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Cars in James Bond Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Cars in James Bond Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

'64 Lincoln ContinentalJames Bond movies are known for sexy cars, women, and Mr. Bond himself. While there are many extremely sexy cars, like the multiple Alfa Romeo models and the Aston Martins, there are plenty of rather ugly cars that defy the norm. These are a few of the best and worst cars that made appearances in the hot spy flicks over the years.

The Good:

Aston Martin

Aston MartinAston Martin Made famous by James Bond, Aston Martin cars are the epitome of luxury, performance, and British style. The origins of this storied sports car company go back nearly 100 years to Buckinghamshire, England.

In beginning of the 20th century, early car enthusiasts raced each other three-quarters of a mile up a hill. It may not seem impressive today, but back then getting a car quickly up 80 meters was quite a feat. The hill was called Aston Hill and when Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford won with the car they built themselves, the name Aston Martin for their fledgling car business was born.