THE ASTON MARTIN DB5 GRAND TOURER USED AS JAMES BOND CAR
The Grand Tourer Aston Martin DB5 was designed by the Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera who created this iconic British sport luxury car. The Aston Martin DB5 was released in 1963 which was considered as an evolutionary sport car.
This grand tourer weighs 1,502 kg. The Aston Martin DB5 had the fastest model the The Aston Martin DB5 Vantage with an aluminium engine in-line 6 cylinders 4.0L delivering greater top-end performance at the expense of overall flexibility. This engine produced 325 HP.
The Aston Martin DB5 is among the best known grand tourer cars in the world thanks to special effects expert John Stears, who modified the Aston Martin DB5 for use as James Bond car in the movie in 1964.
To promote the film, the two Aston Martin DB5s were showcased at the 1964 New York World's Fair, and it was named "the most famous car in the world", and subsequently sales of the Aston Martin rose. In 2019 at the world’s biggest classic car auction in California, the actual Aston Martin DB5 used to promote James Bond film was recently reported through the latest car news that it was auctioned for $6.4 million.