Building the 1 8 scale james bond aston martin db5 from eaglemoss. The 1 8 scale james bond s aston martin db5 from eaglemoss em is a highly detailed model kit depicting the hero car from the movie goldfinger.
The inaugural aston martin db5 goldfinger continuation car left the production line last week.
James bond auto aston martin db5. For your eyes only while we would love to parade around in this james bond aston martin and play the classic casino royale theme song sadly this lethal weapon is not road legal. The aston martin db5 is a british luxury grand tourer gt that was made by aston martin and designed by the italian coachbuilder carrozzeria touring superleggera. Aston martin is now building db5 s with all of the bond gadgets.
A fully restored version of the aston martin db5 made famous by suave spy james bond in the 1964 film goldfinger has sold at auction for 6 4 million. Although ian fleming had placed bond in a db mark iii in the novel the db5 was the company s newest model when the film was being made. The company was initially reluctant but were finally convinced to a product placement deal.
This is the story of my experience building this model. James bond aston martin an iconic relationship. Aston martin aficionados can rejoice as the british automaker is making 25 models of the db5 classic.
Although not the first in the db series the db5 is the best known cinematic james bond car first appearing in the james bond film goldfinger 1964. 1964 s goldfinger the third film in the james bond series saw the introduction of a new car for bond the aston martin db5 signalling the start of a relationship which spans eleven bond films and nearly 50 years of cinema history. The aston martin db5 is the most famous aston martin car due to its use by james bond in goldfinger 1964.
Check out our walkthrough video of the james bond aston martin db5 continuation to see all the gadgets come to life. Released in 1963 it was an evolution of the final series of db4. Known as the most famous car in the world and well respected for its design and engineering successes the automobile has become the first new db5 to be built by the luxury sports marque in over 50 years.
Aston martin db5 goldfinger 1964 thunderball 1965 goldeneye 1995 tomorrow never dies 1997 casino royale 2006 skyfall 2012 no other car is more closely associated with bond than the db5. The stig just managed to get a sample of the james bond lifestyle at least for a few corners in a row. Build 74 news 14 recent updates.
As insane as it may sound the producers have handed him the keys to an aston martin db5. The db5 s appearance in goldfinger.