When you hear the two words Aston and Martin, you unconsciously start playing the James Bond theme music in your head and picturing Sean Connery (or your choice of Bond) behind the wheel of his Silver Birch DB5. Despite it not being Bond’s first Aston it’s the one we will always see in our mind’s eye—even Daniel Craig drove one.
Competition is in the DB5’s genetics, the Tadek Marek designed motor under the bonnet is in all major respects the same one that powered the 4-liter prototype that did battle in the ’62 and ’63 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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