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For your drive only

By Bridgestone | Partner Content, 04 Mar 2019 Sponsored

Bridgestone For your drive only feature

A secret-agent inspired Aston Martin Vantage

When you think of James Bond, there is only one marque that comes to mind: Aston Martin. Ever since Sean Connery got behind the wheel of the DB5 in Goldfinger, to Daniel Craig driving the DB10 in Spectre, the two go hand in hand.

So it’s no wonder that Bond is inspiring Aston Martin owners to modify their own rides to embody something that looks like it came straight from Q–branch, including the addition of Bridgestone’s new Potenza S007A performance tyres. Fitting.

This one-of-a-kind Vantage has had the secret agent treatment, with a respray to a unique ‘Grigio’ grey and the addition of a carbonfibre front lip, grille and rear spoiler.

But the real gains were made through a raft of handling enhancements, converting the Vantage from a comfortable sports cruiser to a sharp shooter through turns: Bilstein dampers, H&R lowering springs and Bridgestone Potenza S007A rubber, resulting in laser precision steering. 

The Potenza S007A was introduced as Bridgestone’s flagship performance tyre when it launched. With improvements to responsiveness, new levels of stability for both every day and high-speed applications, heightened grip and cornering ability, improved braking capabilities and increased wear life compared to previous generation tyres, the S007A is ideal for high-end performance cars such as Aston Martins, Mercedes-AMGs and BMW M Series cars.

This Aston Martin is featured in Bridgestone’s ‘This is my Build’ series. Check out the series on Bridgestone's website.