Top 10 classic cars driven in James Bond’s movies - Part 1

04/19/2018

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The Agent 007 was always seen driving classic cars with state-of-the-art gadgetry for cool spying missions. Let's get nostalgic with top 10 James Bond cars.

Speaking of movie cars, the first film coming to people’s mind is perhaps James Bond. The Agent 007, identified as a suave guy who wins prettiest women’s heart, is always seen driving classic cars with state-of-the-art gadgetry for cool spying missions. There is a myriad of features seen in James Bond’s cars we find hard to see in any car until a really long time. The first James Bond titled Dr. No hit the cinema in 1962. In the film, Jame Bond drove the Sunbeam Alpine Series II (1962). From that moment on, the James Bond movies have become an exhibition of the best cars.

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In many people's mind, Aston Martin is the signature brand that associates with the franchise. In fact, there are also other brands appearing in the series. Let’s check out the Top 10 most famous cars driven in James Bond’s movies.

1. Bentley Mark IV Drophead 3.5 liter (1935)

Starring: Sean Connery in 'From Rusia with Love' (1963).

The Bently Mark IV was considered as a classic at that time due to the fact that it was made 30 year earlier when the movie came out. The decision of choosing this Bently was important because Bond, in many of the Ian Fleming’s novels, drives a 4.5-liter Bentley.

The Bently Mark IV (1935)

The Bently Mark IV was considered as a classic at that time

2. Aston Martin DB5 (1963)

Starring: Danial Craig, Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery in ‘Skyfall’ (2012), ‘Casino Royale’ (2006), ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ (1997), ‘Goldeneye’ (1995), ‘Thunderball’ (1965), ‘Goldfinger’ (1964).

The 1963 Aston Martin DB 5 became the first Aston Martin product ever to appear in a James Bond movie. After this team-up, James Bond and Aston Martin have got into a close-knit relationship on the movie screen.

The 1963 Aston Martin DB 5 and James Bond

The 1963 Aston Martin DB 5 became the first Aston Martin product ever to appear in a James Bond movie

3. Ford Mustang Mach 1 (1971)

Starring: Sean Connery in ‘Diamonds are Forever’ (1971).

Witnessing the growth in the sale from other auto brands, Ford tried hands at bringing its Mustang Mach 1 to James Bond. In fact, the cars, in the film, belongs to Tiffany Case who lets James borrow it.

In fact, the Ford Mustang Mach 1, in the film, belongs to Tiffany Case who lets James borrow it

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4. Lotus Esprit S1 (1976)

Starring: Roger Moore in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ (1977)

Being one of the most loved James Bond cars, the car was a leading product, a treasure in the auto industry that had no equal rival. In the film, the car performs as a versatile vehicle which can travel on any kinds of terrain and even in air or water. Actually, there was a functional real submarine version made exclusively for the film.

The Lotus Esprit S1

The Lotus Esprit S1 performs can travel on any kinds of terrain and even in air or water

5. Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II (1962)

Starring: Roger Moore in ‘A View to Kill’ (1985)

This was also the last film of Roger Moores as a 007 Agent. There’s an interesting fact about this Silver Cloud and that is the car belonged to the own producer of the franchise, Cubby Broccoli.

The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II in James Bond Film

The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II belonged to the own producer of the franchise, Cubby Broccoli

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