The Aston Martin made its international breakthrough in 1964 when it appeared in the James Bond movie Goldfinger. It was first built under the name Bamford and Martin in 1913 and renamed Aston Martin in 1914.
Shares in the automaker, whose cars are famously driven by fictional British spy James Bond, fell more than 6 percent. Aston Martin is the first originally-British automaker to sell shares in years.
The maker of the famous sports car once favored by secret agent 007 has said it intends to float on the London Stock Exchange. The move would complete a turnaround that has seen the brand return to profitability.
Aston Martin is recreating a limited run of the 007 legendary DB5 cars. The vehicle will have the rotating license plates featured in movies including "Goldfinger," but there's no word on smoke screens or oil slicks.
Not shaken but stirred by thoughts of doing good, actor Daniel Craig has auctioned his very special Aston Martin Vanquish. Only 100 of Aston Martin's centenary models were made, and the Bond actor was given the 007th.
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