Wet Nellie: James Bond's own Lotus Esprit

2014-10-18 16:28:56 / author: Adam Roberts views 4663Total views: 4663 / 8Views for 7 days: 8

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If you do not recognise this car, go back over your movies because you are missing out!

This beautiful submarine/sportscar was the pride and joy of Q in The Spy Who Loved Me, a classic Bond involving a mysterious female agent, an underwater secret base and a meglomaniacal villain  obsessed with the sea. The Bond team have been known for doing things for real but sadly had to film most of these scenes with models, but as you can see had a version made for underwater shots. Dig out the film to see the amazing helicopter chase leading up to this, and enjoy Bond's idea of fishing on the beach after!

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