Drive Another Day: Bond Cars Through The Ages

007 has always had a way with his cars. Whether it's a pristine Aston Martin or a renault Taxi, the man in the tux knows how to steer things into his favour. From racing through the streets of London to skidding an invisible car across a frozen wasteland, James Bond has done it all in all manner of vehicles.

Join us as we take a look at the best of Eon Production's Bond's cars. We break down the costs of purchasing the vehicles today, as well as providing some stats that'll help you decide whether you want to go secret agent or just stick with your family car.

THE SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES II

The low height of the car allowed Bond to slip under a crane blocking his path.

THE SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES II

There is no model named the 'Bentley Mark IV' - the name is thought to have been created by Ian Fleming and used erroneously ever since.

ASTON MARTIN DB5

The GPS dashboard was taken straight out of the novel but in the book, Bond struggled to track Goldfinger after a series of wrong turns.

LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONVERTIBLE

This was a hire car for bond when he was in Nassau. It was a new '65 model with front disc brakes and revised frontal styling.

TOYOTA 2000 GT

Toyota built just 351 of these rare vehicles between 1967 and 1970. They are now highly sought after and one recently sold at auction for £756,323, making it the most expensive Toyota ever.

ASTON MARTIN DBS

Teresa 'Tracy' Bond, James' wife, is shot and killed while sitting in this car.

FORD MUSTANG MACH 1

Bond puts this car on two-wheels to slip through an alley. Surprisingly, he comes out of the other side on the other set - a famed continuity error.

1963 CHEVROLET IMPALA CONVERTIBLE

Driven by Roger Moore, this is the only Chevy Bond car that the secret agent has ever driven.

AMC HORNET X

Stolen from a Bangkok showroom and used to perform a corkscrew jump, a one-take CGI stunt is now infamous in Bond history.

1976 LOTUS ESPRIT S1

The actual 'Wet Nellie' model submarine car went to action for £600,000.

LOTUS ESPRIT S3 TURBO

The gadgetry in this car was toned down to match the film's more serious tone.

RANGE ROVER CLASSIC CONVERTIBLE

The car tows the box containing Bond's Acrostar Jet.

1984 RENAULT 11 TAXI

The car is commandeered by Bond and later ripped in half during a chase. No small scrapes will suffice for 007.

ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE VOLANTE

With its 5.3 second 0-60 speed and a top speed approaching 160mph, this was the fastest four-seater production car in the world.

1988 LINCOLN MARK VII LSC

A surprisingly fast car for its non-athletic shape, the Lincoln Mark VII is a prime example of an American muscle car.

BMW Z3

The car was a controversial choice, as it was the first non-British made car to feature as Bond's main form of transport. Nevertheless, the Z3 was one of the few not destroyed by the end of the film.

BMW 750iL

The car is also equipped with machine guns according to Q, but these aren't used in the film.

BMW Z8

The car was another limited edition entry, with BMW producing just 5,703.

ASTON MARTIN V12 VANQUISH

Only 1,489 models of the car were built before it was replaced by the V12 Vanquish S in 2005.

ASTON MARTIN DBS V12

The hidden defibrillator was likely inspired by the Goldfinger novel, where a compartment was found under the seat of Bond's car.

ASTON MARTIN DB10

Only 10 DB10's are being made specifically for Spectre. However, fans can expect that the new DB9, to be released in 2016, will be a close approximation of the Bond Experience.

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