Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery was the first actor to portray fictional British secret agent James Bond on film. He starred in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983. Sean Connery’s silver Aston Martin DB5 went up for auction recently and fetched $2.4 million.

It was a 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the same model that Sean Connery’s portrayal of British secret agent James Bond drove in the 1960s movies. In the more than two dozen films that make up the franchise, the Bond character has been portrayed by a variety of actors and has driven a variety of vehicles. From Chevrolets and Fords to Bentleys and BMWs, they’ve got it all.

The most well-known “Bond car” is still the 1964 model. Connery’s first car was an Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with machine guns, an ejector seat, and an oil slick maker from the 1964 movie “Goldfinger.” Connery bought a 1964 DB5 for himself in the beginning of 2018, more than 50 years after the movie’s release, however it lacked the weapons and gadgets.

Connery passed away at the age of 90 over two years later. He had only ever genuinely owned one DB5. According to Hagerty, an organization that specializes in vintage vehicle insurance and events, a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 in this car’s immaculate condition would generally be valued approximately $1 million.

Hagerty just acquired full control of Broad Arrow. Directly related DB5s from James Bond movies have sold for much more than that. A DB5 that was loaded with gadgets and used to advertise the movie’s initial release sold for $6.4 million in 2019. Stay tuned to Thirsty for more news.

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