After 55 years, the company resumed production of the model DB5.
55 years after removal from the conveyor model DB5 Aston Martin renews its production. All 25 Grand Tourer of collectible series Job 1 DB5 Goldfinger will be exact replica of the most famous cars of the movies about James bond. This car appeared in the film “Goldfinger” in 1964. For complete authenticity to their creation will attract the film company EON Productions, responsible for shooting franchise on the main cinespia.
Assembly new Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger 1 Job do the employees of the Heritage division, based at the factory in Newport Pagnell – the home of the original DB5. It is the largest and technologically equipped restoration center of Aston Martin in the world, which, according to the manufacturer, is ideal for such projects. On each machine specialists Heritage Division spend 4500 hours, which affects the price – excluding taxes it is 2.75 million pounds (240 million rubles).
Modern DB5 is a chassis of mild steel, manufactured to original drawings, aluminum body panels and inline six-cylinder “aspirated” volume of 4.0 liters. The engine is equipped with three SU carburettors, along with oil cooler and produces 294 horsepower. Traction at the rear wheels is transmitted via a five-speed manual gearbox and a ZF mechanical limited slip differential.
Suspension front – strut-type coil-over, plus a stabilizer bar; the rear axle with a radial rods and the mechanism of watt. The replica DB5 equipped with rack and pinion steering control without amplifier and Girling brake system with steel discs.
However, the main “trick” the Grand Tourer – spy gadgets. Each “di-bi-the fifth” will be equipped with a smoke gun, turning the registration marks, panepistimou in the back of the body, fake machine guns and radar. All this designed by the British special effects coordinator Chris Corbould.
The original Aston Martin DB5 with the design Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera released in 1963 and 1965. The General circulation model at $ 1019 copies. Four-liter motor DB5 developed 286 forces and 390 Nm of torque, allowing it to accelerate to 60 mph (97 kilometers per hour) in eight seconds exactly. The maximum speed for the first time – 233 kilometres per hour.
In the filming of “Goldfinger” was involved two cars, one of which was entirely in the factory version. The one that was equipped with machine guns and other spy gadgets, later returned to the manufacturer: it was removed with all the movie equipment and was sold to a private buyer. This car can be seen in the movie “the Cannonball Race” in 1981.
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