4 Best Bond Cars, aside from the new DB10

The James Bond (or if you would prefer, 007) movie franchise has always been as much about the gadgets as it has been about the superspy himself. Don't even get us started on the clothes Bond wears... The cars, of course, are arguably Bond’s best toys. Here are four of the finest, aside from the all-new DB10.

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Aston Martin V12 Vanquish from Die Another Day (read about the updated 2014 AM310 Vanquish here)

Claim to fame: Thanks to Q, the Aston’s standard equipment includes forward-firing rockets, an assortment of guns, a front passenger ejector seat and even a cloaking device for some stealth motoring.

Engine: 5935cc V12, 466bhp

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BMW Z8 from The World Is Not Enough

Claim to fame: The retro roadster marked the end of a three-movie product placement deal with BMW, which started with the Z3 in GoldenEye.

Engine: 4941cc V8, 400bhp

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Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger

Claim to fame: As the star car in one of the first Bond blockbusters, the DB5 single-handedly made Aston Martin synonymous with Agent 007.

Engine: 3955cc inline-6, 282bhp

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Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me

Claim to fame: A low-slung, mid-engine sports car for both driving and scuba diving – what more could James Bond ask for?

Engine: 1973cc inline-4, 160bhp

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