Real-life Aston Martins don’t have ejector seats like in James Bond, but they do take 200 man-hours to make. Cars can spend up to 50 hours at the paint shop as employees perfect the look on each Aston.
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James Bond may be a fictional character, but his effect on Aston Martin is very much real. In the decades since its first appearance, Aston Martin has developed into a global luxury brand that generated more than $1 billion in revenue in 2017. Despite the Hollywood fame and the recent IPO, the company has had its fair share of Financial troubles, going bankrupt seven times in 105 years.