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Sir David Brown’s Aston Martin DB5 For Sale

An Aston Martin DB5 Convertible, ordered and owned by the man who gave his initials to the legendary DB-series of cars – one-time Aston Martin chairman Sir David Brown – is now offered for sale by Aston Martin Specialists, Nicholas Mee & Co. The importance of the Aston Martin DB5 Convertible in automotive history cannot be overstated; with just 123 models ever built it’s one of the most highly sought-after cars for collectors across the...

Missing James Bond Car Worth £18m Reportedly Found After 25 Years

One of the world’s most iconic cars, the Aston Martin DB5 from the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger, has reportedly been found in the Middle East nearly 25 years after its disappearance. The famous DB5, driven by actor Sean Connery in Bond movies Goldfinger and Thunderball, was equipped with various specially equipped gadgets including ejector seats, tyre-shredders and machine guns, along with bulletproof shield just to name a few. These gadgets were crucial in helping...

James Bond 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Could Be Yours For £3.5m From Sotheby’s

The enormous success of 1964 James Bond movie Goldfinger also marked the beginning of long association with British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin. The Aston Martin DB5, the model most associated with James Bond, is now one of the world’s most iconic cars, and in an auction at Sotheby’s California in August, you could buy one of the few remaining vehicles with a direct association with James Bond. The vehicle for sale is a 1965...

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