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Aston Martin recreates full size version of the original 1964 Corgi DB5 model car including the box

31 August, 2021

Aston Martin, EON and Corgi today revealed a real Aston Martin DB5 car in a large Corgi box in London. The event took place at Battersea Power Station Pier and the car will be on display for more than a month.

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An Aston Martin DB5 Continuation model in a large Corgi box was revealed on August 31st in London
photo © 
Aston Martin

As part of the No Time To Die promotions in the city, Aston Martin worked with Corgi to recreate a full size version of the original 1964 Corgi DB5 model car including the box.

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The box can be viewed by the public until October
photo © Pete Brooker for Bond Lifestyle

The DB5 is one of the DB5 Goldfinger Continuation models, and has all the working gadgets that the original model had.

Meg Simmonds (EON Archives) and Chris Corbould (special effects supervisor) during the reveal event

Meg Simmonds (EON Archives) and Chris Corbould (special effects supervisor) during the reveal event
photo © Peter Brooker for Bond Lifestyle

Marek Reichman, Chief Creative Officer at Aston Martin and Chris Corbould, EON Productions and special effects supervisor, and Meg Simmonds from the EON Archives were present during the reveal of the car that took place on August 31st 2021.

A No Time To Die trailer was shown during event at Battersea Station Pier

A No Time To Die trailer was shown during event at Battersea Station Pier
photo © Peter Brooker for Bond Lifestyle

Also on display during the reveal event were several other Aston Martin cars from the Bond films.

Aston Martin V8 and Valhalla will both be seen in No Time To Die

Aston Martin V8 and Valhalla will both be seen in No Time To Die
photo © Peter Brooker for Bond Lifestyle

From No Time Die, there were an Aston Martin Valhalla, Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, Aston Martin V8 and a stunt Aston Martin DB5 with machine guns behind the headlights.

Aston Martin V8

Aston Martin V8
photo © Peter Brooker for Bond Lifestyle

From SPECTRE there was an Aston Martin DB10, while there was also an Aston Martin Vantage 007 edition with skis on the roof.

An Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE

An Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE
photo © Peter Brooker for Bond Lifestyle

A new Aston Martin Vantage 007 edition, inspired by the car in The Living Daylights

A new Aston Martin Vantage 007 edition, inspired by the car in The Living Daylights
photo © Aston Martin

The Aston Martin DB5 in the Corgi box will stay on display until early October at the Battersea Power Station Pier in London.

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If you're in London, make sure to visit the DB5, on display until early October.
Pictured here are Ajay Chowdhury (Some Kind of Hero) and Peter Brooker (From Tailors With Love) and Roger at the launch event

photo © Aston Martin

With thanks to Aston Martin, and to Peter Brooker / From Tailors With Love for attending the event representing Bond Lifestyle and making the photos


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