Iconic James Bond car from Goldfinger for sale complete with original gadgets, machine guns and 'tire-slashers'
An iconic Aston Martin from James Bond movies Goldfinger and Thunderball is to be sold at auction - complete with fully-functioning gadgets.
Described as 'the world's most famous car', the 1965 DB5 includes Browning .30 caliber machine guns, wheel-hub mounted tire-slashers, smoke screen dispensers and revolving license plates.
As Q explained to 007, the DB5 was equipped with front and rear hydraulic over-rider rams on the bumpers, a Browning .30 caliber machine gun in each fender, wheel-hub mounted tire-slashers and more
It was also equipped with a telephone in the drivers door to communicate with MI6 headquarters and a hidden compartment under the drivers seat for weapons.
The success of Goldfinger was also a success for Aston Martin, which saw DB5 sales surge to unprecedented levels
Bosses at Eon Productions took notice of the potential marketing opportunities and ordered two more DB5 saloons in preparation for Thunderballs release