​Aston Martin Lagonda: This Is It

This might not be the glorious reveal we were hoping for, but these are the first really real photos of the Aston Martin Lagonda, courtesy of a partnership between the automaker and Oman Air.

The Middle Eastern airline has been chosen to bring the Lagonda to Muscat – the capital of Oman – for hot weather testing before deliveries begin next year, and considering the only people that can buy the Lagonda live in that region, it makes sense.

​Aston Martin Lagonda: This Is It

We still don't have any details about the powertrain or interior, but some version of Aston's tried-and-true 5.9-liter, 560-hp V12 is almost assured, and we're still holding our breath for a mind-blowing dash that apes all the right stuff from the '80s version. But until we know more, here's the official announcement from Oman Air.