The iconic Aston Martin DB5 has been recognised as ‘Classic car of the 1960s’ at the MotorKlassik Awards.
Distinctive in its tenacious appearance and synonymous with the legendary James Bond, The DB5 made its first appearance in the third James Bond movie, Goldfinger (1964) and has been given the thumbs up by over 16,000 readers of the prestigious German automotive magazine MotorKlassik for the third year in a row.
The magazine’s award ceremony took place in Essen last night. Thomas Kiesele, Regional President of Aston Martin Europe collected the award on behalf of the luxury British marque and said: “This award shows the love for the heritage of Aston Martin and underlines its timeless design. We thank the readers of MotorKlassik for their votes and their appreciation for our brand.”
The illustrious DB5 can do no wrong with a recent study into which is ‘greatest movie car of all time’ – James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 was also given the prestigious King of bling title.