Look: Corgi has put the Aston Martin DB5 in a massive toy box

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by Tom Harrison | Sep 4, 2021
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Not long to go now before the release of the much-delayed 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die. To mark the occasion, Aston Martinof which there are many in the new film—has teamed up with Corgi to build a life-size version of that toy DB5 you either owned or desperately wanted when you were a kid.

The 5.66-meter long, 2.7-meter tall, and 2.7-meter deep box is a faithful recreation of the model’s original packaging from 1965. The box your Bond DB5 came in may have looked a bit different depending on how old you are—the model has been in production on and off for the last 56 years, in which time over 20 million have been sold.

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The DB5 ensconced within that lovely big box is...an actual DB5. A Goldfinger Continuation DB5, to be precise, as driven by Top Gear right here. Aston Martin is building 25, all with working gadgets, at £2.75 million (P190 million) plus tax each.

The box and the car within are on display outside Battersea Power Station in London until October 1st.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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