Aston Martin have retained one of the hero cars and also the second DBS that achieved the world record for barrel rolls. They were both shown at the Kensington Palace Centenary Celebration during July 2013. The colour of the Bond cars was called ‘Casino Royale’ and became a standard DBS colour once production began later in 2007.
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T he choice of hero car for Casino Royale was made in late 2005 when Aston boss Dr Ulrich Bez invited Bond producer Barbara Broccoli up to Gaydon to look at a new DB9-based model under development in the design studio. Broccoli loved the car and immediately cast it as the perfect transport for Daniel Craig’s leaner, meaner, slightly blonder Bond. This feature was originally published in MOTOR’s March 2007 issue.
Product description. Casino Royale marked a new beginning for the Bond franchise, but tradition held firm with James Bond (Daniel Craig) driving a silver grey DBS, registration TT 378 20. The film is notable for its spectacular crash scene, as Bond swerves to avoid Vesper Lynd and barrel-rolls seven times, a stunt that broke the record for a cannon-assisted barrel roll.
Bond (Daniel Craig) wins the Aston Martin DB5 from Dimitrios (Simon Abkarian) in a game of poker in CASINO ROYALE (2006).
Casino Royale works as an origin story for Craig's Bond and explains how he gets his famous sports car. While playing poker in the Bahamas, 007 wins a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 in a hand, and the car is intentionally similar to the one from Goldfinger, working another familiar Bond tenet into the modern origin story. This Aston Martin has left-hand drive and the Bahamas license plate "56526."
Aston has used the DBS name once before on their 1967-72 grand tourer coupe. The modern car replaces the 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish S as the flagship of the marque. It was officially unveiled at the 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on 2007-08-16 and delivery began on 2008 Q1. The DBS V12 was first seen in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale, the first film in which Bond was played by Daniel Craig, as a result of a product placement deal with Aston Martin's parent company at the time, ...
Three Aston Martin DBS cars crashed for Casino Royale filming. Crew of the new James Bond movie Casino Royale smashed up Â£500,000 worth of 007 cars in one afternoon - reports The Sun . Three identical Aston Martin DBSs were flipped on their roofs during shots for a high-speed Alpine chase. And within hours of the start of filming, the special edition V12 Astons created for the movie were wrecks.
His name is Bond, James Bond, and in most of his movies, he’s driven an Aston Martin. Over the years, the brand has become an iconic part of the Bond film series, and that will continue in the ...
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