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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  • Ian Knox
    Ian Knox

    Ford didn't steal the design if it was a Ford designer who designed them to begin with. 🙄

  • Tommy F
    Tommy F

    Everyone went crazy over the Ford Fusion. Lol

  • SquaaProductions
    SquaaProductions

    Your forgot to mention that to add salt to the wound, in Casino Royale, bond was driving a fusion/mondeo. Though it was an older model iirc.

  • RC Revelation
    RC Revelation

    hold up, you are comparing a Aston Martin to a Lambo???? really???? about the only thing the same is the amount of cylinders... two completely different car markets. Hands down Id take a lambo over a Aston Martin, but as a daily driver or a work car.... hell no.

  • Devil Is In The Detail Gbr
    Devil Is In The Detail Gbr

    this was an amazing video, really enjoyed it, and always thought the ford looked like an aston and now i know why

  • warren claypoole
    warren claypoole

    Yo the fucking Tony Hawk reference has me speechless 😅

  • Trollosaurus Rex
    Trollosaurus Rex

    The entire car industry (minus the Russians) all copy Japanese cars and just make blatant watered down but expensive pathetic copies of the same for 30+ years now yet here we are Aston Martin complaining about Ford... Lets make up nonsense drama about imaginary things to cover up our original parasitic mess.

  • Mustang Boss
    Mustang Boss

    Fuck omaze! They just give cars to there buddies. So you can enter as much as you fucking want. Pay all the money to them you want and you will never win the car. There friend will still get it.

  • Yaadu Walker
    Yaadu Walker

    Wow it’s like divorcing your not tonight I got a head ache wife and living again, like when having sex again is better than sex

  • g soto
    g soto

    Best video N. Love you and James

  • avi007bondster
    avi007bondster

    I know It looked like aston martin thats why I bought ford :P

  • Ce0ammer
    Ce0ammer

    First generation Volvo S60 and S80 taillights compared to the same era Aston Martins.... Also the navigation system and keys.... Same parts bin for two of those. Extremely inspired for the third.

  • Kevin Pettitt
    Kevin Pettitt

    The first time I saw this Ford Fusion I did a double take wondering if it were an Aston. Good to know I wasn’t crazy.

  • richboy900
    richboy900

    Hell, the front of the dbx looks like the ford kuga

  • jbrosupra
    jbrosupra

    Ford can't steal what they own....

  • Anthony
    Anthony

    So FORD stole the Aston Martin design.....you don't say 🤨......why in the H**L would any auto manufacturer trust any auto manufacturer from the good old US of A🤷🏽‍♂️. Stilling/taking 💩 is in the fabric of the North Americans DNA. In the end someone is getting f*"*Ed if you trust them.🤷🏽‍♂️

  • Thomass Smiith
    Thomass Smiith

    The unique calendar comparably grip because stamp virtually dam behind a lush ashtray. guarded, boundless balinese

  • Δημος Μαργουτας
    Δημος Μαργουτας

    Make it 2 podiums

  • MiGUERUTA Filmes, Gaming & Fun
    MiGUERUTA Filmes, Gaming & Fun

    By teh way, nowadays'Ford Mustang really looks like more as a Aston Martin instead of a Ford Mustang - which is disgusting. It has no longer its own personal design.

  • Turboed Dude
    Turboed Dude

    I remember biking around in 7th grade (2015-2016) and always confusing Ford Fusions for Aston Martins until I got up real close.

  • Akhilesh Ap
    Akhilesh Ap

    This story reminds me of typical relationship drama

  • Infuelsion
    Infuelsion

    The trouble really started with the 1996 XK100, not the 2006 XK.

  • Alvin Corbin
    Alvin Corbin

    I knew I wasn’t the only one blown when Ford did that shit back in 2013 but tbh the new escape kinda look like a small Porsche Ford just a follower followed the jdm n Germans on turbos because they wasn’t advanced enough to even fw other car companies

  • Zach Brown
    Zach Brown

    “okay i’m gonna go drive this once-in-a-lifetime 1988 BMW E30 M3 now” oh you can just fuck right off, Nolan. 🤬

  • Anand Nair
    Anand Nair

    Love the Vulcan.

  • Joel Botkin
    Joel Botkin

    Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!! This stinks !! Ford is the best

  • Hank Herer
    Hank Herer

    no more pops? that was a gradual transition. what a great hand me down, a successful youtube channel. easy on the subscribers 'cause y'all look alike. haha

  • D Z
    D Z

    No brand will want Land Rover engineers, unless they want bad engineering and bad reliability

  • Michael
    Michael

    If it's the same designer what's the problem...

  • Barry Britcher
    Barry Britcher

    Too slow getting to the point

  • =NolePtr
    =NolePtr

    Damn that Valhalla looks SEXY!

  • Adam
    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 😅

  • Edgar Reyes
    Edgar Reyes

    Ford Focus ST look like it a bit on the front

  • ras 47
    ras 47

    Lmbo have a 2015 but always looked at that

  • William Sanders
    William Sanders

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

  • Sass Mate
    Sass Mate

    I thought the fusion looked like a mustang

  • Brian Thomas
    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.

  • Andrew Oliveira
    Andrew Oliveira

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

  • Iliya Davoodipour
    Iliya Davoodipour

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

  • Isaac jb
    Isaac jb

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

  • Dustin's Diecast Cars
    Dustin's Diecast Cars

    That THPS cassette tape reference... awesome.

  • Jian Oconnor
    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 !!!!!!!!

  • Deckie Social
    Deckie Social

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

  • Mike
    Mike

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

  • f8lvnm07
    f8lvnm07

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

  • Ryan Beals
    Ryan Beals

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

  • Prof.Faróia Alves
    Prof.Faróia Alves

    You guys send cars to Portugal 😂😂😂

  • canton7180
    canton7180

    How can you steal something you already owned?

  • Drisdan
    Drisdan

    Jo I m rdy for Valhalla

  • Renegade Films
    Renegade Films

    Aston Martin really thriving after their breakup

  • Alexander James Reed
    Alexander James Reed

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

  • Sime Wood
    Sime Wood

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

  • mcflu
    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

  • Allan Torng
    Allan Torng

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

  • Fox Koeberle
    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.

  • Gps jb
    Gps jb

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

  • joshua miranda
    joshua miranda

    Cheap wealthy person

  • E. Willy
    E. Willy

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

  • Rick Hopkins
    Rick Hopkins

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

  • Person Man Man
    Person Man Man

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

  • Diogo Braga
    Diogo Braga

    Annnnd Ford Fusion is an awesome car in all aspects

  • Brendan Casey
    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.

  • Dam Ham
    Dam Ham

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

  • timmy mosqueda
    timmy mosqueda

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

  • wah panda1
    wah panda1

    I hope to meet tony hawk someday.

  • wah panda1
    wah panda1

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

  • Bboyman1150
    Bboyman1150

    Aston Martin Victor 😳

  • Liam
    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.

  • Denis Dunnion
    Denis Dunnion

    Ford area astons martin where much better looking

  • Hellbent706
    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.

  • Ecosse57
    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.

  • Unorthatrox
    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.

  • Guy LikeaFawkes
    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."

  • Stuart Taylor
    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.

  • Waseem Parkar
    Waseem Parkar

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

  • Tucker Freeman
    Tucker Freeman

    The Valhalla looks sick

  • Diego Fenner
    Diego Fenner

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

  • Bruce Fisher
    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..??

  • Adrian Pop
    Adrian Pop

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

  • Thiago Zsigmond
    Thiago Zsigmond

    Ford fusion calls Mondeo in Europe.

  • hussein saab
    hussein saab

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

  • Josh Leatherwood
    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.

  • John M
    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"

  • StreetCarz
    StreetCarz

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

  • Alex Hillier
    Alex Hillier

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

  • P B
    P B

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

  • arturo rios
    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.

  • NewFunBook
    NewFunBook

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

  • ykhs
    ykhs

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

  • Dr Amir
    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.

  • John Smith
    John Smith

    Those fake bullet holes tho @ 2:04 lol 😂

  • Jordan Hoffman
    Jordan Hoffman

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

  • Yasser benaddia Yasser benaddia
    Yasser benaddia Yasser benaddia

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

  • Ford429
    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

  • Beez
    Beez

    love my fusion, sorry not sorry

  • hanklin1024
    hanklin1024

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

  • Whowasphone?
    Whowasphone?

    Bond also drove a ford mondeo

  • techwiz81
    techwiz81

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

  • bill
    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.

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