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Aston Martin DB5 “No Time To Die” stunt car sold for $3.1 million


An Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from the 2021 James Bond movie “No Time To Die” sold for £2.9 million ($3.1 million) this week at an auction from Christie’s charity.

Proceeds from the DB5 auction will benefit a variety of charities, including the Prince’s Charitable Foundation, the Prince of Wales Charity and three charities supporting British veterans. UK Special Forces.

Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from

Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from

Aston built eight DB5 . replicas to shoot “No Time To Die”, each for a specific stunt or shot (two original cars were also used). This particular car is fully equipped with gadgets, including rotating license plates, recessed headlights to reveal Gatling guns and bomb launchers. The replicas use a bespoke space chassis and carbon fiber bodywork.

DB5 stars in a memorable chase scene at the beginning of the film, where Bond makes donuts in an Italian square and takes out the bad guys with guns hidden in his car. Race driver Mark Higgins performed the stunt, in place of Bond actor Daniel Craig.

Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from

Aston Martin DB5 stunt car from

A 1981 Aston Martin V8 driven by Craig in the movie “No Time To Die” was sold at the same auction. While the DB5 refers to the early Bond movies as “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball”, the latter’s V8 is similar to the car used in 1987’s “The Living Daylights”. “Sold for approximately $397,700, proceeds will go to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations’ refugee agency.

In addition to the two Astons Jaguar XF, Land Rover Defender 110 and Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR, “No Time To Die” stunt cars among many vehicles at a charity auction.

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