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Oh, Bond, James Bond

James BondJames Bond has transcended generations, keeping audiences engaged and always wanting more. For all his iconic moments, from the martini drinking, to the wooing of women, and driving spectacularly sleek cars, this particular model is likely the most iconic James Bond car of them all.

The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 first appeared as a James Bond car in Goldfinger, but has since made several top car lists. Those who love classic cars, and even those who don’t know much about them, can certainly find one thing in common: a mutual respect for a car whose smooth curvatures and status make it impossible to deny its place in classic car history.

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.

RM Auctions’ “Automobiles of London” Event On Tap Oct. 27th

Classic car fans will want to take note of a huge happening that is going to take place in London, England on the 27th of October. The Automobiles of London sale, an annual RM Auctions event, is going to be truly extraordinary this year, featuring more than eighty of the world’s most sought after fine collectible specimens.

The centerpiece of this extravaganza is perhaps the most famous “movie car” of all time: the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that was driven by Sean Connery as agent 007 in the classic James Bond films Goldfinger and Thunderball. There were only two such vehicles used in the movies, and this is the only one that remains, United Kingdom registration number FMP 7B.