Published On: Jan 18 2012 01:29:16 PM ESTUpdated On: Jan 19 2012 02:00:00 AM EST
James Bond movies may be all about the girls and the gadgets, but don't forget the cars. As the movie franchise celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012, join us for a look at the James Bond movie cars through the years.
The first Bond car was a Sunbeam Alpine, used by Sean Connery in 1962's "Dr. No."
The Bentley Mark IV was briefly used in 1963's "From Russia With Love."
Sean Connery was behind the wheel of the Aston Martin DB5 in 1964's "Goldfinger" and the 1965 film "Thunderball." The car had cameo appearances in "GoldenEye" (1995) and "Tomorrow Never Dies" (1997).
The Toyota 2000 GT was used in 1967's "You Only Live Twice."
The Ford Mustang Mach 1 was driven in 1971's "Diamonds Are Forever."
The AMC Hornet X was driven in 1974's "The Man With the Golden Gun."
The Lotus Esprit S1 was used by Roger Moore in 1977's "The Spy Who Loved Me."
The Lotus Esprit was back for Moore in 1981's "For Your Eyes Only."
Timothy Dalton's Bond drove an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volange in 1987's "The Living Daylights."
Pierce Brosnan driving a BMW Z3 in 1995's "GoldenEye."
Brosnan was given a BMW 750iL in 1997's "Tomorrow Never Dies."
One of the BMW 750 iL's features in film was that it could be driven by remote control on Bond's cell phone.
In 1999's "The World Is Not Enough" Brosnan was upgraded to a BMW Z8.
Brosnan's Aston Martin V12 Vanquish is chased by a Jaguar XKR in 2002's "Die Another Day."
Daniel Craig, portraying James Bond his first time out in 2006's "Casino Royale," was behind the wheel of an Aston Martin DBS.
The Aston Martin DBS also was featured in "Quantum of Solace," Craig's second stint as Bond in 2008, but was replaced by the DB5 for 2012's "Skyfall."