Last year, Top Gear decided to make a very special tribute to our favourite secret agent: James ‘double-oh-seven’ Bond.
Richard set off to to track down Bond’s best cars, and met some wonderful people along the way, including Guy Hamilton (director of Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die and The Man With The Golden Gun), and Roger Moore, who tells tales of fish inside the Lotus Esprit Submarine. Daniel Craig – in breaks from filming Skyfall – also talks about driving with The Stig and reveals his favourite Bond car. Can you guess what it is?
There are cars too, lots of them. From the gorgeous, gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5, aquatic Lotus Esprit to the gawky Citroen 2CV and barrel-rolling AMC Hornet. Inspired by Q, Richard then attempts to make his own homemade ‘invisibility cloak’ to make a Transit disappear in front of your very eyes. Sound too ambitious? It was. Until we also decided the best 50th birthday present Top Gear could possibly give would be a working amphibious Lotus, designed using Top Gear Engineering…
Check out the trailer below and head over to Amazon to pick up a copy now.