The Aston Martin DB5, one of the Bond franchise’s most iconic
cars, returns for No Time to Die with some modifications…
[credit: MGM ]
Ahead of this year’s deluge of December film releases, MGM
showed up with a trailer for Daniel Craig’s fifth go at the James
Bond franchise: No Time To Die, slated to launch in April 2020.
From what we can tell, this 2.5-minute clip sure looks like 007
material, with car chases, globe-trotting action, and hints that
nobody is to be trusted.
As is to be expected from Bond films, this one sees everybody
peeling around in Aston Martin automobiles. The iconic DB5 takes
center stage in a chase scene that bookends both halves of the
trailer, clearly reinforced to withstand a ridiculous amount of
bullets. It also includes a very Bond-ian tweak: a mechanism in the
headlamps that can cycle the light bulbs out and a pair of gatling
guns in. Couple that update with Bond’s driving skills in a parking
lot and you have quite the 360-degree turret. (Take that,
We also see new Bond series co-star Lashana Lynch roll into town
in a DB11, which Ars car editor Jonathan Gitlin
has personal experience with, along with a hard-to-discern
Aston Martin model that Craig reveals by quickly yanking a cover.
That model certainly has a 1980s vibe, and we look forward to said
car driving very fast in the April 2020 film.
Source: FS – Industry
The next Bond film: No Time to Die mashes up Aston Martins, Gatling guns