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Sean Connery's James Bond Car to Be Auctioned Off

June 2, 2010 (6:56 am) GMT
The Aston Martin sports car which Sean Connery drove in James Bond films, 'Goldfinger' and 'Thunderball', will be auctioned off in October.

The Aston Martin sports car which drove when portraying famous spy agent James Bond is to be auctioned off in October. The 1964 DB5 has been dubbed "the world's most famous car" by auction house RM Auctions and the experts expect the motor to fetch over $5 million (3.3 million pound sterling).

The car is the last remaining model made for Connery to drive as 007 in the films 1964 "Goldfinger" and 1965 "Thunderball". The motor comes complete with machine guns, a bullet-proof shield, revolving number plates, oil slick sprayer and smoke screen, along with other gadgets.

The car is being sold by U.S. radio broadcaster Jerry Lee - the motor's only ex-factory owner. Lee plans to donate the proceeds to charity.

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