Bond is back, and as ever he is sporting the best in
luxury cars. In the pages of Carte
Blanche, the new James
Bond book by international best-selling author Jeffery
Deaver, the fictional British spy has continued with
his classic preference of luxury sports car by selecting
the breathtaking new Bentley Continental GT as his transport
Carte Blanche is due to be published by Hodder and Stoughton
in the UK on May 26, a few days before the anniversary
of Fleming’s birthday. It has been commissioned
by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd.
The book is partly set in Dubai, which is where the
author and the new Bond car have been spotted, outside
the InterContinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City.
new Continental GT certainly suits his character, with
a fabled 6.0-litre, W12, twin-turbo engine capable of
producing 567 bhp and 516 lb-ft of torque.
While James Bond’s new car may be better suited
for a secret agent in understated tones, the author of
the book admired a less inconspicuous model.