This autumn, theaters across the globe will be showing Skyfall, the 23rd film in the James Bond series. And we can’t wait. While details are a bit vague at the moment, it’s known that a character from one of the early movies will have a role. No, not Sean Connery, but a car that the legendary actor drove in 1964’s Goldfinger: an Aston Martin DB5 The vehicle’s appearance will highlight the roles automobiles have played during the five decades of 007 movies.
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I have known a few GM F-Bodies in my time: Pod’s Trans Am, Phid’s Camaro Berlinetta. The Firebird “Esprit” is a different sort of catch. We thought they were cool in the ’70s, even with the automotive equivalent of a comb over, the front half vinyl roof. Not as cool as Trans Ams or Z-28s, mind you, more of a hot secretary kind of cool. Read More