Combining a wealth of sophisticated gadgetry and the elegance of 007’s iconic Aston Martin DB5, LEGO Group have today announced the launch of the LEGO Creator Expert James Bond™ Aston Martin DB5, available exclusively from LEGO Stores and shop.LEGO.com from 18th July, 2018.
James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 from the 1964 hit film Goldfinger is the latest in the LEGO Creator Expert series and features a wealth of authentic gadgets and gizmos all created in Q’s workshop.
The model has been designed to provide a challenging and rewarding building experience full of nostalgia—a must-have for fans of Aston Martin, James Bond movies and LEGO building sets.
Featuring 1,290 pieces, you can combine the understated sophistication of Aston Martin with the joy of LEGO building and create your very own piece of James Bond™ memorabilia. An authentic replica of the world-famous 1964 Aston Martin DB5 sports car, this 1:8 scale model includes many of the unique features showcased in Goldfinger, from a working ejector seat, revolving number plates, radar tracker, hidden telephone, bulletproof shield, front wing machine guns and wheel mounted tyre scythes’.
The exterior of the car, painted in Silver Birch just like the original, features the smooth curves and sleek edges of the original Aston Martin DB5 and includes key details including sloped headlamps and drum lacquered silver front and rear bumpers. The moulded silver wire wheel rim inserts also feature the iconic Aston Martin wings that match the wings on the front and rear of the car. Pop open the bonnet to find a detailed six cylinder engine and open the doors of the car to reveal a radar tracker, as well as a telephone tucked away in the secret door compartment.
This LEGO Creator Expert model packed with a wealth of James Bond™ gadgetry is sure to have fans rubbing their hands with excitement.
The finished model measures over 3” (10cm) high, 13” (34cm) long and 4” (12cm) wide, making this a perfect display piece whilst showcasing the timeless elegance of 007’s iconic sports car.
To celebrate the launch, LEGO Group is also offering the chance to win a once in a lifetime trip to 007 Elements in Sölden, Austria ‘the ultimate James Bond™ experience’. Simply visit shop.lego.com/promotions.
Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.lego.com/db5 from 18th July, 2018
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About Aston Martin
Aston Martin, based in Gaydon, England, designs and manufactures luxury handcrafted sports cars that combine a unique British heritage with the latest technology, exceptional hand craftsmanship and graceful styling. Its models, which are sold in 53 countries around the world, include the DB11, Rapide S, Vanquish S, Vanquish Zagato and the new Vantage.
Founded in 1913, the Group is executing its Second Century Plan for sustainable long-term growth. The company’s strategy includes an ambitious product offensive with new model introductions such as the DB11, new Vantage, DBS Superleggera and its first sports utility vehicle, which will be assembled at a new manufacturing centre in St Athan, Wales. The company has also announced plans for its Lagonda marque to become the world’s first zero emission luxury brand.
In 2017, Aston Martin reported adjusted EBITDA of £207m on revenues of £876m.The company, employing more than 2,700 people, is owned by private equity groups Adeem, Tejara and InvestIndustrial, while Daimler AG of Germany holds a 5% non-voting stake.
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