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    Video: Giving this '67 Aston DB6 the James Bond treatment only required drilling one hole
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    Paul is a Brit living in Southern California and still connected to his native land by, among other things, being a collector of all things James Bond. That led to him buying a 1967 Aston Martin DB6, having lusted after a DB-series car since he was nine, and fitting it with every "accoutrement" ...

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    Miami real estate investor selling world's largest collection of Bond cars
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    In 2011 Miami real estate investor Michael Dezer bought dozens of cars used in the James Bond films from the Bond Museum in Keswick, England. Since then, he's added to the trove which now stands at 59 cars, as well as motorcycles, boats, jetskis, tanks and thousands of photos, posters and ...

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    Auctions: Elon Musk buys James Bond's Lotus submarine, wants to install Tesla powerplant
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    Remember when we reported the long-lost-but-found-again Lotus Esprit submarine used in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me had sold at auction in London for $966,560 (well, $863,000 plus a 12-percent buyer's premium)? At the time, the buyer's identity remained a mystery, but Jalopnik has ...

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    Auctions: James Bond Lotus submarine sells in London for $966,560
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    With the $966,560 sale ($863,000 plus a 12-percent buyer's premium) of the white 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 submarine used in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, we now know "the Roger Moore discount." Recall that Sean Connery's silver 1964 Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 was sold by RM ...

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    Auctions: James Bond Lotus Esprit submarine car headed to auction [w/video]
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    We've covered many cars from the movies and TV that have made their way to auction (the original Batmobile, good old General Lee and even Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5), but this one ranks up there among the rarest and coolest. RM Auctions has just announced that the Lotus Esprit submarine car ...

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    Report: Daniel Craig nets $1M to show up at Land Rover NY, leaves quickly [w/videos]
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    The New York Post reports actor Daniel Craig pocketed a cool $1 million to appear at a the New York Auto Show on behalf of Land Rover this week, despite staying at the function only briefly. The actor appeared at the Skylight at Moynihan Station on Tuesday, and was shown in a video driving the ...

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    Auctions: Aston Martin DB5 stunt doubles in Skyfall created by 3D printers
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    This is a spoiler alert: stop reading now if you haven't seen Skyfall and don't want to know anything about it. There are five major stars in Skyfall, only four of them human. The fifth is the Aston Martin DB5 that makes a return to the series as a gadget car for the first time since ...

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    ETC: Infographic: Which James Bond vehicles contributed most to box office bottom lines?
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    Skyfall, the latest in the Bond franchise, killed it at the US box office on opening weekend, it's $88.4-million haul more than doubling the second-highest-grossing film. Mostly sticking to the best of British, the film's protagonists spend a lot of time with a Jaguar XJ, a Range Rover Sport ...

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    Video: Relax and enjoy this epic Bond chase/crash promo
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    The next installment in the Bond franchise, Skyfall, is on the way in six weeks. The Aston Martin DB5 is back and the Honda motorcycles used in the film are already in the British Motor Museum tucked in with the 50 Years of Bond exhibit. And now this: UK satellite channel Sky is launching a Sky ...

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    Video: Bond film director talks about return of Aston Martin DB5
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    The coming Bond film Skyfall has gathered a monumental cast behind the camera, with American Beauty and Road to Peridition director Sam Mendes at the helm and Jarhead and No Country for Old Men cinematographer Roger Deakins at the cameras. In the latest videoblog for the production, Medes and ...

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    Official: Honda is James Bond's two-wheeler of choice in Skyfall [w/video]
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    Compared to his variety in cars, James Bond doesn't often throw a leg over a motorcycle. Yet this year's Skyfall, due in October, will mark the second time in as many movies that Bond has tangled with the bad guys on two wheels. This time, though, EON Productions has partnered with Honda so ...

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    Report: Former Stig signs on as Bond stunt driver
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    Ben Collins is staying busy. The former Stig has once again returned to stunt driving, this time for the upcoming James Bond film Skyfall. According to The Mirror, Collins has been spotted filming in Istanbul, where he took the wheel to ram a Land Rover into an Audi during a crash scene. The ...

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    Infographic lays out all of 007's vehicles
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    James Bond has driven a lot of noteworthy vehiclesover the course of his long, fictitious career in Her Majesty's secret service: Bentleys, Aston Martins, Lotuses, BMWs... and those are just the cars. There've been countless motorcycles, tanks and trucks as well. And in between high-speed chases ...

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    Report: Aston Martin DB5 rejoining James Bond franchise for Skyfall
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    James Bond has driven a lot of fine machinery over the years. And most of them have been Aston Martins. But few have been as iconic – or as constant – as the classic DB5. The iconic Aston first appeared – complete with machine guns, revolving license plate, ejector seat and ...

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    Report: India asks director to rewrite illegal James Bond movie scene
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    Daniel Craig will be returning to the big screen as James Bond in the as-yet-unnamed 23rd film in the series. Production has taken the crew to India, where a scene involving Bond, a motorcycle and a train reportedly has to be rewritten. Originally, the scene called for Bond to jump a motorcycle ...

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    Infographic: A history of James Bond's famous cars
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    James Bond and Aston Martin go together like a tuxedo and a license to kill, but everyone's favorite international man of mystery has been behind the wheel of more than just British sports cars during his long and sordid career. The good people at CarBuzz have worked up a lengthy infographic ...

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    World's largest James Bond car collection coming together next year at British museum
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    Over the past half-century, James Bond has driven a wide variety of vehicles. (Okay, so most of them have been Aston Martins. The point is there's been a lot of them.) And while the occasional former Bond vehicle may pop up at auction every now and then, seeing more than one or two in the same ...

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    Bentley builds a bespoke Bond book
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    While you might associate James Bond with Aston Martin, it's been a few years since we've seen 007 piloting his DBS on the silver screen. And it'll be at least another year until the 23rd Bond film makes its debut, if not longer. In between, fans can keep up on the spy's adventures through the ...

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    Bond back in a Bentley for Carte Blanche
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    Jeffery Deaver & the Bentley Continental GT in Dubai – Click above for high-res image gallery
    What do Pierce Brosnan, Roger Moore, Sean Connery and Daniel Craig all have in common? Well aside from the fact that they all played James Bond on the big screen, they're all rather ...

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    BAIC launches 007 SUV, James Bond shaken and stirred
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    BAIC 007 Sport Utility Vehicle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It may have his code number on it, but we highly doubt that James Bond would be caught driving the BAIC 007 SUV. The Chinese automaker is reportedly getting ready to launch the somewhat dowdy compact sport utility ...

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