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Jaguar Land Rover reveals 007 ‘Spectre’ vehicles in Frankfurt

Aston Martin might still be James Bond’s trip, but Jaguar Land Rover will get lots of screen time in the upcoming 007 film Spectre when it premieres this fall. At the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the British company unveiled a fleet of cars that will certainly appear in the movie. The film cars consist of a number of beefed-up Land Rover designs and a Jaguar C-X75, which will be featured in a nighttime chase scene through Rome, with Dave Bautista’s bad guy Hinx at the wheel. Bautista and Naomie Harris, who plays Eve Moneypenny in the Bond series, were on hand at the unveiling. The C-X75 is Jaguar’s aborted hybrid supercar. It first appeared as an idea at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, sporting a plug-in hybrid powertrain that included pair of turbine engines. Jaguar partnered with Williams Advanced Engineering (the engineering arm of the Williams Solution One team) to put it into production, switching to a 1.6-liter piston engine before giving up on the C-X75 entirely. Related: Aston Martin honors 007 with DB9 GT Bond Edition Other vehicles set to appear in Spectre consist of some customized Land Rover Protectors sporting roof racks, winches, big tires, and other butch off-road devices. With the Protector officially being put out to pasture, this could be thought about a last hurrah of sorts. Rounding out the fleet is a car you can really still purchase, a Variety Rover Sport SVR. The high-performance Land Rover gets some fashion jewelry of its own, consisting of a roof-mounted LED light bar. All the SUVs will certainly be made use of in scenes shot in Austria. All of the vehicles were prepped by Jaguar Land Rover Unique Vehicle Operations (SVO), the business’s bonus jobs department. Created in 2014, SVO handles everything from specialized production models like the Variety Rover Sport SVR, to restorations and customization work. In Spectre, Bond himself will certainly drive an Aston Martin DB10, a design created particularly for the film. Like its Jaguar C-X75 competitor, the DB10 will never ever be offered to custo …
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