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  1. Die Another Day's Ford Thunderbird going up for auction

    One of the star cars from 2002’s 40th anniversary James Bond film, Die Another Day, is set to be auctioned off this weekend in California.

    The Ford Thunderbird, driven by Jinx (Halle Berry), will be auctioned off along with several other items as part of gala preview of Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3 to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

    Details on the 007 car follow below:

    • Coral-colored Ford Thunderbird driven by none other than superstar Halle Berry in the hit James Bond movie Die Another Day
    • Sleek 2002 retro-style Thunderbird made exclusively for the thrilling 007 movie. This unique coral hue features gleaming 21-inch spoke wheels and sleek white seats
    • 700 limited-edition copies of this beauty were made, only the Halle Berry original featured the coral-colored roof
    • Two of the original design sketches for the James Bond Thunderbird, signed by the project’s lead designer
    • James Bond Ultimate Collector’s DVD set, featuring all 24 James Bond films and the theatrical poster for Die Another Day

    Passersby will stop and stare when you roll by in this stylish coral-colored Ford Thunderbird driven by none other than superstar Halle Berry in the hit James Bond movie Die Another Day.

    This isn’t a copy, folks, but THE car driven by THE gorgeous Ms. Berry in the suspenseful Bond flick. Gentlemen and ladies alike may remember Ms. Berry in her stunning coral-colored bikini that matched impeccably the sleek 2002 retro-style Thunderbird made exclusively for the thrilling 007 movie.

    This one-of-a-kind vehicle in the unique coral hue features gleaming 21-inch spoke wheels and sleek white seats. While 700 limited-edition copies of this beauty were made, only the Halle Berry original featured the coral-colored roof. Previously on display at the Ford Motors headquarters in Detroit, this fabulous car comes to JDRF courtesy of Edsel Ford. This is your chance to own a piece of movie history!

    When you’re not tooling around town in this head-turning T-Bird, you can still enjoy your car at home. We’ve included two of the original design sketches for the James Bond Thunderbird, signed by the project’s lead designer. To complete your collection, you’ll also receive the James Bond Ultimate Collector’s DVD set, featuring all 24 James Bond films and the theatrical poster for Die Another Day.

    You’ll feel like a movie star in this one-of-a-kind James Bond Thunderbird!

    The event, including the auction, takes place on Saturday, 22 May at PIXAR Animation Studios
    1200 Park Avenue, Emeryville, California.

    For complete details, visit the official website.

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    Devin Zydel @ 2010-05-20
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