Aston Martin DB5 is a British Ferrari from the 1960s
DB5 was introduced in 1963 to replace DB4.
The redesign carried out by Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera was both stylish and sporty, and was very popular among expensive luxury wagon fans at the time. This is Aston Martin Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, although DB5 is not manufactured as a certified car, many people still regard it as a competitor. Ferrari 250 GTO. It has style and power, but this is a better idea, with a more stylish interior and better materials.
Unlike the Ferrari cars of the era with the V-12 engine under the hood, the DB5 is powered by an inline six-cylinder engine. But the 4.0-liter device has enough power to achieve 282 horsepower and 288 pound-feet of torque. It is only about ten horses behind the 250 GTO, while providing greater torque. DB5 returned to the impressive performance of that era. It can reach 60 mph in just 8 seconds from standing, and its top speed reaches 145 mph, which is unmatched by many ordinary modern cars.
|engine||4.0-liter inline six-cylinder|
|0 to 60 mph||8 seconds|
|Top speed||145 mph|
Aston Martin DB5 appears in 9 James Bond movies
DB5 appeared in 9 of the 25 James Bond movies, which is impressive.
Of course, DB5 is not always the main car of Bond, and some of its appearance is also very short, but it can be proved that this car has now become an integral part of the franchise.
DB5 debuted at Goldfinger in 1964 and is a private car of Bond. It returned in Thunderball in 1965 and was then exhibited in the opening scene of GoldenEye (1995) while racing the Ferrari. DB5 appears again in “Tomorrow Never Dies” (1997) and “The World Not Enough” (1999).
The British Grand Tourer became the main vehicle again at the Casino Royale in 2006 and was destroyed in Skyfall in 2012. The car was destroyed in the last movie. The car was unveiled with DB10 in Spectre in 2015, which was specifically developed for this movie. In the “No Execution” postponed from April 2020 to November 2020 due to the death of the coronavirus pandemic, DB5 was driven with three modern Aston Martins: DBS Superleggera, V8 Vantage and Valhalla.
Aston Martin DB5 is a million-dollar car
Due to his connection with James Bond, DB5 is one of the most expensive classic Aston Martins. The car exhibited in “Golden Finger” and “Thunderball” was auctioned for $ 4.6 million in 2010, while the car used to promote the “Thunderball” movie was sold for $ 6.4 million in 2019 Sold. Most DB5 not related to movies usually sell for less than $ 1 million, and some examples in recent years have changed the owner for around $ 1.5 million.