Aston Martin DB5 “No Time To Die” stunt automobile sells for $3.1M


An Aston Martin DB5 stunt automobile from the 2021 James Bond movie “No Time To Die” bought for two.9 million British kilos (roughly $3.1 million) this week at a Christie’s charity public sale.

Proceeds from the DB5 public sale will profit a number of charities, together with the The Prince’s Belief, The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Fund, and three charities supporting veterans of the U.Ok. Particular Forces.

Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from

Aston Martin DB5 stunt automobile from

Aston constructed eight DB5 replicas for filming of “No Time To Die,” every for a selected stunt or shot (two unique automobiles have been additionally used). This explicit automobile is full of devices, together with a rotating license plate, headlights that retract to disclose Gatling weapons, and a bomb launcher. The replicas use bespoke space-frame chassis and carbon-fiber bodywork.

The DB5 starred in a memorable chase scene early within the film the place Bond does donuts in an Italian sq. and mows down the unhealthy guys with the automobile’s hid weapons. Rally driver Mark Higgins carried out that stunt, standing in for Bond actor Daniel Craig.

Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from

Aston Martin DB5 stunt automobile from

A 1981 Aston Martin V8 pushed by Craig in “No Time To Die” was bought on the similar public sale. Whereas the DB5 references early Bond films “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball,” the later V8 is much like the automobile utilized in 1987’s “The Residing Daylights.” The “No Time To Die” automobile bought for about $397,700, with proceeds going to the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN’s refugee company.

Along with the 2 Astons, Jaguar XF, Land Rover Defender 110, and Land Rover Vary Rover Sport SVR, “No Time To Die” stunt automobiles have been among the many vehicular heaps on the charity public sale. 


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