It’s not every day you get handed the keys to one of the hottest cars on the planet, a tank full of gas and the chance to play James Bond for a couple of days. Everyone has their own dream but no can argue that having an Aston Martin DB9 to play with is something special. With its scintillating V12 engine, beautiful lines, and an elegant interior that’s steeped in luxury and exclusivity, it becomes easy to understand why motoring pundits the world over have proclaimed the DB9 as a slice of automotive heaven.
Read ahead to see what we thought of the Aston coupe, and be sure to look out for our review of the V8 Vantage in the following month or so.
The British automotive sector has been undergoing a renaissance of sorts in recent times, riding a wave of foreign capital and technology that’s lead to numerous UK carmakers being sold to international groups left, right and center. Aston Martin was bought out by Ford, who also picked up Jaguar. The Germans took over the...