The super secret agent James Bond is coming to the theatres near you. Dressed in a dapper tuxedo and holding his favourite drink, the British MI6 agent is ready to take down the enemies of the world’s peace order. Helping him in the mission as always is the Aston Martin bevvy of stunning cars. Aston Martin name is synonymous with James Bond spy series for long-time now. Coinciding with the upcoming release of James Bond Flick 'No Time To Die', Aston Martin has unveiled a series of Limited-Edition models. Just like the famed Q Division of James Bond that develops stunning gadgets, Aston Martin Q division has created Special 007 Editions of Vantage and DBS Superleggera to commemorate the latest James Bond flick.
No Time to Die is scheduled to hit the theatres by November 2020. Vantage and DBS Superleggera are priced £161,000 and £279,025 respectively, the rise in the price is due to the James Bond connection. The James Bond Editions are a 25 percent pricier as compared to the standard retailed models. The British automaker has disclosed that the deliveries of these Limted Editions would begin by early 2021. Both Vantage and DBS Superleggera production according to the brand will take place at their Q Division within the headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire.
Vantage and DBS Superleggera is in the long line of Aston Martin models to be associated with the James Bond Movie Franchise. Aston Martin's association with James Bond movies goes way back to 1965 Thunderball movie starring Sean Connery. The 2021 Aston Martin Vantage The Living Daylights Edition and range-topping 2021 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Bond Edition is an ode to the iconic Spy character with a series of unique features. The Limited Edition Aston Martin Vantage comes equipped with laser imprinted control panel between the driver and co-passenger seat with a faux self-destruct button.
The Vantage is a homage to the 1987 James Bond The Living Daylights starring Timothy Dalton with a number of holes printed at the rear of carbon fibre seats. James Bond movies enthusiasts would be well aware this is a reference to the famous Cello Chase sequence in the movie. The sun visor is embellished with the fictional Russian Poice radiofrequency. On the exterior, the Vantage sports a Cumberland grey paint scheme accompanied by an attractive mesh grille with chrome bezel. While the rear comes with yellow stripes influenced by the Living Daylight movie car’s rearward rockets.
On the other hand, premium DBS Superleggera Bond Edition isn’t as sporting as the Vantage but is quite similar to the car used in the upcoming flick. Key elements to note out here is a ceramic grey paint scheme, glossy black 21-inch alloys and tinted carbon-fibre highlights. The interior is classy having wide use of black leather with contrasting red stitching. The automaker has extensively used the 007 badging across the interior giving it a solid James Bond feel.
Aston Martin has disclosed that only 25 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Bond Editions will be sold while 100 Aston Martin Vantage The Living Daylights Edition will be produced.