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David Brown Automotive? I’m going to need a recap. Here goes. The company emerged four years ago, with the Speedback GT, an Aston DB5 pastiche built around the underpinnings of a Jaguar XKR. Reception was mixed. Then last year it did something much cooler, and Singer-ised a Mini. A few months ago, the firm, newly relocated to a brand new premises at Silverstone, revealed this, the Speedback Silverstone Edition. Faster? Of course. 600bhp instead of 510 from the supercharged 5.0-litre V8, which knocks about half a second off the 0-62mph time (now 4.2secs). Top speed is still limited to 155mph. But the biggest changes are to the way it looks and feels. The standard Speedback with wire wheels and chrome bumpers is, well, an acquired taste shall we say. This, dechromed, on better wheels with a honeycomb grille and the bumpers removed, is far better looking. Of the 100 Speedback GTs David Brown is planning on building, ten of them will be these. Only ten? All of them should look like this.