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      02-23-2011, 07:24 AM   #1
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Aston Martin Virage revealed

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http://www.netcarshow.com/aston_martin/2012-virage/

6.0 V12
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Aston Martin say it sits between the DB9 and DBS
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      02-23-2011, 07:29 AM   #2
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OK wtf is going on here. For anyone who can be bothered reading is this based on a DB9? I'm confused. To me it seems like we have: DB9, DB9 Virage and DB9 S. Kinda like A4, S4, RS4.

However, Aston are making it seem like they have 3 totally different models and giving them different names. I just don't see the point of this car. Sure it looks sharper but why cant this just be the new DB9? It's only got 20bhp more than the current DB9 and looks like a facelift. Even the wheels are almost the same as the DBS wheels lol
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Spot the difference: DB9 v Virage

The interior is exactly the same!
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Don't get me wrong, it does look really good. I love the sharper headlights and bumper changes BUT to me it's just a facelift with 20bhp more. It's not a whole new model to be sold along the DB9.

Also, notice how they slide it between the DB9 and DBS. 470bhp, 490bhp and 510bhp. What the hell is the point of that? These differences are tiny to justify 3 seperate models with different names. Even Topgear said think of the DBS as a DB9-S, and thats coming from Clarkson who is an Aston fan.
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It does look good but well its a DB9. When I saw "Virage" I thought it was the new Vantage.
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OK wtf is going on here. For anyone who can be bothered reading is this based on a DB9? I'm confused. To me it seems like we have: DB9, DB9 Virage and DB9 S. Kinda like A4, S4, RS4.

However, Aston are making it seem like they have 3 totally different models and giving them different names. I just don't see the point of this car. Sure it looks sharper but why cant this just be the new DB9? It's only got 20bhp more than the current DB9 and looks like a facelift. Even the wheels are almost the same as the DBS wheels lol
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This should be the facelifted DB9, it's visually looks very similar....
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This should be the facelifted DB9, it's visually looks very similar....
Agreed, BMW would call this a LCI.

Aston Martin makes beautiful cars, but it seems they are afraid of stepping outside the box. I'd love to see a new model that resembled my dad's old db5.
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Aston designer to boss: "Right, that new Aston design, done it, I'm off to the pub now".

it'll be funnier if you picture a lazy bloke with an English accent.
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OK wtf is going on here. For anyone who can be bothered reading is this based on a DB9? I'm confused. To me it seems like we have: DB9, DB9 Virage and DB9 S. Kinda like A4, S4, RS4.

However, Aston are making it seem like they have 3 totally different models and giving them different names. I just don't see the point of this car. Sure it looks sharper but why cant this just be the new DB9? It's only got 20bhp more than the current DB9 and looks like a facelift. Even the wheels are almost the same as the DBS wheels lol

Completely agree! However just reading 6L V12 made me feel much better
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I'm not sure why they thought they needed a car between the DB9 and DBS.... but it looks sexy
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Aston designer to boss: "Right, that new Aston design, done it, I'm off to the pub now".

it'll be funnier if you picture a lazy bloke with an English accent.
of if you knew it came from top gear talking about the Porsche 911
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I'm not sure why they thought they needed a car between the DB9 and DBS.... but it looks sexy
Agreed...seems just like a facelifted DB9 to me
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Aston Design Fail.

They are starting to work Like Porsche now..
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Their cars are so beautiful...especially in the right color.
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I like the lights... But whats up with the front bumper...??
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Aston need to see the comments in this thread lol
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