The ‘copy’ of the supercar from 007 James Bond costs up to 6 million USD
The rebuilding project of 25 Aston Martin DB5 that appeared in the movie 007 “Goldfinger” is coming to customers for $ 3.5 million and the first one costs $ 4-6 million. The complete “revival” version of Aston Martin DB5 will reach customers in the next few months. The first one to be sold will be auctioned off by RM Sotheby’s. The DB5 will be auctioned on August 15 and is expected to bring in $ 4-6 million. Aston Martin DB5 is the car that accompanies 007 in the movie “Goldfinger” in 1964. In addition to recreating the style, this new DB5 is also equipped with the same “toys” in the movie as simulated machine gun, Rear smoke system, front lubrication, front / rear plate change mechanism and bulletproof glass. In 2018, British supercar company announced the project of producing 25 Aston Martin DB5 “simulations” of DB5 that appeared in “Goldfinger”. All 25 new DB5 cars will be on display at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire (UK) – DB5 production site from 1963 to 1965. The process of re-simulating the DB5 in “Goldfinger” features Chris Corbould, an expert in creating special effects for the James Bond series. It was he who tested the “toys” that came with the car. In addition to the external weaponry, the cockpit is equipped with a simulated radar monitor, a contact phone located in the driver’s side door, the gear lever trigger button and a secret weapon / chamber hidden under the seat. All 25 new DB5s carry Silver Birch silver paint, similar to the original color in “Goldfinger”. After the first one is auctioned, the remaining 24 will go to customers who have reserved it for $ 3.5 million. Aston Martin DB5 is the iconic model of this super spy. Although it has been more than 55 years, the DB5 still appears regularly in episodes 007 to this day. In the upcoming Bond 25 project, the DB5 will also appear with the Vantage V8 antique car next to Daniel Craig. The “original” Aston Martin DB5 is powered by a 6-cylinder engine, 4.0L capacity, producing 282 hp and 379 Nm of torque. Born more than 5 decades ago but the DB5 can accelerate 0-100 km / h in 7.1 seconds before reaching a maximum speed of 283 km / h.