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Made To Drive | S05 E11

This Aston Martin V8 Is A Shared Experience For Father And Son

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Redlinewins
Redlinewins

Simply beautiful car and video. Bravo and well done!

Paul Kitchen
Paul Kitchen

Great video…even better name 😉

Dennis Cavallino
Dennis Cavallino

This is an inspiring footage I really like! I truly regret the fact I haven’t taken my father to Scotland in my Porsche 924 S when we had the idea to make such a road trip many years back. He passed away I while ago, but he did everything to get involved in my car nut life. And we both enjoyed it. Good memories. I miss him most when I see videos like these. Now my mother has got a Jaguar XK8 conv. I want to take her and the car to Luxembourg this spring for a road trip. Just… Read more »

Kurt Uzbay
Kurt Uzbay

Great story/video… not to sound old, but its good to see that the youth of America (at least some) has not fully lost their sense/compassion for the automobile… Kurt

Matthew Lange
Matthew Lange

Great video and story as always. Correct me if I’m wrong but this is the first Petrolicious film to feature an Aston? The AM V8 is a car I’ve somehow never got round to driving even though one of the rare six cylinder versions (AM V8 two headlight body matched to a DBS engine) badged simply Vantage was the very first car I got to ride in as a week old baby.

As a Series 3 I guess this is running Webers rather than Bosch injection?

Jonathan WC Mills
Jonathan WC Mills

You are not wrong Mr. Lange – this is our first AM video. Hopefully the first of many as there are quite a few cars we’re fond of in this office!

Emanuel Costa
Emanuel Costa

Another great car and video. What could we ask more? Just one question: Where was this shot?

You could give that information when you publish the videos. Sometimes is just some guy’s ‘back road’, but it sure makes me want to drive some of the roads (and maybe spot these cars racing/cruising by).

HSW
HSW

Location appears to be, I’m guessing, Skyline Drive area in San Mateo County, just south of San Francisco. Beautiful and popular area for Sunday drivers, and petrol & human powered cyclists. Odd to see a patch of snow/hail in one of the scene. I can’t recall being that cold here in recently.

Emanuel Costa
Emanuel Costa

Thanks! Maybe Petrolicious confirms you.
Now I’m thinking I should’ve passed there three years ago when I drove around San Francisco before heading North!

amar jandu
amar jandu

It gets super wet there at night / early morning during the winter season. There are several sections that have wet patches, which can turn into ice, best to drive during late warm summer nights imo 😉

Arne Buechner
Arne Buechner

Compliments for an other beautiful video. The Aston was also one of my dream cars and I saw my first real one on IAA in Frankfurt Germany in the late 80s. I remember it as a very huge car but the lines where and are still something special – so elegant. I’d have liked to see at least the engine in the video and some pictures of the stages of the restoration (before and after). That’s always telling and impressive, at least for me. The father and son story is touching and gives this film a personal touch.

Sebastian Motsch
Sebastian Motsch

So many setbacks and they never gave up on it – that’s true passion.
Kudos to the father and son team who share the passion of those beautiful Aston Martins.

Ian Miles
Ian Miles

A great video and same sentiments as the comment below. Those 70’s single front headlight V8’øs just look beautiful. The one behind his father in the garage with the enormous “power hump” brilliant.
Now with the modern Aston’s getting long in the tooth, Henrik Fisker jumps the queue and brings out the Thunderbolt which unless Aston does something exceptional looks like the natural successor to the DB9. Great video.

Jim Valcarcel
Jim Valcarcel

As with so many others films here on Petrolicious this film in particular shows that the car hobby transcends just the car. It certainly is about the car however here you see how it represented the friendship between a father and son. Quite similar I might say to the film of a couple of weeks ago with Matthew and his father with the Ferrari Daytona. Here you see how these two love the car so much that some towing here and a fire there did not discourage them one bit rather made the bond with the car stronger. I loved… Read more »