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  1. New 1:18 Scale Bond Cars Coming This Year

    As CBn first reported last February, RC2/JoyRide Studios has picked up the license for James Bond 1:18 scale Die Cast vehicles previously held by AUTOArt and The Beanstalk Group. Now JoyRide has revealed six new Bond vehicles for release in 2005. Among the cars will be a 1:18 scale Aston Martin DB5. This will be welcome news to collectors as the AUTOArt DB5 has been selling for upwards of $200 on eBay.

    The JoyRide 1:18 scale Bond vehicles announced are:

    JoyRide catalogue page

    JoyRide catalogue page

    • Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger (Estimated arrival January 2005) – This is a 1:18 scale die-cast replica of the famous Aston Martin DB5 as seen in the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), THUNDERBALL (1965), GoldenEye (1995), and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). The DB5 was last released in 1:18 by AUTOart. This fine collectible features the highest quality construction and fantastic attention to detail.
    • Jaguar XKR Roadster from Die Another Day (Estimated arrival January 2005) – This is a 1:18 scale die-cast replica of the Jaguar XKR Roadster from the 2002 James Bond movie Die Another Day starring Pierce Brosnan. This was the car driven by the villain Zao. The Jaguar was previously released in 1:18 by The Beanstalk Group. Features the highest quality construction and fantastic attention to detail.
    • Ford Mustang Mach 1 from Diamonds Are Forever (Estimated arrival February 2005) – This is a 1:18 scale die-cast replica of the Mustang Mach 1 from the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever starring Sean Connery. This is the first appearance of this Bond car in 1:18 scale. Features the highest quality construction and fantastic attention to detail.
    • Chevorlet Corvette from A View To A Kill (Estimated arrival April 2005) – This is a 1:18 scale die-cast replica of the Corvette from the 1985 James Bond film A View To A Kill starring Roger Moore. Fans may recall this was the car driven by Russian agent Pola Ivanova in San Francisco. This is the first appearance of this Bond car in 1:18 scale. Features the highest quality construction and fantastic attention to detail.
    • Aston Martin Vanquish from Die Another Day (Estimated arrival June 2005) – This is a 1:18 scale die-cast replica of the Aston Martin Vanquish V12 from the 2002 James Bond movie Die Another Day starring Pierce Brosnan. The Vanquish was previously released in 1:18 by The Beanstalk Group. Features the highest quality construction and fantastic attention to detail.
    • Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me (Estimated arrival August 2005) – This is a 1:18 scale die-cast replica of the white Lotus Esprit from the 1977 James Bond classic The Spy Who Loved Me starring Roger Moore. It was previously released in 1:18 by AUTOart. Features the highest quality construction and fantastic attention to detail.

    The vehicles will retail for $39.99 and can be pre-ordered at Entertainment Earth.

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    johncox @ 2005-01-04
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