Which James Bond film showed 007 driving his iconic Aston Martin?
The 1964 classic Bond film ‘Goldfinger’ was the first time James Bond thrilled us by driving his favorite, iconic car. Its appearance in the Bond films transformed the Aston Martin brand into a globally recognized sports car. The Bond car was actually a DB5, one of the early David Brown series, named for the English businessman who obtained the Aston Martin company in 1947. Previously, Aston Martin was a low-volume sports car maker. Association with the Bond franchise put Aston Martin on the global map.
James Bond sets out on a mission to impede Auric Goldfinger’s plan to raid Fort Knox and destroy the world economy. However, he must first successfully earn Auric’s trust.
Initial release: 17 September 1964 (USA)
Director: Guy Hamilton
Featured song: Goldfinger
Box office: 125 million USD
Budget: 3 million USD
The third installment in the James Bond franchise finds Sean Connery playing up the cheekier side of Bond for the first time, following the more serious stakes of Dr.