The next James Bond film will definitely be electrifying.

An insider close to the film claims that 007 will be getting behind the wheel of a battery-powered Aston Martin for the soon-to-be-shot blockbuster’s signature action sequence.

The car is a limited edition Rapide E sedan, which goes on sale next year, according to The Sun.

The Rapide E will be limited to just 155 cars.

The Rapide E will be limited to just 155 cars.
(Aston Martin)

Based on an existing gasoline-powered model, it replaces the engine and gas tank with its zero-emissions drivetrain components and sends 600 hp to the rear wheels through twin electric motors.


Only 155 will be offered at $300,000 each, but Bond’s will be unique, equipped with all of the sorts of gadgets you’d expect Q Branch to add.

The source told the newspaper that director Cary Joji Fukunaga is a “total tree hugger” and pushed to use the car with the support of star Daniel Craig.

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“Everybody is afraid of Bond getting labeled ‘too PC’ but they all felt the time was right to put him in a zero-emission vehicle.”

The 007 franchise has a history with Aston Martin dating back to 1964’s “Goldfinger” starring Sean Connery, which featured a DB5 that was auctioned in 2016 for $4 million.

The 25th Bond film is scheduled to be released on April 8, 2020.

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