The James Bond Vehicle Library

Chevrolet Bel-Air

21/10-2001, updated 4/11-2012   by PS


Chevrolet Bel-Air
James Bond sightseeing on the way from Kingston Airport
Chevrolet Bel-Air
Dr. No, 1962
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007 Relations

Dr. No - 1962
Villain/henchmens vehicle
Vehicle Bond drives
Vehicle Bond is passenger in

Notes

This is the very first car we see James Bond drive.

A chauffeur, mr. Jones, claiming to come from the Government House picks up James Bond when he arrives at Kingston Airport, Jamaica. 007 is suspicious about the pickup and and pretending to check his reservation, he contacts the Government House telling he might be a little delayed.

They are shadowed by another car, a Chevrolet Impala. Loosing the persuers and hiding from them, Bond confronts Jones, and they fight. When loosing the fight, the chauffeur comits suicide using cyanide hidden in a cigaret. Bond then drives the car to Government House.



Technical Data

  • Manufacturer: Chevrolet
  • Model: Chevrolet Bel Air
  • Year: 1957
  • Engine: 283ci V8 with optional fuel injection
  • Colour: Black
  • Numberplate: J 7715

Gadgets

  • None


Sources and Links

Dream Cars Past & Present, Ken Vose, The Image Bank, 1989, page 43.

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