Arguably the most iconic and recognisable Aston Martin built. This Aston Martin DB5 was one of two used in the James Bond movie Goldfinger, starring Sean Connery as MI6 superspy James Bond and Gert Fröbe as Auric Goldfinger. Even better the DB5 was sold with many of the Bond gadgets built by Q Branch in working order.
The newly revived De Tomaso brand cites this car as its inspiration: the 5000 sport, or P70, or 70P… Story by Richard Heseltine.
Strale Daytona. This obscure sixties supercar combined American brute power with Italian design flair – and just possibly, a Bizzarrini chassis. Story and pictures by Chris Rees.
Mustang Shelby GT350 reborn. Venice crew to replicate the original run.
From here to obscurity Ghia Cobra GT This Italian American has more than a whiff of the continental exotica that Ford was so keen to cash in on during the mid-Sixties, but the car’s mystery remains as enigmatic today, as it was back then, reveals Richard Heseltine…
In 1959, the mid-engined Cooper T51 that won the Formula 1 championship signalled a revolution in design, a design seized upon by Colin Chapman. The transition from front-engined to mid-engined was an obvious one for Lotus, now that the concept had proven to be a winner.
McCartney’s Mini sells for record price. The Beatles star’s coachbuilt Cooper S sells for £183,500 at Illinois auction.