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Driving license to kill! Bond cars and their best tricks


1st Jan 2015 Film & TV

Driving license to kill! Bond cars and their best tricks

James Bond, famous for martinis, seducing the ladies, gadgets, and his cars. We take a look at Bond's latest car, the Aston Martin DB10, then back to the gadgetry of his most famous vehicles.

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In the latest Bond flick Spectre, 007 will once again find himself behind the wheel of an Aston Martin—this time the brand new DB10 (pictured above).

Although we're yet to find out what tricks it has under the bonnet—if anything they've been rather ambiguous as to whether there will be any gadgetry whatsoever—Aston Martin have hinted at some potential aquatics (harking back to the Lotus Esprit 1977's The Spy Who Loved Me). The body is themed on a pebble, the nose inspired by a shark, and the hood a clam shell.

The car's announcement came in December 2014 and marked the 50th year of Aston Martin working alongside the Bond franchise—since Sean Connery's iconic DB5 in 1964's Goldfinger.

The car boasts a 4.7 litre V8 engine and an estimate top speed of 190mph, which means it's the fastest Bond car to date. 

The DB10 will no doubt be this year's most desirable car, but only ten have been made: eight for the film, and two for promotion.

Now let's take a look back at Bond's greatest cars.

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James Bond cars and their gadgets



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