Aston Martin confirms their latest model, to be driven by James Bond

Aston Martin revealed a new car and that new car will be piloted by the one and only James Bond, amid the first teaser for the next installment, called Spectre.

It’s called the DB10 and was made exclusively for 007, putting the last DBS into retirement.

The new DB10 utilizes a profile that’s similar to that of the current V8 Vantage, but with much cleaner lines and more toned down frontal characteristics.

Other than serving duty as 007’s next new ride, Aston Martin plans to produce only 10 of these cars for sale.

The DB10 gets its showcase on the big screen when Spectre debuts on November 6, 2015.

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Built for Bond: Aston Martin debuts unique car for Spectre

– Aston Martin DB10 created specifically for new Bond film
– Partnership with EON Productions spans 50 years of cinema history
– Demonstrates the breadth of Aston Martin’s bespoke capabilities

4 December 2014, Gaydon: Aston Martin together with EON Productions, the producers of the James Bond film franchise, unveiled Bond’s stunning new car, the Aston Martin DB10, on the 007 stage at Pinewood Studios.

The luxury British sports car brand is delighted to confirm that James Bond will once again drive an Aston Martin in Spectre. On this occasion, it will be a model developed specifically for the film and built in-house by the brand’s design and engineering teams.

Led by Aston Martin Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman, the design team worked closely with the film’s director, Sam Mendes, to create the ultimate car for the world’s most famous spy.

Celebrating the great British brand’s half century with Bond, which started with the iconic DB5, the DB10 gives a glimpse to the future design direction for the next generation of Aston Martins.

Dr Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, said: “In the same year that we celebrate our 50-year relationship with 007, it seems doubly fitting that today we unveiled this wonderful new sports car created especially for James Bond.

“To be partnering once again with EON Productions is great news for this company and for everyone around the world that loves to see Bond at the wheel of an Aston Martin.

“I’m incredibly proud of everyone in the team at Gaydon who have brought this special project from concept to reality.”

Production will be strictly limited to 10 of the bespoke sports cars, developed and built by the designers, engineers and highly skilled craftspeople at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters.
Spectre is due for general release on 6 November 2015.

Chris Chin

Chris Chin is the Editor-In-Chief of egmCarTech and is a regular contributor to Automobile Magazine.

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