Lotus Was Found in the James Bond Movies

May 30, 2012 at 00:58

It is not a secret, that car manufacturers cooperate with film makers and ask to put their cars into the film, making in such a way a very successful advertising campaign. This becomes a great source of funding nowadays for film makers, but in the end it is a the win situation, where the both parties win and also the watchers as now they know which car they want to have.

Photo of the first version of Lotus

Photo of the first version of Lotus

In such a way it appeared, the Lotus has made cars for the early James Bond movies. The model which was used is a famous and very reliable Lotus Espirit of the early 80ties. At that time the car look very futuristic and reflected the posture and luxury, which only James Bond possessed. Twenty-five years have passed and now Lotus Espirit has a V8 engine with twin-turbo and with a power of 350 hp. However, back then the car still was highly powerful and solid.

Photo of Lotus Espirit from the James Bond movie

Photo of Lotus Espirit from the James Bond movie

Should be mentioned, that the Mr. Bond’s Lotus car was able to drive and swim under water and fans were all over saying that this ability is far better than the one of a flying DeLorean. Times have changed and Bond’s cars as well, however, it is a great moment for the Lotus fans to remember which car was the first among them all.

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