Contributed by: The Complete James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

From Q Branch comes this latest tricked-out sports car package, driven by James Bond (PIERCE BROSNAN) in Die Another Day. During the film, it’s put to the ultimate test on a slippery ice cap by a swift Jaguar XKR driven by sinister Zao (RICK YUNE).

To increase the safety and maneuverability of the cars, special-effects supervisor Chris Corbould had to strip the vehicles back to their bare bones as well as refitting them with four-wheel-drive transmissions. The new Aston Martin’s key feature: a cloaking device that renders the car invisible to the naked eye. How does it work? Wait for Q‘s (JOHN CLEESE) monologue, it’s a doozy.


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