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#661

Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:07 PM Edited by -RP-, 13 September 2017 - 04:12 PM.

 

It's not console war, it's Euro vs US car

or more exactly UK vs US.

Well........not sure about who I want to see win...... :D

I think its a win-win for everyone.

I agree its based off the aston but it also looks mustang-ish when modded.

Either way alot of people seem to dig this car, some players have gone for the classic aston look while some go for the mustang look.

It looks close enough to a mustang that players who want it to be a mustang are happy with it.

So I think everyone wins :oD

I think the part that throws people off is its made by Dewbachee which in the GTA world is Aston Martin. That said R* pretty much did what they could to keep the UK crowd and US crowd happy. It all depends on taste and mods to really determine which direction the user wants to lean toward as far as keeping it Aston or going for a Ford look, and they certainly have enough options to help lean your car in either direction.  The mustang immersion killer for me at least, is the engine note is not aggressive enough, and really starts sounding weird if you were to put a blower on it. Which is a obvious good argument point for those leaning toward the Aston side.  Other than that I'm happy with it.

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#662

Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:44 PM

Lovin' this car!

 

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#663

Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:06 PM Edited by MitchMaljers, 13 September 2017 - 05:14 PM.

Lovin' this car!

 

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Mind sharing that color?

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#664

Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:17 PM

MitchMaljers the hex is #455641FF I used moss brown pearlescent with it
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#665

Posted 13 September 2017 - 06:43 PM

I mean, the fact that the Shelby GT racing stripes are a livery option is a strong indicator that the Mustang crossed SOMEBODY'S mind when this car was being designed...

Those aren't Shelby specific stripes. They are generic racing stripes that 1000000 different cars from the beginning of time have had.

Edit: Should make it clear I actually agree with you, I do think the designers were looking at stangs for the liveries, just saying many other cars had/have those stripes as well.

Except the mamba of course... the one car that doesn't have them and really should have done....
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 07:54 PM Edited by Ribsey, 13 September 2017 - 07:56 PM.

 

Layla darling, we have all the time in the world. 

 

Now this is me. This is convincing me that I should set aside 800k.

 

I took so many damn pictures of this car. It's gorgeous. I'd snap it up right now too.

 

I didn't spawn it in SP before it got released because I wanted to experience it for myself. I did cheat a little when a modder was spawning cars Downtown, but I didn't get a proper chance. 

 

Now that I have? Holy crap is this one of the most rewarding cars to drive in the Sports Classics class? I swear it just feels so responsive and you can some real fun with it (check out my first picture for a controlled powerslide). 

 

Yeah, the sound is basically the rest of the Dewbauchee range but it's not out of place. 

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#667

Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:07 PM

Someone say Aston Marston?

 

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Close the thread - this guy won.

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:19 PM

New look. Based on the RingBrothers' Mustang Dragon.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:58 PM

I like this car, it's in my sports classics garage but it would easily fit in my muscle garage if I had any room left.XlyVpsr.png

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#670

Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:14 PM Edited by THE_ENDRMAN_007, 13 September 2017 - 10:37 PM.

Changed the hood and rims.. I like it better.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:47 AM

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 02:14 AM

It looks nice and has a high top speed.'handling/cornering, well, not so great.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 03:54 AM

This car really surprised me. For a sports classic, it has an excellent top speed and acceleration. Handling at low speeds is quite controllable, or maybe that's because I'm way too used to the Mamba. I have yet to take pictures of it. Really, really liking it so far. It's convincing me to make a Dewbauchee floor on my garage.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 04:24 AM

If anyone is looking for the James Bond Living Daylights Aston Martin V8 look: Anthracite Black with Chocolate Brown Pearlescent will create that distinct "Cumberland Grey". Adding Super Mesh rims will recreate the final look of Bond's V8.
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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:27 AM Edited by General_Z, 14 September 2017 - 05:30 AM.

This is now one of my daily drivers, been too long since a cars come out and been this good looking. f*ckin love it 

 

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:36 AM

Imagine if the engine sound wasn't so tame :(

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:52 AM

Imagine if the engine sound wasn't so tame :(

Or was an actual dominator classic and not some silly wankers who lost the revolutionary war car  

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#678

Posted 14 September 2017 - 06:31 AM

Bought a 2nd Rapid GT Classic so I could fully mod it.

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#679

Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:07 AM Edited by Pat, 14 September 2017 - 07:27 AM.

It's been a long time since I've played this game. My editor skills have gotten very rusty.

 

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Thoughts on the car: on one hand, I'm in the camp of people that feel like this car is an Aston Martin V8 mixed with a Jensen Interceptor. On the other hand, I want a Dominator Classic in this game almost as badly as I want Ubermachts based on the E23 and E34 (because like everyone else, I want my IRL daily drivers in this game) and for the time being this is the closest substitute we have. It's not even that far fetched of a substitute compared to other examples I've seen in this game, like people substituting an AMC Pacer for a MK1 VW Golf. As for the car itself: I wish I could have the mesh grill without the headlight covers, I wish there was a black option for side skirts, I wish the classic stripe livery had side stripes like the other two, I wish the wheels weren't so thin, and I wish the front offset wasn't just slightly lower than the rear offset. Still an amazing car, though, and I plan on making another one as a proper Aston Martin.

 

The color here is #B45216 with a Dark Earth pearlescent.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:45 AM

 

Imagine if the engine sound wasn't so tame :(

Or was an actual dominator classic and not some silly wankers who lost the revolutionary war car  

 

Says a country that lost a war against Vietnamese farmers with outdated weapons! :lol: I Iove how this discussion has devolved to the point of of being as bad as that fake comment I made a while back about eurofaqs ruining a Murican muscle car. Seriously though the car isn't bad because it isn't some other mostly unrelated car. This is like me complaining about Coquette Classic not being a Ferrari Daytona. 

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:49 AM

Seems most people are keeping things classy rather than MadMax-ian...

 

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 08:33 AM Edited by Quiet Riot, 14 September 2017 - 08:45 AM.

I had to Hotwheels it out for a few pics. Too bad you can't make it sound as mean as you can make it look, I'd have several different ones if that were the case. I think keeping it mostly stock suits the sound better, but it's fun to fool around with anyway. Love the way it handles, it's definitely as fun to drive as my other favorites, the Dukes and Mamba.

 

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#683

Posted 14 September 2017 - 08:35 AM

 

 

Imagine if the engine sound wasn't so tame :(

Or was an actual dominator classic and not some silly wankers who lost the revolutionary war car  

 

Says a country that lost a war against Vietnamese farmers with outdated weapons! :lol: I Iove how this discussion has devolved to the point of of being as bad as that fake comment I made a while back about eurofaqs ruining a Murican muscle car. Seriously though the car isn't bad because it isn't some other mostly unrelated car. This is like me complaining about Coquette Classic not being a Ferrari Daytona. 

 

Damn, f*cking rice boys got us, I just enjoy abit of banter no hard feelings  


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#684

Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:09 AM Edited by Carter4point8, 14 September 2017 - 11:11 AM.

Damn... What an amazing car! Bought 2 because I wanted one stock looking and one muscled out 😂

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#685

Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:10 AM

Kind of odd question, but does anybody know what kind of sound the Turbo has? Is it like the usual one, or one with the blow-off valve sound?


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Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:12 AM Edited by Carter4point8, 14 September 2017 - 11:12 AM.

Kind of odd question, but does anybody know what kind of sound the Turbo has? Is it like the usual one, or one with the blow-off valve sound?


Pretty sure it sounds normal.... Haven't had much of a chance to drive it yet....
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Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:32 AM

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#688

Posted 14 September 2017 - 12:53 PM

Kind of odd question, but does anybody know what kind of sound the Turbo has? Is it like the usual one, or one with the blow-off valve sound?


Normal sound. Not one of the quiet blow off valves.
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Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:02 PM

 

Kind of odd question, but does anybody know what kind of sound the Turbo has? Is it like the usual one, or one with the blow-off valve sound?


Normal sound. Not one of the quiet blow off valves.

 

 

Shame, I like the sound of the blow off ones. I'll probably add it anyway, just cause it fits the theme I'm going with. :) 


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Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:03 PM

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