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      01-21-2013, 07:33 PM   #1
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Ok that new Ford...has that Astin look!

So is it me or does Ford need to be paying a little bit of cash to the Astin Martin company for blatantly copying their look?

But hey it looks freaking GREAT!
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      01-21-2013, 09:36 PM   #2
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FYI Ford owns a portion of Aston Martin.
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      01-21-2013, 09:52 PM   #3
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you didnt get the joke?
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      01-21-2013, 10:27 PM   #4
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lol its the same troll that is mad a 135i doesn't look more pimp to distinguish it from other 1 series
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      01-21-2013, 10:33 PM   #5
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no i still think the 135 needs some chrome or maybe a bump in the hood or a little vent to indicate more power.
but this new ford line looks ver very nice!
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      01-21-2013, 10:36 PM   #6
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      01-21-2013, 10:39 PM   #7
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apple auto correct
i wonder if they will make a fun 2LT AWD ?
It is a very nice looking car though i am not a fan of Ford

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      01-21-2013, 11:02 PM   #8
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i wonder if they will make a fun 2LT AWD ?
It is a very nice looking car though i am not a fan of Ford
What Ford are you talking about? Mustang? Fusion? All in general?
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The new Fusion.
I think all new fords will have the same look?
http://s1.aecdn.com/images/news/gall...e-photos_8.jpg
It looks very good.
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I can honestly say the new Ford Fusion has a flawless design.


I never thought I'd say this but I really like the new Ford Fusion A LOT.

I wouldn't know it was a Ford if I didn't see the badge.
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      01-22-2013, 03:35 PM   #13
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I can honestly say the new Ford Fusion has a flawless design.


I never thought I'd say this but I really like the new Ford Fusion A LOT.

I wouldn't know it was a Ford if I didn't see the badge.
Both Focus and Fusion are pretty damn good cars. Kudos to Ford.
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      01-22-2013, 03:42 PM   #14
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I can honestly say the new Ford Fusion has a flawless design.


I never thought I'd say this but I really like the new Ford Fusion A LOT.

I wouldn't know it was a Ford if I didn't see the badge.
YEAH! They are great!
Almost remind me of knock off hand bangs right?
Astin Martin vs Aston Martin


Thus the joke in the title thread that NO ONE GOT!
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I have often wondered if the new Ford design was borrowed from Aston, or if Aston actually got the ideas from seeing ford concept rendorings within Ford. Then Ford has adopted the look.
Seems like I saw renderings from Ford back in early 90's for the mustang that had the Aston front end look.
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in pictures you do see similarites. However, in person they look nothing alike. The fit/finish/tolerance between panels are night and day apart. It's like saying another girl who is white and has brown hair looks like Angelina Jolie.
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in pictures you do see similarites. However, in person they look nothing alike. The fit/finish/tolerance between panels are night and day apart. It's like saying another girl who is white and has brown hair looks like Angelina Jolie.
Yea when I saw it in person, it doesn't look as cool. The front grill is too high I think.
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      01-23-2013, 10:52 PM   #18
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Well look at how much you are paying for it?
Yes its not a 100K car but...well you have to admit it looks rather nice.
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in pictures you do see similarites. However, in person they look nothing alike. The fit/finish/tolerance between panels are night and day apart. It's like saying another girl who is white and has brown hair looks like Angelina Jolie.
May not be perfect, but I'm very happy with mine. Everything in the interior feels very solid and responsive, and the dash and door trims are soft to the touch, not some cheap hard plastic. Not sure what you saw about the exterior in person that you didn't like, but mine looks great up close, especially the paint (black).

It was already said, but it's also only a quarter of the cost, so of course it's not going to be at the same level, but I've already gotten more compliments from strangers in one month than I ever did with my BMW (and yes, one guy said it looks like an Aston Martin).
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Im debating between the escape and the BMW x1 right now actually. Either more performance or more utility. I haven't test drove the escape though, so if it feels kind of sporty, im sold
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May not be perfect, but I'm very happy with mine. Everything in the interior feels very solid and responsive, and the dash and door trims are soft to the touch, not some cheap hard plastic. Not sure what you saw about the exterior in person that you didn't like, but mine looks great up close, especially the paint (black).

It was already said, but it's also only a quarter of the cost, so of course it's not going to be at the same level, but I've already gotten more compliments from strangers in one month than I ever did with my BMW (and yes, one guy said it looks like an Aston Martin).
Sorry maybe i did not clearly specify this. I thought it looked fine but not as defined and well proportioned like the Aston Martin. Then again, i would not be worked up. It's subjective opinion and if you are happy then that's all it matters. I also have a honda accord and people think it's boring, but to me it serves the purpose and feels great. I am sorry, i did not mean to offend you. If i did - I apologize.
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Hey who knows maybe Ford taking a design jump will cause Honda to build cars that look more aggressive and more interesting?
But I have to say the two I’ve seen in parking lots, they look very very very good.
Yah it’s not DB-8 and I don’t think James Bond will be jumping out of one any time soon…but you know what…it looks good!
And you have to pat the Ford Engineers on the back for taking this jump. May they continue to keep improving their products and keep the looks sharp and young.
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