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 Aaron DiManna

Hey, Let James Bond Drive a Corvette

Hey, Let James Bond Drive a Corvette

As the world prepares for a new James Bond, I propose something radical: let the superspy drive a Corvette instead of an Aston Martin.

 Caitlin Moran

Welshman Activates James Bond-Like Smoke Screen to Evade Cops

Welshman Activates James Bond-Like Smoke Screen to Evade Cops

James Bond might have met his match. And his name? Chaplin. Simon Chaplin. Earlier this week, Simon Chaplin was attempting to get away from police in Carmarthenshire in Wales when he decided to pull a James Bond and use a smoke screen to escape. The 62-year-old man flicked a switch on the dashboard of his […]

 Rebecca Bernard

James Bond Rents Chevy Malibu From Stephen Colbert

James Bond Rents Chevy Malibu From Stephen Colbert

James Bond is known for driving the most expensive luxury vehicles imaginable. Unfortunately, his “License to Kill” clearly extends to those beautiful cars. As a car fan, it’s very difficult to think of how most of those luxury cars met an unfortunate end thanks to Mr. Bond or the villains after him (and how many millions […]

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How Easily Could James Bond Get Car Insurance Approval?

How Easily Could James Bond Get Car Insurance Approval?

The release of Spectre, the 24th official James Bond film and fourth starring Daniel Craig, is approaching fast, and its trailer has us wild with excitement. This entry in 007’s history will undoubtedly be packed with double-crosses, tense gun-play, and a cavalcade of car chases. As entertaining as the Bond films have been over the […]

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Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Drive James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5

Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Drive James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5

Car and comedy (and coffee, we suppose) enthusiasts, rejoice: Jerry Seinfeld’s Acura-sponsored web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has returned! There are a lot of highlights to come in this sixth season, including interviews with the likes of Jim Carrey, Steve Harvey, and a heavily bearded Stephen Colbert (in a Morgan!) But the recently […]

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February Kia Sales: King James Down, James Bond Up

February Kia Sales: King James Down, James Bond Up

February sales figures for Kia Motors America have been released, with the Korean automaker reporting total sales of 44,030 vehicles last month. That number represents a 6.8% increase over the same period last year. Kia’s sales continue to be powered primarily by the Optima (11,584 units sold), the Soul (9,965), and the new 2016 Sorento […]

 Patrick Grieve

James Bond Range Rover SUVs Stolen From Set of Spectre

James Bond Range Rover SUVs Stolen From Set of Spectre

Longtime Bond fans were upset to learn that 007 will be driving a Fiat 500 for a chase sequence in the upcoming Spectre, but at this point, it may be the only set of wheels he has left. It was recently reported that nine vehicles – including five luxury Range Rovers – worth £630,000 (over […]

 Patrick Grieve

James Bond Drives a Fiat 500 in Spectre

James Bond Drives a Fiat 500 in Spectre

During his fifty-plus years of movie stardom, Bond has driven a moon buggy, a double-decker bus, a firetruck, a gondola, a 29 horsepower Citroen 2CV, and a dumbass invisible car in the film franchise’s nadir, Die Another Day. Yet the revelation that James Bond drives a Fiat 500 in the upcoming 24th installment of the […]

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Ohio Sheriff Uses James-Bond-Level GPS Dart Gadget To Stop Crime

Ohio Sheriff Uses James-Bond-Level GPS Dart Gadget To Stop Crime

Sometimes, I think that the world would be a lot more interesting if we could all use James-Bond-style hidden gadgets, like phones hidden in tissue boxes and such. Now, it seems that police in Lucas County, Ohio, are living in interesting times, because they have outfitted their cruisers with a device straight out of a […]

 Patrick Grieve

Check Out Hulu’s “Becoming Bond,” the Story of the Used Car Salesman Who Would Be Bond

Check Out Hulu’s “Becoming Bond,” the Story of the Used Car Salesman Who Would Be Bond

To even recognize the name “George Lazenby,” you have to be a somewhat dedicated fan of the James Bond action film franchise (or a casual fan of the Emmanuelle softcore erotica franchise, eight entries of which featured the actor, albeit in a non-sexual role). But if you are a Bond enthusiast like myself, you know […]

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New Bond Film Reportedly Crashed $37 Million Worth of Supercars

New Bond Film Reportedly Crashed $37 Million Worth of Supercars

For the new James Bond film Spectre, Aston Martin built only 10 DB10 sport cars for the exclusive purpose of being used for the movie’s car chase scenes, but still many auto enthusiasts were hopeful that maybe a couple of those vehicles would eventually make their way to auction. You can consider those dreams officially […]

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Aston Martin Produces 150 DB9 GT Bond Edition Coupes In Advance of Spectre

Aston Martin Produces 150 DB9 GT Bond Edition Coupes In Advance of <em>Spectre</em>

Many people dream they could be James Bond and have all the beautiful women, shaken martinis, and fancy vehicles that come along with being 007. British automotive manufacturer Aston Martin is doing its part to make this dream come true–at least the part about the fancy vehicles–by producing 150 exclusive DB9 GT Bond Edition luxury cars, which […]

 Catherine Hiles

[VIDEO] Spectre Trailer Gives Us Glimpse at Bond’s Cars

[VIDEO] <em>Spectre</em> Trailer Gives Us Glimpse at Bond’s Cars

After months of teasing, Sony Pictures has finally released the full-length trailer for the upcoming James Bond movie, Spectre. As you might expect, it’s full of all the things that make Bond the best—fast cars, attractive women, Britishness, and plenty of explosions. But there’s only one thing we were looking for when we first watched […]

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RIP Christopher Lee, Driver of One of the Greatest Bond Cars of All Time

RIP Christopher Lee, Driver of One of the Greatest Bond Cars of All Time

Legendary actor Sir Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93, after being hospitalized with heart and respiratory problems. Lee’s most iconic role may have been his interpretation of Dracula in the Hammer Horror films of the 1960s, but over the course of his lengthy career, he did (cinematic) battle with a wide […]

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Behind-the-Scenes SPECTRE Video Shows Off New Bond Cars

Behind-the-Scenes <em>SPECTRE</em> Video Shows Off New Bond Cars

James Bond fans have slowly been getting more and more info on the upcoming franchise entry, SPECTRE, which is set to be released November 6, 2015. There have been lots of rumors, reports, and production photos, but a definite deficit of actual footage (particularly, footage of the movie’s awesome Bond cars). Finally, automotive enthusiasts are […]

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Celtics Fan’s Jeep Wrangler Runs on LeBron James Tears

Celtics Fan’s Jeep Wrangler Runs on LeBron James Tears

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve been blessed with a viral photo that seems to encapsulate all things Irish: Celtics, shamrocks, Boston, and the aggressive holding of grudges. @celticsblog Just spotted the greatest @celtics fan ever: pic.twitter.com/VqzzHZQ3Oj — Kazi Ahmed (@kaziahmed) March 16, 2015 This Celtics fan’s Jeep Wrangler features the basketball-themed window […]

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Meet Your New Bond Car: The Aston Martin DB10

Meet Your New Bond Car: The Aston Martin DB10

It’s already been a really great couple of weeks for sequels to massive movie franchises, even if there is seemingly always something for people to complain about. We began with Jurrassic World (MOSASAURUS IS NOT A DINOSAUR!), segued into Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens (CROSSGUARDS ON A LIGHTSABER? THAT’S STUPID!), and also made room […]

 Whitney Russell

Popular Mechanics Names 2020 Corvette Car of the Year

Popular Mechanics Names 2020 Corvette Car of the Year

If you’ve been eagerly anticipating the recipient of Popular Mechanics’ 2020 Car of the Year award, you might be surprised that the winner isn’t an electric model like it has been for the past three years. Instead, the publication bestowed this exclusive title upon the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Powerful and Charismatic: Meet the 2020 […]

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