How Aston Martin Learned to Never Trust Ford

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    There was a time when Aston Martin meant Bond films, silver coupes, naturally aspirated high displacement engines, and distinct elegant styling. Since then Aston Martin has changed hands quite a few times, and now they're... Well... Different.

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    1. =NolePtr

      Damn that Valhalla looks SEXY!

    2. Adam

      Uh choose your wording Ford didn't steal anything they owned Aston at the time I had a fusion and people always told me it looks like a sports car always loved it still do , but I love my new Mustang more 😅

    3. Edgar Reyes

      Ford Focus ST look like it a bit on the front

    4. ras 47

      Lmbo have a 2015 but always looked at that

    5. William Sanders

      Ford used a shit load of companies to make the Ford cars better.

    6. Sass Mate

      I thought the fusion looked like a mustang

    7. Brian Thomas

      Ford ploughed enough money into Aston Martin during its ownership that imo it is free to use any of the AML logos, styles, etc that it wants, with a very clear concience.

    8. Andrew Oliveira

      For the record, this grill looks awesome in the ford cars.

    9. Iliya Davoodipour

      You didnt talk enought about the valkyrie. That thimg could beat a LMP1 with track tires. Its madness

    10. Isaac jb

      I knew I wasn't the only one think Ford had similar Aston Martin grills!

    11. Dustin's Diecast Cars

      That THPS cassette tape reference... awesome.

    12. Jian Oconnor

      Well said !. Yes Like a stunning woman; I'll take my hand off her gorgeous leg and do a double take for an Aston Martin !!!!!!!!

    13. Deckie Social

      nice episode dude.. learn alot tho can't afford any of them

    14. Mike

      What’s the name of the song at 0:35

    15. f8lvnm07

      The most egregious steal from Aston Martin came in the form of the 15 Mustang.

    16. Ryan Beals

      I love my Fusion. I did think it looked like a British sports car… Because it is! Kinda

    17. Prof.Faróia Alves

      You guys send cars to Portugal 😂😂😂

    18. canton7180

      How can you steal something you already owned?

    19. Drisdan

      Jo I m rdy for Valhalla

    20. Renegade Films

      Aston Martin really thriving after their breakup

    21. Alexander James Reed

      Nobody: I want a performance car, built by Ford!

    22. Sime Wood

      You guys do some of the best scripting and presentation I have seen anywhere.

    23. mcflu

      So wait, Aston was upset that the designer, who didn't work for them, also designed other cars for companies under the parent company? Boo hoo? I've never mistaken a Jag JK or a Ford Fusion for an Aston lol

    24. Allan Torng

      Personally, I would prefer the well engineered and constructed German vehicles than a FORD any day.

    25. Fox Koeberle

      I usually like your videos, but this is pretty bead. Moray Callum (Ian Callum's Brother) designed the newer astonesque looks. not stealing. also aston martins v12s were made from 2 ford v6s. I really wish you had done some research.

    26. Gps jb

      I have a fusion 😂 just learned all this today. Honestly not the biggest fan of it

    27. joshua miranda

      Cheap wealthy person

    28. E. Willy

      What's also not mentioned is the engine of the Vulcan is two V6's from the Mondeao mated together.

    29. Rick Hopkins

      Does anyone root Lance on? Lol jk he's alright

    30. Person Man Man

      Aston Martin after braking up with Ford hit the gym and started to build muscles

    31. Diogo Braga

      Annnnd Ford Fusion is an awesome car in all aspects

    32. Brendan Casey

      I like the look of the late model Ford Mondeo, they look nothing like an Aston Martin. You can always tell an Aston Martin by their grill.

    33. Dam Ham

      How do you steal something you already own ? Ford owned Aston.

    34. timmy mosqueda

      The tart chalk intralysosomally mate because knickers serendipitously x-ray a a hateful security. perfect, macabre milkshake

    35. wah panda1

      I hope to meet tony hawk someday.

    36. wah panda1

      thank you aston martin for always being the original dream car.

    37. Bboyman1150

      Aston Martin Victor 😳

    38. Liam

      You guys should really stop taking money from omaze. They're a for profit making money middle manning charities and taking money that would've otherwise gone to the charity. Super shady.

    39. Denis Dunnion

      Ford area astons martin where much better looking

    40. Hellbent706

      Why do you say Ford stole the Aston Martin's look? If Ford purchased Aston Martin (that kinda implies ownership) How is it stealing if you own it? Just askin.

    41. Ecosse57

      the valhalla and valkyrie point the way of a-m's future. but the hotly anticipated, seen only in spy photos, val kilmer prove aston-martin is not kidding around. however the entry into the economy segement with the toyota yaris collaboration, reportely named the velveeta, seems a bit cheesy.

    42. Unorthatrox

      Fusion looks like an Aston? I like most of your videos but you're talking out your backside with a megaphone on that one. That fusion design is based off a much older drawing and you can find many elements from that drawing in the mustang as well. Look at the mustang grill, its the same shape. Ignorant video. Thumbs down.

    43. Guy LikeaFawkes

      ... Eventually the video will end, and Nolan will look at the camera saying "Be Kind­™"... and I will look at the screen and whisper "No."

    44. Stuart Taylor

      2 minutes in and had to turn off. 1. A 1980s 3 series isn't a vintage car 2. It's pronounced Coo-pay, not coop.

    45. Waseem Parkar

      Aston Martins are very recognisable....Ford can only be attractive by copying.

    46. Tucker Freeman

      The Valhalla looks sick

    47. Diego Fenner

      good lord what car is that at 10:51? fluor yellowish?

    48. Bruce Fisher

      Anybody ever notice how much the front of an Airbus looks like a Boeing..?? For that matter how EVERY car in 1932 looked alike..?? Differing only in smaller details..??

    49. Adrian Pop

      You must be blind not to see that Ford stole the gril from Aston Martin

    50. Thiago Zsigmond

      Ford fusion calls Mondeo in Europe.

    51. hussein saab

      ford ruined all those companies then dropped them off at tata motors

    52. Josh Leatherwood

      So you're telling me that a grille design, which resembles '60s Ford designs to begin with AND was developed under the stewardship of Ford by an entity that 1) mimicked '70s Fords with their earlier cars and 2) certainly WOULD NOT exist without the ownership of Ford, was somehow stolen? And at the same time, you're also suggesting that a niche luxury brand is somehow more viable than a mass-market behemoth which has product loyalty that's comparable to Apple? Yeah, okay.... LOL. Just more agenda-driven 'import apologist' content.

    53. John M

      Your video is factually very incorrect. Ian Callum's brother worked for ford and was in charge of the styling of the fusion and a few other models. This design was not "stolen"

    54. StreetCarz

      How donut got me to unsubscribe: by not actually making car videos anymore

    55. Alex Hillier

      Love the videos, hate that you're promoting Omaze.

    56. P B

      And now Aston make the vantage look so ugly that Ford would never want to copy it 😂

    57. arturo rios

      The Fusion looks nothing like an Aston Martin. Ford made some awesome looking Aston Martins. The Jaguars never look anything like an Aston Martin. You are trying to start controversy where there is none.

    58. NewFunBook

      what was the sound track playing at 9:00 ??

    59. ykhs

      9:58 6th fastest car, def not a title contender this year

    60. Dr Amir

      So basically, after the break up, Aston Martin hit the gym, worked out and became a super star while Ford kept on gaining weight, using drugs and alcohol and became a bum.

    61. John Smith

      Those fake bullet holes tho @ 2:04 lol 😂

    62. Jordan Hoffman

      so what's the view with the jaguar f pace when jaguar is with land rover?

    63. Yasser benaddia Yasser benaddia

      The 2021 kuga ? First time i saw it at night though it was an aston suv

    64. Ford429

      Aston was owned by Ford when those design elements evolved. Why don't you look at how Hundai/ Kia have been ripping off design elements for 25 years

    65. Beez

      love my fusion, sorry not sorry

    66. hanklin1024

      I think XK and F-type looks more like the Jaguar E-type than Aston Martin.

    67. Whowasphone?

      Bond also drove a ford mondeo

    68. techwiz81

      You can’t steal something you already own. Ford bought AM, the designs were theirs to do with as they please

    69. bill

      All of the new cars look like squashed Jelly Beans anyway. Ford made the very first Jelly Bean car with the 1983 Tempo. Lets talk about how Hummer ripped off Jeep's grill with 7 slots. It didn't fool anyone. Hummers were complete crap off road. Even the military had special training to keep them from getting stuck so often.

    70. Emil

      Amazing car by Omaze, Amazing t-shirt and an amazing vid :)

    71. laladieladada

      uhm clarkson absolutely loved the DB9. watch him race the db9 against a train across france ;)

    72. Corrupted Omega

      iv been say the same shit when it came out with that look😂

    73. Wiggy

      Heaven forbid that their brands have cohesive design language. Ford brought rover, Jaguar, and Aston out of the dumpster. All 3 brands were stagnant, at best. Not to mention that Ford sold their revitalized brands when the economy went bust, keeping them from taking the bailout $$$. They did everything right at the time, unlike GM and Chrysler.

    74. Dodd Wooten

      Let's see if we have this straight. Ford bought and arguably saved Aston with a massive influx of cash and engineering Aston never had. Sales skyrocketed. Then Ford used one of it's Jaguar designers to design Aston's cars and bring them into the modern era. So how can anyone say that Ford or Jag stole their (Aston's) design when it was theirs to begin with? Aston didn't design that 'look' that Jag and Ford used, it was already theirs. Ford used that design on not just the Fusion but the Focus, Fiesta, Escape and Taurus somewhat as well. Not a fan of that, but anyway... If anything, Aston borrowed the design from Jag. However, Ford owned everyone at the time so it's Ford's design, shared amongst its brands. Guess the pompous AM crowd too proud to recognize that basically Jaguar designed it's winning design, and that's what it took to make AM successful.

    75. J.T. Rudik

      Yeah, ford=shit... Ford has always been a bottom bag vehicle and almost everything in their history is checkered or shady... Any real mechanic knows ford's are garage... It's what keeps mechanics paid in the us!

    76. Devin du Plessis

      😂😂😂 well earned like

    77. SIXITHS

      9:36 - It seems not many Americans know this, but Newey also designed two CART Championship and Indy 500 winning racecars too, the March 85C and March 86C, before his break in F1.

    78. helloukw

      Things people never said to a Ford: Wow, that's a nice Aston Martin.

      1. helloukw

        @Scooter Grant Yes, but there is a huge Ford logo on the bonnet, so they weren't only noobs in cars, but most likely with poor vision too.

      2. Scooter Grant

        But the amount of people in the UK who noticed it was amazing. I like many saw their new cars on the street and not in the news and genuinely thought Aston Martin had changed tach and gone into commercial vehicles.

    79. Travis Brown

      "Being an icon of a movie franchise did not translate into making money" George W. Mason would like to welcome you to the club.

    80. D M

      Valhalla and Valkirie? Someone at Aston is big on Wagner. (if you don't get it, look up Das Rheingold)

    81. Cowboy Cody

      My brother's father in law has an Aston Martin i got to ride in it once. Very nice.

    82. pear7777

      At Le Mans the AMR sound is the best, tops vipers.

    83. Abraxis

      Henry Ford was a Nazi simp

    84. Geoff Ramsey

      You could put an Saturn V rocket in the back of any Aston Martin and it would still be a slow, unreliable shitbox. Also, Stroll spent all that money buying the company and put his overly spoiled son in his F1 car, and the poor boy can’t even parallel park a smart car on an empty street.

    85. Maxx

      That's shart-tastic.

    86. Dhanil ks

      Whatever it is. It's good for the some of ford buyers can get a bit of European style...

    87. whiteandnerdytuba

      I owned the old vantage. I’m not buying the new one, turbo engine and a less desirable front end take all the fun out of the little guy

    88. iain McMurtrie

      They are British Saville Row to Italian Designer. Quality instead of flash. Long Live Aston Martin.

    89. Rock Start

      Nice v..

    90. Mikko Puustinen

      You need to do a one about volvo, I never knew that ford used to own volvo🙀

    91. Ginger Ninger

      Prodrive would've pointed them in the right direction performance wise too, it's what they do

    92. billbo beutlin

      shame on me, but I had my Ford Fusion/Mondeo because of the design and the fact he looked so similar to an Aston Martin 🙊

    93. Illegalquasar

      Guys Ford owns a small percent of Aston Martin that’s why they look similar

    94. J.A Engelbrecht

      Sure, give Ford a lot of crap for making aston great, was it not for Ford buying them in the first place, where would they be, and btw the fusion looks more like di mustangs grill, just stretched a bit

    95. GTO_John

      All I had to do was see the thumbnail, always said the fusion looked like an Aston Martin, and most people disagreed with me!

    96. KINO CORNER

      Aston Martian Germany 🇩🇪 You’re welcome.

    97. end

      Aston Martin?? From who is the engine??? AMG.

    98. Scott A

      Great video, but I think this really kicked off actually a generation prior, when the 1994-2004 Aston Martin DB7's were literally on the same exact platform as the same era Jaguar XK8/XKR (I see the resemblance in the chassis you made the reference to, but in the 90's it was literally on the same from as Jaguar, just double the price and much better looking)