Aston Martin DB5 1964 Sir James Bond: Sold $ 4.6 million
The Aston Martin DB5 1964 Super used by actor Sean Connery in the films of the series James Bond, Goldfinger and Thunderball, as well as Pierce Brosnan in the film GoldenEye, comes to find a new tenant.
This is the Canadian company RM Auctions in conjunction with Sotheby's company who had the mandate to the auction to place this exceptional car, to find the ideal buyer ready to pay the price for ay acquire this car.
For cinematographic needs, filmmakers had used two Aston Martin DB5 1964, one of them being identified by the letters FMP 7B and enjoyed the famous gadgets that have made the reputation of this iconic car. John Stears, special effects specialist, had then received an Oscar for his excellent work.
From $ 12,000 to nearly $ 5 million
In 1969, American DJ Jerry Lee had bought the car famous for the modest sum of $ 12,000.
The companies Aunctions RM and Sotheby's have finally found a buyer for an amount which is around $ 5 million.
The new purchaser is an American businessman, Harry Yeaggy which has its own collection of vintage cars. Today, he realized a longtime dream by acquiring the famous Aston Martin. A car that will obviously end up in his museum, Ohio.
Income from this sale go to auction a charitable foundation created by Mr. Lee, whose primary purpose is to help to all those who wish to return to the right path after having committed some misdeeds and spent several years behind bars .
The beautiful Aston Martin DB5 1964 series, used a six-cylinder in-line 4.0-liter with an output of 282 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque. She could wrap the 0 to 60 mi / h (97 km / h) in 7.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 145 mi / h (233 km / h). It consumes 16.4 l/100 km.
Well reels gadgets
FMP 7B Version auction is obviously one that has an array of electronic gadgets and weapons, some real property:
Ejection seat of the passenger;
Ejection roof panel;
rear bulletproof shield;
Mineralogical swivel plates;
bumper has hydraulic buffers;
machine guns in the front as in the back;
torn-tires installed in each hub;
spreader oil and thistles;
Exhaust spreaders pot smoke;
radar hidden in the mirror;
radar screen, GPS ancestor;
phone hidden in the porter;
control buttons in the armrest;
drawer weapons cache.
Source: RM Auctions
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