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Fifty Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special With Richard Hammond

Hammond, a Top Gear regular, checks out the famous cars employed in the James Bond film franchise. These include the Aston Martin DB5, with its ejector seat, from Goldfinger and the amphibious Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me. All Top Gear specials feature guest stars and some retooling of automobiles. The guests here are Roger Moore and Daniel Craig, who talk about with their personal favorite cars. The retooling involves the Lotus Espirt, which the Top Gear team attempts to turn into a real, working underwater car.

BBC
1 Season, 1 Episode
October 29, 2012
Automotive
Fifty Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special With Richard Hammond
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Fifty Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special With Richard Hammond Full Episode Guide

  • No action hero is more closely associated with cars than James Bond. As the cinema character celebrates his half century, Top Gear looks at his amazing history of cars, stunts and gadgets. With unprecedented access to letters, documents, stills and footage Richard Hammond talks to ex-Bond Sir Roger Moore and film crew members revealing the stories behind some of the most memorable action sequences in film history. On top of all that, there's an exclusive set report from the latest Bond film, Skyfall.