Nine Cars For Bond Film Stolen, Probably By Laser-Wielding Supervillian

The new Bond movie Spectre is set to start shooting soon. And while the Aston Martin DB10 is set to be the star car of the new, there are a number of other cars in the film. And nine of them were just stolen from a garage in Germany. Carl Stromberg, was that you? » 12/12/14 11:55am 12/12/14 11:55am

The James Bond Car That Got Its Own Movie

What do James Bond and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang have in common? Ian Fleming wrote both of them. Did you know that? I didn't know that. Opponaut Justin Westbrook did know that. And he breaks down just why the flying car is actually a Bond car. » 11/09/14 2:00pm 11/09/14 2:00pm

Elon Musk Is Secret Buyer Who Spent $866K On James Bond's Lotus Sub

The mysterious 'collector' who spent $866,000 on the James Bond Lotus submarine from The Spy Who Loved Me was none other than billionaire investor and Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jalopnik has exclusively learned. That makes perfect sense. » 10/17/13 9:45am 10/17/13 9:45am

How A Guy Found A $1 Million James Bond Car In A $100 Storage Unit

Remember when we told you that James Bond's famous Lotus Esprit Submarine from The Spy Who Loved Me is headed to auction soon? It turns out that's only half the story — the truly crazy story is about the guy who found it in a storage container he bought for $100. » 7/30/13 3:14pm 7/30/13 3:14pm

Five Bond Car Gadgets That Really Should Have Gone Mainstream

People like to say that you should look at a Mercedes-Benz S-Class to figure out what sort of things are going to be on mainstream cars within a decade. Stuff like ABS and airbags showed up on the big Merc long before they did on, say, a Golf. » 11/11/12 12:00pm 11/11/12 12:00pm

This Chase Scene From Quantum of Solace Is Still Sublimely Awesome

When we asked you to name every single James Bond car ever, it did my heart good to see so many of you chime in to stick up for 2008's Quantum of Solace. Nearly every review I've seen of Skyfall so far has mentioned what a "dud" or a "disaster" its prequel was, and I don't think that criticism was fair at all. » 11/10/12 11:00am 11/10/12 11:00am

Every Single James Bond Car Ever

Crowds of James Bond fans will be lining up to see Skyfall tonight in glorious IMAX. They'll be watching Bond back behind the wheel of a classic Aston Martin (more money that way). And It's on the occasion of a Bond film we get to nerd-out and talk about the cars. » 11/08/12 4:15pm 11/08/12 4:15pm

James Bond Makes More Money When He Drives Something British

James Bond has never really had a sidekick. Unless you count his car. From the very beginning, when Dr. No debuted in 1962, 007 has battled the baddies in a ride that stands out from all others in the movie. » 11/05/12 12:30pm 11/05/12 12:30pm

Top Gear Will Come Back With 50 Years Of Bond Cars

We have been denied TG:UK for too long, but we'll get a taste of the car world's most popular show on November 2nd. Richard Hammond will air a special on Bond cars along with some additional Top Gear action. » 10/22/12 4:20pm 10/22/12 4:20pm

Bond Girls And Bond Cars: Then And Now

A week ago, England's National Motor Museum brought out four Bond girls to open its "Bond In Motion" exhibition showing off vehicles from the movie franchise. » 2/01/12 2:30pm 2/01/12 2:30pm

Lotus Evoras Spied Filming New Bond Flick?

These photos of a Lotus Evora on an unidentified film set in the French Alps show the same skis and gold-on-copper paint job as the Lotus Esprit Turbo from For Your Eyes Only. UPDATE! » 3/03/10 6:30pm 3/03/10 6:30pm