List of James Bond vehicles

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The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. Note the license plate reads "BMT 214A" whereas the original 1963 Goldfinger car number plate reads "BMT 216A".
The AMC Hornet X from The Man with the Golden Gun
"Wet Nellie", the Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me in "submarine" mode.

Throughout the James Bond series of films and novels, Q Branch has given Bond a variety of vehicles with which to battle his enemies. Among the most noteworthy gadgets, Bond has been equipped with various vehicles that have numerous modifications to include elaborate weapons and anti-pursuit systems, alternative transportation modes, and various other functions. One car in particular that has been linked to Mr. Bond's collection is the Aston Martin DB5.

This is a list of the most noteworthy vehicles seen in James Bond, used by either Bond himself, his allies or his enemies.

Road vehicles[edit]

Alfa Romeo[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Octopussy Alfa Romeo GTV6 Civilian Bond steals the parked car while its owner uses a pay phone booth and makes haste towards Octopussy's Circus, pursued by two Bavarian BMW police cars.[1]
Quantum of Solace Alfa Romeo 159 Villain[2][3][4] Shortly after capturing Mr. White, Bond is chased by two Alfas from Lake Garda to Siena, Italy. Despite sustaining heavy damage, Bond's Aston Martin DBS V12 manages to escape while both Alfas are destroyed.
Alfa Romeo 156 Carabinieri A police vehicle that honked at pedestrians to clear the way after Bond shot Mitchell.
Spectre Alfa Romeo 159 Civilian A car probably owned by a Roman and destroyed by Bond.
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Moonraker Alfa Romeo Supercharged Straight-8[5] Unknown Just before the entrance to Leeds Castle in a car chase from London to Dover


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
The Man with the Golden Gun AMC Hornet American Motors Car dealership Featured in The Man with the Golden Gun.[6] Bond steals this red 1974 hatchback from an AMC dealership in Bangkok, Thailand. He makes his exit by crashing through the showroom window.[7] unknowing that Sheriff J.W. Pepper was in it looking to test drive it. A Hornet was also used for the famous twisting corkscrew aerial jump that was captured in just one filming sequence.[8][9] A special modified car performed the stunt with a lower stance and larger wheel wells (just as the Astro Spiral Javelin stunt cars that performed that same jump in AMC sponsored thrill shows) compared to the stock Hornet X model in all of its other appearances in the movie. Seven tests were performed in advance before the one jump performed by an uncredited British stuntman "Bumps" Williard for the film with six (or 8, depending on the source) cameras simultaneously rolling.[10] Two frogmen were positioned in the water, as well as an emergency vehicle and a crane were ready, but not needed. An engineer[11] at the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory (CAL) used computer modeling to calculate the stunt and specified 1,460.06 kilograms (3,219 lb) for the weight of car and driver, the exact angles and the 15.86-metre (52 ft) distance between the ramps, as well as the 64.36-kilometre-per-hour (40 mph) launch speed.[12] This vehicle is on display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire.[13] The ramps and the modified jump car are still in the possession of the Jay Milligan's stunt company, JM Productions in Hamburg, New York.
AMC Matador coupe Francisco Scaramanga and Nick Nack The featured car in The Man with the Golden Gun.[14] "Bond is foiled by perhaps the best trick a getaway car has ever performed; the Matador transforms into a plane."[15] Francisco Scaramanga and Nick Nack use this 1974 car to kidnap Mary Goodnight and make their escape. In the film, the Matador coupe is converted into a 'car plane' to fly from Bangkok to an island in the China Sea. With the flight tail unit, the complete machine was 9.15 metres (30 ft) long, 12.80 metres (42 ft) wide, and 3.08 metres (10 ft) high and the "flying AMC Matador" was exhibited at auto shows; however, it could only make a 500-metre (1,640 ft) flight so for the film's aerial sequences it was replaced by a meter-long (39-inch) remote controlled model.[12] Transformation of the AMC Matador into a light airplane occurred when wings and flight tail unit were attached to the actual car (that served as the fuselage and landing gear) and a stuntman drove the 'car plane' to a runway at which point the scene cut to the radio-controlled scale model built by John Stears.[10] See Aircraft section below.
AMC Matador sedan Bangkok Police The featured police car in The Man with the Golden Gun.[16] The 1974 Matador used in the chase is a left-hand drive model although Thailand operates with UK style left-hand traffic rules.
Moonraker AMC Concord Drax Industries A 1978 D/L station wagon is seen in Moonraker where Bond and Hugo Drax are pigeon hunting.[17]
Jeep Wagoneer Bond is seen briefly driving the Jeep through some caves.[18]
A View to a Kill Jeep Cherokee (XJ) Stacey Sutton Featured in A View to a Kill where Stacey is seen driving home.[19]
Licence to Kill Jeep CJ-7 Henchman Perez A 1976 Renegade-II is seen in Licence to Kill.[20] It is used by Sanchez's henchman Perez, who fires a FIM-92 Stinger missile at a commandeered oil tanker where Bond does a wheelie (in this scene, Bond crushes the Jeep).
Tomorrow Never Dies Jeep Cherokee (XJ) Wai Lin A 1997 XJ Cherokee right-hand drive export model is seen in front of Wai Lin's hideout.[21]

Aston Martin[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5[22] MI6/James Bond Seen or featured in seven films (Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, a small appearance in Tomorrow Never Dies, Casino Royale, Skyfall and Spectre). In the novelisation of GoldenEye it is stated that Bond purchased the DB5 as his own personal vehicle, although the 2006 version of Casino Royale, which reboots Bond film continuity, shows Bond winning it in a game of poker in the Bahamas; as such the Casino Royale version of the vehicle is the only one that is not outfitted with special equipment (Brosnan's DB5 is shown to have special features in GoldenEye such as a teleprinter disguised as a CD player, and a champagne cooler). The DB5 can also be used in the video games Agent Under Fire and From Russia with Love. The DB5 also made cameo appearances in the comedy film, The Cannonball Run, driven by Roger Moore's character, and in the TV-film The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E., George Lazenby, playing a Bond-like character referred to as "JB", drives a DB5 (with the licence plate "JB"). It also appears in numerous other films in association to Bond including a small cameo in Catch Me If You Can (2002) where the main character purchases one to be like Bond, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) in which Bernie Mac's Bosley drives one and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) in which Geoffrey Rush, playing Peter Sellers, is shown driving one at the time of making Casino Royale, even though in real life that film did not feature the vehicle. A model is currently on display in the International Spy Museum in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

The Goldfinger DB5 with gadgets was sold on October 27, 2010 for $4.6m (£2.9m) to the car collector Harry Yeaggy.[23][24] It features the pop out gun barrels behind the front indicators, the bullet shield behind the rear window and a 3-way revolving front number plate showing "LU 6789" or "4711-EA-62" or "BMT 216A".

Thunderball Aston Martin DB5 Appears in the pre-credits sequence as Bond makes his escape, where the rear-facing water cannon are activated (this gadget was not referred to in Goldfinger), and this fades into the aquatically-themed credits sequence.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Aston Martin DBS[25] The car was seen in only four scenes, including the pre-credits teaser and as James and Tracy's wedding car. Nothing is known about what kind of gadgets were installed, except that it had a hiding place for a sniper rifle in the glovebox. Obviously — given what happens at the end of that movie — it was not fitted with bulletproof glass. The DBS is glimpsed in the subsequent film, Diamonds Are Forever, parked up in Q Branch back in London when Bond calls Q from Amsterdam. The car was actually cropped out of the frame on the "pan-and-scan version" of the film.
The Living Daylights Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante A convertible, it is later "winterised" with a hardtop. It comes with all the usual refinements, including extending side outriggers, spike-producing tires, missiles, lasers (an update of the DB5's tyre-slashers), signal-intercepting smart radio, head-up display and rocket propulsion. It could also self-destruct when primed.
GoldenEye Aston Martin DB5 Driven in the opening scenes by Bond, whilst racing a Ferrari.
Tomorrow Never Dies Aston Martin DB5 Seen parked in front of Oxford University and driven by Bond in a transitional scene of Bond arriving at the Ministry of Defence.
The World Is Not Enough Aston Martin DB5 Seen parked in at the funeral of Sir Robert King. A thermal image of the DB5 briefly shown towards the end of the movie.
Die Another Day Aston Martin V12 Vanquish[26] The car is equipped with all the usual refinements, including front-firing rockets between two machine guns, hood-mounted target-seeking shotguns, spike-producing tires, again and a passenger ejector seat in homage to the original Aston Martin DB5, but used here in a clever bit of improvisation by 007 to right the car when it has been flipped onto its roof. The Aston was also equipped with "adaptive camouflage" – a cloaking device that allowed it to become effectively invisible at the push of a button. This vehicle was also featured in the video games Nightfire (2002) and Everything or Nothing (2004).
Casino Royale Aston Martin DB5, Aston Martin DBS V12 Featured in the second Casino Royale.[27] No special gadget was visible on the DBS other than the secret compartments which housed Bond's Walther P99, and an emergency med kit which includes components of an emergency medical link to MI6 HQ, antidotes to various poisons and a small defibrillator. The DBS is rolled and destroyed during a high pursuit car chase where 007 swerves to avoid a tied-up Vesper Lynd in the middle of the road. The DB5 is owned by a gambling villain in the Bahamas, which Bond acquires in a poker game. It has no special modifications.
Quantum of Solace Aston Martin DBS V12 A slightly darker-coloured vehicle to that featured in Casino Royale is heavily damaged after a chase at the beginning of the film in Siena, Italy.
Skyfall Aston Martin DB5 Two gadgets are shown on this vehicle, the ejector seat and two front-firing machine guns. This is the first time the machine guns have been used in action since 1964's Goldfinger. This car is destroyed in the climactic battle scene. It is not stated in the film if this is the same Aston Martin DB5 that Bond obtained in Casino Royale. An Aston Martin DB5 appeared in 007: Blood Stone and shared a similar fate to the DB5 in Skyfall.
Spectre Aston Martin DB10, Aston Martin DB5 MI6/James Bond Bond absconds to Rome with the vehicle. Gadgets include a rear-facing double-barreled gun sticking out of the Aston Martin badge (that Q forgot to load ammo with), a rear-facing flamethrower, and an ejection seat with parachute. Following a chase and successful ejection, Bond sinks the car in the Tiber. The DB5 from Skyfall is found in Q's lab, in the process of being rebuilt, and is seen completed at the end of the film, to be driven from MI6 by 007.
No Time to Die Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, Aston Martin DB5, Aston Martin Valhalla, Aston Martin V8 Vantage MI6/James Bond In the trailer for No Time to Die, three out of the four cars appeared: the DB5, the DBS Superleggera, and the V8 Vantage. Though the Valhalla will appear in the film, it is not clear which scene it will appear on and who will be driving it. Also in the trailer, while Bond was being shot at, it was revealed that the DB5 featured guns inside the headlights, and he shot the guys firing at him while performing doughnuts.
Bamford & Martin 1.5 litre Side Valve

The Bamford & Martin 1.5 litre Side Valve Short Chassis Tourer was James Bond's first car. He inherited it around Easter 1933 in the first Young Bond novel SilverFin from his uncle Max at the age of thirteen. Bond regularly drove the car, although he was underage, and stored it in a nearby garage while he attended Eton. The car was destroyed in the third Young Bond novel, Double or Die, in December 1933 leading Bond to replace it by purchasing the Bentley Mark IV shortly thereafter in the same novel.

Aston Martin DB Mark III

Bond drives an Aston Martin DB Mark III, which is referred to as a "DB III" in the novel Goldfinger. The "DB3" was a car designed specifically for racing and is unlikely that Bond would drive one. The DB Mark III is often called the DB III and is more comparable to its description in Fleming's novel. This car was the only gadget-laden vehicle to be mentioned in the original Bond novels, though Fleming generally avoided gadgetry in his books. It included switches to alter the type of color of the front and rear lights, reinforced steel bumpers, a Colt .45 pistol in a trick compartment under the driver's seat, and a homing device receiver similar to the DB5 in the film.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
The Living Daylights Audi 200 Quattro Saunders Used as a part of General Koskov's defection and escape to Austria. This was an 'Exclusiv' model with flared wheel arches and 16 inch BBS RS split-rim alloy wheels. The car has a Vienna-registration, W207.182. The car is the ownership of the Audi Museum in Ingolstadt, Germany.
Audi 200 Quattro Avant British Intelligence This was the estate version of the Audi 200 saloon (See above). The car's Moroccan.registration number is 5196-33.
Quantum of Solace Audi A6
Skyfall Audi A5 Patricé Driven by Patricé in a car chase through Istanbul that precedes the film's opening titles. The car ends up flipped over and he continues his escape on a Honda motorbike.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
The Living Daylights VAZ-2106 Czechoslovak Law Enforcement Several are engaged in pursuit and are destroyed at the hands of Bond's Aston Martin, the first is cut in half by the Aston's laser tyre shredder, the second is sunk into a frozen lake after the Aston cuts a hole in the ice, whilst another plummets from a ramp and goes through a shed.
VAZ-2105 KGB Used by a KGB agent to tail Kara Milovy.
GoldenEye VAZ-2106 St. Petersburg Police Several go in pursuit of Bond in the stolen tank, but all are destroyed in various collisions.
The World Is Not Enough VAZ-2121 Sasha Davidov After killing Davidov, Bond uses the car whilst infiltrating Renard's operation.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
From Russia with Love 1935 Bentley 3.5 Litre drophead coupé Park Ward MI6/James Bond Brief appearance
Never Say Never Again 1937 Bentley 4½ Litre Gurney Nutting 3-Position-Drophead Coupé James Bond Brief appearance
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Casino Royale 1930 Bentley 4½ Litre James Bond Driven by Bond and badly damaged in a car chase.
Live and Let Die 1933 Bentley 4½ Litre James Bond Mentioned in flashback scene.
Moonraker 1933 Bentley 4½ Litre James Bond Destroyed in a car chase
1953 Bentley Mark VI James Bond Bought with winnings from a card game.
Thunderball Bentley R-Type Continental James Bond
Bentley Mark IV

There has never been a Bentley model known as the "Mark IV": neither from the "old" W.O. Bentley firm, nor from Rolls-Royce after the takeover of Bentley Motors in 1931. The "Mark IV" appellation seems to have been created by Ian Fleming, and erroneously perpetuated since. In contradistinction to the films, James Bond's official car in the Ian Fleming novels was a grey 1933 Bentley convertible. The car featured a 4.5-litre engine with the Amherst Villiers supercharger. In the novels, no gadgets were installed; this was Bond's personal vehicle that is mentioned in Casino Royale as being a hobby that Bond enjoys working on. Its only armament, in the novels, is a .45 Colt Army Special revolver Bond keeps in the glove compartment. The novel version of the Bentley Mark IV was destroyed during a chase sequence in Moonraker. The Bentley is also the very first Bond vehicle seen in the film series, although it was shown very briefly during Bond's first scene in From Russia with Love and mentioned only in passing in Goldfinger. In From Russia with Love, the only gadget known to be included was a car phone, which in 1963 was very uncommon. The film version of Goldfinger strongly implies that the Bentley was issued to Bond by Q-Branch, since he asks Q about the vehicle, only to be told that it had "had its day". He is given the Aston Martin instead.

In Casino Royale, Fleming writes that Bond bought the car "almost new" in 1933 and had it stored during the war, which is mentioned in the Young Bond novel Double or Die. In Live and Let Die Fleming states the automobile's year as 1933, however in Moonraker Fleming states it is from 1930. This earlier date is the correct one, as the Bentley 4½ Litre ceased production in 1930.

Bentley Mark VI

Made in 1953, Bond purchases his second Bentley towards the end of the novel, Moonraker. Like his previous Bentley, the Mark VI is grey with dark blue leather upholstery. After Moonraker this model is never mentioned again.

Bentley Mark II Continental

A Bentley Mark II Continental was featured in the novel Thunderball and is Bond's final Bentley. Bond, having purchased the car in a wrecked state, upgrades the engine from a 4.5 L engine to a 4.9 L and has a custom drophead body from Mulliners. The Mark II was also grey; however, the interior was black leather. The Mark II Continental is last seen in the novel On Her Majesty's Secret Service where Bond upgrades the vehicles once again with an Arnott supercharger controlled by a magnetic clutch, causing Rolls-Royce, worried about potential damage to the engine, to disown the car. He uses the car in a race with the Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo in her Lancia Flaminia Spyder towards the beginning of the book. Bond dubs the car "the locomotive".


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Octopussy BMW 518i West German police Two of these cars are seen in a short chase scene when Bond commandeers an Alfa Romeo GTV6 and makes haste towards Octopussy's circus. These two cars are in pursuit.
GoldenEye BMW Z3[28] British Secret Service Supposedly equipped with 'Stinger' missiles and other armaments, which are never seen or used except for a deployable parachute and auto-HUD. Car is left-hand drive. Total screen time less than two minutes.
Tomorrow Never Dies BMW 750iL[29] Loaned to Bond by Q at an Avis rental station in Germany, this car is equipped with missile launchers, caltrops, self-inflating tires and a near-impenetrable body. The BMW can be remotely controlled via a special Ericsson cell phone. During a chase inside a carpark, Bond exits the car and remotely drives it to the rooftop, sending it flying off the carpark before crash-landing into an Avis station across the street.
BMW R1200C motorcycle Stolen Driven by James Bond and Wai Lin with some Range Rovers in pursuit in Saigon, Vietnam.
The World Is Not Enough BMW Z8 British Secret Service Cut in half by chopper after firing one shot from a surface-to-air missile (SAM). Other gadgets involve a key that can summon the vehicle and a hidden remote control within the steering wheel.

British Leyland/Rover/MG[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Diamonds Are Forever Triumph Stag Peter Franks Commandeered by Bond at the Port of Dover, after Franks is arrested.
The Man with the Golden Gun MGB Mary Goodnight This tan MGB is owned by Hong Kong's MI6 agent Mary Goodnight. She and Bond follow Andrea Anders in her dark green Rolls-Royce; they end up at the Peninsula Hotel where Bond discovers that they have a fleet of dark green Rolls-Royces.
The Spy Who Loved Me Leyland Sherpa van Jaws Used by Jaws posing as a telephone engineer. He subsequently tears it apart trying to thwart Bond and Anya's escape. The van's engine eventually overheats and seizes in the middle of the desert
Octopussy Austin FX4 taxi British Intelligence Used by Smithers to follow Kamal Khan from Sotheby's
The Living Daylights Rover 800 British Government Appears outside the Blayden Safe House, and in the emergency response convoy shortly after Necros' attack.
Tomorrow Never Dies Daimler Limousine British Government


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
From Russia with Love Citroën 11 Legere Bulgarian agents Agents follow Bond through Istanbul. Spectre assassin Donald "Red" Grant steals the car and uses it to follow Bond.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Citroën 2CV Marc-Ange Draco's men They follow Bond from hotel Splendide to the beach in this car
For Your Eyes Only Citroën 2CV Melina Havelock Used in major car chase, after Bond's own car - Lotus Esprit Turbo - explodes. Bond and love interest Malina Havelock are pursued by evil henchmen in Peugeot 504s. The chase includes a hairpin road, an olive orchard, and a village. At one point the 2CV is on its side, and is righted by hand. Bond and Havelock dispatch their pursuers with car accidents, and make their escape. The car is on display at the Orlando Auto Museum in Florida.
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Casino Royale Citroën Traction Avant Le Chiffre In the car chase scene this is the Citroën being pursued by Bond's Bentley

Ford Motor Company[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No Ford Anglia 105E Strangways Strangways is shot in the vehicle by the Three Blind Mice. This was the first vehicle to feature in any James Bond film.
Goldfinger 1964 Lincoln Continental Auric Goldfinger Mr Solo is shot in the backseat by Oddjob and the vehicle is driven to a junkyard and crushed in a baling press. Note that the vehicle which is crushed is a 1963 model. Later in the film a pair (a sedan and a convertible) bring Bond to the airport on behalf of the U.S. Government.
Ford Country Squire Red 1964 Station Wagon
Ford Ranchero Driven by Oddjob to carry the crushed Lincoln back to the Goldfinger's Kentucky horse farm.
Ford Thunderbird Felix Leiter White 1964 Convertible
Ford Mustang Convertible Tilly Masterton White over red 1964½ convertible. (Called the T-5 in Europe) Tires and lower portion of the right side slashed by Bond's Aston Martin DB5.
Thunderball Fiona Volpe Used by Volpe when she drives 007 to the hotel. The car is taken up to 100 mph on the way to the hotel.
Ford Fairlane Skyliner Count Lippe As a punishment for failing to dispose of Bond, Lippe is killed in his Fairlane, which is blown up by villainess Fiona Volpe using rocket launchers mounted on her BSA motorbike.
Ford Thunderbird Emilio Largo
Lincoln Continental James Bond (1965 convertible); Jacques Bouvoir (1964 Lehmann-Peterson limousine)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Mercury Cougar XR7 Contessa Teresa de Vicenzo (née: Tracy Draco, Tracy Bond) Red on Red 1969 Convertible, Driven by Tracy onto a Portuguese beach where she attempts suicide, later in a winter stock-car race on an ice-covered track to help Bond escape from Blofeld's henchmen and Irma Bund.
Diamonds Are Forever Ford Mustang Mach 1 Tiffany Case The highlight of the Las Vegas car chase is the Mustang balancing on two side wheels to drive through a narrow alley (and mysteriously comes out of the alley on the other two wheels!).
Ford Econoline Dr. Metz After Tiffany creates a diversion in the gas station, Bond sneaks into the back of the van to gain access to the Whyte Tectronics facility.
Ford Thunderbird Mister Wint and Mister Kidd Used to transport Bond from the basement of the Whyte House out to the Nevada desert to have him buried alive in an underground pipe.
Ford Custom 500 Las Vegas P.D. squads, Clark County Sheriff's Department, numerous Las Vegas taxicabs
Ford Galaxie 500 sedan James Bond A copper-plated sedan 007 is sitting in where he meets with Felix where the CIA agents lose Tiffany.
Ford LTD Whyte Tectronics security forces Several go in pursuit of Bond in the stolen moon buggy, and are destroyed or damaged in the ensuing chase through the desert.
The Spy Who Loved Me Ford Taunus 2.3 Ghia Jaws and Stromberg's henchmen The windscreen is sprayed with paint by Bond's Lotus Esprit, the driver loses control and the car careers off a mountainside and crashes through a barn roof. Jaws (as ever) walks away from the crash unscathed.
A View to a Kill Ford Bronco Chuck Lee
Ford LTD James Bond Bond uses this car to pursue Stacy to Oakland.
Licence to Kill Mercury Grand Marquis stretched limousine Truman-Lodge
Lincoln Mark VII LSC James Bond
Tomorrow Never Dies Ford Scorpio Elliot Carver's henchmen
Die Another Day Ford Thunderbird Giacinta Jinx Johnson
Ford Fairlane James Bond Ford Fairlane briefly driven by Bond during his visit to Cuba in Die Another Day. A homage to Thunderball where villain Count Lippe drives a 1957 Ford Fairlane Skyliner.
Casino Royale Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Miami Police
Ford Mondeo 2.5 Litre ST James Bond This car is on display in the James Bond Experience at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
Quantum of Solace Ford Ka (Hydrogen Fuel Cell Model) Camille, when she picks up 007
Ford Edge (Hydrogen Fuel Cell Model) Dominic Greene, later by James Bond
Ford Bronco II Stolen by James Bond
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Goldfinger Ford Popular Oddjob Oddjob uses this car for making the tour around Goldfinger's properties
For Your Eyes Only Ford Consul Major Gonzales and his henchmen (stolen) The trio uses a stolen car to get from Havelock's estate to Port Antonio
Thunderball Felix Leiter Leiter rents this car for the purpose of his mission
The Spy Who Loved Me Ford Thunderbird James Bond Bond rents this car for the purpose of getting from Toronto to Washington
The Man with the Golden Gun Francisco Scaramanga Bond follows this car to Thunderbird hotel

General Motors[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No LaSalle hearse Three Blind Mice Mysteriously turns into a Humber Super Snipe as it crashes over the cliff.
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible Dr. No The first car driven by 007 in a Bond movie. A speedometer close-up is actually from a 1957 Ford
1961 Chevrolet Impala sedan CIA
Vauxhall PA Cresta sedan Professor Dent Dent drives to the pier when catching the boat to Crab Key to warn Dr. No of Bond's investigation.
From Russia with Love Chevrolet C30 flatbed truck Villain
Diamonds Are Forever Cadillac hearse (Sovereign Landaulet by Superior Coach Corporation) Slumber, Inc.
Live and Let Die Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special Brougham Kananga Used to transport Kananga and his entourage from the United Nations to Harlem.
Chevrolet Impala James Bond (1963 convertible while in San Monique) / Kananga's henchmen / J.W.Pepper / Louisiana State Police / New York City taxicab Various 1973 Chevrolets appear throughout the film; during the car chase down Manhattan's FDR Drive, nearly all the cars which Bond's out of control taxicab encounters are '73 Impalas and Chevelles.
Chevrolet Chevelle Unmarked Louisiana State Police car
Chevrolet Nova San Monique Police, Kananga's henchmen in New Orleans Two of these police cars are seen chasing Bond's stolen AEC Regent RT-type-double-decker bus with three motorcycles across San Monique. Also seen chasing Bond's stolen Cessna 170A around an airfield in New Orleans.
Corvorado Kananga/Mr. Big This is a combination of a Chevy Corvette and a Cadillac El Dorado, custom made by Dunham coaches (which was known at the time for its customized pimp mobiles). It is driven in the movie by the Kananga henchmen, Whisper, who fires a poison dart from its side mirror at the driver of Bond's taxi.
Moonraker Chevrolet Veraneio ambulance Hugo Drax
A View to a Kill Chevrolet Corvette C4 Pola Ivanova
Cadillac Fleetwood 75 limousine Henchmen of Max Zorin
The Living Daylights GMC Vandura Ambulance Government of Morocco Driven by Necros, this ambulance is only featured for a short time. During the short scene, Necros drives the ambulance from the airport terminal in Tangier across the tarmac to Koskov's plane, with the drugged Bond in the back.
Licence to Kill Chevrolet Caprice Fallon (MI6 agent seen after Bond's capture by Hong Kong Narcotics)
Tomorrow Never Dies Vauxhall Omega British Government Are seen as part of the motorcade carrying M and Bond from the Ministry of Defence
Opel Senator Carver's Henchman Is destroyed by a rocket fired from Bond's BMW 750i in the chase through the multi-storey parking lot.

Jaguar Cars[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Die Another Day Jaguar XKR Zao Equipped with front grille machine guns, door panel missiles, rear mounted gattling gun and boot mounted mortars. This vehicle is on display at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.[30]
Casino Royale Jaguar XJ8 Le Chiffre
Mr. White
Quantum of Solace Jaguar XJ12 Daimler Century Dominic Greene
Skyfall Jaguar XJ (X351) British Intelligence M's official car, used in multiple scenes throughout the movie. Last seen driven by James Bond himself, chauffeuring M.
Spectre Jaguar C-X75[31] Mr. Hinx Used by Mr. Hinx to pursue Bond (who drives the Aston Martin DB10) across Rome. In the car chase, Bond sets the front end on fire by activating his DB10's flamethrower hidden in the exhaust. Mr. Hinx gives up chasing Bond when Bond ejects from the DB10, sinking it in the Tiber.
Jaguar XJ8 British Intelligence M's car, destroyed in ambush set up by Ernst Stavro Blofeld's henchmen.

Land Rover[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Octopussy Range Rover Classic convertible James Bond Used to tow the horse box containing the Acrostar Jet
The Living Daylights Land Rover Series III British SAS Crashes off the Rock of Gibraltar and explodes in the pre-credits sequence
Range Rover Classic British Government Appears outside the Blayden Safe House.
Land Rover Series III (Armoured) Red Army Used by Bond and Milovy in their escape from the C-130 Hercules shortly before it crashes.
Tomorrow Never Dies Range Rover (P38A) Elliot Carver Used to pursue Bond through the streets of Saigon
Casino Royale Range Rover Sport Ocean Club golfer Used by James Bond to ram parking lot rail and set off car alarms.
Quantum of Solace British Intelligence Used to drive Bond to Craig Mitchell's apartment in London. Driven by Bond in Bolivia.
Skyfall Land Rover Defender Driven by Eve Moneypenny with James Bond in the passenger seat. Used in a car chase through Istanbul that precedes the film's opening titles.
Range Rover (L322) British Intelligence/Metropolitan Police Service Used as police cars and MI6 vehicles in multiple scenes in London.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Metropolitan Police Service Used to transport Raoul Silva whilst disguised as a police officer, to proceed to the inquiry. It is then driven by Raoul Silva as an escape vehicle after the attack on the inquiry.
Spectre Land Rover Defender Bigfoot[31] SPECTRE Used by Mr. Hinx and a team of SPECTRE mercenaries to capture Madeleine Swann and take her away.
Range Rover Sport[31] SPECTRE Used by Mr. Hinx and a team of SPECTRE mercenaries to capture Madeleine Swann and take her away.
Discovery Sport British Intelligence


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
The Spy Who Loved Me Lotus Esprit S1
"Wet Nellie"
James Bond Delivered to Bond by Q in Sardinia, this Lotus Esprit, "Wet Nellie", is capable of transforming into a submarine. In this mode, it is equipped with anti-aircraft missiles (wherein one was used to take down the chopper hovering above 007 and XXX). This car is on display in the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.[32] RM Auctions auctioned the white Lotus Esprit submarine in London on September 9, 2013 for £550,000 ($865,000).[33]
For Your Eyes Only Lotus Esprit Turbo Two Esprits are featured in this film. The first, a white model driven by Bond in Spain, is destroyed when a thug trips its self-destruct system by breaking the driver's side window (with a sticker labeled "burglar protected"). The second one is a bronze model driven by Bond at a ski resort in Northern Italy. Contrary to popular belief,[by whom?] these two were not repainted Essex-spec Turbo Esprits but specially commissioned cars. The car is on display at the Orlando Auto Museum in Florida.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Goldfinger Mercedes-Benz 180 Goldfinger's henchmen
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Mercedes 220S Blofeld's henchmen
Mercedes-Benz 600 Blofeld Silver SWB - Irma Bundt shot newlywed Tracy Bond from the back seat of the parked vehicle in an attempt to kill James Bond for revenge.
Diamonds Are Forever Mercedes-Benz 600 Blofeld Silver LWB - Blofeld leaves the casino dressed in drag and Tiffany Case is thrown into the back.
The Man with the Golden Gun Mercedes-Benz W115 Lieutenant Hip
For Your Eyes Only Mercedes 450 SEL Emile Locque After the raid on Kristatos' base in Albania, Locque attempts to escape Bond in the car by driving along a cliffside road. While driving, he is shot by Bond and loses control, resulting in the car hanging perilously off the edge. Bond kicks the car off the cliff to finish off Locque.
Octopussy Mercedes-Benz 600 Kamal Khan Kamal Khan leaves Sotheby's in a 600.
Mercedes 250SE General Orlov After the tires get torn off by a stinger device, Bond drives the car on the railway tracks in pursuit of the circus train. It was subsequently hit by a train coming down the opposite line and thrown into a river. It is later seen being recovered via crane and covered in seaweed.
The Living Daylights Mercedes-Benz W114 Pushkin's motorcade
GoldenEye Mercedes W140 French Navy
Tomorrow Never Dies 2 Mercedes W126s Elliot Carver's henchmen
Skyfall Mercedes S400 British government Driven by Bond in China briefly
Spectre Mercedes S-Class Lucia Sciarra
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Moonraker Mercedes-Benz 300S Hugo Drax Used in car chase to Dover
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Mercedes-Benz W112 saloon Blofeld's henchmen Upon arriving in Switzerland Bond is picked up with this car. Later they use it to pursue Bond and Tracy.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
From Russia with Love Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith[34] Kerim Bey
Goldfinger 1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Auric Goldfinger chassis no. 3BU168; Barker sedanca de ville
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow[35] Marc-Ange Draco
The Man with the Golden Gun Peninsula Hotel
Moonraker Bond's Hotel Long wheelbase model
For Your Eyes Only Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II Aristotle Kristatos
Octopussy Rolls-Royce Phantom III Kamal Khan
A View to a Kill Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Sir Godfrey Tibbet After Tibbet's murder, his corpse and an unconscious Bond are pushed into a lake in the car by May Day and Max Zorin. (The car in the film was owned by producer Cubby Broccoli)
Licence to Kill Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Hotel de Isthmus
The World Is Not Enough Valentin Zukovsky
Spectre Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Ernst Stavro Blofeld The car, a red and black 1948 model, is driven by one of Blofeld's assistants to pick up Bond and Dr. Madeleine Swann from the train station on their way to Blofeld's compound in North Africa.
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
From Russia, with Love Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Coupe-de-Ville Kerim Bey Bond is picked up with this car at Yesilkoy airport
Dr. No Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith M Drives M to MI6 headquarters
Goldfinger Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Auric Goldfinger Goldfinger uses it to smuggle gold.
The Man with the Golden Gun Rolls-Royce Phantom M Referred to as "old, black Phantom Rolls", it takes M to SIS Headquarters after his lunch at Blades


Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
The Man from Barbarossa Saab 900 Turbo Bond's vehicle of choice in many of the John Gardner Bond novels, beginning with Licence Renewed. Dubbed, "Silver Beast",[36] it is Bond's private vehicle modified by a real-life company "Communication Control Systems" (CCS) (now called Security Intelligence Technology Group[37]). He also rents a Saab 9000 CD in Nobody Lives for Ever (1986) and No Deals, Mr. Bond (1987).
Never Send Flowers
Nobody Lives for Ever Saab 9000
No Deals, Mr. Bond Saab 9000

Other passenger cars[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No Sunbeam Alpine The hire car Bond drives to Miss Taro's home in the Blue Mountains.
You Only Live Twice Toyota 2000GT Aki Used by Aki during Bond's time in Tokyo. This vehicle was unique as the 2000GT did not have a convertible version. Due to his height, Connery could not fit in the car. Toyota removed the roof altogether and sent two cars to the set within two weeks.
Moonraker MP Lafer Cabriolet Manuela, MI6's contact in Rio The car Manuela uses to tail Bond to the hotel in Rio.
Licence to Kill Maserati Biturbo Franz Sanchez
GoldenEye GAZ-31029 General Ourumov This car was used in the movie during the car/tank chase in St. Petersburg, when Bond was pursuing this car in a Russian T-95 tank.
VAZ-2106 St. Petersburg Police Used by the police during the car/tank chase scene.
ZAZ-965 Jack Wade Used by CIA agent Jack Wade to drive Bond from St Petersburg International Airport to Valentin Zukovsky's building complex.
Quantum of Solace Volvo S40 Hire car used in Austria
Ford Ka Camille Montes Used by Camille when she picks up Bond from the hotel.
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
The Living Daylights Opel Kapitän MI6 agent Uses car's engine noise to cover up Bond's shooting
The Auto rickshaw from Octopussy
  • Auto rickshaw: Featured in Octopussy. Two of these basic auto rickshaws are used in a chase sequence through the streets of Udaipur — Bond and fellow MI6 agent Vijay being in one, with Gobinda and his henchmen in the pursuing vehicle. It is insinuated that the auto-rickshaw driven by Vijay has been modified by MI6 as the tone of the engine becomes more like a motorcycle and Vijay performs a wheelie, exclaiming, "This is a company car!"
  • Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire: In Ian Fleming's Diamonds Are Forever is the car that takes Bond to London airport at the start of the novel.
  • Cord Model 810 from 1939: In Ian Fleming's Live and Let Die, Bond takes the car from Felix Leiter after he is injured and drives it down to the docks to get into the wild shootout with the Robber.
  • Dodge Diplomat: Featured in A View to a Kill as a San Francisco Police Department patrol car. A few late 1970s Dodge Monacos were seen, along with a Plymouth Volaré seen outside San Francisco City Hall. Late 1980s Diplomats were also featured in Licence to Kill as the squad cars in Key West, Florida (some may have been identical Plymouth Gran Furys).
  • Dodge Polara: a 1964 model year seen in You Only Live Twice as a getaway vehicle after Henderson is stabbed by a hitman.
  • Dodge Ram 150 pickup truck from the late-1980s—Seen in Licence To Kill during the tanker pursuit scene.
  • Ferrari F355 GTS: Featured in GoldenEye. Xenia Onatopp playfully races James Bond in his Aston Martin DB5 by chance on the mountain roads behind Monte Carlo in this vehicle, which is later revealed to have false French registration plates, hinting that it may be stolen. Another 355 appears twice in Die Another Day during the opening sequence, and later on the An-124 airplane. It is then pushed out of the plane along with the Lamborghini Diablo.
  • Ferrari 360 Modena: appears briefly in the opening sequence of Die Another Day.
  • Ford Five Hundred: Two can be briefly seen in the parking lot of the resort in Nassau in Casino Royale after Bond backs the Range Rover into another car
  • Humber Super Snipe Series II: Bond and Leiter take a brief tour in a car that belongs to the governor of the Bahamas in Ian Fleming's Thunderball
  • Lamborghini Diablo: appears in the opening sequence of Die Another Day and is later being loaded onto the An-124 Airplane. The Lamborghini is then pushed out of the plane and seen sticking nose first in the mud by Bond and Jinx as they fly over.[38]
  • Lancia Flaminia Zagato Spyder: driven by Tracy in Ian Fleming's O.H.M.S.S.. With her white model she overtakes, then races Bond in his Bentley near Royale-les-Eaux
  • Mazda Cosmo Sport 110S: This vehicle, Mazda's first rotary-powered car, was briefly seen in You Only Live Twice.
  • Mini Moke: Featured briefly in You Only Live Twice, Live and Let Die, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. In You Only Live Twice two Mini Mokes are used by the henchmen in Blofeld's volcano lair. In Live and Let Die, Bond and Rosie use this vehicle to drive to the harbor to meet Quarrel Jr. In Spy, the crew of the Liparus supertanker uses a Mini Moke in their defense against a break out by the submarine crews. Also seen in Moonraker where Bond and Dr. Goodhead are hiding in a trailer (prior to boarding Moonraker 6 as pilots) after escaping from an air vent during Moonraker 5's launch.
  • Peugeot 504: Two Peugeot 504s featured in For Your Eyes Only, used by Hector Gonzales' henchmen to chase Bond and Melina driving with Citroën 2CV.
  • Peugeot 403: In short story From a View to a Kill Bond uses Marie Ann Russell's car while on assignment in France. In Ian Fleming's O.H.M.S.S. Bond is picked up by one of Draco's men, who takes him to the helicopter hideout with this car.
  • Porsche 911 Turbo (993): seen briefly in the opening sequence of Die Another Day. It is destroyed in an explosion.
  • Porsche Cayenne Turbo: A secondary vehicle for all-terrain conditions in the computer game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing.
  • Range Rover Sport: Featured in Casino Royale, Bond deliberately crashes it in a hotel parking lot to serve as a distraction. A black version of the Range Rover Vogue is one of the cars used by Le Chiffre's henchmen.
The Renault 11 from A View to a Kill
  • Renault 11 Taxi: Featured in A View to a Kill, Bond commandeers this car and takes it on a pursuit through Paris. He drives the car on stairs, under barriers, and on top of buses. During the pursuit the car has its roof chopped off and Bond continues to drive even after the entire back half of the car is ripped off.
  • Renault Fuego: used in A View to a Kill to transport the Bond Girl.
  • Renault 5 Turbo 2: used by Fatima Blush in Never Say Never Again after killing Nicole, provoking James to take chase on motorcycle.
  • Simca Aronde: Bond rents this car to follow Tracy without being noticed in Ian Fleming's O.H.M.S.S.
  • Studillac: A custom black Studebaker convertible with a Cadillac engine, plus special transmission, brakes and rear axle, owned by Felix Leiter in the novel Diamonds Are Forever. The combination of the aerodynamic Raymond Loewy-designed body with the powerful Cadillac engine made it into a remarkable sports car. Studillacs were not fictional, but actually built by a Long Island, NY company called Bill Frick Motors from 1953 Studebaker Starlight bodies.
  • Sunbeam-Talbot 90 Coupe: Featured in Live and Let Die novel. Commander Strangways gives this car to Bond.
  • Toyota Celica GT: Briefly seen in The Man with the Golden Gun, Scaramanga and Nicknack get out and into his boat.
  • Toyota Crown: Osato's hitmen were seen in a Crown; this was the car that was picked up using an electromagnet on a CH-47 helicopter, later dumped into Tokyo Bay.
  • Triumph TR3: Owned by Tilly Masterton in novel, she uses it to pursue Goldfinger across France. Bond later rams this car with his Aston Martin.
  • ZIL-41047: Featured briefly in the film The Living Daylights, two of these cars are seen driving across Tangier, with Bond in pursuit. One of the cars is carrying the Russian General Pushkin.

Other road vehicles[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Live and Let Die AEC Regent RT-type double-decker bus Stolen by James Bond and Solitaire Used to escape from San Monique's police force. The upper deck of this bus got torn off after Bond drove under a low bridge; the removed upper deck unintentionally came in useful, as a police car crashed into it and then drove into a lake
Diamonds Are Forever Dune buggy Whyte Industries Bond steals a buggy with a VW Beetle chassis and drives it through the Nevada terrain, throwing off the cars chasing him.
Honda ATC-90 all-terrain vehicle Whyte Industries Seen chasing the commandeered dune buggy. Another ATV is later stolen by Bond.
Thunderball BSA Lightning motorcycle
The Spy Who Loved Me Kawasaki Z900 Stromberg henchman
For Your Eyes Only GP Beach Buggy Emile Locque Locque drives this buggy along a beach in Italy and hits Countess Lisl von Schlaf, leaving her dead.
Yamaha 500 XT Erich Kriegler
Never Say Never Again Yamaha XJ650 Turbo Seca motorcycle James Bond Sent to Bond by Q. The XJ650 is Yamaha's only turbo-charged motorcycle.
A View to a Kill American LaFrance ladder truck San Francisco Fire Department
Licence to Kill Kenworth W900B Franz Sanchez
Casino Royale International 4900
Skyfall Honda CRF250R motorcycle
Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Moonraker AEC Mammoth Major newsprint lorry Bowater In the A20 car chase, Hugo Drax pulls his Mercedes-Benz 300S alongside this lorry. Krebs climbs onto it and cuts the ties securing the rolls of newsprint. They roll into the road, causing Bond to crash his 4½-Litre Bentley and thus ending the chase.
From a View to a Kill BSA M20 SHAPE, Bond, Soviet agent Serves a major role in the plot as Bond disguises himself as a despatch rider in order to get close to the enemy spy

Miscellaneous land vehicles[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Diamonds Are Forever Dune buggy Whyte Industries Bond steals a buggy with a VW Beetle chassis and drives it through the Nevada terrain, throwing off the cars chasing him.
Honda ATC-90 all-terrain vehicle Whyte Industries Seen chasing the commandeered dune buggy. Another ATV is later stolen by Bond.
For Your Eyes Only GP Beach Buggy Emile Locque Locque drives this buggy along a beach in Italy and hits Countess Lisl von Schlaf, leaving her dead.
Casino Royale New Holland tractor

Military land vehicles[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No Dragon Tank Dr. No Used by Dr. No to scare away visitors to Crab Key.
Goldfinger Dodge M43 Military Ambulance Auric Goldfinger Military ambulance hiding a laser to cut through the doors of Fort Knox.
Octopussy Willys MB Kamal Khan Used by Kamal Khan's men to get rid of the dead bodies. However, one of the bodies turns out to be Bond who is hiding.
The Living Daylights Land Rover Series III British SAS Crashes off the Rock of Gibraltar and explodes in the pre-credits sequence.
Land Rover 90 Lightweight Red Army Used by Bond and Milovy in their escape from the C-130 Hercules shortly before it crashes.
Panhard AML Armoured Scout Car Soviet Air Force Mocked up as a Soviet reconnaissance car.
VAB Armoured Fighting Vehicle Colonel Feyador
Licence to Kill Willys MB Utility Jeep Franz Sanchez
M5A1 Stuart Tank Isthmus' Army Used by Franz Sanchez and his men to attack the Chinese hideout where Bond is held captive.
GoldenEye T-55M5 Tank Russian Reserve Army, Leningrad Military District Commandeered by James Bond to chase the villain through the city.
The World Is Not Enough Parahawk Russian Anti-Terror Unit Hybrid paraglider/snowmobile vehicles, used by the villain's henchmen to attack Bond and Elektra King while the two are skiing in the Caucasus Mountains.
Die Another Day Osprey 5 Hovercraft Colonel Moon Used by Bond in a hovercraft-chase in the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
Quantum of Solace Land Rover 110 Station Wagon Colonel Carlos, the Chief of Police in Bolivia Used by Colonel Carlos until he is shot by Bond through the windscreen of the car.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
From Russia with Love Orient Express (Istanbul - Venice) TCDD/SNCF
You Only Live Twice Tanaka's underground train in Tokyo Tiger Tanaka
On Her Majesty's Secret Service BOB ABDeh 4/4 (Interlaken – Zweilütschinen - Lauterbrunnen) BOB
Live and Let Die Underground monorail on San Monique (fictional) Kananga
Silver Meteor with diesel locomotive from New York to Miami Amtrak
The Spy Who Loved Me Unknown Passenger Train on Sardinia Ferrovie dello Stato
Octopussy Steam locomotive 62 015 at Octopussy's Circus Train DR/Octopussy filmed at the Nene Valley Railway.
A View to a Kill Mine railway Max Zorin
The Living Daylights Tram Bratislava Transport Filmed at Wiener Linien
GoldenEye Armoured ICBM Train (intercontinental ballistic missile) - modified British Rail Class 20 Alec Trevelyan Sometimes nicknamed "The Haunting Face" due to its appearance, filmed at the Nene Valley Railway.
Casino Royale (2006) Pendolino CD-serie 680 České Dráhy (CD)
Skyfall Work train with diesel locomotive type DE xx000 TCDD Second time Bond 'uses' a Turkish train. Filmed in Adana, Turkey.
Spectre Oriental Desert Express with locomotive ONCF-series DH 370 (EMD GT26CW-2) Office National des Chemins de Fer du Maroc (ONCF) Oriental Desert Express that runs from Oujda to Bouarfa in Morocco.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No Boeing 707 Pan Am A Pan Am 707 lands in Kingston
From Russia, with Love Hiller UH -12 "Raven" helicopter Rosa Klebb
Goldfinger Lockheed JetStar[39] Auric Goldfinger On pedestal display on US Air Force Base
Hiller UH-12E4 Auric Goldfinger (helicopter with atomic bomb) Still flying today[when?] in the UK (G-ASAZ)
Aviation Traders Carvair British United Air Ferries
Piper PA-28 Cherokee Auric Goldfinger Used by members of Pussy Galore´s Flying Circus
Brantly B-2 CIA Used by Felix to search for Bond and Pussy Galore after the JetStar crash
Thunderball Avro Vulcan[40] RAF Two Vulcans were used for filming, XH506 was used for flying scenes, and XA913 was used for ground-based scenes. Both Vulcans were scrapped in 1968.
Bell Rocket Belt British Secret Service
SAR PB-1G CIA Rescues Bond and Domino from the water at the end of the movie.
Bell 47J Ranger CIA
You Only Live Twice 'Little Nellie'/Wallis WA-116 Agile Series 1 gyroplane[41] James Bond Little Nellie was flown, in the film, by its builder, Wing Commander Ken Wallis. Following the movie Ken Wallis toured airshows with G-ARZB. Trailered behind his Rolls Royce he put on an entertaining stunt show, usually involving the pursuit and shooting up of a scrap car containing his assistants, posing as villains. 'Little Nellie' was totally destroyed, at just such an airshow, in Newtownards, N.Ireland on June 7, 1986. Ken Wallis walked away unhurt.
Bell 47G (qty 4) SPECTRE All shot down by 'Little Nellie'
Space Capsule USSR, NASA
Bird One SPECTRE Used by SPECTRE for intercept and capture of US and Soviet spacecraft
Kawasaki KV-107II Tiger Tanaka
Meyers 200 Helga Brandt
Brantly B-2 SPECTRE (flying in and out of the volcano) This helicopter, marked as "OS-7241", was flown out from Gatwick on 1 July 1966 (in Dan Air Douglas DC-7B G-ATAB); its real registration is believed to have been G-ATFH.
Lockheed Hercules Japanese Navy (seen deploying life rafts after the SPECTRE lair is destroyed)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Bell 206/Bell 204
Ernst Stavro Blofeld/Marc-Ange Draco
Diamonds Are Forever Boeing 707 Lufthansa Bond and Tiffany Case (unknowingly being pursued by Wint and Kidd) fly from Amsterdam to Los Angeles with Peter Franks' corpse in the cargo hold being used to smuggle the diamonds.
Bell 206 JetRanger Willard Whyte & CIA Lead fleet of mythical USMC UH-1 and Hughes 500 helicopters used to stage the raid on Blofeld's oil rig base in Baja California
Live and Let Die Boeing 747-100 Pan Am Bond flies from London to New York Kennedy Airport to begin the mission.
Cessna 170A Bleaker Flying School Stolen by Bond escaping from Kananga's henchmen in a chase through Bleaker's hangar. Several other similar aircraft are destroyed in the chase.
The Man with the Golden Gun Republic RC-3 Seabee James Bond
AMC MatadorFlying car Francisco Scaramanga
The Spy who Loved Me HH-3A Sea King Royal Navy Bond arrives to meet with the British officials in this Royal Navy helicopter. Most likely XV659/PW-05.
Westland Wessex Royal Navy This Royal Navy helicopter flies Bond and Anya out to the American submarine Wayne. Most likely XS523/LS-10.
Bell 206 Karl Stromberg Used by Stromberg's personal pilot Naomi to pursue Bond's Lotus equipped with machine guns on the undercarriage. Bond blows it up using a missile launched from his Lotus.
Moonraker Handley Page Jetstream Jaws
Bell 206L LongRanger Drax Corporation
Moonraker Drax Corporation
Lockheed L-188 Electra Hugo Drax/Drax Air Freight
Concorde Air France Used by Bond to fly to Rio de Janeiro
Rockwell OV-101 - Space Shuttle Enterprise NASA/United States Space Marine Force
Boeing 747 - Space Shuttle Carrier NASA
For Your Eyes Only Bell 206 JetRanger MI6 The Chaplain said sent by Universal Exports, but owned by Blofeld, as he states when remotely takes over the helicopter, "do not worry about the pilot he was one of my less useful people" Crashed in IFR weather and destroyed in England while flying too low.
PZL Mi-2 General Gogol
Octopussy Bede BD-5J Microjet "Acrostar Jet"[42] James Bond Bede BD5J kitbuilt mini-jet. Originally owned and flown by the Budweiser beer company, later crashed following an engine fire. The pilot, Bob Bishop, bailed out and survived unhurt. The folding wing model seen exiting the horse-box was a mock-up.
Beech 18 'Twin Beech' Kamal Khan Villan Khan, and his goon Gobinda, flee with captive Octopussy in Beech 18; Bond gallops to rescue on horse, leaping to roof of plane, which he rides aloft, through stunts. Goon comes out to battle him in flight. Bond wins, rescues Octopussy in cliff-hanger finale.
Hot Air Balloon MI6 - Q Branch
A View to a Kill Airship Industries Skyship Max Zorin Skyship 500 'G-BIHN' which was on a promotional tour after its participation in the opening ceremony of the 1984 Olympic Games.
MBB BO-105 Soviet Union Chases Bond in Siberia and crashes after Bond fires a flare into it.
Eurocopter AS355 Ecureuil 2 Max Zorin Transports Stacey Sutton to Zorin's mansion.
The Living Daylights Hawker Siddeley Nimrod RAF
British Aerospace Harrier T.4 MI6
Fairchild C-123 Provider M
Gen. Koskov
Licence to Kill Piper PA-18 Super Cub Isthmus City Airport Stolen by Pam Bouvier, this plane was used by her to fly to Sanchez's Olympiatec Meditation Institute and later to fly Bond to one of the tankers during the climactic truck chase.
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Franz Sanchez
Learjet 45 Franz Sanchez
Eurocopter MH-65 Dolphin U.S. Coast Guard Bond and Felix Leiter use this helicopter to track Sanchez
Cessna 185 Skywagon Franz Sanchez Bond commandeers this floatplane
Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil Franz Sanchez Sanchez and others fly to the drug factory in this helicopter.
GoldenEye Cessna 172 Skyhawk Jack Wade (on loan from US DEA) Shot down by surface-to-air missile over Cuba
Boeing 757-200 British Airways Used by Bond to fly to Saint Petersburg
Eurocopter Tiger French Navy
Mikoyan MiG-29 Russian Air Force
Pilatus PC-6 Russian chemical producers
Tomorrow Never Dies Aero L-39 Albatros Central Asian terrorists Equipped with a nuclear torpedo. Bond pilots the Albatros in order to fly the torpedo out of the terrorist base so that it won't be detonated by the on-route cruise missile which was launched by the Royal Navy. Bond utilizes the Albatros' weapons systems in order to facilitate his escape. Bond successfully takes off but he is followed into the air by another pilot (also in an Albatros) who is in pursuit of Bond and a Dog fight ensues which Bond wins.
Eurocopter AS355 Ecureuil 2 Elliot Carver Carver's henchmen chase Bond and Wai Lin's motorbike through the streets of Saigon
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 China One is shot down by Carver's stealth ship
Sikorsky MH-53M Pave Low U.S. Navy Delivers a uniformed Bond to U.S. airbase in South China Sea
Fairchild C-123 Provider U.S. Navy Bond performs a HALO jump from this aircraft
The World Is Not Enough Buzz-saw Helicopter King Industries Custom Eurocopter AS355, equipped with giant saws that dangle from beneath the landing gear. Originally utilized by King Industries to clear interfering forest brush, a pair are later sent to eliminate Bond.
Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin King Industries Elektra King's personal transportation
Parahawk Russia Fictional hybrid paraglider/snowmobile used by Russians in attempt to kill Elektra King and Bond
CASA C-212 Aviocar King Industries Transport for Renard's men and weapons
Die Another Day Switchblades - PHASST (Programmable High Altitude Single Soldier Transport)[43] US Military
Boeing 747-400 British Airways Bond flies back to London whilst on the run after escaping to Hong Kong.
Antonov An-124 on the outside, Ilyushin Il-76 when they're in the plane North Korea
MD Helicopters MD 600 North Korea Bond and Jinx drop out of the An-124 cargo hold to escape
Casino Royale Skyfleet S570 Skyfleet A "prototype" plane featured in Casino Royale, actually a Boeing 747-200 originally used by British Airways as "G-BDXJ". It was refitted with two mockup engines on each inner pylon and external fuel tanks on the outer pylons, somewhat anachronistically resembling a B-52 Stratofortress. This aircraft survives, permanently grounded and repainted plain white, at Dunsfold Aerodrome, England, where all the airfield action was filmed.[44]
Quantum of Solace Douglas DC-3 Unnamed Bolivian civilian Actually, two separate Dakotas were used in the filming. This short sequence demanded the use of two locations, so far apart that it was considered expedient to use two aircraft. Both were stripped back to bare aluminium and made to look identical, for continuity purposes.
SIAI-Marchetti SF.260TP Bolivian Air Force Sent by General Medrano to intercept Bond and Camille in their DC-3. However, Bond manages to outmanoeuver the SF.260TP and it crashes.
Bell 205 Bolivian Air Force Also sent by General Medrano to intercept Bond and Camille in their DC-3.
Bombardier Challenger 604 CIA Private jet used by CIA to meet with Dominic Greene.
Skyfall AgustaWestland AW101 Unnamed henchmen Appears and attacks the Skyfall Manor House in Scotland
AgustaWestland Wildcat Royal Navy Three appear over the abandoned city after Bond shows them the radio transmitter he used
Spectre MBB Bo 105[45] Marco Sciarra / Spectre Marco Sciarra calls in this helicopter as an escape vehicle. Bond subsequently throws Sciarra and the pilot out and flies it himself.
Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander[45] Unknown (piloted by Bond) Used to chase Spectre agents. Loses its wings and is piloted along the ground for the last stretch of the chase.
MD Helicopters MD 500 Ernst Stavro Blofeld / SPECTRE Bond and Madeleine Swann escape Oberhauser's base in this helicopter.
Aérospatiale SA365N2 Dauphin 2[45] Ernst Stavro Blofeld / SPECTRE Blofeld's escape helicopter. Bond is able to disable one of its engines with small arms fire, and it crashes on Westminster Bridge.
Novel Aircraft Owner Notes
Live and Let Die,Diamonds Are Forever, Goldfinger Boeing 377 Stratocruiser BOAC, Auric Goldfinger 007 takes Stratocruiser on his journeys to America. In Goldfinger the final battle is set on-board this plane.
Diamonds Are Forever English Electric Canberra RAF This is the plane that takes Bond to Sierra Leone
From Russia, with Love
Ilyushin Il-12 N/A This is the plane that takes Red Grant from Crimea to Moscow
Vickers Viscount N/A This is the plane that takes Bond to Istanbul
Diamonds Are Forever, Dr. No
Lockheed G Super Constellation TWA This is the plane that takes Bond and Tiffany from LA via Chicago to NYC
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation N/A This is the plane that takes Bond to Jamaica
Bristol Freighter N/A Transports Goldfinger's Rolls-Royce to France
Beechcraft Model 18 Goldfinger Goldfinger uses this plane for air surveillance of Fort Knox
For Your Eyes Only de Havilland Comet N/A Bond takes this plane to Canada instead of old Stratocruiser
Thunderball Grumman Amphibian Bond and Leiter The two use this plane in search of a missing bomber
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Sud Aviation Caravelle Swissair This is the plane that takes Bond from London to Zurich
Aerospatiale Alouette III SPECTRE This is the helicopter that takes Bond to Piz Gloria
Morane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris Swiss Air Force This is the plane that intercepts Helicopter bound to attack Piz Gloria[46]
You Only Live Twice Douglas DC-8 Japan Airlines This is the plane that takes Bond to Tokyo

Marine vehicles[edit]

Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No Motor Patrol Boat Royal Navy With a crew of British sailors on this naval patrol boat, Felix Leiter finds Bond and Honey adrift at sea in their escape boat and offers to rescue them - but Bond prefers to be left alone with Honey.
Cabin Cruiser Patrol Boat Dr. No A cabin cruiser used as a patrol boat by Dr. No's security force to protect their employer's private island of Crab Key. This boat appears off shore and strafes the beach (where Bond, Honey Ryder and Quarrel are hiding) with machine gun fire.
Cabin Cruiser Water Taxi Dr. No or Water Taxi Captain Operated by a fearful Jamaican Captain, this rather unkempt boat provides water taxi service between Kingston, Jamaica, and Crab Key. The main rule for the operation of this boat is that it never makes the trip in daylight – but emergency conditions prompt the persistent passenger, Professor Dent, to ignore this rule at his own peril. It is seen both as a full-sized prop and as a scale model on a miniature set.
Lyman Islander 18 Runabout Dr. No Moored to the docks at Dr. No's bauxite mine, this little runabout is commandeered by Bond and used to escape Crab Key with Honey. Seen both as a full-sized prop and as a scale model on a miniature set, it is featured in the final shot of the movie.
Motor Longboat Felix Leiter or rental This simple motorized dinghy is used by Felix to transport Bond from Kingston Harbor to his rendezvous at sea with Quarrel's boat.
Sailing Dinghies Quarrel and Honey Ryder Two such simple sailboats (one belonging to Honey and one belonging to Quarrel) are featured: one to covertly transport Bond and Quarrel onto Crab Key by night and the other to do the same for Honey. Her beached boat is destroyed by machine gun fire, while Quarrel's (which is normally used for fishing trips) features in several earlier scenes, as well.
Tugboat Dr. No This industrial tug escorts the water taxi up to the bauxite mine docks on Crab Key. It is not a life-sized vessel, but is instead represented by a scale model on a miniature set.
Passenger Liner Unknown Shipping Company A background vessel prominently visible at Kingston Harbor when Bond meets with Quarrel. Though no name is given in the movie, her real life name was Evangeline and she was owned by the Volusia Steamship Co. With her name changed to Yarmouth Castle, this ship was lost at sea in a tragic fire 3 years later.
From Russia with Love Luxury Yacht Delos Ernst Stavro Blofeld or SPECTRE Blofeld (#1) holds a planning meeting with Rosa Klebb (#3) and Kronsteen (#5) aboard this vessel, anchored in Venice Harbor. For the failure of his plan, Kronsteen is later executed at another meeting aboard this same vessel. Originally built by Blohm & Voss in 1955, under the name Wappen Von Hamburg, she was owned and renamed Delos by the Greek Nomikos Line at the time of filming. She is now named MV Aurora under a new owner.
Bosphorus Ferry Municipality of Istanbul A public passenger ferry, where Bond and Tatiana Romanova meet while posing as tourists during a sightseeing cruise along the Bosporus.
Fairey Huntress 23 Powerboat SPECTRE Intended as Red Grant's escape boat, this craft (equipped with extra fuel drums on a modified rack) is commandeered by Bond and used as an escape boat for himself and Tatiana Romanova off the Dalmatian Coast. Two of the SPECTRE powerboats that chase them are also Huntresses - both of which are destroyed by fire.
Fairey Huntsman 28 Powerboat SPECTRE One of the three SPECTRE powerboats that chase Bond and Tatiana's commandeered boat off the Dalmatian Coast (which carries the SPECTRE officer, Morzeny) is a Huntsman - which is destroyed by fire. This scene was quite problematic, because someone put the wrong kind of fuel into the Fairey boats and they kept stalling out during filming.
Motor Dinghy Ernst Stavro Blofeld or SPECTRE Presumably deployed from Blofeld's yacht, this small craft brings Kronsteen to the meeting aboard the larger luxury vessel.
Water Taxi Water Taxi Driver or Service A small antique motor vessel that carries Bond and Tatiana on a romantic trip along the canals of Venice, Italy in the final scene of the movie.
Venetian Gondolas Gondolier or Gondolier Service Though never used by any character in the movie, several of these craft are seen plying the canals as incidental vessels to establish the location of Venice, Italy (both at the beginning of the story, proper (following the opening action and main title sequences and at the end).
Dinghy Kerim Bey or British Intelligence Kerim transports Bond through the ancient underground aqueducts of Istanbul in a small punted dinghy (kept beneath the British Intelligence station), to a chamber beneath the Soviet embassy, where they can observe an enemy meeting room by periscope.
Punt Bond, Sylvia Trench or rental Bond and Sylvia relax and prepare to enjoy a picnic lunch in a grounded punting boat alongside a river in a park somewhere in the London area, just before he is called away on his mission by headquarters. Another couple also passes by on the river in a similar punt.
Goldfinger None None This is the rare Bond movie with no prominent watercraft used or owned by any significant character - though there are a few incidental boats (being small rowboats or sailboats) seen at the docks where Bond swims ashore to sabotage a Latin American oil storage facility in the pre-credit action sequence and many incidental boats (of various recreational types) seen in the background off Miami Beach.
Thunderball Specialized Luxury Yacht Disco Volante Emilio Largo or SPECTRE With an Italian name that means "Flying Saucer" in English, Disco Volante is a modern, low slung, luxury yacht with a crew of several dozen and many secret features. Having underwater security cameras and an internal mini-sub/bomb storage bay with underwater hull doors, it can separate into two sections. The nose section becomes a high-speed hydrofoil, while the unpowered, rear "cocoon" section becomes a weapons platform (sprouting hidden machine guns, a light artillery gun in an armored barbette, and a smokescreen generator). Seen both as a full-sized prop and as a scale model, this vessel plays a key part in Largo's entire plot and escape attempt. The scale model version is destroyed in an explosive crash into a coral islet. In real life, the hydrofoil section is modified from an Italian-built Rodriquez Cantieri Navali PT 20, with a cocoon section specially built for the movie by the 3M Shipyard of Miami.
Type 12M Rothesay Class Frigate Royal Navy Though no name for this ship is given in the movie, her hull number (107) identifies her as the real life HMS Rothesay. While deployed to Bahamian waters, this British warship (crewed by actual RN personnel) participated in the movie filming for 3 days, appearing as one of the 5 military vessels in pursuit of Disco Volante during the climactic naval chase. In this capacity, the ship even fires upon the enemy yacht with its main artillery gun (presumably loaded with blanks). The film's stars, Sean Connery and Claudine Auger were given a well publicized tour of the Royal Navy vessel at the time.
Cape Class Patrol Boats USCGC Cape Knox (CG95312) and USCGC Cape Horn (CG95322) US Coast Guard This identical pair of real life US Coast Guard patrol boats (crewed by actual Coast Guard personnel) participated in the movie filming as 2 of the 5 military vessels in pursuit of Disco Volante during the climactic naval chase. Their names are visible on their sterns.
Mark V 40' UTB Utility Boat (CG40590) US Coast Guard This real life US Coast Guard utility boat (crewed by actual Coast Guard personnel) participated in the movie filming as 1 of the 5 military vessels in pursuit of Disco Volante during the climactic naval chase. Generally known as a "Forty" or "Forty Boat" (due to its length in feet), this type of UTB was quite common in USCG service at the time. It can be identified by its hull number.
Mark I 40' UTB Utility Boat (CG40410) US Coast Guard This real life US Coast Guard utility boat (crewed by actual Coast Guard personnel) participated in the movie filming as 1 of the 5 military vessels in pursuit of Disco Volante during the climactic naval chase. Generally known as a "Forty" or "Forty Boat" (due to its length in feet), this type of UTB was quite common in USCG service at the time. This particular boat, however (with a prone sailor firing a .30 cal machine gun from its bow), looks to have been significantly modified with the removal of its cabin and other changes in its appearance - but the hull number clearly identifies it as part of the Mark I "Forty Boat" series.
28' Chris-Craft Sea Skiff Powerboat Emilio Largo or SPECTRE Piloted by the Captain of Disco Volante and manned by some of the yacht's crewmen, this large powerboat picks Domino, Largo, and his entourage up at the Café Martinique Casino, when they leave. It is probably kept at Largo's Palmyra estate.
22' Chris-Craft Sea Skiff Runabout Water Taxi Service or Café Martinique Bond arrives at the Café Martinique Casino in this classic runabout, which seems to be operated as a public water taxi or guest service boat by the Casino. Another similar water taxi is seen leaving with a load of tourists just as Bond arrives at the dock.
Buehler Turbocraft Runabout Domino Derval or Emilio Largo/SPECTRE As one of the first jet boats to be marketed, this unique runabout either belongs to Domino or has been provided for her use by Largo. It is seen when Bond first meets Domino while snorkel diving off the coast of Nassau and is used by her to take him back to shore. It is also seen anchored nearby, when the two have an underwater tryst at Love Beach and is used to transfer Domino onto Disco Volante with a geiger counter/camera for the final act. She will also lend it to Bond, as it appears in the background when he swims ashore at the Palmyra breakwater, evidently being the vessel that brought him there.
Evinrude Sport-16 Runabout Paula Caplain, Pinder, British Intelligence or rental A small, square bowed, outboard runabout that is supplied for Bond's use, possibly by Pinder (the British Intelligence Station Chief in the Bahamas) or Paula Caplain (a field assistant, who also lives there). It is used by Bond and Paula when they first meet Domino Derval while snorkel diving off the Nassau coast, whereupon Bond transfers from the Evinrude with Paula to Domino's boat. It is seen again when Bond and Felix Leiter reconnoiter the anchored Disco Volante by day. (NOTE: Due to a continuity error, this description applies only to the wide exterior shots - while the studio close-ups in front of a rear projection screen show Bond and Leiter in a slightly different, unidentifiable prop boat)
Evinrude Playmate Runabout Emilio Largo or SPECTRE A tiny runabout, apparently carried by Disco Volante as a dinghy. It is used by 3 of Largo's men in an attempt to run Bond down while he conducts an underwater reconnaissance of the yacht by night. Hitting something, they believe they have killed him, but have actually only clipped his detached scuba tank with the boat's propeller.
Bomb Sled Submersible Emilio Largo or SPECTRE A bright orange, spade-shaped, twin prop submersible with an open 2-man cockpit and a pair of side racks for the underwater carriage of two atomic bombs, designed and built specifically for the movie. Stowed in a hangar bay aboard Disco Volante and used by Largo's scuba crew every time the bombs must be transported to or from the yacht, it also features handholds for the external carriage of several more divers (in addition to the 2-man crew), 6 forward-firing spear guns and 2 headlights. As such, it also serves as a kind of underwater tank in battle, until captured by US Navy divers allied with Bond. This craft is also used by Largo and Bond (when disguised as a SPECTRE diver). It is incorrectly referred to by Largo as a "submarine", though it is clearly a "submersible". The difference is that the former is a sealed underwater vessel that stays dry with an oxygenated atmosphere inside, while the latter is un underwater vessel that is open to the sea or fills with water, requiring any crew members to wear scuba gear.
Scuba Sleds Emilio Largo or SPECTRE Several small, wedge-shaped, 1-man, motorized aqua-sleds with handlebar controls, for the external carriage of scuba divers, designed and built specifically for the movie. Stowed in a hangar bay aboard Disco Volante and frequently used by Largo's scuba crew during underwater operations, they also feature twin, forward-firing spear guns and headlights for combat. During the climactic, underwater battle scene, one of these craft is used by Largo and another two (commandeered from the enemy on separate occasions) are used by Bond. Most seem to be abandoned at sea with the defeat of SPECTRE.
Motorized Scuba Rig Issued to Bond by British Intelligence A specialized, triple-tanked scuba rig, designed and built specifically for the movie, with a small electric motor for self-propulsion. Featuring a forward-firing mini-torpedo launcher and a headlight, it leaves a trail of yellow dye in the water, which is supposed to be some kind of underwater concealment device (similar to a smoke screen) to be deployed against pursuers, but is instead deployed all the time by the Director, just for the look of it. Issued to 007 by Q in Pinder's British Intelligence station and used by Bond during the climactic underwater battle, it is destroyed when he switches to a miniature re-breather and abandons the larger rig in a shipwreck to lure enemy divers close so that he can drop an underwater grenade on them.
Rubber Boat Pinder or British Intelligence A paddle-powered, commando-style assault raft (known in military parlance as a "rubber boat"), used by Leiter and Pinder to deploy Bond into the sea by night for his underwater reconnaissance of Disco Volante. Oddly enough, they do not wait around to pick him up and he must make his own way back by hitchhiking.
Rescue Raft US Navy, US Air Force or C.I.A. A circular, self-inflating life raft, equipped with the Fulton Surface-To-Air Recovery System (STARS) and dropped to Bond and Domino at sea from a modified B-17 rescue plane. Used by the US Navy, US Air Force and C.I.A. in the early '60s, this rescue system involved a dirigible-shaped, bottle-inflated, helium balloon that would rise into the air trailing a 500-foot nylon cable with a harness at the bottom end for a rescue subject. The cable would then be caught in a special fork on the nose of the rescue plane and the rescue subject would be whisked into the air in the harness to trail beneath and behind the aircraft, where a crew in the belly of the plane would snatch the cable with hooks, attach it to a winch, and reel the subject into the bomb bay. With Domino clinging tightly to him, Bond uses this system to be plucked from the sea in the final scene of the movie.
Catamaran Tropic Rover Unknown A giant, two-masted, gaffe rigged catamaran, incidentally anchored near Disco Volante off Nassau. Her name clearly appears on her bow. First seen by Bond and Leiter by day, it is used by them and Pinder that night for concealment as the insertion point for Bond's underwater reconnaissance of the enemy yacht and he is chased back under it by SPECTRE boatmen afterwards, to again use it for concealment in his escape. Within the movie, no owner or reason for this vessel to be present (other than coincidence) is given. However, owned by Tropic Cruises Ltd, and captained by its designer Syd Hartshorne in real life, Tropic Rover was well known for charter tours around Nassau, had been featured in "Life" magazine, and was the largest catamaran in the world at that time. Two years later in 1967, she ran aground and sank in Nassau Harbor, with no loss of life.
Topsail Schooner Unknown A large, old fashioned, two-masted topsail schooner seen prominently in the background when Bond meets Domino off the Nassau coast. It seems to be plying back and forth all through the filming day, suggesting that its presence must have been arranged with the real life owner by the film makers (rather than by incidental coincidence). Even discounting the possible incidental appearance of this ship, "Thunderball" easily features the most marine vehicles and watercraft of any James Bond film.
You Only Live Twice Modernized A Class Overseas Patrol Submarine Royal Navy This cold war submarine, operated by RN personnel, appears to be on loan from the Royal Navy to British Intelligence for use by M as a mobile headquarters. Outfitted with an office for the intelligence chief and a reception room for Moneypenny, it bears the fictional pennant number M-1 (probably in reference to the boat's temporary assignment to M). It appears at the beginning of the movie (where Bond is secretly taken on board after his falsified funeral at sea, receives his mission briefing, and is deployed ashore to Japan through a torpedo tube), and again at the end (where he and Kissy Suzuki are scooped up in their rescue raft by the surfacing sub). Though no name is given for this vessel in the movie, it is the real life HMS Aneas - a streamline modified version of the WWII era A Class diesel/electric boats that served as the backbone of Britain's patrol submarine force in the early 1960s.
Type 12 Whitby Class Frigate Royal Navy Though given no name in the movie, it can be seen by her pennant number (F65) that this is the real life HMS Tenby (crewed by actual RN personnel). It is the warship on which Bond's false funeral and burial at sea are held in Hong Kong Harbor.
Freighter Ship MV Ning Po Osato Chemicals, SPECTRE, China, or some complicit shipping company A commercial freighter ship used by Osato Chemicals for the secret transport of rocket fuel to Blofeld's volcano base. First seen in an enemy photograph stolen from Mr. Osato's safe, the motor vessel and its cargo are investigated by Bond and Aki at the Kobe Docks in Japan, whereupon Bond is captured and taken aboard to the quarters of Helga Brandt. It is seen again in a reconnaissance photo, showing (by its water line) that the cargo has been offloaded. Ownership of this vessel is unclear, though it seems to be controlled by Mr. Osato of Osato Chemicals on behalf of SPECTRE, and is probably owned by one of them. The name Ning Po, however, suggests that it may be a state-owned Chinese ship, since SPECTRE is working for some unidentified Asian country (judging by the two Asian representatives who meet with Blofeld) that wants to instigate a war between the US and the USSR - which would presumably be Red China (or, perhaps, North Korea). The owner may also be some unidentified shipping company that is complicit in the SPECTRE plan, as a preliminary investigation by Tiger Tanaka reveals that the ship has a Panamanian registry (which is common for commercial ships from anywhere, as Panama has lenient maritime regulations).
Public Shuttle Boat Local public utility or shuttle service company A quaint, old-fashioned, Japanese shuttle boat of wood and bamboo construction with a chugging engine sound. Disguised as locals among many other passengers, Bond, Kissy Suzuki and Tiger Tinaka travel to the Ama fishing village aboard this vessel.
Ama Boats Kissy Suzuki and other villagers Small, simple, stern-rowed, wooden boats (similar to sampans), used for ama-style pearl diving. Disguised as a husband and wife team in their own such boat, Bond and Kissy Suzuki (with he rowing and she diving) break away from the rest of the pearling fleet in order to investigate a nearby cave. The boat is abandoned there when poison gas is detected, prompting the two occupants to dive overboard.
Life Rafts SIS or Japanese Defense Forces Many bright orange, inflatable life rafts are air-dropped to Tanaka's ninja force by military transport plane as they make their swimming escape from Blofeld's volcano base. Among this force, Bond and Kissy Suzuki get into their own raft, which drifts apart from the others. Just as the couple starts to get romantic, however, their raft is scooped up on the deck of M's submarine, which surfaces directly beneath them in the final scene of the movie.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Rowboat Unknown - Presumably a local fisherman Though not used for transport by any character, a small wooden rowboat is seen propped upside-down (in the local dry storage method) on a Portuguese beach in the pre-title action sequence. During a fight against several attackers, Bond throws one of his opponents beneath this boat and kicks out the prop stake to trap the man under its hull.
Diamonds Are Forever Mountbatten Class SR.N4 Hovercraft Ferry Princess Margaret Seaspeed ferry service Hovercraft are difficult vehicles to classify as they fly at an altitude of a few inches on a cushion of air over flat land or water - qualifying them as water, land, or air craft, simultaneously. The one in this movie is shown traveling down a concrete land ramp and across the English Channel. It is the BHC (British Hovercraft Corporation), formerly Saro (Saunders-Roe) SR.N4 (Saunders Roe.Nautical 4), Princess Margaret which, together with her sister craft, Princess Anne, offered ferry service from Dover, England to Boulogne-sur-Mer and Calais, France, operated by Seaspeed from 1968 to 1981 (and thence by Hoverspeed until 2000). Her name is visible on her bow, as is the Seaspeed logo. Driving a commandeered car, Bond takes this ferry from Britain to mainland Europe at the beginning of his mission to Amsterdam. In real life, the Princess Margaret could accommodate 254 passengers and 30 cars, until modified in 1972 to carry more. The Mountbatten Class is the largest hovercraft of its time and still holds the record for fastest car ferrying trip across the English Channel. Being vulnerable to high winds, she was blown aground in a 1981 accident with the loss of 4 passengers killed. She is now on display at the Hovercraft Museum in Hampshire, England.
Ballistic Missile Submarine Soviet Navy A submerged Soviet nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine that is destroyed while underway by Blofeld's laser satellite. This is not a full-sized vessel, but is instead a scale model on an aquarium set. Though marked with a red star and clearly intended to represent a Soviet submarine, the model more closely resembles a US Benjamin Franklin Class.
Canberra Class Ocean Liner Unknown Shipping Company, possibly belonging to Willard Whyte A steam powered, turbo-electric ocean liner on which Bond and Tiffany Case travel back to England from the United States and aboard which Mr. Wint and Mr. Kid make their final attack on Bond. Though the point of departure for this voyage is not specified in the film, it would presumably be New York, as in the book. No owner is mentioned, but the billionaire/industrialist Willard Whyte claims that he can order the captain around, which suggests that he might be the owner of the vessel or the shipping line. Though no name is given in the movie, this is the real life SS Canberra, a British ocean liner, owned by P&O Shipping Lines which ran from England to Australia between 1961 and 1974, at which time she was converted into a cruise ship until scrapped in 1997. She was also pressed into service as a troop transport for the 1982 Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina.
Canal Excursion Boat Prins Willem Alexander Reederij P. Kooij Canal Tours A Dutch-style, motorized canal excursion boat with a glass top. To establish the Amsterdam location, this boat is shown on a sight-seeing cruise of the Amstel River. Its female tour guide is heard to express shock as she passes a crime scene where the body of Mrs. Whistler is being recovered from the water. The name of this real life vessel can be seen on the bow and its company of ownership is printed on the windshield.
Dutch Canal Boat Jan Van der Hiede Unknown A Dutch-style canal boat that has become part of a crime scene along the Amstel River in Amsterdam, Holland. Though apparently an ordinary civilian vessel (rather than a police boat), it has been either commandeered or simply boarded by the Amsterdam police and used as a platform to recover Mrs. Whistler's body from the water. Its name is visible on the hull.
Bathosub Ernst Stavro Blofeld A fictitious, wedge-shaped, one-man mini-sub, designed specifically for the movie. Kept on Blofeld's offshore oil rig/satellite control base, it is intended for the villain's personal use as an emergency escape vehicle - though when he tries to use it as such in the climactic battle scene, Bond gains control of the bathosub's launching crane and uses the little craft as a wrecking ball with Blofeld inside. Here, the long-standing Bond nemesis is presumably killed in this vessel, but his death is left somewhat ambiguous. Probably a non-working prop (as it never gets free from its crane hook and is, thus, never shown to operate in the water as a submarine), the bathosub seems to be misnamed, as the word does not apply to any real world type of vehicle. The closest actual word would be "bathyscaph", which is an entirely different type of underwater vehicle, intended only to go up or down to great depths, with limited lateral movement.
Wave Walker British Intelligence, CIA or Willard Whyte A spherical (slightly polygonal) watertight flotation device in which a single person can stand or walk on the surface of water. The walking action turns the sphere (much like a hamster wheel), imparting directional motion to it across the water. Normally a leisure device, the one in the movie is specially equipped with a triple parachute (in the fashion of a space capsule). Within it, Bond is air dropped into the Baja Sea near Blofeld's offshore oil rig /satellite control base, whereupon he water-walks to the platform. It is apparently issued to Bond for this purpose by British Intelligence or the CIA (with whom he is working closely), or perhaps by the billionaire aerospace industrialist, Willard White, who owns all manner of high-tech equipment (and with whom Bond is also working closely).
Live and Let Die LST Assault Ship/ Unknown An old, rusty WWII era LST (Landing Ship, Tank) that has been converted to industrial purposes. It is moored along a river in the Irish Bayou of Louisiana during the boat chase sequence. By ramming attack with his own commandeered boat, Bond deflects Adam's out-of-control speedboat into the open bow ramp of the LST, causing the enemy boat to crash and explode inside the assault ship (presumably killing Adam in the process).
Dredge Barge Unknown An old, rusty dredging barge, loaded with painting equipment. It is moored alongside an LST assault ship on a river in the Irish Bayou of Louisiana during the boat chase sequence. In his own commandeered boat, Bond hides behind this barge, from which he grabs a bucket of paint thinner to throw into Adam's eyes in order to blind the pursuing henchman and send his speedboat out of control.
Cabin Cruiser Quarrel Jr. or British Intelligence A rather unkempt cabin cruiser operated by Bond's field assistant, Quarrel Jr. in keeping with his cover identity as a deep sea fishing guide. It is first seen at a tourist trap dock on the fictional island of San Monique, where Bond and Rosie Carver first meet Quarrel Jr. and pretend to hire him and his boat for a charter fishing trip, whereupon it takes them up the coast to reconnoiter Solitaire's cliff-top mansion and drops the couple off at another dock, nearby. The same boat later tows Bond into the air on a hang glider to infiltrate the mansion grounds. Quarrel Jr. picks Bond and Solitaire up with this boat as they arrive by stolen double-deck bus (under police pursuit) to escape San Monique from the same dock by which they arrived. It is again seen at the climax of the story as the scuba diving platform from which Felix Leiter drops Bond and Quarrel Jr. off on their infiltration of Kananga's secret lair and for the recovery of Quarrel Jr, afterward. Several similar cabin cruisers (in much better maintenance condition) are also seen at the tourist trap dock, where other fishing guides (who seem far more enterprising than Quarrel Jr.) unsuccessfully bid for Bond's charter business.
Glastron GT-150 Speedboat Dr. Kananga A small outboard speedboat, stolen by Bond from Dr. Kananga's crocodile farm/drug lab and piloted by him at the beginning of the boat chase through the Irish Bayou in Louisiana. It is this boat (modified for ramp stability with two hull rails on the underside and the pilot's seat moved to the center-line) that makes the record-breaking 120 foot jump over Sheriff Pepper's police car on a causeway road. When its engine takes a bullet hit, Bond must abandon the GT-150 for another boat.
Glastron CV-19 Jet Speedboat Deke Rodgers A small hydro-jet powered speedboat. Moored at Deke Rodger's house along the Irish Bayou, Bond transfers to this boat, which he steals after his original GT-150 is disabled by gunfire, then completes the remainder of the boat chase in it. The CV-19 survives the chase and is presumably returned to Rodgers after Bond relinquishes it at a Louisiana marina, where Felix Leiter is waiting with a police entourage.
Glastron-Carlson CV-21 Jet Speedboat Billy-Bob A souped-up hydro-jet powered speedboat, stolen from park ranger, Billy-Bob from a Louisiana Parks and Wildlife station by Kananga henchman Adam, who uses it to pursue Bond in the boat chase sequence. Among the many craft involved in the chase, it is the last one destroyed, when Bond blinds Adam with paint thinner, sending it out of control. By ramming attack with his own commandeered boat, Bond deflects Adam's out-of-control speedboat into the open bow ramp of an LST, causing the enemy boat to crash and explode inside the assault ship (presumably killing Adam in the process).
Glastron V-162 Futura Speedboat Kananga henchman A small outboard speedboat, which is one of many that pursue Bond in the boat chase through the Irish Bayou of Louisiana. While trying to follow Bond's stolen boat through a record-breaking jump over a causeway road, this boat is destroyed when it falls short and spears through Sheriff J.W. Pepper's car.
Glastron V-184 Crestflite Jet Speedboat Kananga henchmen A small hydro-jet powered speedboat, which is one of many that pursue Bond in the boat chase through the Irish Bayou of Louisiana. While trying to follow Bond's boat across a lawn between bends of a river, this boat plows overland through an outdoor wedding ceremony. It crashes through the wedding cake table, before ending up stuck in a cabana tent.
Glastron V-145 Fireflite Speedboat Dr. Kananga henchmen A small outboard speedboat, which is one of the many that pursue Bond in the boat chase through the Irish Bayou of Louisiana. While trying to follow Bond's boat across a lawn between bends of a river, this boat ends up in the swimming pool of Deke Rodger's elegant estate.
Glastron V-156 Sportster Speedboat Kananga Henchmen Two of these small outboard speedboats pursue Bond in the boat chase through the Irish Bayou of Louisiana. One is disabled after crashing into a tree, the other is simply outrun by Bond (along with Kananga henchman, Adam, who remains in the chase).
Johnboat Unknown (presumably policemen) Two of these small craft play an active part of the police blockade at Miller's Bridge along the Irish Bayou of Louisiana, during the boat chase sequence. One is plowed through by Bond in his commandeered speedboat and the other is plowed through by Adam in his stolen speedboat. Many other small boats are present at the blockade as incidental craft, but no others are directly involved in the action.
The Man With the Golden Gun Ocean Liner RMS Queen Elizabeth presumably British Intelligence A wrecked and partially sunken ocean liner in Hong Kong Harbor, which is being used as a secret base (with a refurbished interior) by British Intelligence. As identified in the film dialogue, this is the real-life RMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest passenger ship in the world at that time. Originally owned by Cunard Shipping Lines, she served as a British troop ship in WWII and then ran a commercial trans-Atlantic route between Southampton, UK and New York City, United States from 1946 to 1969. After that, she ran a route from New York to the Caribbean, before being sold to the Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Line for conversion to a university cruise ship that was to be called Seawise University. While being refitted for that purpose in 1972, however, the ship caught fire, partially capsized, and sank in Hong Kong Harbor, where she appears in the film. Eventually, she was declared a shipping hazard and partially scrapped where she lay. What remains still lies buried on the harbor floor. The cause of the fire remains unknown.
Chinese Junk Francisco Scaramanga A traditional, 3 masted, Chinese junk, modified with motorized propulsion and a modern luxury interior, to serve as Francisco Scaramanga's personal yacht. It is seen off the coast of Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Scaramanga's private island, where it is used for transport, as a reconnaissance platform to observe Bond's hotel, a safe storage vault for the solex agitator, and for bedroom trysts between the villain and his mistress. In the end, it is commandeered by Bond and Mary Goodnight for their escape from Scaramanga's island, where it is the scene of a final fight between Bond and Nick Nack. Though given no name in the movie, this vessel is the real life June Hong Chain Lee, a Malaysian Junk, built in 1962 and originally used as a merchant cargo vessel, but now owned by The Junk Worldwide Dive and Sail of Phuket, Thailand, for charter scuba diving excursions. It is the only operational junk of its vintage type left in the world.
Hydrofoil Ferry Flying Sandpiper Hong Kong Macao Hydrofoil Co. A medium-sized hydrofoil ferry configured for passenger service. Built by Rodriquez Cantieri Navali and operated by Hong Kong Macao Hydrofoil Co. since 1972 for ferry service between those two islands. Bond follows Andrea Anders from Macao to Hong Kong aboard this ferry. Its name is clearly visible along the side of the superstructure.
Hong Kong Police Boat No. 20 Hong Kong Marine Police A smallish (maybe 23 foot) cabin cruiser type police patrol boat with flashing blue lights and the designation "No. 20" clearly visible on its stern. Seeming to be an enemy, Lieutenant Hip transports Bond (while under false arrest) across Hong Kong Harbor, when Bond "escapes" by jumping off onto the sunken hulk of RMS Queen Elizabeth. As it turns out, no escape was necessary as Hip turns out to be an ally who was transporting Bond to the ocean liner hulk all along.
Klong Tour Boat Unknown Tour Company Several identical teakwood, canopied, open tour boats with a 20 to 30 passenger seating capacity (presumably all belonging to the same tour company) can be seen operating along the klongs of the floating market in Bangkok, Thailand. Though mostly incidental, three of these vessels play a direct role in the boat chase action, with one pulling out of a slip to cut off the chase boat, one containing a little street urchin boy who jumps off and swims to Bond's boat and one containing Sheriff J.W. Pepper and his wife May Bell as the passing chase boats splash water on them.
Longtail Longboat Hai Fat, Hai Fat's Kung-Fu School or one of the kung-fu students A long, canoe-like, six-man, longtail motorboat (being a type of Thai motorboat powered by an outboard car engine on a stern tiller mount, turning a screw at the end of a long boom axle). Moored on a Klong in front of Hai Fat's Kung Fu School, six kung-fu students jump into this boat and give chase after Bond, upon his escape from the school in another longtail. A ramming attack from Bond's boat cuts it in half and dumps the students into the drink.
Longtail Skiff Unknown A short, one-man, longtail motorboat (being a type of Thai motorboat powered by an outboard car engine on a stern tiller mount, turning a screw at the end of a long boom axle). Moored on a Klong in front of Hai Fat's Kung Fu School, Bond steals this boat to escape from the school, whereupon he is taken under pursuit by six kung-fu students in another longtail. After foiling his pursuers by ramming their boat and cutting it in half, Bond makes good his leisurely escape and presumably abandons his stolen craft, intact, when finished with it. Due to the torque of their big car engines, these boats are easy to turn in one direction, but hard to turn in the opposite direction (when they often over-steer). Because of this issue, Roger Moore managed to capsize his longtail and dump himself into the filthy Klong water during filming.
Rowboat Unidentified Rower A small, simple, open, wood boat, propelled by oars. This little craft, rowed by an unidentified character, drops the mob assassin, Rodney, off at Scaramanga's island in the pre-title action sequence.
Sampan Unidentified Thai Woman A simple, wedge-shaped, flat bottomed, wood boat, common to Southeast Asia and powered by paddle or punting pole. At the end of the boat chase scene, Sheriff J. W. Pepper looks on from a dock as a tourist. Just as he recognizes Bond, he is knocked by a baby elephant into the Klong between two of these sampan boats - one of which is occupied by a Thai woman, who giggles at the Sheriff's undignified predicament. Several similar craft are seen as incidental props all along the Klongs.
Casino de Macau Floating Casino Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau Though more of a building built on a stationary barge than a true watercraft, the floating Casino de Macau casino is featured in the background when Bond arrives at Lazar's gun shop in Macau. Later, he enters the presumably same casino while following the trail of a bullet shipment which is passed from Lazar to Andrea at the gaming tables. At the time of filming, the casino was moored along Rua Das Lorchas between Ponte 12 & 14. At some point, its name was changed to Macau Palace Casino, and the building was rebuilt or renovated to a different appearance. This new version has been towed to the inner harbor of Macau, where it has been out of business for some time. Though no owner of this establishment is mentioned in the film, all Macau casinos at that time were owned by a monopoly called Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau.
The Spy Who Loved Me Specialized Lotus Esprit S1 Sportscar/Submarine "Wet Nellie" British Intelligence A modified Lotus Esprit S1 sportscar that converts into a mini-submarine. During transformation, the wheels retract and the wheel wells are covered over by fairings, fins sprout from the fairings and the dashboard instruments change to a nautical instrument panel (all activated by a lever on the floor). It features tubes behind the rear license plate that spray liquid cement on land and squid-like ink in water (activated by a dashboard switch), an anti-aircraft mini-missile launcher in the rear window (activated by a stickshift button with a targeting monitor on the center console), a mini-torpedo launcher in the hood (activated by a steering wheel button), a mine dispenser in the bottom (activated by a dashboard switch) and a periscope in the roof (which displays its image on a viewscreen near the rear-view mirror). Developed by MI-6, this car/sub is issued to Bond by Q at a ferry dock in Sardinia and piloted by him (with Anya Amisova as passenger) in a road car chase and an underwater mini-sub/scuba battle, after which it is piloted out of the sea before an astonished beach crowd. In real life, there were 6 versions of the Lotus used in filming (most of which were normal cars, one of which was modified for the transformation scene, one of which was watertight to emerge from the sea on a cable tow and one of which was a submersible only). There was also a scale model version for use on a miniature aquarium set in conjunction with a scale model of Stromberg's underwater laboratory. The submersible (or wet-sub) was not watertight or pressurized, but filled with water and was operated by two scuba divers – requiring heavily louvered windows to hide the scuba-suited occupants. It featured four fins, two rudders and four electric motors that could only run forward. Though never mentioned in film dialogue, the submersible version was nicknamed "Wet Nellie" by the film crew (after the "Little Nellie" gyroplane in "You Only Live Twice". After filming (and a promotional tour), it was put into storage and forgotten for ten years, until the entire contents of the storage locker were bought at auction, sight unseen, for $100. In 2013, this buyer sold it at auction for 616,000 pounds to Elon Musk.
Specialized Oil Supertanker MT Liparus Stromberg Shipping Lines A gigantic oil supertanker (said to be the largest in the western world), which is actually a secret mobile submarine base. It features an advanced underwater tracking system (for tracking submarines), a magnetic field generator (for disabling submarines), clam shell bow doors (for capturing or launching submarines), and an internal submarine bay (capable of accommodating 3 submarines). It also features armories, missile storage facilities, a mission control room, 3 detention brigs, and a monorail transport system. All this is in addition to the normal ship features (such as bridge, crew quarters and engine rooms), which it presumably has, as well. Owned by Karl Stromberg and operated by an armed crew of hundreds, under the command of an unnamed Captain, this ship serves as the operational base for the villain's plot, and is the primary scene of the movie climax. The plot involves capturing nuclear submarines, imprisoning their crews, and using their nuclear missiles to provoke WWIII between the US and USSR, in order to destroy the corrupt surface civilization of Earth, so that a new Utopian civilization can be built under the sea. In the end, it is overtaken in battle by the captive allied submarine crews (freed by Bond) and is eventually sunk with all hands, due to damage sustained in this battle.

Externally, Liparus is not a real ship, but is represented by a scale model – though, at 80 feet in length, it is a very large scale model, powered by an outboard motorboat engine. Its internal spaces are built on the massive 007 sound-stage at Pinewood studios, and the submarine bay is the largest interior set ever built in the history of motion pictures (surpassing the previous record, which had been held by the volcano base in You Only Live Twice.

Specialized Monorail Car/Motorboat Stromberg Shipping Lines A monorail car of the Liparus' internal transportation system that, when launched out of a hatch in the side of the supertanker, discards its car shell exterior and transforms into a motorboat. A Liparus guard pilots Karl Stromberg (with Anya Amisova as a prisoner) from the supertanker at sea to the Atlantis laboratory. It is seen both as a full-sized prop and as a model on a miniature set.
Intermarine Cigarette 37 Stromberg Shipping Lines A power boat that transports James Bond and Anya Amasova from the Hotel Cala di Volpe to the Atlantis base of Karl Stromberg.
Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarine HMS Ranger Royal Navy A fictional ballistic missile submarine of the nuclear powered Resolution Class. The four real life members of the Resolution Class (Resolution, Repulse, Renown, and Revenge) were part of the UK Polaris Programme, which served as the British Navy's main nuclear deterrent force from 1968 to 1996. They carry 16 UGM-27 Polaris A-3 SLBM missiles and feature 6 Tigerfish torpedo tubes. In the movie, HMS Ranger, captained by Commander Talbot, is seen in the opening action sequence, where she is lost under mysterious circumstances. As such, the rest of the plot revolves around Agent 007's search for this missing submarine (together with Soviet Agent XXX's search for a missing Russian sub). She appears again as a captive submarine, rechristened Stromberg 2 (though external shots seem to show her as Stromberg 1) aboard the supertanker Liparus, where she is re-crewed with Stromberg sailors and deployed at sea to launch a nuclear missile at Moscow in the film's climax. This is part of a plan intended to provoke WWIII between the United States and The Soviet Union, in order to wipe out all surface civilization, so that a Utopian civilization beneath the sea can be built anew by the super-villain, Karl Stromberg. She is destroyed by nuclear warhead, when Bond tricks the Captains of Stromberg 1 and Stromberg 2 to target each other with their missile fire. This submarine is represented by a 2/3 scale prop on a full-sized set in some scenes and by a smaller model on a miniature set in other scenes.
Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarine Potempkin Soviet Navy A fictional ballistic missile submarine of the nuclear powered Yankee Class, bearing the name of a famous Russian battleship that experienced a mutiny in 1905. The 34 real-life members of the Yankee Class served as the Soviet Navy's main nuclear deterrent force from 1967 to 1995. They carry 16 SLBM missiles and 4 torpedo tubes. In the movie dialogue, Potempkin is described as being lost under mysterious circumstances. As such, the rest of the plot revolves around Soviet Agent XXX's search for this missing submarine (together with 007's search for a missing British sub). It appears again as a captive submarine, rechristened Stromberg 1 (though external shots seem to show it as Stromberg 2) aboard the supertanker Liparus, where it is re-crewed with Stromberg sailors and deployed at sea to launch a nuclear missile at Washington DC in the film's climax. This is part of a plan intended to provoke WWIII between the United States and The Soviet Union, in order to wipe out all surface civilization, so that a Utopian civilization beneath the sea can be built anew by the super-villain, Karl Stromberg. It is destroyed by nuclear warhead, when Bond tricks the Captains of Stromberg 1 and Stromberg 2 to target each other with their missile fire. This submarine is represented by a 2/3 scale prop on a full-sized set in some scenes and by a smaller model on a miniature set in other scenes.
Porpoise or Oboron Class Attack Submarine Royal Navy A conventional diesel/electric attack submarine of the British Royal Navy. Originally classified as patrol submarines and later as attack submarines, these two nearly identical types served concurrently from 1956 to 1990, throughout most of the cold war. At least one Oberon Class boat also served in the Falklands war. They were also used by Australia, Canada, Brazil and Chile. One of these submarines (with crewmen assembled on her deck) can be conspicuously seen in the background, pacing Bond and the Defense Minister as they walk along the pier at Faslane Naval Base in Scotland. Another similar vessel is visible moored to the pier.
HMS Fearless Royal Navy A Royal Navy warship that serves as M's base of operations at sea. It captured the escape pod with Bond and Amasova aboard at the climax of the film.
Moonraker Gondola-hovercraft[47] Q-Branch/James Bond
Glastron CV23HT hydrofoil boat Q-Branch/James Bond Used by Bond to locate Hugo Drax's Amazon river source for the deadly nerve gas
Glastron SSV-189 speedboats Drax Enterprises Used by Drax henchmen during the Amazon river chase
For Your Eyes Only St Georges MI6 Intelligence Surveillance Ship
SS Colombina Milos Columbo
Triana Timothy Havelock, later Melina Havelock
Neptune Timothy Havelock, later Melina Havelock Used by Sir Timothy for underwater research
Octopussy Alligator Boat Q-Branch/James Bond
A View to a Kill Iceberg MI6
Glastron Carlson C-537 Max Zorin Used to retrieve Mayday on the Seine after the assassination of Achille Aubergine
Licence to Kill SS Wavekrest Milton Krest
Sentinel Mini Sub Milton Krest
Goldeneye La Fayette-class frigate French Navy
Manticore yacht Janus Corporation
Tomorrow Never Dies Stealth ship Elliot Carver Elliot Carver's stealth ship and one of his lairs. It was destroyed by HMS Bedford.
HMS Devonshire Royal Navy The Royal Navy warship that Mr. Stamper sunk in order to goad China and the United Kingdom into warfare, on behalf of Carver. No survivors from the sinking.
HMS Bedford Royal Navy The Royal Navy warship that destroyed Carver's ship, and then went to rescue Bond and Wai Lin from the wreckage.
HMS Chester Royal Navy The Royal Navy warship seen in the pre-titles sequence, responsible for destroying a terrorist arms market on the Russian border, on the orders of Rear Admiral Benson.
The World Is Not Enough Q's retirement recreational boat Q Weapons systems: At least 2 torpedoes and grenade launcher.

Bond fires 2 torpedoes at an assassin's boat, destroying it. Part of the Ian Fleming Foundation collection in Florida. The boat has a single jet engine to assist in propulsion.

Sunseeker Superhawk 34 Bond, in his Q-boat, chases the Sunseeker that is being piloted down the River Thames by assassin Giulietta da Vinci.
Unidentified Russian Victor III class submarine Russian Navy Used as an integral part of the villains' scheme to cripple the global oil market. By inserting weapons-grade plutonium into the reactor, the submarine would effectively become a floating nuclear bomb, which would then be detonated in the middle of the Bosphorus.
Die Another Day Sunseeker Superhawk 48 Jinx climbed onboard after she escaped Isla Los Organos, diving of a high cliff.
Casino Royal Spirit 54 James Bond and Vesper Lynd sail from Montenegro to Venice on a Spirit 54 sailing yacht
Sunseeker Predator 108 Le Chiffre
Sunseeker XS 2000
Quantum of Solace Sunseeker Sovereign 17
Sunseeker Superhawk 43
Skyfall Chimera Pruva Regina yacht
No Time to Die Spirit 46
Novel Vehicle Owner Note
Live and Let Die Secatur Mr Big Luxurious black yacht with grey superstructure built in 1947 for a certain millionaire, later acquired by Mr Big who uses it for smuggling gold coins from Jamaica to the USA. 70 foot (21 m) long, powered by twin General Motor Diesels and capable of doing 20 knots. Bond destroys it with the limpet mine killing everyone aboard including Mr Big in the novel's climax.
Diamonds Are Forever RMS Queen Elizabeth Cunard Line Liner that takes Bond and Tiffany across the Atlantic
For Your Eyes Only Chris Craft Constellation Major Gonzales and his henchmen Described as a glittering 50 ton Chris Craft, it is used by the Gonzales and his men to sail from Jamaica to Cuba after murdering Havelocks. Judging by the weight spec mentioned in the story it is probably the Constellation model
Risico Colombina Enrico Colombo 200 tons former fishing vessel with a sail Colombo uses for his smuggling operations in the Adriatic. Its battle with the Kristatos's ship is the novel climax.
The Hildebrand Rarity Wavekrest Milton Krest Luxurious white yacht owned by an rude American millionaire Krest who uses it for his voyages around a world as well as for his hunt of rare fish specimens for his foundation. Built by Bronson Shipbuilding Corporation and designed by Rosenblatts. Specifications: Length 100 ft (30,48 m), Width 21 ft (6,4 m), Weight 200 t, Two 500 horsepower Superior diesel engines, double propellers, top speed 14 knots. As Bond remarks after seeing it: "It was a real ship, built to cruise the world and not just Florida Keys."
SS Kampala British India Steam Navigation Company The ship that took Bond to Seychelles and the one he was waiting for to return him to Mombasa at the beginning of the story.
Thunderball Disco Volante Emilio Largo/SPECTRE Hydrofoil white and dark blue yacht, purchased with SPECTRE funds for 200.000 pounds and used for the purposes of operation Omega by Emilio Largo. Built by Cantieri Navali Rodriquez from Messina. specifications: weight 100 t, powered by two Daimler-Benz four-stroke Diesels supercharged by twin Brown-Boveri turbo superchargers, top speed about 50 knots, equipped with Decca Navigator System. The yacht's hull has a hidden hatch like Olterra which is used to smuggle atomic bombs on board.
U.S. submarine Manta United States Navy U.S. nuclear George Washington-class submarine used by Bond and Leiter in their pursuit after Disco Volante
Underwater chariot SPECTRE Used for transporting the bombs from the underwater cave to Disco Volante
The Man with the Golden Gun Chris Craft Roamer Francisco Scaramanga 40 foot (12 m) boat that Scaramanga intends to use for deep-sea fishing in order to entertain his mobster guests

Spacecraft and space weapons[edit]


Novel Vehicle Owner Notes
Moonraker Moonraker Sir Hugo Drax A prototype nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile used for an attempt of destruction of London.


Film Vehicle Owner Notes
Dr. No Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle and lunar Mercury capsule NASA Likely operated by an unknown NASA astronaut (the eventual manning of the mission is not discussed) for a lunar orbit spaceflight. Dr. No's goal is to sabotage the launch, causing the mission's failure and eventually the death of the astronaut, assuming there was one.

Actually, the rocket sequence was the video of a Titan ICBM test, not a Mercury launch.

You Only Live Twice Gemini Jupiter 16 capsule NASA/McDonnell Aircraft During its fourth orbit's spacewalk by the astronaut Chris, is captured by SPECTRE's Bird One. Chris is killed and the other astronaut is imprisoned in SPECTRE's Japanese base.
You Only Live Twice Bird One SPECTRE/Ernst Stavro Blofeld Used by SPECTRE cosmonauts to capture NASA and Soviet capsules after launches in a crater in Japan. It is probably inspired by the Augmented Target Docking Adapter, nicknamed "the angry alligator".
You Only Live Twice Soviet capsule Soviet space program Also captured by Bird One, is a fictional Soviet spacecraft. Its launch sequence is really the launch of a Project Mercury mission.
You Only Live Twice Gemini Jupiter ? capsule NASA/McDonnell Aircraft Another Gemini capsule, used in a mission during an attempt of capture by the Bird One. After the Bird One (disguised as a Soviet spacecraft) explodes as Bond used the SPECTRE computing devices, the capsule successfully reenters in Earth's atmosphere.
Diamonds Are Forever Willard Whyte's rocket and Blofeld's satellite Willard Whyte and SPECTRE/Ernst Stavro Blofeld Used after a large diamond smuggling, the satellite is built with diamonds and it can project a powerful laser on nuclear submarines, nuclear missiles silos.
Moonraker Moonraker 1, Moonraker 2, Moonraker 3, Moonraker 4, Moonraker 6 Drax Industries/Sir Hugo Drax Space Shuttle orbiter-like spacecraft originally built by Drax Industries for the World's space agencies, but used to transport Drax's "perfect" humans to his personal space station. One orbiter is stolen from an SCA-like Boeing 747 while en route to the United Kingdom, destroying the airplane, to replace another one which had problems, leading MI6 to investigate.
Moonraker Moonraker 5 Drax Industries/Sir Hugo Drax Drax's own laser-equipped spacecraft. It is stolen by Bond and Goodhead to destroy nerve gas globes.
Moonraker Drax's space station Drax Industries/Sir Hugo Drax Huge stealth spacecraft used by Drax in his plan. It is full of nerve gas globes that should kill "unperfect" humans.
Moonraker Marines's shuttles USMC Used during the Marines's attack to the station, they transport soldiers with laser rifles.
GoldenEye Petya and Misha Soviet Armed Forces/Russian Space Forces Two Cold War GoldenEye satellite nuclear weapons (used to generate electromagnetic pulses by exploding in orbit) stolen by Russian General Ouromov and the Janus syndacate.
Tomorrow Never Dies CMGN satellite Carver Media Group Network Satellite used by CMGN programmers to launch their new specifically defective software and used by Henri Gupta to hack for Elliot Carver.
Die Another Day Icarus Colonel Tan-Sun Moon/Gustav Graves and some Korean People's Army Generals Avowedly a mirror to reflect sunlight, it is actually a huge and powerful sun gun-like satellite which can be programmed to individuate and follow heat sources.
Graves plans to use Icarus for a Korean invasion of East Asia.


In 2012 the National Motor Museum hosted Bond in Motion, an exhibition of 50 Bond cars to celebrate fifty years of Bond on film.[48] In 2014, the exhibition moved to the London Film Museum, cars from Spectre were added in 2015.[49]

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