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View Poll Results: Aston Martin DB5
Sub Zero 91 64.54%
Cool 43 30.50%
Uncool 6 4.26%
Seriously Uncool 1 0.71%
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Aston Martin DB5

So, what do you say about this very English vehicle.

Weight: 1565 kg (3450 lb)
Engine: 4.0 L (3995 cc/243 in) straight-6
Power: 282 hp (210 kW) at 5500 rpm
Torque: 390 Nm (288 ftlbf) at 3850 rpm
Top Speed: 230 km/h (143 mph)
Acceleration from 0-60 mph (97 km/h): 8.1 s
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Re: Aston Martin DB5

it's cool... but it's not that cool..
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sub zero - cant beat a bit of retro (thats why my pre-facelift 156 gets cooler every day )
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Sub zero but shouldn't it be quicker with those stats?
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Sub zero but shouldn't it be quicker with those stats?
It should, but they were allowed to play with their output figures in those days to make the car more attractive, E type Jaguars being another example of the art
I voted cool, but not sub zero because of the snobbery that goes with them.
 
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Re: Aston Martin DB5

23 pints of engine oil, or thereabouts, and if it has a pal of mine's name on the engine build plate from back then, it's a good Un'. :

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Re: Aston Martin DB5

Nope, looks way too grandaddyish
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Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous cars. They would be sub-zero except for one thing: their claim to fame is that it's James Bond's car. So if you buy one, you'll spend your life having people ask you "has it got machine guns and an ejector seat mate?!" Either that or they'll assume you only bought it so you could drive around pretending you're 007.

Uncool.
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Goes along with the Sack Marples graffiti on the M1 bridges, does that motor, don't it? Time and place for everything, and roads that were enjoyable to drive, in any motor, or on any two wheeled machine, with an engine above 50cc's. Those were the days, says Grandad!
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Very cool. Sub zero.

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Pure art....totally sub-zero!
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Sub Zero
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The coolest Aston of them all. Which probably makes it the coolest British car ever

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[QUOTE=HSTDriver;1878591]The coolest Aston of them all. Which probably makes it the coolest British car ever

Sub Zero[/QUOT


hit the nail on the head there...
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Original ones: cool
Modernised ones: sub zero.
 
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Re: Aston Martin DB5

I've driven a classic Aston around parts of Britain, and the reaction you get from people you pass and meet tells you: this is a sub zero car.

And the accusation of snobbery above couldn't be further from the truth. This is a 'peoples car' in a way. You get people being enthusiastic about it, coming up and talking to you about it, where if you had a Ferrari they'd just sneer and think you were a poser.
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Original ones: cool
Modernised ones: sub zero.
damn, I forgot about the tweaked ones. They ARE

Modern day performance with THOSE looks, killer combination
 
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Sub sub sub zero !!!!
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Ho, it's sub zero all right
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Subber zero than a sub zero sub zeronaut
 
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Sorry this is where I got it from, great site with some great games to play too

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Re: Aston Martin DB5

I voted cool.

If it's not a silver Bond car looky-likey then it can be considered sub-zero. However most do seem to be silver and I think that the owners enjoy being asked about ejector seats and so on, thus courting attention and preventing their car from being really cool.
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Re: Aston Martin DB5

Sub zero, is there a cooler car on the planet?
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As cool as it is possible to be...Sub Zero
 
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............. and I think that the owners enjoy being asked about ejector seats and so on,...........
You can ask about it if you can get past the ropes on the brass poles and the hooray Henry owner can stoop to speaking to a mere mortal.
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