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CarAdvice podcast 117: Ride along with our hatch comparison!

It's a Sydney special! Joining Mandy Turner on the panel this week are CarAdvice CEO Andrew Beecher, founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford, along with Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric...

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Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation: Bond's most famous ride gets a sequel
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Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation: Bond's most famous ride gets a sequel

Few movie cars are as well-known as the Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. Now, the team at Aston Martin Works is bringing it back in limited numbers. The (deep breath) Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation will be seriously exclusive – just 25 will be produced – and it'll actually have some of the gadgets from the movie car...


Aston Martin DB5 gets Lego-fied
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Aston Martin DB5 gets Lego-fied

The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger will forever be one of the most famous movie cars in history. Now, Lego has created a toy version so you can park one in your lounge room. While the 1:1 vehicle from the film sold for $4.2 million in 2010, the Lego kit retails for US$149.99 ($201.94) – a bargain by comparison...


David Brown Automotive Speedback : Modern-day DB5 revealed
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David Brown Automotive Speedback : Modern-day DB5 revealed

England’s newest sports car maker has burst onto the scene with a model that pays homage to one of the country’s most iconic: meet the David Brown Automotive Speedback, inspired by the Aston Martin DB5. While it looks like the famous 1960s Bond car, the Speedback is an entirely modern-day creation...


Daniel Craig drives DB5 from Skyfall at Nurburgring
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Daniel Craig drives DB5 from Skyfall at Nurburgring

It was a well-kept secret as good as any plot from a James Bond movie, when Bond star Daniel Craig arrived by helicopter this afternoon, only to climb into his Aston Martin DB5 from the film Skyfall. Craig was here to drive the stunning silver DB5 as part of Aston’s centenary parade lap, which saw over 100 Aston Martin models spanning the company’s 100-year history complete a full lap of the Nurburgring...


Aston Martin DB5: barn-find lost for 30 years may sell for $300,000
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Aston Martin DB5: barn-find lost for 30 years may sell for $300,000

A rare 1964 Aston Martin DB5 with fewer than 48,000 miles (77,000km) on the clock has been found in a barn after spending more than 30 years cocooned in the UK. The car was last purchased in 1972 for £1500 ($2262) and after some initial use in the 1970s it has remained parked in a garage since 1980...


Aston Martin celebrating 100 years in 2013
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Aston Martin celebrating 100 years in 2013

British luxury sports car maker Aston Martin will celebrate 100 years of operation with a series of international and UK-based events throughout 2013. The official January 15 anniversary celebrations will centre around Henniker Mews in Chelsea – the original home of Aston Martin – where a commemorative plaque will be unveiled alongside the oldest surviving Aston Martin – A3 – and the new Vanquish...


Land Rover Defender from Skyfall on display at Harrods
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Land Rover Defender from Skyfall on display at Harrods

The Land Rover Defender from the new James Bond movie Skyfall is on display in Harrods' Knightsbridge store in London until October 27. The Land Rover Defender 110 Double Cab ute is the same vehicle driven by field agent Eve (played by Naomie Harris) in the opening scene of the latest Bond film, complete with bashes and bullet holes...


James Bond car chase montage marks 50 years of 007
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James Bond car chase montage marks 50 years of 007

A video montage of James Bond cars and car chases has been put together by 20th Century Fox to help celebrate 50 years of Ian Fleming's 007 franchise and the upcoming Bond film 'Skyfall'. Through the years the British MI6 agent has been behind the wheel of a Bentley 4 ½ Litre, an amphibious Lotus Esprit, BMW Z8 and a string of Aston Martins including an Aston Martin DB5, V12 Vanquish and DBS (pictured top)...


Aston Martin DB5 original James Bond 007 model sells for $4.2 million
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Aston Martin DB5 original James Bond 007 model sells for $4.2 million

The original 'Goldfinger' Aston Martin DB5 has just sold for a less-than-expected $4.2 million, £2.6 million, in London, UK. The famous car comes equipped with machine guns, ejector seat and even a bullet-proof shield which can be deployed, all at the flick of switch or touch of a button...


James Bond's 1964 Aston Martin DB5 up for sale
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James Bond's 1964 Aston Martin DB5 up for sale

The actual Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Thunderball will be auctioned for the first time in October, with early estimates suggesting it could fetch in excess of $6 million. The 1964 James Bond movie car was one of only two original “007” DB5s featured on screen with Connery and is now the only remaining example from the films...