Land Rover Defender Skyfall Edition
Jaguar Land Rover will celebrate 50 years of James Bond at the 2012 Paris Motor show by displaying one of the Land Rover Defenders used in Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment’s upcoming motion picture SKYFALL™, in UK theatres 26th October. The Double Cab Pick Up, driven in the opening sequence by field agent Eve (played by Naomie Harris), will be shown on the Land Rover stand during the second press day on Friday 28 Sept.
Jaguar Land Rover provided a total of 77 vehicles to the SKYFALL production, including the Land Rover Defender, Range Rover and Jaguar XJ for use both on-screen and as production support vehicles.
Speaking at Pinewood Studios, where Bond was filmed, Co-Producer Andrew Noakes, a veteran of 11 James Bond films, said: “Bond is quintessentially British and Jaguar and Land Rover are two of the most established and globally recognised British brands, so it was a natural step for us to involve them in the film.”
Alongside Daniel Craig as James Bond, the cast includes; Dame Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Bérénice Marlohe, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Albert Finney.
Source: Land Rover press