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2011-12-21 08:06

VILLAIN AND HIS PIECE: Zukovsky’s Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II .

James Bond fan? Car fan? Then hear this: 50 James Bond movie vehicles will be on show in a 'Bond in Motion' event at the Beaulieu motor museum in the UK in 2012.

The exhibition, which will open on January 17 and run for the whole year, is claiming to be the biggest of its kind staged anywhere in the world and will focus on "the best-loved and most iconic" Bond vehicles to celebrate 50 years of 007 movies.

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Among the vehicles now being delivered for the exhibition are a number that have never been seen in public, among them the Ford Mustang Mach 1 from 'Diamonds Are Forever', villain Zukovsky’s Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II from 'The World Is Not Enough' and the vintage 1962 Rolls-Royce pushed into a lake by May Day and Zorin with Bond still inside, in 'A View to a Kill'. 

Other exhibits will include the ‘Burial-At-Sea Bed’ from 'You Only Live Twice', the Union Jack parachute which villain Gustav Graves used when he landed on The Mall on London and the surfboard with concealed weapons and ammunition from 'Die Another Day'.

Also on display will be the Casino Royale Skyfleet S570 model, based on a Boeing 747, and original 'Pig' from 'The Living Daylights' that was used to smuggle Koskov across the border through the Siberian pipeline.

2012 will also be the 40th anniversary of Beaulieu’s world-famous National Motor Museum, a fitting year to be hosting a major car exhibition with some of the most recognised vehicles from the Bond movies.

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