The Cars of Bond, James Bond

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Aston Martin V8 Vantage
In 1987 the Bond juggernaut introduced a new actor portraying James Bond — Timothy Dalton — for the film “The Living Daylights.” At the same time, Aston Martin returned in full force to the franchise with the powerful V8 Vantage, equipped to handle a wide range of dilemmas. When Bond uses a head-up display to target a roadblock with dual-targeting stinger missiles, he explains to his passenger, the fictional Czechoslovakian cellist Kara Milovy (Maryam d’Abo), “I’ve had a few optional extras installed.” They also escape the police by using wheel-hub-based lasers to cut the body of the police car from its frame.

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