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VIDEO: Bond #23 SkyFall trailer is out, but where are the cars..?

Compared to ‘Casino Royale’ and ‘Quantum of Solace’, which bombarded us with images of Aston’s new (at the time) V12-engine DBS, the latest Bond film, ‘SkyFall’, seems much less of a car-fest for enthusiasts. Aston Martin’s 1964 DB5 is back, bearing the original number plate, BMT 216A, as used in the 007 classic, Goldfinger. But the DB5 looks like being the only Aston making an appearance this time, albeit as Bond’s personal set of wheels.

Porsche’s mini-Cayenne to be called ‘Macan’

Porsche’s long-awaited competitor to BMW’s X3 and the Range Rover Evoque will be called ‘Macan’. The name Macan is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger and combines suppleness, power, fascination and dynamics according to Porsche – which will be core characteristics of its new compact all-terrain car.

Land Rover teases with its All-New Defender Concept

For those of us open to change, the DC100 is a pure tease – we want it NOW, Land Rover should cancel those design clinics and start producing it immediately, but this is a Defender Concept and Land Rover didn’t get to where they are now by ignoring the preferences of their most loyal customers.