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    It's a way of life! oldnslow's Avatar
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    Ford Fusion or an Aston Martin?

    Has anyone else noticed how much the new Ford Fusion looks like an Aston Martin? That Fusion is one good looking automobile! Do you figure the Fusion was designed years ago when Ford and Aston Martin were in bed together?
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    Absolutely! I think of the old DBs every time a Fusion front end comes into view.

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    I asked a Ford parts guy about that front end. He said that the sales Jumped up greatly after the redesign. It does stand out from other makes and does not seem like another enconobox from the past. I think they must of had a better idea and went with it.

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    my neighbor has a new Fusion and a Malibu. The Malibu is bland by itself, next to the Fusion it looks as interesting as stick of butter on a hot afternoon.
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    If I understand correctly this is the "One Ford" philosophy.
    Me likey.

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    I like the Ford also. Sharp looking car. One of the few new cars out that my wife and I can agree on.
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    Love the look of this Aston Martin!
    I'm sure it's pure unobtainium!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wezul View Post
    If I understand correctly this is the "One Ford" philosophy.
    Me likey.
    That philosophy didn't work too well when they used the same platform for a Lincoln, a Volvo and a Jaguar. However, the new Fusion and Focus grills do give the cars a very muscular look. I've driven the Fusion and they seem like very nice cars. But, they are sold to fleet and rental agencies, so don't expect a good resale/trade value.
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    They are front wheel drive, aren't they? If so, not interested.
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