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IanV12VR

2,230 posts

80 months

Saturday 6th January
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pcwilliams said:


Picked up my V8 manual coupe - it drives like a dream, sounds suitably meaty for a V8, and is basically perfect. Zaffre blue is stunning, and the red stripe really works. And so much carbon!! Took it straight to Goodwood on the way home - looking forward to tracking it there in the Spring smile
That is stunning - enjoy!!!!

Just over a month until my build starts, not that I am counting the days! As they say “Good things come to those who wait” eventually smile

silverspeed

1,292 posts

155 months

Saturday 6th January
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pcwilliams said:


Picked up my V8 manual coupe - it drives like a dream, sounds suitably meaty for a V8, and is basically perfect. Zaffre blue is stunning, and the red stripe really works. And so much carbon!! Took it straight to Goodwood on the way home - looking forward to tracking it there in the Spring smile
Was hoping more cars would start appearing now . Great colour but I would say that wink
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whoami

12,432 posts

165 months

Saturday 6th January
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pcwilliams said:
Picked up my V8 manual coupe - it drives like a dream, sounds suitably meaty for a V8, and is basically perfect. Zaffre blue is stunning, and the red stripe really works. And so much carbon!! Took it straight to Goodwood on the way home - looking forward to tracking it there in the Spring smile
Beautiful colour.

Lovely.

AdamV8V

986 posts

81 months

Saturday 6th January
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pcwilliams said:


Picked up my V8 manual coupe - it drives like a dream, sounds suitably meaty for a V8, and is basically perfect. Zaffre blue is stunning, and the red stripe really works. And so much carbon!! Took it straight to Goodwood on the way home - looking forward to tracking it there in the Spring smile
Have been following this on Instagram. The car is beautiful - congrats thumbup

RobDown

2,452 posts

53 months

Saturday 6th January
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silverspeed said:
Was hoping more cars would start appearing now . Great colour but I would say that wink
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My car went into build first week of November. Dealer was expecting it early December. Still waiting, car seems to have vanished into a Gaydon Bermuda Trianglesmile
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silverspeed

1,292 posts

155 months

Saturday 6th January
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RobDown said:
My car went into build first week of November. Dealer was expecting it early December. Still waiting, car seems to have vanished into a Gaydon Bermuda Trianglesmile
I know of a V12AMR that went in to build early October that turned up at the dealer this week.

RichB

39,076 posts

209 months

Saturday 6th January
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RobDown said:
My car went into build first week of November. Dealer was expecting it early December. Still waiting, car seems to have vanished into a Gaydon Bermuda Trianglesmile
What are you getting Rob?

RobDown

2,452 posts

53 months

Saturday 6th January
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A V12 Roadster Rich. Thought it would be nice to feel the wind through my hair while I still have some left!

And I think the kids will enjoy it - they’ve not yet been in an open top car

AdamV8V

986 posts

81 months

Saturday 6th January
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silverspeed said:
RobDown said:
My car went into build first week of November. Dealer was expecting it early December. Still waiting, car seems to have vanished into a Gaydon Bermuda Trianglesmile
I know of a V12AMR that went in to build early October that turned up at the dealer this week.
My car went into build late October and arrived at the dealer w/c 18 Dec. I think 8 weeks from hitting the line to delivery is pretty standard for non-Q cars.
There’s been some supply issues for non-halo calipers (as documented earlier in this thread) which may have slowed a few down.

PJDV8

95 posts

7 months

Saturday 6th January
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pcwilliams said:


Picked up my V8 manual coupe - it drives like a dream, sounds suitably meaty for a V8, and is basically perfect. Zaffre blue is stunning, and the red stripe really works. And so much carbon!! Took it straight to Goodwood on the way home - looking forward to tracking it there in the Spring smile
Looks stunning. Congratulations and enjoy. Good reg too, I think there will be quite a few of us with AMR plates!

silverspeed

1,292 posts

155 months

Saturday 6th January
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AdamV8V said:
My car went into build late October and arrived at the dealer w/c 18 Dec. I think 8 weeks from hitting the line to delivery is pretty standard for non-Q cars.
There’s been some supply issues for non-halo calipers (as documented earlier in this thread) which may have slowed a few down.
This was a Halo car so think the issues are across the board although I think the factory have concentrated on getting the V8 Cars out first . Worth the wait though .

pcwilliams

6 posts

8 months

Saturday 6th January
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For those that didn’t see these on instagram (@pcwilliams). I do keep nipping into the garage to catch another glance at it smile

Thanks for the nice comments!

silverspeed

1,292 posts

155 months

Saturday 6th January
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It really is a fantastic colour . A sunny day forecast tomorrow - another driving day no doubt ?

RobDown

2,452 posts

53 months

Saturday 6th January
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Stratstone has an identical car to mine (halo/Roadster), that went into build the same week as mine and it turned up pre-Xmas. Just feels a bit random

AMDBSVNick

5,845 posts

87 months

Saturday 6th January
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RobDown said:
Stratstone has an identical car to mine (halo/Roadster), that went into build the same week as mine and it turned up pre-Xmas. Just feels a bit random
Plenty of V12's on the line 7th November.

IanV12VR

2,230 posts

80 months

Saturday 6th January
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AMDBSVNick said:
RobDown said:
Stratstone has an identical car to mine (halo/Roadster), that went into build the same week as mine and it turned up pre-Xmas. Just feels a bit random
Plenty of V12's on the line 7th November.
But I wonder how many have been delivered??

Going on to Rob’s over thread about production numbers perhaps they were holding them back to go into next years figures - now that would be a first for Aston smile

AdamV8V

986 posts

81 months

Saturday 6th January
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IanV12VR said:
But I wonder how many have been delivered??

Going on to Rob’s over thread about production numbers perhaps they were holding them back to go into next years figures - now that would be a first for Aston smile
May be the case Ian, although my experience would suggest otherwise!

Whilst my car was delivered to the dealership at the end of December, they were fine to register it in January (as an ‘18 car) as long as the warranty was triggered on the 31st December. Apparently it’s the warranty start date that allows AML to record the sale (and therefore recognise the revenue) and they were very keen for my car to count to their Dec ‘17 number scratchchin

bananarob

966 posts

106 months

Saturday 6th January
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pcwilliams said:


Picked up my V8 manual coupe - it drives like a dream, sounds suitably meaty for a V8, and is basically perfect. Zaffre blue is stunning, and the red stripe really works. And so much carbon!! Took it straight to Goodwood on the way home - looking forward to tracking it there in the Spring smile
Really eye catching, love to see that colour in the flesh. Congrats

IanV12VR

2,230 posts

80 months

Saturday 6th January
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AdamV8V said:
May be the case Ian, although my experience would suggest otherwise!

Whilst my car was delivered to the dealership at the end of December, they were fine to register it in January (as an ‘18 car) as long as the warranty was triggered on the 31st December. Apparently it’s the warranty start date that allows AML to record the sale (and therefore recognise the revenue) and they were very keen for my car to count to their Dec ‘17 number scratchchin
Good point Adam. Was it your dealer that wanted it for their figures or AML. Just a thought and guess we will never know.

d123

7 posts

26 months

Sunday 7th January
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IanV12VR said:
But I wonder how many have been delivered??

Going on to Rob’s over thread about production numbers perhaps they were holding them back to go into next years figures - now that would be a first for Aston smile
Got my V12 back in mid December after a few hiccups, was expecting it early Nov. Absolutely love it, the driving experience is second to none. And the Tit Exhaust is music to my ears, glad i went for it in the end.

Look forward to an AMR meet up later this year chaps.