Timeline of James Bond’s Amazing Cars
Throughout James Bond series, cars have actually played a crucial role. The Legendary agent 007 had driven various cars which he used in order to evade all his enemies. He had many different noteworthy gadgets but his vehicles are the most significant. These cars had various modifications which include anti-pursuit systems, expensive weapon systems, transportation modes and some other great functions.
1963 – Bentley Mark IV and Chevrolet Impala Convertible
The very first car he driven in his 1963 Bond Movie From Russia with Love that is played by Sean Connery was actually a Bentley Mark IV. In the same year, another Bond movie came in entitled Live and Let Die, played by Roger Moore. In this, he used the Chevrolet Impala Convertible which served as the most sought-after car by various collectors because of its style. Its design was really popular during the early 60s.
1964 – Aston Martin DB5
In James Bond’s third film entitles Goldfinger with Sean Connery as the actor, he used Aston Martin DB5 which was then sold for 4.1 million dollars in October 27, 2010 to a car collector named Harry Yeaggy. There are also some included gadgets in the car which were sold.
1965 – Bentley Mark II Continental and Lincoln Continental Convertible
In the year 1965 Bond film Thunderball, again played by Sean Connery, Bond used a stunning Bentley Mark II Continental. This is the final Bentley car used by Bond which he added some upgrades from just a 4.5 L to a 4.8L. In the same film, he also used the Lincoln Continental which has also been bought by prominent car collectors. This car had also been features in various movies.
1969 – Aston Martin DBS
This car was only seen in 4 scenes in James Bond’s film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”, a film played by George Lazenby.
1971 – Ford Galaxie 500 Sedan
Featured in 1971 James Bond film “Diamonds Are Forever” which was played again by Sean Connery was Ford Galaxie 500 Sedan. There are changes made in this amazing car that made it even more perfect for the film.
1977 – Lotus Esprit S1
In the 1977 film, “The Spy Who Loved Me” played by Roger Moore, Lotus Esprit S1 has been Bond’s great vehicle. This has the ability to be transformed into a beautiful submarine which Bond used to combat his enemies.
1981 – Lotus Esprit Turbo
In a Bond’s another film played by Roger Moore entitled “For Your Eyes Only”, he used this second Lotus model in Northern Italy at the ski resort.
1983 – Range Rover Classic Convertible
This car was used by Roger Moore who played as Bond in film “Octopussy” to tow a very large horsebox. Although it is not his most stylish and amazing car, this has been the US’ 3rd bestselling car in years 1983 and 1984.
1985 – Ford LTD
This car was featured in Bond’s film entitles “A View to a Kill” which was played by Roger Moore
1987 – Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante and Audi 200 Avant
This car was driven by Timothy Dalton who played as Bond in the film “The Living Daylights”. This car is equipped with various refinements such as lasers, missiles, rocket propulsion and so much more. In the same movie, an Audi 200 Avant has also been used.
1989 – Lincoln Mark VII LSC and the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
From the film played by Timothy Dalton, “License to Kill”, this LSC was actually the very first vehicle in America that is equipped with 4-channel anti-lock brakes that are electronic. Bond also driven the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow in the same film.
1995 and 1997 – Aston Martin DB5
Aston Martin DB5 was featured in Bond’s film GoldenEye which was played by Pierce Brosnan. He also used the same car in his next film entitles “Tomorrow never Dies”.
1999 – BMW Z8
BMW Z8 had been cut half by a helicopter in Bond’s movie, “The World Is Not Enough” played by Pierce Brosnan.
2002 – Aston Martin V12 Vanquish and Ford Fairlane
In 2002 Bond’s film, “Die Another Day” played by Pierce Brosnan, he use another Aston Martin Car with comes with various refinement.
2006 – Ford Montero and Aston Martin DBS V12
Featured in “Casino Royale” film are Ford Montero and Aston Martin DBS V12 which comes with several gadgets were highlighted in the film.
2008 – Aston Martin DBS
Quite identical to that car that was featured in “Casino Royale”, this car has been destroyed at the beginning of the movie in Siena, Italy.