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Aston Martin's New SUV & James Bond

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  Venerable Brand Targets Return to Profitability with DBX                                             Source:  Aston Martin 007 James Bond's Car of Choice UK-based Aston Martin is an historic luxury car brand that epitomizes prestige, beauty, performance, speed and panache.  It was 007 James Bond's car of choice for his spy movie adventures.  Now to bring in new customers and sustain its future, Aston Martin has created what's being called a "super SUV" - the DBX.  The DBX is of the upmost importance to Aston Martin.  The company hopes it will return it to profitability and ensure its long-term survival.  Style and Price The DBX is huge, sleek, curvy and pricey at nearly $190,000.  The powertrain was developed with Aston Martin's partner Mercedes-AMG.  They upgraded a 4-liter turbocharged V8 to pump out more than 542 hp.  Mercedes also provided the infotainment system, the interior seating and a full suite of driving modes.  The vehicle is elegant, luxurious

Aston Martin's Stunning Valkyrie Spider

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  New Tech Ride of the Valkyries                                             Source:  Aston Martin A Hypercar Perfect for James Bond Aston Martin's Valkyrie is a hypercar that even before production has been sold to 150 people willing to put down a $300,000 deposit.  As you know, Aston Martin was secret agent James Bond 007's vehicle of choice.  A new variation of Valkyrie, the Valkyrie Spider, has just been unveiled at the Monterey Car Week 2021 in California.  It is spectacular and 85 more depositor owners have just ponied up and signed on for delivery of this new $3.8 million vehicle.  What's very notable about this extraordinary car is that it is hybrid electric and punches out a lot of power. Electric But Hugely Powerful The Valkyrie Spider is a hybrid electric vehicle but it has 1,139 horsepower to accelerate into action.  Add to that, it's a convertible.  The EV is composed of carbon fiber material.  The doors have modified windows that tilt forward rather than l