Die-hard Aston Martin fans and James Bond lovers with enough money to splash on toy collectibles, we have something very cool and exclusive for you. Shop007.com, the only official James Bond store is offering a 1/3 scale model of Aston Martin DB5, the luxury grand tourer made famous by 007 movies Goldfinger and Skyfall for a hefty sum of $43,000. Created by UK-based Propshop, the one-third size replica of the bond’s car will be offered in a limited edition of just 100 DB5 models.
Showcasing perfect combination of digital and traditional model making artisanship, the Aston Martin DB5 1/3 scale model is designed to reproduce the level of attention lavished on Aston Martins original DB5, customized by Q branch for 007. To make it an exact replica of the original 1964 car, the body’s shape and recognizable visuals are mirrored perfectly with the help of a 3D printer. The interior features are also replicated by using the same material as used in the original Aston Martin DB5.
Measuring 1.52-metres long, 66 centimeters wide and 60cm high, the Aston Martin DB5 1/3 scale model comes with functional gadgets from the Goldfinger movie. The gadgets include remote controlled model machine guns, revolving number plates, pop-up bullet proof shield and gear stick with ejector button. The model is displayed on a rolling road in a purpose built case which is exclusively designed by Globe-Trotter.
The case comes with a documentary showing how Propshop built the replica and also includes a remote control and silver key to operate the model. Besides that, the Aston Martin DB5 1/3 scale model case will come with a certificate of provenance signed by Aston Martin, EON Productions and Propshop. A limited edition Aston 1/3 scale model hardback brochure and a Skyfall DVD will also be offered. All this can be yours for a massive price of £28,000($43,000).