Johnny English Strikes Again is in cinemas October 5th and as lovers of old cars we're pining over his custom Aston Martin V8 with built-in rockets. As you would expect in a spy film there are driving stunts galore with one even involving a learner driver and the car controlled by a stuntman!
Aston Martin Classics
On the subject of Aston Martins, we have two classics. The first one actually belonged to Rowan Atkinson himself, the Aston Martin Virage. Only 340 were sold at the time of manufacture and the one below is Chassis 10 making it one of the early ones.
The second is the DB5 being recreated by Aston Martin Works and EON Productions to the exact specifications of the first DB5 from the movie Thunderball first shown in 1965. Only 25 are going to be made with each one costing a whopping £2.75 million.
The History Of ABS
Nearly 40 years ago to the day Mercedes-Benz and Bosch unveiled the first car to have an anti-lock braking system or ABS installed. The Mercedes S-Class was unveiled on the test track at the Daimler-Benz plant in Untertürkheim.
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Editor, Free Car Mag and Author, Bangernomics