A conversation concerning who was the best Agent 007 can quickly lead to fisticuffs. Daniel Craig has added more depth to the character of James Bond, that his performances have been compared to a certain Scotsman who shall remain unnamed. As such, the perks of the job include street legal versions of the film’s automotive stars, and the most popular in recent history has been the 100th Anniversary example of the Aston Martin Vanquish.
To celebrate a century of handbuilt perfection, only 100 examples were produced in 2014. As a fitting tribute, this Aston Martin has VIN 007, and it will be the centerpiece of Christie’s “The Exceptional Sale”. Mr. Craig is donating the proceeds to The Opportunity Network, a NYC-based charity that helps disadvantaged kids achieve their education and employment goals. He and his wife Rachel Weisz are both board members of the organization.Reuters is reporting the midnight blue Aston Martin will be on display in Christie’s LA showroom from Feb 27th to March 3rd and it is expected to bring anywhere from $400,000 to $600,000 when the hammer falls. Tell us your favorite Bond film int he comments below and stay with us for all your Aston Martin updates.
This April, actor Daniel Craig’s personal Aston Martin – a limited-edition 2014 ‘Centenary Vanquish’, numbered 007 – will be offered in The Exceptional Sale in New York. . All sale proceeds will benefit The Opportunity Network, a non-profit organisation that provides young people with pathways to career development. . Ahead of our auction, the Aston Martin will be on view at our Los Angeles gallery from 27 February – 3 March, then in New York from 12–20 April. . Aston Martin, A ‘Centenary Vanquish’ numbered 007. Estimate: $400,000–600,000. . The Exceptional Sale – 20 April at Christie’s New York. . @astonmartinlagonda #astonmartin #astonmartinvanquish #limitededition #jamesbond #car