The subsequent James Bond movie will certainly be electrifying.
An insider near the movie claims that 007 might be getting behind the wheel of a battery-powered Aston Martin for the soon-to-be-shot blockbuster’s signature motion sequence.
The automotive is a restricted version Rapide E sedan, which matches on sale subsequent yr, in line with The Solar.
Primarily based on an present gasoline-powered mannequin, it replaces the engine and fuel tank with its zero-emissions drivetrain elements and sends 600 hp to the rear wheels by twin electrical motors.
Solely 155 might be provided at $300,000 every, however Bond’s might be distinctive, outfitted with all the types of devices you’d count on Q Department so as to add.
The supply advised the newspaper that director Cary Joji Fukunaga is a “whole tree hugger” and pushed to make use of the automotive with the help of star Daniel Craig.
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“Everyone is afraid of Bond getting labeled ‘too PC’ however all of them felt the time was proper to place him in a zero-emission automobile.”
The 007 franchise has a historical past with Aston Martin courting again to 1964’s “Goldfinger” starring Sean Connery, which featured a DB5 that was auctioned in 2016 for $four million.
The 25th Bond movie is scheduled to be launched on April 8, 2020.
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