James Bond movies have a separate fan base and one of the main reason why many love James Bond movie is because of all the cool gadgets that they showcase in the movie. One of the main attraction in the earlier James Bond movie was his car. He drives an Aston Martin DB5 which has number of gadgets like machine gun bullet proof screen, smoke, tyre shredding blades and many more features. An original Aston Martin DB5 is there in United Kingdom but, what if we told you that there is a toy version of the same car with some of these features.
The video has been shared by Supercar Blondie on he r YouTube channel. This is probably the most expensive toy car in the world. The Aston Martin model car costs $100,000 which is almost Rs 73.5 lakh Indian money. She mentions in the video that this is a special car because only 27 of these models have been made and the one seen in the video is the number seven of twenty seven units.
Every one who has seen James Bond movies know that 007 is the number by which the agent is known. This made the value of this particular model even more. She mentions in video that the owner is in love with the car and won’t sell this particular model to anyone even if he or she is ready to offer $ 200,000 or anything above it.
Coming to the DB5 model. It is an exact replica of the original Aston Martin DB5 that was used in the movie. It is placed on a custom build platform with drawers in it. One of the drawers have authenticity certificate of the DB5 model whereas the other has two boxes. One of the boxes have a key and the other have a control panel.
The car starts after you insert the key into the control panels key hole. There are three switches on the control panel and a rotary knob. The rotary knob controls the speed of the wheels. You can increase and decrease the speed of the wheels by simply rotating it. The other toggle switch controls the lights and there is another switch for the machine guns.
The light below the headlamps neatly slide and a small pipe comes out resembling the tip of a machine gun. At the rear, the DB5 gets a bullet proof screen. This is also controlled by a toggle switch on the control panel. Overall, the fit and finish of the car is excellent. The number plates can be switched with the touch of a button just like original Bond car. The interiors are designed just like the original DB5 from the James Bond movie and it even has a tracking equipment on the center console. The car even get a roof that pops out when the co passenger seats are ejected.
Aston Martin DB5 made its debut in 1964 James Bond movie Goldfinger. People took note of the car so much that it was later used in six more James Bond movies – Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Casino Royale, Skyfall and Spectre. The car has also appeared in several video games.