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Frank Hovis

Aston Martin submarine

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£4m to you sir or madam; but if £4m was small change.  Wow.

It can stay submerged for ten hours and seats three but isn't that fast at 5mph.  Still wow.

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Just imagine having that strapped onto the roof of your Ford Transit!  "Oh this old thing, it's just a bit of fun really."

 

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-5682565/Aston-Martin-reveals-submarine-able-James-Bond-500-metres-deep.html

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1 minute ago, One percent said:

Sounds fun but I can’t think of a use for it. I guess if you had a super yacht, then nice as a toy. 

Entirely a toy, but think of those seas with great visibilty where you can just watch the wildlife on a reef.  Or go exploring for wrecks in the Med.

The visibility is great around the Scillies to come closer to home but I would be worried about that 5mph top speed in a current.  That's about the top speed of my kayak when I'm going for it and I can barely make headway against a running tide.

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19 minutes ago, Happy Renting said:

I bet it still uses standard British Leyland bin parts for the interior.

I'm more worried by all that chocolate someone's left inside it'll make a right mess on a hot day.

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