BUILT FOR BOND: ASTON MARTIN DEBUTS UNIQUE CAR FOR SPECTRE
◾Aston Martin DB10 created specifically for new Bond film
◾Partnership wîth EON Productions spans 50 years of cinema history
◾Demonstrates the breadth of Aston Martin's bespoke capabilities4 December 2014, Gaydon:
Aston Martin together wîth 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 wîth 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 wîth Bond, which started wîth the iconic DB5, the DB10 gives a glimpse to the future design direction for the next generation of Aston Martins.
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Dr Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, said: 'In the same year that we celebrate our 50-year relationship wîth 007, it seems doubly fitting that today we unveiled this wonderful new sports car created especially for James Bond.
'To be partnering once again wîth 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.Source - Aston Martin
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