Aston Martin V12 DBS Sold for $390,000

October 8, 2012 at 09:35

Aston Martin V12 DBS, the great luxury car in which James Bond, who was played by Daniel Craig, was driving in the movie Quantum of Solace, was sold at an auction for 390,000 dollars. As it became known just recently, this car was the most expensive lot of the auction, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first screens of the first film about the greatest agent of all time – James Bond 007.

Aston Martin V12 DBS Pic

Aston Martin V12 DBS Pic

Auction organizers originally were going to get for Aston Martin V12 DBS approximately about $ 160,000. It should also be noted that the vehicle that was sold – was one of seven cars that were used during the filming. All in all for the closed charity auction there were 10 lots, which were related to the film-series about 007. All lots have been sold.

Aston Martin V12 DBS Photo

Aston Martin V12 DBS Photo

Furthermore, among other auction items there was a special edition of the works of Ian Fleming in 18 volumes, sold for $ 147,500, with a preliminary assessment of $ 16-24 thousand. The total revenues from the auction exceeded $ 1.2 million. All funds raised at these auctions, as well as from the sale of a special edition of the auction catalog will be sent to 12 different charities. The day before the auction in the UK the celebration of the 50th anniversary of James Bond – a series of films about the legendary James Bond 007 were started.

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