Lego Reveals James Bond Aston Martin DB5

first_img Lego Unveils ‘Friends’ 25th Anniversary Central Perk SetThis Tree House Is Lego’s Most Sustainable Set Ever Stay on target Twelve years ago, the Aston Martin DB5 that was used in Goldfinger went for a cool $2 million at auction. Thanks to Lego, you can now get your hands on one for a whole lot less money.For weeks now, Lego has been posting James Bond teasers on it social feeds. Today, they finally stopped pussyfooting around and broke the news: the Lego Creator Expert Series Aston Martin DB5 is here.Bond’s DB5 — which he drove in Goldfinger — is one of the most iconic cars from the films. It was packed full of cool gear from Q and his crew, from rotating, tire-slashing blades hidden in its wheels to machine guns to an ejector seat. If you’ve seen Goldfinger, you probably remember Q warning James to never ever touch the red button in the shift knob that activates it. The Lego version has been done up in 1/8 scale and it’s absolutely packed with detail.  1,290 pieces worth of detail, to be precise. Don’t expect to build this one in a hurry, brickhead Bond fans!The payoff will be worth it, though. Lego’s designers managed to do more than just capture the look of Bond’s DB5. There are working elements everywhere you turn. Rotate license plates to keep a low profile. Pop-out spinning wheel blades to fight off enemies that want to run you off the road.last_img