Though we're still huge fans of the Lotus Esprit Turbo submarine from the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me, it's about time for an upgrade for the 21st century. We've just found it in the form of the new Aston Martin and Triton Submarines Project Neptune. The two companies have just unveiled
Just take a look at this thing. It's got a sweet bubble-shaped pressure capsule that looks like it was pulled off a giant and very expensive gumball machine. The twin-pod hull looks functional and hydrodynamic but still very slick, flanking the cabin.
The Neptune can dive to 500 meters and can move below the
The interior of the Neptune is really unlike any submersible cabin you've ever seen and looks more like it was pulled out of one of Aston's sexy cars than anything else. It sure makes underwater exploration way more sophisticated than anything Jacques Cousteau dove in. The rich brown leather contoured seats even get the embossed Aston Martin winged logo on them. Talk about bragging rights.
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No pricing has been announced, but our guess is that it will easily go north of $2 million. That's a small price to pay for the coolest personal submarine out there. Let's just hope you have the brains not to crash it into a coral reef or a speedboat. The Project Neptune is currently being showcased in Barcelona, Spain at the LYBRA Superyacht Show from now until May 5th.
For the sake of pure
But it will easily be way cooler than this homemade submarine that looks like a deathtrap to us.