Chosen by the No Time To Die stunt team as a perfect chase car, a Jaguar XF (estimate: £50,000 — £70,000) is one of two that appeared in the film’s pre-credit sequence. They pursued James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux) through the narrow, twisting streets of Matera in southern Italy.
Nick Collins, executive director of vehicle programmes at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “Defender, Range Rover and Jaguar were in the thick of the action in No Time To Die. Each car represents a unique piece of James Bond history which we’re sure collectors will be keen to own, and we are delighted to be able to support our charity partners through their sale. With such high demand for the Defender V8 Bond Edition, we are also hoping this special one-off version with the 60 years of Bond logo will attract a keen buyer.”
The official two-part charity sale features 60 lots in total. The online sale will be open for bidding from September 15 until James Bond Day on October 5, presenting 35 lots spanning the 25 films with posters, props, costumes, memorabilia and experiences.
The Defender, Range Rover and Jaguar stunt cars are among the 25 lots at the live auction to be held by Christie’s and EON Productions in London on September 28 by invitation only. Fans and collectors worldwide will be able to bid online using Christie’s LiveTM.
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