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Am Volvo And Mustang

i drove a newer Volvo today for the first time ever, and 2 weeks ago i parked a friends 'older' mustang for him.

first off i dont know anything about AM Volvo or newer mustangs, but if i'm not mistaken from my observations do these 3 cars share interior parts/ misc. finishes?

My personl experiences w/ Aston Martin:
I almost bought a Vantage 6 months ago and i test drove a Vanquish S last year. . .

am i way off on all this???
 
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Old 08-12-2007, 12:28 AM
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Yes, they are all part of the Ford group , it's amusing that you noticed it subtly and without knowing that they had the same parent company (at one point at least - Aston martin was recently sold and volvo is for sale) haha

Yes indeed they do share parts, on the aston probably the least amount of parts, as Ulrich Bez (CEO) specifically stated that on the new generation (V8/DB9) there were to be NO visible shared parts with fords.
 
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:18 AM
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Yes, they do share some parts - nothing visible is right. But I did notice that the navigation system UI in my DB9 looks just like a Volvo..
 
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Old 08-12-2007, 12:20 PM
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That's why I avoided the Nav. Plus, my V8 is supposed to be a damn sports car.

The key, which is fugly, is from the Volvo parts bin. And I know everyone loves the sounds of the Vantage but it sounds like a Mustang to me.

But.... other than that, I love my Vantage.
 
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What does the key look like?
 
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Old 08-12-2007, 09:10 PM
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My key looks like the key from an older Jaguar XJ6/XJ8 .. and this is what the remote fob looks like:

 
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Wow... what's that yellow thing? (don't tell me it's an LED that lights up when u push a button)
 
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Check out the outside mirrors on the AM 8 - say Volvo if you look under them ...
 
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no they share a ton of parts namely chassis volvo chassis are filtered through a few different lines from mazda to jag and may aston as well
 
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Old 08-23-2007, 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by *STATUS*
no they share a ton of parts namely chassis volvo chassis are filtered through a few different lines from mazda to jag and may aston as well
Aston uses a bespoke aluminum platform... there are lots of articles about this.
 
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Originally Posted by Moogle
Aston uses a bespoke aluminum platform... there are lots of articles about this.
well i wasnt for sure on the aston so i said mayb thanks for the correction
 
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:24 AM
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http://video.msn.com/v/us/v.htm?g=c3...06f1f5c&t=c520
Try this for a key
and I wont even talk about the platform question
 
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:25 AM
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if it doesnt load its on msn autos Pebble Beach DBS revealed
 
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Originally Posted by Aston Man
http://video.msn.com/v/us/v.htm?g=c3...06f1f5c&t=c520
Try this for a key
and I wont even talk about the platform question

go right ahead i cant know everything about stuff i dont deal with regularly
 
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sweet car, sounds like a beffy new stang, kinda slow off the line.....

i didn't buy the vantage b/c under the mirrors it reads Volvo.
for that coin it should be 100% AMV
 

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