The 25th James Bond film, No time to die, is slated to hit theaters worldwide in November this year with no less than four Aston Martin cars. Among them, the iconic DB5, a classic Aston Martin V8; and the latest GT from the British brand, the DBS Superleggera. To celebrate the launch of the film – and its own role in it – Aston Martin has just announced that two exclusive models are joining its range.
Both the Vantage and DBS Superleggera 007 editions will be available in limited numbers and have been developed in cooperation with Aston Martin’s bespoke Q division. Both models are already available to order with first deliveries scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.
Starting with the Vantage 007 Edition, it was designed taking inspiration from the Aston Martin V8, which was first presented in Daylights alive film in 1987. The vehicle features a unique mesh grille and chrome bezel, as well as Cumberland Gray exterior paint on an obsidian black leather interior.
Two very interesting movie references are part of the package – a set of limited edition skis and ski racks inspired by Living Daylights, as well as the frequency of the radio station 96.6 embroidered on the sun visors in reference to the Russian police frequency used by Bond to assist him. escape to The Living Daylights.
The second car is a DBS Superleggera limited to just 25 units. The 007 Edition benefits from a ceramic gray exterior paint with a contrasting black carbon fiber roof, mirror caps, splitter, diffuser and rear spoiler. There is also a set of 21 inch rims to match the design. Power comes from a 5.2-liter V12 engine producing 715 horsepower (526 kilowatts) and 664 pound-feet (900 Newton-meters).
“Creating an 007 edition is always an exciting challenge as we work to develop and style a car that embodies the James Bond legend,” comments Marek Reichman, vice president and creative director of Aston Martin. “It is an honor to apply 007-inspired styling to our sports cars, which gives our customers the opportunity to own a unique piece of cinematic and automotive history.”