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Old 10-22-08, 08:51 PM   #1
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Daniel Craig recently learned that playing 007 has some serious perks. The new James Bond has just landed himself a lifetime driving deal with Aston Martin. When he’s not driving the Aston Martin DBS in the movie or crashing it into quarries, Craig has a free pass from Aston Martin to take any of their cars for a spin.

Craig can borrow the cars to drive on the streets or when he really wants to let loose, Craig can hit up Aston Martin’s test track.


“I’m lucky enough that if I desperately want to drive in an Aston Martin, the company is just fantastic to me,” said Craig in a statement. “They’ll let me go on a track and drive one all day long.”

The perk made Craig decide not to buy an Aston for himself. He says: “I could drive it faster and more furiously (on the track) than anywhere on the road. I live in London (and) it doesn’t make any sense to drive an Aston Martin there. I’ve nowhere to park it.”
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jealoussssssssssssss
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He couldn't even drive stick when he was making his first Bond movie & complained about it when he found out the Aston was a stick ...
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i smell a photo opp!
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He couldn't even drive stick when he was making his first Bond movie & complained about it when he found out the Aston was a stick ...
haha i was gonig to bring that up
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I'd be jealous, but Casino Royale exceeded my expectations 10 fold. He's just good.
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lucky effin bastid! He better bring me along! lol
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Lucky bastard. What's the policy if he crashes them????

(I like Pierce better as Bond)
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haha what a lame spokeperson! This guys is well known for not being able to drive stick shift, my g/f and I always laugh that of all the guys they could find to play 007 they pick one who can't drive a manual!
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haha what a lame spokeperson! This guys is well known for not being able to drive stick shift, my g/f and I always laugh that of all the guys they could find to play 007 they pick one who can't drive a manual!
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I knew I shouldn't have turned them down when they asked me to be Bond
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It is not that hard to learn to drive manual. When you are getting paid so much, you might as well go take some lessons. I will teach him for free in the Aston Martin.
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