The World is Not Enough | Popular Culture & Entertainment Auction | Memorabilia, film | Christie’s

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Lot Description

A pre-production replica BMW Z8 Roadster for The World Is Not Enough

Silver black interior. Engine; 350 V8 ZZ4 crate motor. Gear Tremec 5 speed manual. Jaguar front and rear.

Hydraulically Operated Disc and with discs on the front and discs on the rear.

The BMW Z8 was first produced in 1999 at the time of filming, BMW only had a shell and a running test car so provided Propshop at Pinewood with the shell and designs to replica kit cars for the film. The was moulded from BMW’s shell and was made in two pieces to gaps in the hood and trunk. As the had only eight weeks to the car, any unnecessary extras removed.

Two kit cars and one shell were for the film. The shell was destroyed filming; the other surviving car in the possession of EON Productions and is on display at in Motion . National Motor Beaulieu until December

Post-Lot Text

This is not sold as a means of transport and no is made that the vehicle is of quality, fit for purpose or roadworthy. If the buyer subsequently decides to use the as a means of transport, he/she is for all tests and repairs and any other required formalities that are to convert this vehicle a collector’s item to a roadworthy


Interested buyers are advised to Christie’s staff to obtain the Report for this lot. any description of the vehicle or its condition is honestly and with appropriate Christie’s staff are not vehicle and it is the responsibility of the buyer to carry out inspection as the buyer thinks before bidding.

Please contact the department for and collection details for this

All proceeds from the sale of lot will be donated to Unicef.


We first see the Z8 in the film at MI6 headquarters, by John Cleese as R, Q’s I dare say 007 that you’ve met match with this the very latest in interception measures, titanium armour, a heads up display and six beverage cup all in all rather stocked . Bond drives the car through the Azerbaijan oil to the site of Elektra King’s At the docks outside Valentin caviar factory in the Caspian we see Bond remotely controlling the car the keys to drive

towards him so he can get in.

Bond activates the car’s missiles to successfully shoot one of King’s helicopters, just as buzzsaw helicopter flies in behind, slicing the car in half back to front. As Bond out of the car he quips Q’s not going to this.

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