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On Connery’s 90th birthday, we look at his first Bond car

Happy 90th birthday to Sir Sean Connery, the tough and debonair Scot who was the first actor to play James Bond. Arguably, he was the best do ever don the suit and Walther PPK.

 

Born on August 25, 1930, Connery was once one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men, and it was as Bond that he made his mark. Although the first 007 car that most people think of is the iconic Aston Martin DB5, it wasn’t the first car that Connery drove on screen as Bond. That would be a 1957 Chevy, believe it or not, which he used as a getaway car in the early moments of the 1962 Bond debut film Dr. No.

 

The first real Bond car—one the British Secret Service agent didn’t commandeer—was a powder blue 1961 Sunbeam Alpine II ... Read the full article on Hagerty.com:

 

https://www.hagerty.com/media/entertainment/on-connerys-90th-birthday-we-look-at-his-first-bond-car/

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