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Old 18th January 2008, 20:06   #16
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buddy, if Aston Martin has to compete with Maserati then they'll have to blow down their prices tremendously.
a Maserati Quattroporte costs around $1,06,550 (KBB MSRP).
a Maserati GranSport costs around $1,03,522 (KBB MSRP), whereas an Aston Martin DB9 costs around $1,60,000 (KBB MSRP).
sorry, but i beg to differ. In fact, i saw a fifth gear episode about the db9 and they said that it would be priced at around $100,000 and that the vanquish was a $160,000 car.

forgive me if i'm wrong.
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sorry, but i beg to differ. In fact, i saw a fifth gear episode about the db9 and they said that it would be priced at around $100,000 and that the vanquish was a $160,000 car.

forgive me if i'm wrong.
You've gotten confused.
Fifth Gear had quoted the prices in Pounds. So the DB9 Coupe is approx. 100,000 and the Vanquish is approx. 160,000.
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I dont think its a good idea for a sports car to have four doors. If you want four doors and you want to drive fast, get the Evo. Expect the rear seat legroom to be average.

I think Aston Martin should be concentrating on making something with their own head rather then copy-paste Ford vehicles parts.
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How can you compare an Evo to an Aston?
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I dont think its a good idea for a sports car to have four doors. If you want four doors and you want to drive fast, get the Evo. Expect the rear seat legroom to be average.

I think Aston Martin should be concentrating on making something with their own head rather then copy-paste Ford vehicles parts.
Aston Martin & the Evo? I don't see a comparison. The Evo's a sports car,alright.But for an image,its gotta be the Aston Martin.
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as always another stunner out of the Aston stable. geez have these guys ever made something NOT mindblowingly amazing to look at? i wish all car manufacturers hired the aston designers!!
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as always another stunner out of the Aston stable. geez have these guys ever made something NOT mindblowingly amazing to look at? i wish all car manufacturers hired the aston designers!!
A few days ago,I overheard the VP of my team say this..' Its as if Aston Martin gets it right,everytime'. He happened to be talking to the Director of another group,telling him about his neighbor's new DB9.
The only thing I could do was to smile,come over to my computer & oogle at some pics of various Aston Martin cars.
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So the next car to join will be the new BMW concept CS...which looked awesome at the dxb auto show!!!!
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Looks even better in these pics from Top Gear. This was back in 2006, car had not gone to production stage yet.



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gorgeous car. but not really a sedan even though it has 4 doors. it is said to be very short on rear room is going to be extremely limited.

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the rapide says a lot. just love the styling on the car. looks like a true flying spur killer.
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Just saw a Top Gear Episode where the big fat fellow decided that the Ferrari 575M is faster, tighter, tauter, stops better and goes around everything better - BUT for precisely this reason he's prefer the Aston Martin Vanquish since its the underdog in the comparison.

What a loser!
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Just saw a Top Gear Episode where the big fat fellow decided that the Ferrari 575M is faster, tighter, tauter, stops better and goes around everything better - BUT for precisely this reason he's prefer the Aston Martin Vanquish since its the underdog in the comparison.

What a loser!
I think that was the episode with Damon Hill in it. Very old episode...
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I dont think its a good idea for a sports car to have four doors. If you want four doors and you want to drive fast, get the Evo. Expect the rear seat legroom to be average.

I think Aston Martin should be concentrating on making something with their own head rather then copy-paste Ford vehicles parts.

what??? you've just insulted the aston martin how could you?

this car satisfys all being sports car,luxury sedan and also class and grace
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This car looks just Stunning! It's awesome.
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