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007 iconic Aston Martins in London on Global James Bond Day

By: FSWL team
Published:
2018-10-03
Global James Bond Day Aston Martin London
Aston Martin Lagonda has teamed up with EON Productions and Sky to celebrate Global James Bond Day on Friday 5 October. Throughout that day, four iconic Aston Martins from the 007 films - a DB10 (Spectre), a V8 Vantage (The Living Daylights), an DB5 and an DBS (Quantum of Solace) - will be driving through central London passing major landmarks and James Bond film locations. A further three cars - a Vanquish (Die Another Day), a DBS (Quantum of Solace - stunt car) and a DBS (Casino Royale) - will be on static display at three locations in London.

Aston Martin Lagonda (AML) has teamed up with EON Productions and Sky to celebrate Global James Bond Day on 5th October, launching a prize draw for fans, giving them a chance to win a wide screen television and Sky Q package.

Aston Martin cars are driven by James Bond in eleven of the 007 films; Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The Living Daylights (1987), GoldenEye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Die Another Day (2002), Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015).

Throughout Friday, the four iconic Aston Martins from the 007 films will be driving through central London passing major landmarks and James Bond film locations.

Grab a selfie with the Vanquish from Die Another Day, complete with bonnet mounted guns at Aston Martin Park Lane or hop over to Aston Martin Works’ heritage showroom on Dover Street where you will find the battle-scarred DBS from Quantum of Solace.

Visit the Bond in Motion exhibition at the London Film Museum and see the DBS from Casino Royale (2006) parked outside. Inside is the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles.

Aston Martin Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Simon Sproule said:

“The connection between James Bond and Aston Martin reaches back through the decades so we are delighted to be supporting Global James Bond Day 2018. London is the home of 007 and fans should be on the lookout for some of the most exciting cars used by James Bond this Friday 5th October.”


Hints and tips will be posted throughout Friday on the @astonmartin and @007 social media channels, giving clues on the location of the cars, which will all bear decals to show they are Global James Bond Day cars. Photographs from the day should be posted on all social media channels, using the hashtags #JamesBondDay and #BondInMotion.

To be in with a chance of the fantastic Sky prize, please visit www.bondcompetition.co.uk.

About Aston Martin Lagonda


Aston Martin Lagonda (AML) is a luxury automotive group focused on the creation of exclusive cars and SUVs. The iconic Aston Martin brand fuses the latest technology, exceptional hand craftsmanship and timeless design to produce models including the DB11, Rapide S, DBS Superleggera, Vantage and Vanquish Zagato. The Lagonda brand will relaunch in 2021 as the world’s first luxury electric vehicle company. Based in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin Lagonda designs, creates and exports cars which are sold in 53 countries around the world.

Lagonda was founded in 1904 and Aston Martin in 1913. The two brands came together in 1947 when both were purchased by the late Sir David Brown. Under the leadership of Dr Andy Palmer and a new management team, the Group launched its Second Century Plan in 2015 to deliver sustainable long-term growth. The plan is underpinned by the introduction of seven new models including the DB11, new Vantage, DBS Superleggera and an SUV, as well as the development of a new manufacturing centre in St Athan, Wales.

About EON Productions


EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Wilson/Broccoli family. Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films. EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company that makes the James Bond films and together with Danjaq controls all worldwide merchandising. The 007 franchise has produced twenty-four films since 1962.

Editor's Note
Global James Bond Day 2018 is also celebrated at The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC with a special appearance by James Bond actor George Lazenby. More info about that on this page.

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