Aston Martin design director Marek Reichman has disclosed some information about the recently unveiled DB10.

Aston Martin design director Marek Reichman has disclosed some information about the recently unveiled DB10.

Talking to Top Gear, Reichman confirmed the Aston Martin DB10 set to star in the upcoming James Bond movie is actually based on the V8 Vantage but with a longer wheelbase and a wider track which makes it almost as wide as the One-77. He also said it's powered by the familiar V8 4.7-liter "but maybe there's something there you won't expect." When interrogated by TG, Reichman refused to provide any clarifying details but did say "we want to focus on what James Bond's hands are doing. That may give you a hint…"

The vehicle is being described as a modern interpretation of the DB5 which is why they decided to use the DB10 moniker even though the car is based on the V8 Vantage rather than the DB9. Reichman went on to say James Bond is associated with DB cars hence the selection of this moniker for a car which isn't really a preview of Aston Martin's new design language but they will "take some influences from it."

Only ten units will ever be made and all of them are going to be used in SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond movie set to come out on November 6, 2015. Reichman said some of these cars will be destroyed, others will be "treated harshly, used in real stunts." All the scenes which will feature the DB10 are going to be real with a driver behind the wheel and without the aid of computer generated images (CGI).

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