Sean Connery's Classic James Bond Car Breaks Auction Price Record
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The Aston Martin DB5 featured in 1965 film 'Thunderball' has been sold for over $6 million at RM Sotheby's Monterey Car Week in California during an Evening with Aston Martin event.

AceShowbiz - A car used to promote Sean Connery's classic 1965 James Bond film "Thunderball" has sold for over $6 million (£4.9 million).

The Aston Martin DB5 was sold at RM Sotheby's Monterey Car Week in California during an Evening with Aston Martin event last week (ends August 16) for $6.4 million (£5.3 million), marking the highest ever auction price for the model, according to Carbuzz.com.

The fully road-worthy car has some unique features befitting its famous history including wheel hub-mounted tyre slashers and a passenger-seat ejection system.

In 2010, an Aston Martin DB5 used in Connery's 1964 James Bond film "Goldfinger" sold for $4.6 million (£3.8 million).

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