03/12 2000, updated 20/01 2002 by PS
Bond's car in Jamaica.
The first car-chase in the Bond films. On the way to pick up Miss Taro in the Jamaica mountains, agent 007 is chased by a hearse.
The actual car used for filming was hired by the production company from a local woman. She was paid fifteen shillings per day.
The engine was a twin-carb version of the 1592cc, four cyl. engine Hillman used in their Minx. Overdrive was optional. Designed by Ken Howes and in production 1959 - 1968. A total of 19.956 mark II was produced.
Stanley Classic Car Yearbook 1997, Osprey, 1996, page 63.
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