Bond, James Bond (& Bentley)

While we must admit that when we think of James Bond behind the wheel of something, that something is generally an Aston-Martin DB5.

While we must admit that when we think of James Bond behind the wheel of something, that something is generally an Aston-Martin DB5. Maybe we just never got over Goldfinger.

Anyway, today is the day when the latest Bond book, Carte Blanche, is being published.

But this time, the car in question for the novel written by Jeffery Deaver is a Bentley Continental GT.

Yesterday, Deaver, a Bentley, a leather-clad Bond girl, and a member of the Royal Marines Display Team were at The Champagne Bar at St. Pancras International train station in London celebrating the latest in the Bond saga. Apparently the soldier delivering the book to the author has something to do with the book. Apparently.

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By the way, if you have a real love of Bond and £1,000 that you don’t know what to do with, you can, assuming some are left, buy one of the 500 limited-edition copies of Carte Blanche, which was “custom-produced to Bentley’s exacting standards” by Hodder & Stoughton. Find out more here.