The jet pack that allowed Sean Connery to zoom skyward to his escape in 1965's Thunderball was cool and very forward-thinking. And it just happened to be sitting right there, waiting for him — what are the odds?
But it's the car, of course, that's so readily identifiable as James Bond's most reliable and versatile weapon. Famously, he drives a silver Aston Martin but it's come in various models, with an assortment of handy tricks and toys and been driven by several of the actors playing the part. Revolving license plates, bulletproof shields, tires that shoot spikes, headlights that hide machine guns, ejector seats — we all need these extras to keep us busy while sitting in stop-and-go traffic on the 405. They're probably safer than texting behind the wheel.