• May 16th 2006 at 10:51AM
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On June 17th Julien's will be auctioning one of two 1980 Lotus Esprit Turbos that was used in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only. Originally seen wearing white paint in the beginning of the movie, the car was painted a copper color for later scenes in order to contrast with the snowy backdrop of the Italian Alps.

The iconic supercar is beginning to show its age with a leather interior that's beginning to crack and a shattered Lotus emblem on the steering wheel. Still, it's got custom ski racks, which, along with the Bond connection should be more than enough to justify the opening bid of $250,000. Seems like the perfect winter beater for the obnoxiously wealthy.

Thanks Noonz for the tip!

[Source: eBay via NoonzWheels]

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    • 1 Second Ago
      • 9 Years Ago
      "Seems like the perfect winter beater for the obnoxiously wealthy."

      What a nice way to say, "go kill yourself you rich bastards!" Drive a turbo Esprit in the snow, only if you have balls as big and metallic as Bond!
      • 9 Years Ago
      I dont care who drove it, once a car has been submerged (watch movie) it's worth less. Ask anybody from New Orleans, they'll tell you, I'm right.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Slade, you are a *very* lucky man... Glad to hear it.

      • 9 Years Ago
      I wiped my Chevette with a tissue Brad Pitt blew his nose in. $50,000 OBO.
      • 9 Years Ago
      "having double pinstripes, alloy wheels, and self-destruct system; consisting of four C4 explosive packs (strategically hidden in both sides of the car, front and back)"

      self destruct system with C4? you're kidding right?
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