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Beaulieu to Bring World's Largest James Bond Vehicle Exhibition in 2012

The world-famous National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has a collection of over 250 vehicles telling the story of motoring on the roads of Britain from the dawn of motoring to the present day. Yet this might not have been enough, as they’ve revealed plans to at Empire presents BIG SCREEN to hold the largest exhibition of James Bond vehicles ever displayed, to celebrate the fiftieth year of the Bond franchise.

The exhibition will be open from January to December 2012. This will include the 2008 Aston Martin DBS from Quantum of Solace, the 2002 Jaguar XKR with SFX weapons from Die Another Day, the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldeneye and the 1937 Phantom lll Rolls-Royce from Goldfinger. Yet this is only a cross section of 50 vehicles that will be on display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu.

“Following the success of the first Bond cars exhibition staged at Beaulieu in 2001, we are delighted to be working with EON again on this new display, bringing together the world’s largest collection of Bond vehicles,” said Beaulieu’s Commercial Director, Stephen Munn.

Next year also marks the 40th anniversary of the world-famous National Motor Museum, so it is fitting that in this special year it will be hosting a major new exhibition marking 50 years since the first James Bond movie arrived.

If that doesn’t wet your appetite, Beaulieu also has historic racing cars, modern rally cars and the latest F1 machines as well as World Land Speed Record Breakers and family cars from every motoring era.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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