EON Productions and the National Motor Museum have
confirmed details of their 2012 James Bond Vehicle
Bond In Motion Announced
10th October 2011 | 24th October 2011
The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu and EON Productions
are proud to announce that Bond in Motion, the exciting new exhibition
of 50 James Bond vehicles, will be unveiled to the public on 18th
Above: Logo for the event, celebrating
the 50th annversary of James Bond 007 on the silver screen.
The exhibition, the largest of its kind staged anywhere in
the world, will showcase 50 of the best loved and most iconic James Bond vehicles
in celebration of the 50th year of James Bond. Bond in Motion will run from
January to December 2012 at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.
In addition, 2012 also marks the 40th anniversary of the world-famous National
Motor Museum, a fitting year to be hosting a major new car exhibition with
some of the most recognised vehicles in film to mark 50 years since the first
Bond film was screened.
Bond in Motion will feature a whole range of vehicles which have appeared
in Bond films over the years including cars, boats, motorbikes, sleds, jets
and many more. This collection of iconic movie vehicles will include the 1964
Aston Martin DB5 and the 1937 Phantom lll Rolls-Royce both from Goldfinger,
the Lotus Esprit S1 affectionately nicknamed ‘Wet Nellie’ from
The Spy Who Loved Me, the Bede Acrostar jet famously flown in Octopussy, the
BMW 750iL from Tomorrow Never Dies, the original villain Parahawk featured
in The World is Not Enough and the original SFX Cello Case Ski famously navigated
by Timothy Dalton in The Living Daylights.
Beaulieu’s Commercial Director, Stephen Munn said, “2012 is going
to be a very exciting year for Beaulieu. After many months of planning, the
preparation of the Bond exhibition area is about to begin and the first consignment
of vehicles, on their way from the USA, will be arriving in a few weeks”
About The National Motor Museum
The world-famous National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has a collection
of over 250 vehicles telling the story of motoring on the roads
of Britain from the dawn of motoring to the present day. There
are historic racing cars, modern rally cars and the latest
F1 machines as well as World Land Speed Record Breakers and
family cars from every motoring era. Visitors to Beaulieu can
also explore Palace House, home of the Montagu family since
1538 and 13th century Beaulieu Abbey as well as World of Top
Gear. Open every day, except Christmas Day, from 10am.
About EON Productions
EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Broccoli/Wilson family. Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with MGM, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films as well as all worldwide merchandising. EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company which makes the James Bond films. The 007 franchise is the longest running in film history with twenty-two films produced since 1962. Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli took over the franchise from Albert R 'Cubby' Broccoli in 1995 and have produced some of the most successful Bond films ever including CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE.