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Old 05-28-2012, 11:44 PM
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Default Aston Martin Project AM310 Concept

Apparently a preview for the new (facelifted?) DBS/DB9...







http://www.worldcarfans.com/11205284...--previews-new
http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/a...ste-2012-05-28

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Old 05-29-2012, 01:52 AM
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not bad...a bit busy...but not bad
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Old 05-29-2012, 03:24 AM
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Its a fair bit more shapely and curvaceous than current AM's. The side profile and the haunches look good.
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Old 05-29-2012, 03:45 AM
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This maybe gorgeous but I couldn't help but yawn. That shape has been around circa early last decade. AM should be more imaginative.
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:18 AM
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This maybe gorgeous but I couldn't help but yawn. That shape has been around circa early last decade. AM should be more imaginative.
Yes, basically still an evolution of the DB7 theme, though looking actually really fine. However, it seems AM is taking the porsche route of having one basically design theme applied to all models and only subtle evolution over the years.
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:05 AM
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Yes, basically still an evolution of the DB7 theme, though looking actually really fine. However, it seems AM is taking the porsche route of having one basically design theme applied to all models and only subtle evolution over the years.
AM's less subtle than the Porsche's. To almost non-distinct.

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Old 05-29-2012, 12:29 PM
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This maybe gorgeous but I couldn't help but yawn. That shape has been around circa early last decade. AM should be more imaginative.
Exactly. It's clear they have no idea how to evolve the brand so they're just rehashing the DB9's basic shape with increasingly vulgar details. On one hand, I hope they tone it down for production, because as-is...it's tacky. On the other hand, if they tone it down, it will look exactly like their existing models. So it's a Hobson's choice, really. Henrik Fisker must be flattered that A-M remains so hopelessly dependent on his design.
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Old 05-29-2012, 05:00 PM
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I love the shape, yes its hardly adventures but on this model it kinda looks more sleek and "fast". On the other hand i do agree that AM needs to get their design language re-imagined and not to keep evolving it like this. A good reason for that is that apart from it becoming boring, they keep adding and changing bits and pieces which in the end look fussy and not as elegant as before. The front end, for example, doesn't really appeal to me
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Old 05-29-2012, 09:16 PM
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...The front end, for example, doesn't really appeal to me
The ghetto bling wheels that one could rent at a Rent A Rim shop don't help matters.
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I'd care more that they all look the same if they weren't all so damn good looking. What i really want is a modern engine that isn't 2 ford ecotecs welded together.
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