How Aston Martin Learned to Never Trust Ford

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  • pan vomacka
    pan vomacka Hour ago

    So, Ford helped design the signature styling for Aston, and then they had the guts to use that styling they developed on the other cars they owned. And after the breakup indirectly forced Aston to be a better car manufacturer. Those bastards!

  • jerry henderson
    jerry henderson Hour ago

    Up until they partnered with AMG , Aston Martin's V12 was made out of 2 Ford V6 engines from the Tempo / Ranger .

  • Vihar Shah
    Vihar Shah Hour ago

    Yes Seb5 Lover In Donut Fam!

  • Charlie Films inc
    Charlie Films inc 3 hours ago +1

    Nolan ur being SO critical! As usual, trying to stir up DRAMA

  • steven dunkelberger
    steven dunkelberger 5 hours ago

    Aston cars were iconic heavy cars that cornered horribly but loved by boomers that idolized a certain man in a series of movies, somewhat like the heavy trigger pull lousy sited walther ppk he carried.
    Not a Ford fan but I'd take a ford over a Aston because you could find a practical vehicle in their line up.

  • Thomas Linnemann
    Thomas Linnemann 7 hours ago

    Big fan of the #95 dane train, cant lie about that, since Im danish 🇩🇰🇩🇰🇩🇰

  • Luka Vukovic
    Luka Vukovic 8 hours ago

    I hope that someone does something similar to Alfa Romeo bcs they deserve more treatment than FIAT is giving them and in F1 they would benefit a lot from someone like Lawrence Stroll

  • Rock girl
    Rock girl 10 hours ago

    Loving these videos! Always great to know more, thank you :)

  • JohnWesley M Harrison
    JohnWesley M Harrison 12 hours ago

    Does anyone noticed that all of the land rovers look like Ford products I wonder what’s up with that

  • Marcus Johnson
    Marcus Johnson 15 hours ago

    And that generation Fusion is the 2nd best gen of that car, imo.
    Not a fan of bubble ford's. Unless it's a Lightning.

  • xotic86
    xotic86 20 hours ago

    Have a look at a jag XJ rear end then look at a Ford Falcon FG-X rear end and check out how similar they are

    • Rock girl
      Rock girl 10 hours ago

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

  • Peter Wittland
    Peter Wittland Day ago

    In 2013 I was working at one of the mid-range hotels at Walt Disney World and saw what I thought was an unmistakable grill pulling into the parking lot. I nudged my colleague and said ‘Man, why would someone with a car like that be staying here?’ To which he looked very confused.
    Cue me going red a few seconds later as I spotted the Ford badge and four doors. At least I can argue that there weren’t that many of them about at the time :P

  • Carmen Bailey
    Carmen Bailey Day ago

    The wrathful plate neurochemically march because umbrella firstly attempt excluding a lively insect. vague, muddled death

  • Thomas Fooij
    Thomas Fooij Day ago

    I remember this period in automotive world. Ford and volvo engineers were bickering about how thick frame beams had to be in the roof and pillars.

  • XiLL3NT
    XiLL3NT Day ago

    0:10 cringe after watching Jablinski gaming 😬

  • daispy101
    daispy101 Day ago

    That Ford Mondeo/ Fusion radiator design pinched from Aston Martin, wasn't the first time Ford 'borrowed' a design element. The Ford Sierra's rear window/C-pillar design was 'inspired' by the Porshe 944's rear window/C-pillar.

  • MafiousBJ
    MafiousBJ Day ago +1

    I remember talking with my dad one day and he told me "The new Fords look like Astons...even the damn Focus and Fiesta!!"
    He wasn´t wrong!

  • Zach T
    Zach T Day ago

    honestly the XK looks a lot more like a modernized classic xk rather than an Aston

  • hymesinc
    hymesinc Day ago

    Now do the chrysler looks like a Bently video.

  • trix Rabbit
    trix Rabbit Day ago

    Can we see something on the MG’s?

  • Ian Knox
    Ian Knox Day ago

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

  • Tommy F
    Tommy F Day ago

    Everyone went crazy over the Ford Fusion. Lol

  • 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 Day ago

    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

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

  • warren claypoole

    Yo the fucking Tony Hawk reference has me speechless 😅

  • 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 Day ago

    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 Day ago

    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 Day ago

    Best video N. Love you and James

  • avi007bondster
    avi007bondster Day ago

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

  • Ce0ammer
    Ce0ammer Day ago

    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 Day ago

    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 2 days ago

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

  • jbrosupra
    jbrosupra 2 days ago

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

  • Anthony
    Anthony 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

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

  • Δημος Μαργουτας

    Make it 2 podiums

  • 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 2 days ago +4

    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 2 days ago

    This story reminds me of typical relationship drama

  • Infuelsion
    Infuelsion 2 days ago

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

  • Alvin Corbin
    Alvin Corbin 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    “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 2 days ago +1

    Love the Vulcan.

  • Joel Botkin
    Joel Botkin 2 days ago

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

  • Hank Herer
    Hank Herer 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

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

  • Michael
    Michael 2 days ago

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

  • Barry Britcher
    Barry Britcher 2 days ago

    Too slow getting to the point

  • =NolePtr
    =NolePtr 2 days ago

    Damn that Valhalla looks SEXY!

  • Adam
    Adam 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    Ford Focus ST look like it a bit on the front

  • ras 47
    ras 47 3 days ago

    Lmbo have a 2015 but always looked at that

  • William Sanders
    William Sanders 3 days ago

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

  • Sass Mate
    Sass Mate 3 days ago

    I thought the fusion looked like a mustang

  • Brian Thomas
    Brian Thomas 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

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

  • Iliya Davoodipour
    Iliya Davoodipour 3 days ago

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

  • Isaac jb
    Isaac jb 3 days ago +1

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

  • Dustin's Diecast Cars

    That THPS cassette tape reference... awesome.

  • Jian Oconnor
    Jian Oconnor 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

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

  • Mike
    Mike 3 days ago

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

  • f8lvnm07
    f8lvnm07 3 days ago

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

  • Ryan Beals
    Ryan Beals 4 days ago

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

  • Prof.Faróia Alves
    Prof.Faróia Alves 4 days ago

    You guys send cars to Portugal 😂😂😂

  • canton7180
    canton7180 4 days ago

    How can you steal something you already owned?

  • Drisdan
    Drisdan 4 days ago

    Jo I m rdy for Valhalla