Lotus Esprit submarine – Bond car 007

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One of the Bond movies fans could be an owner of the unique Lotus Esprit submarine car from the film The Spy Who Loved Me , starring Roger Moore. It is the first time the extraordinary vehicle is offered for sale. This is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity because the incredible automobile is fully functioning underwater.

Lotus Esprit submarine

Lotus Esprit Series 1 Submarine Car is an audience favourite film vehicle of all time. During the scenes, the Lotus submarine car was driven by a Don Griffin, a former U.S. Navy SEAL. The vehicle is also nicknamed “Wet Nellie”.

The Bond car which transforms itself into a submarine was created to be used for the shoot in 1977 film. It is based on a Lotus Esprit body.

Recently, the Aston Martin DB5 used in Goldfinger and Thunderball films were auctioned for an impressive 4.4 million U.S. dollars (£2.9 million).

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