James Bond Car Sells for $4.1M at Auction

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The car driven by the world's most famous secret agent has been auctioned off for charity.

The silver 1964 Aston Martin model DB5 was driven by actor Sean Connery, who played MI6 agent 007 James Bond in the films "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball."

The Bond car is complete with all of the 007 extras. The car is equipped with machine guns, an armored windshield, a tracking system, license plates and a swivel mechanism that pours oil on the floor, all controlled by buttons hidden in the center armrest. The transmission masks the red button to eject, and the driver's door has radar and a telephone.

The car is the only known surviving model of its kind used in the films. In the 2006 Bond film "Casino Royale," which starred Daniel Craig as Bond, a 2006 Aston Martin DBS appeared in a short sequence in the film as a salute to the older car.

The car sold for 2.6 million British pounds which converts to $4,147,848 in U.S. dollars.

The car's new owner is excited to add it to his collection.

"It feels good. It feels like, I thought about it, but I never thought I'd come to it. I have other cars, and this is the most famous. But it wouldn't be the best car in the world, but it is the most recognized," said Harry Yeaggy, the car's owner.

Yeaggy owns a private museum in Ohio, whose proceeds go to a non-profit organization which focuses on crime prevention.

He told the BBC Wednesday he was "going to fire the car up and drive it around the streets of London tonight. We're going to have a bit of fun with it."

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