First Ford Tried to Ruin the Mach 1 Name, Now It Wants to Ruin the Skyline Name

Skyline is supposed to bring fond memories of certain Nissan cars, but soon that could change

Ford has filed a trademark for the “Skyline” name

Yes, the same name that has been associated with Nissan for decades

The most obvious cars are the R33 and R34 Skyline GT-R

But it was also used on old Nissan coupes

And old Nissan Sedans

The Skyline name is even the basis from which the current Nissan GT-R with born

However, Ford may have every right to the name, since it was never trademarked by Nissan in America

Theories range from Ford using the Skyline name as a trim level for a truck

Or perhaps it could be an all-new Lincoln EV, like the car that was just recently teased

Or like the production version of the Zephyr Reflection concept

Then again, it could just as easily be plastered onto whatever competitor Ford is cooking up for the C8 Corvette

The trademark patent is still in review, so anything could happen

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