The James Bond film franchise is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Over that time, Bond has driven an extensive range of fantastic cars. However, no lovely Lotus, Jaguar, or BMW can take away one simple truth: James Bond and Aston Martins go together like the ingredients of a perfectly mixed dry martini. It’s no surprise. After all, 007 and Aston Martin are two of the greatest gifts the U.K. ever gave the rest of the world. Skyfall has already opened internationally and opens across the U.S. today. Take a look at how the James Bond/Aston Martin legend has only grown in strength and popularity over the years.