RC2 have been hugely successful with their 007 collection
of 1/18th and 1/64th scale vehicles, which so far have
seen six classic cars from the Bond films being produced.
These have included the Aston Martin Vanquish from "Die Another Day" and
the Lotus Esprit from "The Spy Who Loved Me".
RC2 have just added another two cars to their line-up,
based on the upcoming 21st James Bond film "Casino
the Aston Martin DB5 an DBS models.
The Aston Martin
DB5 is the first of two cars from RC2 to celebrate
the release of Casino Royale. The latest DB5 in the 1:18th
scale range is the quintessential James Bond car, first
seen in Goldfinger (1964)
and periodically throughout 007's adventures on the silver
screen and in videogames.
In the new film Casino Royale we learn
how James Bond obtains his beloved Aston Martin DB5. According
to screenwriters Purvis and Wade, there were several variations
on him getting the car, but they settled for him winning
it off on of the antagonists in the story. RC2 make a welcome
return with the second car of 2006 the Casino Royale Aston
Martin DB5. Unlike the previous DB5 model based on
the Goldfinger, the DB5 featured in Casino Royale is gadget
1:18th "Casino Royale" DB5 Review
Martin DB5 - Q-Branch Coverage