How about an Aston photo thread!

How about an Aston photo thread!

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Mameluukki

10 posts

4 months

Friday 26th June
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Here is my Virage in Quantum Silver, purchased last week. Couldn't be happier smile


Octavarium

317 posts

63 months

Friday 26th June
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Mameluukki said:
Here is my Virage in Quantum Silver, purchased last week. Couldn't be happier smile

Wow. That looks so good. Beautiful photo too

Agent57

617 posts

110 months

Saturday 27th June
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Mameluukki said:
Here is my Virage in Quantum Silver, purchased last week. Couldn't be happier smile

Are those black stripes on the tarmac yours? smile

Great photo.

Mameluukki

10 posts

4 months

Saturday 27th June
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Thanks guys!

For the black stripes, i don't admit anything wink

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Saturday 27th June
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My first Aston, collected yesterday, will post some better pics when I have then. I'm still in shock at the moment.

Mr.Tremlini

923 posts

57 months

Sunday 28th June
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Haha, enjoy the shock, more good ones to come as you live with it I'm sure! smile

Edited by Mr.Tremlini on Sunday 28th June 08:23

bignoise

278 posts

57 months

Sunday 28th June
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congratulations looks great

Octavarium

317 posts

63 months

Sunday 28th June
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Simon.b said:


My first Aston, collected yesterday, will post some better pics when I have then. I'm still in shock at the moment.
Vey impressive. Well done that man !! Is that Scorpus red ?

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Sunday 28th June
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Yes Scorpus Red, it's got very light metal flake in. Looks orange in some lights.

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Sunday 28th June
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Drove it home 200 miles up the M5 M42 M1 through some horrendous rain. Glad I hadn't heard about the Lambo on Wednesday till I'd got home.

andyduncan

3 posts

2 months

Monday 29th June
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My Vanquish - brought it in July last year...
Can' wait to be reunited with her...

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Wednesday 1st July
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Got all the water marks and bugs off last night, so she's looking good again.







It was starting to get dark, but the picture look OK

Octavarium

317 posts

63 months

Wednesday 1st July
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That is a stunning looking machine Simon.b

I'd love to hear your initial impressions of it, especially as it is your first Aston.

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Wednesday 1st July
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First impressions,

The dealership, HR Owens Cheltenham were fantastic and i know its there job and your spending money, but very pleased with them and will take it the 200 mile trip back there to get it serviced.

The car, is just awesome, there is little appreciation of speed other than the big number in front of you, hit the brakes no drama it just slows down very quickly. I guess that's the car and i'll get used to how it feels.

My only criticism, so far is low speed, crawling along stop start. The brakes are a bit keen and the off the line bite from the clutch is very snappy its all still new so it might soften a bit and again not really a problem i'll soon get used to it.

What i wasn't expecting is how good it sounds, i knew it would be good, but it really is unbelievable, you do not need fuse 22. suspension in sport and engine in track epic.....

Haven't used the paddles yet, yes I'm a wuss.

LanceRS

1,563 posts

93 months

Wednesday 1st July
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A stunning colour, congratulations. I just wish that I could get on with that front end. An amazing machine regardless.

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Wednesday 1st July
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I think I know what you mean, the light look a bit small and oddly shaped but the grill and splitter draw your eye away from it in the flesh, now i just love it.

Octavarium

317 posts

63 months

Wednesday 1st July
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Simon.b said:
I think I know what you mean, the light look a bit small and oddly shaped but the grill and splitter draw your eye away from it in the flesh, now i just love it.
It's the shock of the new. Still is for some people, but at least now Aston give the customer a choice. I must admit to being somewhat challenged when the initial release photos were shown (similarly with DB11), and the launch colour didn't help either, but now I think they look magnificent.

8Speed

378 posts

22 months

Wednesday 1st July
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Nice to see a bright colour smile
If it were mine I'd take the Aston Martin lettering off the rear.

Simon.b

1,148 posts

238 months

Wednesday 1st July
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8Speed said:
Nice to see a bright colour smile
If it were mine I'd take the Aston Martin lettering off the rear.
That's exactly what I asked them to do and they did say they would and could do it, but they could not guarantee that it wouldn't leave an imprint in the paint. If i'd spec it without, no problem but if not they are applied when paint has not fully hardened. So for now they stay until I get a bit braver.

skeena river rover

54 posts

57 months

Friday 10th July
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Both epic cars but it's hard to beat the Vanquish.