Take a sneak peek at the first picture of James
Bond's car for Casino Royale - the new Aston Martin
Aston Martin DBS - First Look
20th February 2006
James Bond fans will have to wait until November 17th 2006 to
see the car in its full glory with 007 behind the wheel in "Casino
Royale", but the first sneak peaks of the new Aston Martin
DBS have appeared today.
Above: First look at the new Aston Martin DBS
Details of the gadgets featured in the car are being kept under
close wraps - but MI6 can confirm that they all reside inside
the car, and are not the usual pop-up machine guns or rocket launchers.
Despite the car featuring MI6 technology, Q will not appear in
Last month, Aston
Martin confirmed that Daniel Craig visited the Aston Martin
headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire, on Friday 13th January to
view the featured car. While there he met Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, Dr Ulrich Bez, and members of the workforce and also
took the opportunity to take a short test drive.
Dr Ulrich Bez said: “It is great news that Bond will drive
an Aston Martin again and we have built him something special
to enable him to do his job in style.”
Above: Aston Martin DBS concept sketch
Produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli (Eon
Productions) and directed by Martin Campbell, CASINO ROYALE is
scheduled for release November 17, 2006. Principal photography
started on January 30th 2006, with locations in the UK, Czech
Republic (Prague), Italy, and the Bahamas. It will be British
actor Daniel Craig’s first outing as James Bond. He is the
sixth actor to play the 007 role in the franchise.