"Skyfall" Land Rover Defender to appear at Paris
Motor Show later this month...
"Skyfall" Land Rover
18th September 2012
Jaguar Land Rover will celebrate 50 years of James
Bond at the 2012 Paris Motor show by displaying one of the Land
used in Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment's upcoming motion picture
in UK theatres 26th October. The Double Cab Pick Up, driven in
the opening sequence by field agent Eve (played
by Naomie Harris), will be shown on the Land Rover stand during
the second press day on Friday 28 Sept.
Jaguar Land Rover provided a total of 77 vehicles
to the "Skyfall" production,
including the Land Rover Defender, Range Rover and Jaguar XJ
for use both on-screen and as production support vehicles.
Speaking at Pinewood Studios, where Bond was filmed, Co-Producer
Andrew Noakes, a veteran of 11 James Bond films, said: "Bond
is quintessentially British and Jaguar and Land Rover are two
of the most established and globally recognised British brands,
so it was a natural step for us to involve them in the film."
Alongside Daniel Craig as James Bond, the cast includes; Dame
Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Bérénice
Marlohe, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Albert Finney.
Global Brand Director for Land Rover John Edwards
Rover is extremely proud to be associated with the new James
Bond film "Skyfall". The iconic Land Rover Defender
is recognised around the world for its rugged appeal and the
Range Rover is
the pinnacle of SUV luxury and capability. Both vehicles are
renowned as examples of excellence in British design and engineering."
Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director for Jaguar said: "The
Jaguar XJ is the most advanced technological vehicle that Jaguar
currently produces. Constructed out of aluminium, its chassis
is lightweight yet immensely strong allowing the car to blend
responsive handling with effortless cruising over long distances.
The XJ benefits from the very latest generation of entertainment
and comfort technologies, and together with its award winning
design, creating a unique combination of luxury, technology and
performance which is unparalleled."