car brand and model referred to as “Spider” in Nigeria.
Those who are not familiar with this car brand and model tend to ask the question: which car is called spider in Nigeria? For a curious person who wants an answer to this question, this article has been written for you. You’ll find a detailed answer to this question right in this article.
Which Car Brand is Called “Spider” in Nigeria?
The Toyota Camry 2008 is the car popularly called “Spider” in Nigeria. It was the successor to the Toyota Camry 2007 which was popularly referred to as “Muscle”.
The Toyota brand has unarguably been the most popular and the most used car brand in Nigeria for more than two decades. The Toyota Camry line has been in existence since the 1980s and has continued to be loved by its ardent fans. This model (i.e. the Camry line) garnered so much popularity in Nigeria that car owners have come up with a nickname for almost every version of the model – depending on its appearance or how it makes them feel.
One of the Camry models is the 2008 Toyota Camry which is commonly called “Toyota Camry Spider” or just “Spider” in Nigeria. The Toyota Camry 2008 is the 6th generation of the Camry line and was named the “Spider” because of how it easily maneuvers on literally any kind of road – just like how a spider easily navigates its web. The Japanese car brand built this Camry in such a way that it has a large body that provides abundant legroom, hip room, and shoulder room.
The Toyota Camry 2008 (“Spider”) is a four-door sedan and has both manual and automatic models which comes with a 4-cylinder engine like its predecessor and it is also fuel-efficient.
Which Car Brand is Called “Muscle” in Nigeria?
The Toyota Camry 2007 is the car popularly called “Muscle” in Nigeria. The Toyota Camry 2007 model was nicknamed “Muscle” due to its sturdy look and strong performance.
Other Car Nicknames in Nigeria
The following are the funny nicknames given to some popular cars in Nigeria:
- Honda Accord 2003 – 2005 – “End of Discussion” or “EOD”
- Honda Accord 2006 – 2010 – “Discussion Continues”
- Honda Accord 2011 – 2012 – “Evil Spirit”
- Toyota Camry 1999 – “Pencil”
- Toyota Camry 2003 – “Big Daddy” or “Big For Nothing”
- Toyota Camry 2007 – “Muscle”
- Toyota Camry 2008 – “Spider”
Which Car is called Big Daddy in Nigeria?
The 2004 Toyota Camry is called “Big Daddy” or “Big for Nothing” in Nigeria.
Which Toyota Camry is the fastest?
The 2021 Toyota Camry TRD is the fastest in the Camry line of cars. The Camry TRD uses a 301-hp 3.5-litre V6 that tops out at 135 miles per hour according to Car and Driver.
How much is Camry muscle in Nigeria?
Below are the price range for the three most popular models of Camry:
2007 Toyota Camry: Nigerian-used is between N1.5 million – N2.7 million while Tokunbo-used is between N2.4 million – N3.5 million.
2008 Toyota Camry: Nigerian-used is between N1.6 million – N2.8 million while Tokunbo-used is between N2.4 million – N3.6 million.
2010 Toyota Camry: Nigerian-used is between N1.6 million – N3 million while Tokunbo-used is between N2.5 million – N4.5 million.
Which car is called Evil Spirit in Nigeria?
The Honda Accord 2009 – 2012 models are popularly referred to as “Evil Spirit” in Nigeria.
When it comes to giving funny nicknames to cars, one just has to give it to Nigerians. Being a country where Toyota cars are very popular and widely used, the early 2000s Camry lines got different names from Nigerian car owners. One of such cars is the Toyota Camry 2008 which was called “Spider” due to how it easily maneuvers on literally any kind of road – just like the way a spider easily navigates its web.