GE Fabbri prepares perfect James Bond DB5 replica
Anyone reading this right now has to be a true fan of the 007 franchise in order to truly appreciate the opportunity being presented. For the first time ever, EON Products and Aston Martin have approved the creation of a perfect GE Fabbri launch James Bond DB5. This scale model is an incredible representation of the Aston Martin driven by our favorite spy, and you get to build it yourself.
With the help of Aston Martin, the scale model for the DB5 will feature all kinds of gizmos and gadgets from the real car. Yep, you’ll get all the dials and controls from a real DB5 and James Bond’s hidden arsenal of Q-Branch gadgets, including a working ejector seat, working tail and headlights, extendable tire slashers, and a working horn. This model is so complete, you even get a set of machine guns popping out of the front lights, a bulletproof screen, and rotating number plates. Now, that’s cool.
Hit the jump for details on how to get this intricate and gorgeous scale model.
The model comes in 85 weekly installments and each issue includes new parts for the car and a magazine featuring behind-the-scenes articles on the making of the 007 films. GE Fabbri claims the model construction is straightforward with all of the pieces either clicking into place or held together with screws.
In addition to the scale model and magazine combo, GE Fabbri is also carrying out a competition where the prize is a James Bond Omega Seamaster watch as worn by Daniel Craig in Quantum of Solace. Just head on over to the site and subscribe to get your chance at this awesome prize.
All you have to do to receive this scale model is subscribe to the new partwork model magazine, James Bond’s DBS 007. Oh, and you have to live in the UK, although the website hints at the possibility of expansion to other countries. The official debut for the scale model will be made on January 11, 2011, but if you are interested in pre-ordering or entering the competition, simply go to their website and sign up!