DB5

Limited edition 1:8 scale Aston Martin DB5 available from Eaglemoss

February 24th, 2016 by

To celebrate the release of the 24th 007 film SPECTRE on Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD, Eaglemoss Ltd, EON Productions and Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd are making their 1:8 scale replica of the Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 available for purchase as a completed model. The replica DB5 was originally released as a build-up kit that was […]

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Telegraph includes Corgi Aston Martin DB5 in best new toys tested [VIDEO]

April 17th, 2015 by

This video from the Telegraph takes a look at three of the best new toys available, the first of which is the reissued Aston Martin DB5 from Corgi, first available in 1965.

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Corgi to release 50th anniversary Aston Martin DB5 models

December 17th, 2014 by

Corgi is to release two new models of the famous Aston Martin DB5 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the car that won the Toy of the Year award in 1965. The first is in silver, with working ejector seat, front-mounted machine guns and bullet-proof screen, although it is lacking the tyre slashers. The second model […]

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Aston Martin DB9: History [video]

November 29th, 2014 by

The third episode in this video series from Aston Martin looks at the history of the DB9. It also has footage of a DB5 on the road being tailed by a DB9.

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The gadgets of the DB5

September 30th, 2014 by

While Goldfinger is often considered iconic for many reasons, one of the elements that helps to keep it in the public eye is the first appearance of the gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5. Here we take a look at those gadgets. Although Ian Fleming had put 007 behind the wheel of an Aston Martin DB Mark […]

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Over £136,000 Raised in NSPCC Goldfinger Auction

September 18th, 2014 by

The 50th Anniversary Goldfinger auction raised over £136,000 online for the NSPCC when it closed yesterday. A large chunk of that figure was a £55,000 one third scale replica of 007’s Aston Martin DB5. A 18k yellow gold Omega Seamaster wristwatch also sold for £70,000. Other charity items included a signed Goldfinger poster and soundtrack, […]

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Gold-plated Aston Martin DB5

September 17th, 2014 by

To celebrate Goldfinger‘s 50th anniversary, Eon Productions commissioned a gold-plated, one-third scale model of the Aston Martin DB5, complete with machine guns, bullet shield and revolving number plates. The DB5 will is being auctioned by Christie’s and is expected to raise £40,000 to £60,000 when bidding closes later today.

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50 years of Goldfinger

September 2nd, 2014 by

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Goldfinger, the most iconic Bond film and still often used as a benchmark for the series. To celebrate the film’s half centenary The James Bond Dossier is dedicating September to a series of articles about the third 007 adventure. The third 007 outing premiered in at the Odeon Leicester Square […]

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Unopened DB5 six-pack sells for £5.5K

October 5th, 2013 by

Six gold coloured Corgi Aston Martins that were recently unearthed in their original packing were sold at auction for £5,500. The cars should have been sold in the 1960s following the release of Goldfinger, but instead the salesman hung into them. The are wrapped together in cellophane, the fact of them being in an unopened […]

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Daniel Craig drives DB5 for Aston Martin centenary celebrations at Nurburgring

May 20th, 2013 by

Daniel Craig made a surprise appearance at the Nurburgring at the weekend where he drove the Skyfall Aston Martin DB5 on a lap to celebrate Aston Martin’s centenary. Craig reportedly climbed into the DB5, with licence plate BMT 216A, after arriving by helicopter and joined a parade of 100 Aston Martins for a lap of […]

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