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Aston Martin DB5 – DB5 (1963) Goldfinger (1964) (Thunderball (1965) Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) The Aston Martin DB5 is the quintessential James Bond car, and one of the most recognizable and famous cars in cinema history. In the novel, Bond had driven a DB Mark III, but the producers chose to use the newer DB5.The special effects team added a large array of gadgets to the car, including an ejector seat, machine guns, a smoke screen, and tyre slashers. * The famous Aston Martin DB5 returned for Pierce Brosnan’s introduction as James Bond in Goldeneye. MI6 psychologist Caroline has been sent to evaluate Bond, who takes her for a drive in the DB5.

 

 

Ford Mustang – Mustang Mach 1 (1971) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) While Diamonds Are Forever wasn’t the most well received Sean Connery Bond film, it did have one of the best car chases of the early series. While at the wheel of Tiffany Case’s Ford Mustang, Bond finds himself on the Sheriff’s radar, resulting in a high tension chase along the Las Vegas strip. Sean Connery uses a loading ramp to put the car on two wheels and escape through the narrow pedestrian walkway to safety.

 

Sunbeam Alpine – Series II (1962) Dr. No (1962)  James Bond’s first car was the modest Sunbeam Alpine Series II, in lake blue. After being invited to the mountain apartment of enemy spy Miss Taro, Bond drove the Sunbeam up the dusty road and into a trap. He was soon chased by a large hearse that tried to ram him off the edge of the sharp cliff.

 

Bentley Mark IV – Drophead 3.5 Litre (1935) From Russia With Love (1963) Bond’s car in From Russia with Love is an unusual one for the series, as the Bentley Mark IV was almost 30 years old at the time of the film’s release. Bond is shown picnicking alongside a river with Sylvia Trench. They are about to enjoy some Taittinger champagne when Bond is paged by HQ.

 

 

Toyota 2000 GT – 2000 GT (1967) You Only Live Twice (1967) Known as Japan’s first supercar, the Toyota 2000 GT was the obvious car of choice for You Only Live Twice, a Bond film set primarily in Japan. Only 351 models were produced, making the car rarer than a DB5. Sean Connery, who was too tall to sit comfortably in the car. At short notice, Toyota made modifications to produce a special open top version just for the film.

 

Honda ATV vehicle – Featured in Diamonds Are Forever. Bond commanders an all-terrain vehicle after he ditches the moon buggy.

 

Moon Buggy – Featured in Diamonds Are Forever. After gaining entry and learning of Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s plans for the diamond laser satellite, Bond is discovered. He makes his escape from the facility by stealing a moon buggy vehicle that is being used in a space film being made. Not knowing anything about how it works, Bond presses a few buttons and off it goes!

 

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