1976 Aston Martin V8

From the James Bond, 'The Living Daylights' process unit (see text)

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1976
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
From the James Bond, 'The Living Daylights' process unit (see text)
1976 Aston Martin V8 Coupé
Chassis no. V8/11472/RCA
Engine no. V/540/1472
Estimate: £40,000 - 60,000
Footnote:
Several years ago Dr Peter Nelson, founder of 'The Bond Museum' in Keswick, was invited to Pinewood Studios with Eon Productions' accountant to inspect the contents of the now famous Shed 10. Shed 10 was used by the James Bond producers to store many of their old props, and the building had rarely been unlocked in many years. Inside were several Aston Martin V8 vehicles from the 1987 James Bond film, 'The Living Daylights', staring Timothy Dalton. Some were glassfibre shells and some were complete road and stunt cars. It was an amazing sight and Dr Nelson was able to purchase from the store one complete car, one glassfibre shell, one half-complete car a