To mark 60 years of James Bond films, Jaguar Land Rover are bringing a very special collection of cars to auction. The lots include Jaguar, Land Rover and Range Rover stunt cars used during the filming of 007: No Time To Die.
Two Defenders, a Range Rover Sport SVR and a Defender 110 are among the headline cars. The 110 was used in the all-terrain stunt scenes during the movie, the sale of which will go towards the British Red Cross. The Defender 110 also has the unique VIN ‘007’. It was also used in promos for the film’s release.
A Land Rover Defender 110 V8 Bond Edition created by SV Bespoke and inspired by the specifications on the ‘No Time To Die’ cars will also go to auction (est 200,000-300,000). Just 300 of these editions are available for sale with the Defenders decorated in ’60 Years of Bond’ badges. Proceeds from the auction model will go towards conservation charity, Tusk.
A Jaguar XF which was one of two that appeared in the opening scenes of the film, chasing down the characters of James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Madeleine Swann (Lea Seydoux) through the streets of Matera in Southern Italy. The two part charity features 60 lots in total. Online sale for 35 lots will open for bidding on the 15th of September until the 5th of October which is James Bond Day. The online sale includes material from all 25 films including props, costumes, memorabilia and experiences. 25 lots including the cars will go under the hammer at an invite only live auction in London hosted by Christie’s.
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Words by Matthew D’Souza, pictures courtesy of Jaguar Media.