The world’s greatest and most famous spy in the world, James Bond, is also known to love driving the most expensive vehicles in the world. Most expensive James bond cars have made headlines for every new movie of the infamous Agent 007. Bond is expected to chase and fight his enemies with a wide variety of expensive and hi-tech vehicles such that weapons, anti-defense systems and other out-of-this-world functions are installed and used flawlessly.
Most Expensive James Bond Cars
Aston Martin DB10
In the newest installment of the James Bond series which is titled “Spectre”, the two-door Ashton Martin DB10 is boasted to be driven around and destroyed in the film. Yes, the film destroyed seven out of ten units of this model costing them about $37 million! Aston Martin DB10 is specially made only for this movie. By doing the math, each unit actually costs $5,285,714.29 and it is expected to become the most expensive once it goes in the auction.
This brand new vehicle is not part yet of the Aston Martin’s current vehicle lineup so you don’t have a chance yet to buy one!
Aston Martin DB5
Movies: Goldfinger, Thunderball, Golden Eye, The World is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, Casino Royale, Spectre
The most popular and luxurious James Bond car of all time. It was first seen in Goldfinger where the fictional James Bond drove an Aston Martin DB5 with technologically-advanced gadgets. When Goldfinger and Thunderball became blockbusters consecutively, the vehicle became very popular in the 60’s.
Today, it is considered as one of the most expensive James Bond cars of all time after being sold in an auction for $4.6 million. The car is available for purchase though at a price of $450,000.
While Mr. Bond is sporting an Ashton Martin car, Spectre’s villain will show off by driving a Jaguar C-X75. The car’s concept is based on a hybrid supercar which was first publicized to auto enthusiasts at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.
Jaguar built a few units of this model, but the concept was unable to push through when Williams Formula One team decided to abort the project. If it had been released for public usage, its price tag would be around $1.1 million
Lotus Esprit S1
Movie: The Spy Who Loved Me
The Lotus Esprit S1 is the famous car that transformed into a submarine and is designed to have anti-aircraft missiles. Though a 1980 model of this vehicle is sold at only $11,800, the Bond submarine version is worth much higher. The Lotus Esprit S1 car was restored to its submarine look without the anti-aircraft missiles and was priced at a whopping $1 million during its auction.
Toyota 2000 GT LHD
Movie: You Only Live Twice
Agent 007 might be driving high-end vehicles of Ashton Martin, BMW, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce but one of the most expensive James Bond cars was actually from Toyota.
The 1967 car is also considered as one of the rarest Bond cars. In fact, the convertible model driven by Sean Connery in the movie was never sold to the public. However, Toyota made a similar version of it and had an asking price in the auction of about $1.15 million.
Aston Martin DBS
Movie: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace
The car was featured in just four scenes of “On her Majesty’s Service.” It was also the wedding car of James and Tracy. On the other hand, the Aston Martin DBS V12 was first seen in Casino Royale and was the first Aston Martin car driven by Actor Daniel Craig in the 2008 movie, “Quantum of Solace”.
A regular price of an Aston Martin DBS is at $178,893. However, if the famous Bond drove the car in one of his movies, its price could double. In fact, The DBS of Agent 007 was sold for $372,695 in an auction in 2012.
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1937 Bentley 4.25 Litre Gurney Nutting Coupe
Movie: Never Say Never Again
Though it had made a brief appearance in the 1983 film, it was special because it was Sean Connery’s last movie as James Bond. The car was auctioned in 2010 at $339,205.10. Making it one of Bond’s most expensive cars.
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish Coupe
Movie: Die Another Day
As one of the most expensive James Bond cars, the Aston Martin V12 Vanquish Coupe had been sold in an auction for a price of $290,966. It was the Aston Martin unit to show everyone that this car manufacturer still rules the world of James Bond in the 21st century.
Investing in expensive vehicles is one of the trademarks of James Bond series. Thanks to “Q branch” of the British Secret Service, Agent 007 has access to various types of high-end and high-tech vehicles. Due to the success of the series, most of the cars used here have also become the world’s most popular and most expensive automobiles in history.