Want to drive an Aston Martin DB5? Here’s a more (relatively) affordable alternative

In Goldfinger, James Bond drove as Aston Martin DB5. Want to buy one? Well, there were only about 1,000 made and they’re rather expensive. The Automotive Traveler Web site suggests a more affordable alternative. An excerpt:

On a list of cars that most auto enthusiasts would want to own some day, Aston Martins usually rank high on the wish list. Obviously the connection to the James Bond film series is one of the primary reasons why. What can possibly be more iconic than driving a Silver Birch DB5 being driven through the mountain passes of Switzerland? Starting with “Goldfinger” in 1964 and being connected to the series many times right up until the present day, 007 and Aston Martin are forever linked together. But with the prices of DB5 now in the stratosphere–especially those finished in Silver Birch–is there an alternative for those who want a dash of Bond, at a more affordable price. Here’s one such choice; a 73,000-mile 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Mark 1 offered for sale in Southern California.

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