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Daniel Craig Crashes Aston Martin DBS Into Quarry

Filming a sequence that's believed to form the climax of a chase scene for the new Bond film "Quantum of Solace," Daniel Craig and the rest of the Bond crew deliberately crashed an Aston Martin DBS into an Italian quarry. That crash should conclude a 15-minute pre-title credits scene in which Bond is pursued through… » 5/27/08 6:00am 5/27/08 6:00am

New Ford Ka To Be Shaken, Not Stirred In New Bond Film "Quantum Of…

We've got a chance to check out some exclusive video from the set of the new Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace." Yes, it's a silly name for a movie. But you know, the "Ka" is a silly name for a car — except for, you know, in Boston. So it seems like the two would work well together, which, if the video's right, will be… » 3/21/08 9:30am 3/21/08 9:30am

Cannonball Lambo or Bond's Lotus? Which Is Cooler?

Each week we'll let two silver screen automotive icons face off and let you decide which stays and which one goes home, tailpipe between their legs. That's right, it's like an online Thunderdome — except without the death thing. We call it the "Star Car Shootout." Let's get ready to rumble.

Recently we told you… » 2/20/08 12:00pm 2/20/08 12:00pm

Crash Another Day: 007's Cracked-up Aston Martin DBS Clone

Although the new Aston Martin DBS won't arrive in dealerships before later this year, 007's already had his way with one. Like any other audience member who'd come to "Casino Royale" for the car, not the man, we'd cringed when Bond barrel-rolled his prototypical Aston flagship as if it were just another hoopty from… » 3/14/07 7:12am 3/14/07 7:12am

Over the Back Fence: Jaguar XF to Be Bond's Next Ride

What'll come of James Bond's vehicle of choice after Ford sheds Aston Martin? FoMoCo's $100 million product-placement deal with Sony/MGM will only be in its second of three pictures by the next 007 flick, which means the DBS won't be usurped by a BMW (or similar). But fansite MI6 reports Bond will drive the upcoming… » 1/10/07 8:24am 1/10/07 8:24am

No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Drive: New European Ford Mondeo in 007…

Ford's marketing association with the new Bond flick "Casino Royale" doesn't stop at 007's Aston Martin DBS. If you weren't aware, the company's introducing its new midsized Mondeo for Europe in the movie (Bond briefly drives one) and likewise produced this UK spot as both a tie in and commercial for the European… » 10/23/06 9:12am 10/23/06 9:12am