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Aston Martin In Popular Culture

Few names in the pantheon of automotive manufacturers hold the same sort of notoriety for elegance and mystique as Aston Martin. The Great Britain-based brand is a notable maker of luxury sports cars, and has been heavily featured in various forms of media throughout the years. Pop culture is a great reflection of the big players of the times, and Aston Martin’s heavy presence in popular entertainment is a good reflector of their impact on the automotive landscape.

James Bond Aston Martin Sold For $4.5 Million

Back in August we helped to spread the news about the fact that a vehicle that many consider to be “the most famous car in the world” was going up for sale. On October 27th the annual RM Automobiles of London sale took place across the drink, and the centerpiece of the show was the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that Sean Connery famously drove as agent 007 in the unforgettable James Bond movies Thunderball and Goldfinger.

James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Up For Grabs

There are many cars that have played a major role in popular culture over the years, but the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that appeared in the classic James Bond movies may be the most recognizable. It was driven by Sean Connery in a number of the films, including Thunderball and Goldfinger, and this particular specimen has reached iconic status via motion picture notoriety.