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Aston Martin celebrates the opening of the largest official exhibition of Bond vehicles, including the DB5, with a special display in London's Covent Garden

The 'Bond in Motion' exhibition, the largest official collection of James Bond vehicles, has opened at the London Film Museum in Covent Garden.

Iconic film cars in the display include the Aston Martin DB5 from Goldeneye, the Little Nellie gyrocopter from You Only Live Twice and the submersible Lotus Esprit S1 from The Spy Who Loved Me.

Props, miniatures and other Bond-related memorabilia are on display too, ranging from concept art detailing various Bond vehicles to the Bell-Textron jetpack from Die Another Day.

Also featured are many items that have never been shown publicly before, including Bond's evaluation report from Skyfall and the tanker chase storyboard from Licence to Kill.

Throughout the exhibition visitors can view the original chase sequences that the vehicles featured in, as well as learn more about the stunts, cars and history of the films themselves.

Aston Martin and the Aston Martin Owners' Club celebrated the opening of the exhibition by publicly displaying some 40-odd Astons, including a classic DB2 and the new Vanquish Volante, in Covent Garden.

The company also brought along other Bond cars, including the V12 Vanquish from Die Another Day and the DBS from Quantum of Solace.

Bond in Motion, which has taken over the London Film Museum in its entirety, is open seven days a week. Tickets cost £9.50 for children, £14.50 for adults or £38 for a family ticket. Entry is free for those aged under five.

The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu previously hosted the exhibition, which ran from January 2012 to December 2013 and marked the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film series.

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