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BOND AND BEYOND: Sir Sean Connery at 85

August 25, 2015


Today is Sir Sean Connery's 85th birthday, and to celebrate, I thought I'd take a look back at Connery's relationship with James Bond, the character that made him famous.

No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to drive – The history of the Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5.

May 2, 2010


The Aston Martin DB5. Possibly the most recognised car in the world, thanks to one less-than-careful previous owner, namely James Bond, oo7. In the novel Goldfinger, Ian Fleming gave Bond the Aston Martin DB Mk III to temporarily replace his usual Bentley, which he takes from the Secret Intelligence Service’s car pool. Bond chooses between […]