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Top Gear Special – 50 Years of Bond Cars

Top Gear Executive Producer Andy Wilman notes:

We're acutely aware that Bond originally drove a Bentley in the Casino Royale novel, but the Aston Martin DB5 is as much a part of 007's furniture as are the sardonic, legendary one-liners. So Top Gear is delighted to see it return on the big screen in the upcoming 007 film Skyfall, out 26 October.

To mark the release of Skyfall and 50 years of Bond cars on film - Richard Hammond will present a Top Gear Special celebrating 50 years of Bond cars, on BBC2 at the end of October. Presented solely by Richard, it is, I'm proud to admit, says Andy, that it’s something of an old-school style documentary in which Top Gear shuts up, takes a back seat, and listens.

Andy Wilman, Executive Producer - Top Gear

Sources: BBC2/TopGear.com

TLF sourced the pristine S1 Esprit which will be featured in Monaco and the 007 sound stage at Elstree along with the iconic DB5. Stunning example of the Esprit, you'll love it!

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Dunno what you mean!

:blush:

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I really need an editor :lol:

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What's her proof reading like?

88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

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88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

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Reminder that this is tonight! :D

88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

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Reminder that this is tonight! :D

Easy for you to say, homeboy. We colonials must wait until Nov 12th. :(

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That's the Excel conversion they do to take it underwater, which apparently works very well if you check out the Top Gear video. I for one am glad they didn't use an original S1 Esprit and ruin it.

Ah that explains it! Just watching the program now....concrete in the tyres!?

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This is unfair, and patent torture to forum members not residing in the UK. Any site owner worth his salt (and willing to serve a lengthy prison term as a "take one for the team" goodwill gesture) would find a way to post a usable link to the finished program.

Don't mind me, as I patiently tap my foot and check my watch... :censored:

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