The 1965 Aston Martin DB5 has finally been sold at an unexpected price. In an auction conducted in Monterey, California, United States, the sports car sold Rp90 billion.
RM Sotheby's previously estimated the gray car would sell for IDR 85.8 billion (Rp 14,224 per US dollar), but bidders dared to offer more.
The identity of the buyer was not disclosed, but many suspect an American collector who loves historic classic cars.
The buyer will be very lucky to have this car, because it is one of the 'mobile gadgets' that can be used on public roads legally.
The term gadget goes because the car is equipped with various equipment ranging from launchers, bulletproof shields, oil spreaders, all of which function normally like in a James Bond movie. There are a total of 13 modifications for James Bond embedded in the car
To note, the car never appeared in the Bond films, but the same as "007" --code for James Bond-- which was driven in the films "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball". But the sports coupe type car often appears at promotional events "Thunderball" in the US.
This rare car has the chassis number DB5/2008/R it is one of four Aston DB5 Cars in the film James Bond: Goldfinger