Bond in Motion

Tuesday 18 March 2014
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Calling all Bond buffs, film fans and car connoisseurs – head to the London Film Museum and you will find the largest-ever collection of 007 vehicles displayed under one roof. From the ‘Wet Nellie’ Lotus Esprit S1 seen in The Spy Who Loved Me, to the Rolls-Royce Phantom III used in Goldfinger, and the Aston Martin DB5 that Pierce Brosnan adeptly manoeuvred in GoldenEye you can see them up-close at this family-friendly exhibition. To get you in the mood, we’ve found some pictures of those classic Bond motor moments.

Bond going underwater in his Lotus Esprit – 'Wet Nellie' – in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Bond's underwater Lotus Esprit

Bond pushing the Ford Mustang Mach 1 to its limits in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Ford Mustang Mach 1 - Diamonds are forever_600

Roger Moore filling up his Acrostar Jet in Octopussy (1983)

Acrostar Jet - Octopussy The world's smallest jet boasts a top speed of 496 Km/h and a ceiling of 9000m.

Sean Connery getting to grips with a Honda 3 Wheeler in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Diamonds Are Forever Hero Honda 3-Wheeler

Daniel Craig giving a Honda CRF 250R a run for its money in Skyfall (2012)

Honda CRF 250R - Skyfall

In View to a Kill (1985) Roger Moore attempts to escape by jumping from his horse to his Rolls Royce Silver Cloud

Rolls Royce Silver Cloud - View to a Kill

How to

The London Film Museum is at 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BN. Tickets should be booked in advance from www.londonfilmmuseum.com or www.ticketmaster.co.uk; tel: 020 7202 7043.

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