Maybe because of the tough economy but I've been noticing a lot more scraped, dented and dinged cars roaming our streets. Although most would likely argue that its the cheaper cars, I would counter with I've seen it on all makes and all prices.

Which strikes me as odd because usually when something happens you're suppose to get it fixed as soon as possible. I mean, unless you want a scabby-looking car that has pockets of rust here and there.

This neatly brings us to our example. An extremely rare Aston Martin DB AR1 convertible, of which 99 were built for the U.S. market. Based on the DB7, this Zagato-bodied car is highly sought after and as you can imagine, they are hard to find.

As you can see, the damage is pretty easy to see.

What we want to know though: do you see damage as a badge of shame or more of a "Eh, who cares" kind of thing?

Let us know in the comments below...

The Aston Martin DB AR1 was a limited edition Zagato-build roadster, built for the US market exclusively in 2003. 99 were built and all were sold to US customers. It was introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in January 2003, when it had no convertible top at all. The DB AR1 was based on the DB7 Vantage Volante and the AR1 name stands for American Roadster 1...

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If You Get A DING or DENT With YOUR Car Do You NEED To Have It Fixed ASAP?

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