Aston Martin DB5- Most Iconic British Car Ever

Published: Friday, October 24, 2008, 16:20 [IST]
 
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Aston Martin DB5- Most Iconic British Car

The Aston Martin DB5 which featured in five James Bond movies including 'Casino Royale' in 2006, has been crowned 'Most Iconic British Car Ever'. First driven by Sir Sean Connery in 1964's Goldfinger, the DB5 won 16 per cent of 2,300 votes

The car beat the Jaguar E-Type, which came second. Third on the list was 'Mini Cooper' followed by Aston Martin V8 Vantage at number four. Austin Mini rounded off the top five in the survey for TV channel Dave.

Meanwhile, the Reliant Robin was voted the most embarrassing motor in the survey. The second most embarrassing car was the Austin Allegro, with the Austin Princess third and the Hillman Imp fourth.

The top ten 'Most Iconic British Car Ever' are

1 Aston Martin DB5
2 Jaguar E-Type
3 Mini Cooper
4 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
5 Austin Mini
6 Rolls Royce Phantom
7 Lotus Elise
8 Lotus Esprit
9 Bentley Blower
10 AC/Shelby Cobra

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