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Why my love affair with the Aston Martin is not about to end

1 month ago   |   By The Spectator

Aston Martin makes cars for James Bond: the DB5 in Goldfinger and Thunderball; the DBS in Casino Royale; the Vanquish in Die Another Die; the DB10 in Spectre. DB, incidentally, is Dave Brown, maker of tractors, who rescued the company in the 1940s. Hot cars, like hot men, are always in trouble. Fallibility is part of their myth.
I sat in a cinema for Skyfall and heard cheers for the DB5, which returned to take Bond up the A9, away from a villain. My husband says men drive faster after watching Bond films - 35mph in a built-up area! - but I do not know if this is true. Even so, I like to...
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