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James Bond has electric supercar in his sights – The Times

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James Bond has electric supercar in his sights – The Times
Aston Martin’s Rapide E is said to be the car of choice for Daniel Craig’s next filmSnap Stills/Rex/Shutterstock

When James Bond got into his car in Ian Fleming’s novel From Russia with Love, “the twin exhausts of the Bentley woke to their fluttering growl”. The spy’s love of throatily voiced sports cars has been faithfully reproduced in the film series so far, but rumours are circulating that his next car will whisper.

An unnamed source told The Sun that Cary Joji Fukunaga, director of the 25th Bond film, was negotiating with Aston Martin to provide Bond with a Rapide E, the manufacturer’s first all-electric car.

Under the headline “The spy who plugged me . . . in”, the newspaper claimed that the 007 star Daniel Craig was happy with the idea. “The decision was spearheaded by the film’s new director, who’s a total tree-hugger,” the source…

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