James Bond's DB5 hits mass production

Extendible battering rooms seen in the original movie car

Extendible battering rooms seen in the original movie car

That is, of course, the color of the movie auto.

Aston Martin has finally announced what some of those gadgets will be. It will sell each vehicle for a whopping $3.5 million.

If you're fan of the James Bond movies and more specifically of the Aston Martin DB5 first driven by Agent 007 in the 1964 film Goldfinger, you'll be happy to learn that you could, given deep enough pockets, get your hands on a replica, complete with numerous gadgets featured in the film.

The devices will be "subject to final engineering approval".

Work to create the collectors' item new Goldfinger DB5 continuation cars with fully functioning gadgets is taking shape with Bond film-maker EON Productions and its Oscar-winning special effects guru Chris Corbould OBE.

The effort is to make this continuation vehicle fully resemble the 1964 DB5s in all respects including the color -Silver Birch.

The vintage cars will be made in the Aston Martin Works facility in Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire. Similarly, all the Goldfinger edition cars will be produced to one exterior colour specification - Silver Birch paint - just like the original. But these new gadget-laden cars will not be legal to drive on public roads, Aston Martin said.

Costs relating to its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange past year continued to weigh down on the company's bottom line. For the new "Goldfinger" cars, Aston Martin will build 25 for customers and a further three examples: one each for the collections of Aston Martin and EON Productions plus another to be auctioned off for charity.

"The most iconic of these is, of course, the DB5 which famously featured in Goldfinger, Thunderball and Goldeneye, as well as Casino Royale and Skyfall".

The 20th Bonhams Aston Martin sale will see almost 70 years of British motor history up for auction, from a 1952 Lagonda to a 2019 Vanquish Zagato shooting brake.

The Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell is the historic home of the sports vehicle maker where around 13,000 cars were hand-built before production moved to Gaydon, Warwickshire, in 2007. Whether any of those devices will make it to the continuation cars has yet to be revealed.

The Newport Pagnell site is also a leading heritage service and restoration facility as well as a new vehicle dealership where customers can view, purchase, service and restore cars from every era of the marque's 106 years.

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