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He’s got the charm and the charisma and always gets the ladies. It’s little wonder that 007 drives the classiest of cars and not just  any ordinary car for that matter. For 50 years, James Bond has been lighting up our screens with some death defying stunts, many in the most modified cars you can imagine. Remember the Aston Martin DB5 that featured so prominently in Thunderball and Goldfinger ?  The very same car that had the ejector seat, bullet-proof windshield and went from 0-60 in 7.1 seconds? Did you also know that the same car sold for $4.1 million in 2010.

How audiences gasped when Bond drove the Lotus Esprit from the dock into the deep in the Spy Who Loved Me (1977). The car with submarine capabilities was a breakthrough in automobile modification. It is reported that the cost of converting the shell into a submarine cost a total of $100 million. View more from this infographic on the greatest modified cars driven by the world’s number one spy.

This infographic was produced by Nova Car Hire a leading provider of discount car hire in France, Spain, Ireland and from over 26,000 locations worldwide.