MI6 looks ahead to a new series of 1:18th scale James Bond cars from RC2 due out in 2005...

RC2 1:18th James Bond Cars Preview
2nd December 2004

RC2, renowned for its wide variety of innovative product lines, will be releasing a series of 1:18 scale James Bond cars in 2005.

 

The forthcoming lineup includes the Aston Martin DB5 from "Goldfinger", the Aston Martin V12 Vanquish from "Die Another Day", the Jaguar XKR Roadster from "Die Another Day", the Chevrolet Corvette from "A View To A Kill", the Ford Mustang Mach 1 from "Diamonds Are Forever" and the Lotus Espirit from "The Spy Who Loved Me".

Left: Prototype box artwork.


The high prestige models will be released throughout the year. With 55 years experience of producing quality products with attention to detail, the new RC2 007 cars should prove to be a real gem in any collection.

Each 1:18 model will also come with an exclusive collectible Q-Card CD, featuring screensavers, wallpapers, vehicle specification and a 3D turnaround of the specific car.

The models are expected to retail at 34.99 in the UK, and $39.99 in the USA (prices may vary). Release dates are estimates and are subject to change.

 

Aston Martin DB5 - #33745
(January 2005)

  • Includes Q-card CD ROM
  • Rear Wheel tire slasher
  • Pull out front indicator light (hidden machine gun)
  • Pop up bullet proof screen in the trunk for protecting the rear window
  • Pull out rear light cluster for dispensing oil and nails
  • Driver side ejector seat
  • Opening doors with detailed interior
  • Opening hood with detailed engine
  • Working front steering
  • Pivoting front and rear license plates
 

Aston Martin V12 Vanquish - #33849
(February 2005)

  • Includes Q-card CD ROM
  • Retractable front grille to expose rockets and machine guns
  • Sliding intake covers
  • Retractable guns that pop through the intake openings
  • Passenger ejector seat
  • Opening hood with detailed engine
  • Opening doors with detailed interior
  • Removable roof
  • Opening trunk

Jaguar XKR Roadster - #33850
(January 2005)

  • Includes Q-card CD ROM
  • Fold out lower door panels to expose rockets
  • Retractable front grille panels to expose rockets
  • Opening trunk and fold down rear body panel to expose mortars
  • Pop up gattling gun in the rear deck behind front seats
  • Simulated spiked tires
  • Opening doors with detailed interior
  • Opening hood with detailed engine
  • Working front steering
 

Lotus Espirit - #33852
(August 2005)

  • Includes Q-card CD ROM
  • Opening hood with engine details
  • Opening doors with detailed interior
  • Retractable wheels to convert the street car to a submarine
  • Retractable window shields

Chevrolet Corvette - #33851
(April 2005)

  • Includes Q-card CD ROM
  • Opening hood with engine details
  • Opening doors with detailed interior
 

Ford Mustang - #33848
(June 2005)

  • Includes Q-card CD ROM
  • Opening hood with engine details
  • Opening doors with detailed interior

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