James Bond’s (007) Used Automobiles

Aston Martin DBS au009Aston Martin DBS
James Bond drives a grey Aston Martin DBS in the 007 film Casino Royale. In Quantum of Solace, Bond drives (or better ‘wrecks’) another DBS, this time in dark grey.
Aston Martin Vanquish V12 au002Aston Martin Vanquish V12
“Now pay attention Bond… this is your Aston Martin!”
After a brief flirtation with another manufacturer, the film industry’s most enduring partnership – James Bond and Aston Martin are reunited in the 20th 007 film Die Another Day. the Aston Martin plays a significant role in the film. At the start of the film James Bond is introduced to the Aston Martin just as he was in Goldfinger.
Aston Martin V8 Vantage Series III au012Aston Martin V8 Vantage Series III
Featured in The Living Daylights (1987). Advances in engine technology helped evolve the look of the Aston Martin V8, which is the version showcased in this 1987 Bond film. Fuel injection replaced carburetion when the series debuted in 1986. The new technology was more compact, freeing the car designers to make changes they couldn’t make before.
Aston Martin DBS 1969 au021Aston Martin DBS 1969
The Aston Martin as used by Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was a six cylinder DBS. The car was briefly seen in the beginning of the movie when Bond is chasing after Tracy, and then again right after their wedding.
Aston Martin DBS 1969 au003Aston Martin DB5
In 1963, James Bond, then played by Sean Connery was introduced to his silver Aston Martin DB5 in the 1964 film Goldfinger. And despite Aston Martin models being present in Thunderball, Tomorrow Never Dies, Goldeneye and Casino Royale, none of them created quite the stir of Goldfinger.
Bentley 4,5 Litre Supercharged by Amherst Villiers au001Bentley 4,5 Litre Supercharged by Amherst Villiers
In the first Bond novel, Casino Royale, James drives one of the last of the 4,5 Litre Bentleys with Amherst Villiers Supercharger. It’s a battleship-grey convertible coupé. It is perhaps the most iconic Bentley, also reffered to as the “Blower Bentley”, with its distinctive supercharger projecting forward from the bottom of the grille.
BMW Z3 james bond au017BMW Z3
Used by Bond in the movie GoldenEye. One of Bond’s first non-British cars: an Atlanta Blue Metallic, Q-Branch equipped BMW Z3 with a 1.9 Litre 16-valve four-cylinder engine.
BMW 750iL james bond au011BMW 750iL
Featured in Tomorrow Never Dies. The BMW 750iL (the stretched version, noted by the “L” in 750iL) is a 4-door, as opposed to the sexier 2-doored Z3. But the 750iL has a combination of conservative good looks and performance that’s comparable to any of its predecessors. Few large sedans are as well-proportioned as the BMW 7-series or manage to be both restrained and alluring. The sporty handling of the BMW brand ensures that this car is as lithe as it is imposing.
BMW Z8 james bond au004BMW Z8
This Beamer is loaded with all the usual Q refinements including titanium plating and armor, ground to air missiles behind the headlights, a key chain that can control the car remotely, an infra-red tracking system, a high-sensitivity listening device and as R proudly points out, cup holders.
Lotus Esprit au005Lotus Esprit
Another classic Bond car. The Lotus Esprit saves Roger Moore in The Spy Who Loved Me in 1977, and gets him and his skis to his hotel in the 1981 movie For Your Eyes Only.
Range Rover Sport HSE au020Range Rover Sport HSE
In Quantum of Solace James Bond can be spotted in two different versions of the Range Rover Sport HSE. A black one in London and a grey one in Bolivia.
Ford Mondeo 2007 au014Ford Mondeo 2007
Usually James Bond drives an Aston Martin, but in Casino Royale he starts off with a Ford Mondeo
Alfa Romeo GTV6 Quadrifoglio au013Alfa Romeo GTV6 Quadrifoglio
The Alfa Romeo GTV6 gets to show off briefly in a thrilling high-speed chase with police in Octopussy. While some Bond vehicles deploy amazing gadgets, this one is just plain make-you-dizzy fast.
Saab 900 Turbo au010Saab 900 Turbo
The Saab 900 Turbo was James Bond’s vehicle of choice in three John Gardner Bond novels of the 1980s, starting with License Renewed (1981). The vehicle got the nickname the “Silver Beast” and is unique in Bond’s car collection, since it is Bond’s personal property, and not provided by Q-Branch.

bond girl cars

Some of the cars that the Bond Girls drive:

Ford Ka au022Ford Ka
In the movie Quantum of Solace, Camille (played by Olga Kurylenko) drives around in a small Ford Ka. She uses the car in Haiti. The car belongs to the Greene Planet organisation: it has the Greene logo all over the car.
2003 Limited Edition 007 Ford Thunderbird au0072003 Limited Edition 007 Ford Thunderbird
In the spring of 2003, Ford sold 700 limited edition 007 Ford Thunderbirds to commemorate the first appearance of a Thunderbird in the 40-year history of the James Bond film franchise. A 007 Edition was driven in the Bond film Die Another Day by Halle Berry.

other vehicles

Below you can find a selection of other vehicles that James Bond used in movies.

Spirit Yachts Spirit 54 au016Spirit Yachts ‘Spirit 54’
In Casino Royale, James Bond and Vesper Lynd sail to Venice in style: a brand new Spirit 54 sailing yacht, made by Spirit Yachts. Bond casually steers this majestic and luxurious ship throught the canals, while Vesper is enjoying the view and taking pictures with her Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T50b Digital Camera.
Sunseeker Motor Yachts au019Sunseeker Motor Yachts
Sunseeker’s luxury motoryachts feature in four consecutive James Bond films. Bond Lifestyle takes you through ten years of Sunseeker in Bond movies, from The World is Not Enough to Quantum of Solace
BMW Cruiser R 1200 C au018BMW Cruiser R 1200 C
The BMW R 1200 C motorcycle plays a big part in a action packed chase scene in Tomorrow Never Dies. The BMW was stolen by Bond, and used in the chase sequence through the streets of Saigon, Vietnam, ridden by both James Bond and Wai Lin, a Chinese secret agent.

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