The James Bond Vehicle Library

Austin A55 Cambridge

21/10-2001, updated 26/10-2006   by JH


Austin A55 Cambridge
James Bond arriving in the harbour looking for Quarrel
Austin A55 Cambridge
Dr. No, 1962
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007 Relations

Dr. No - 1962
Vehicle Bond is passenger in

Notes

The Austin Taxi is first seen outside Kingston Airport when Bond arrives. He is then picked up by a chauffeur. Later the taxi drives him to the boatyard to see 'Quarrel'. It is also the Jamaican Taxi that drops Bond of at his hotel were he nearly gets shot by the 'Three Blind Mice'.



Technical Data

  • Manufacturer: Austin
  • Model: A55 Cambridge
  • Engine: 1498 cc 4-cyl, OHV
  • Power: 53 bhp at 4.400 rpm
  • Transmission: 3-speed Manual
  • Unladen weight: 210 cwt
  • Performance: Max. speed 80,4 mph

Gadgets

  • None


Sources

British Saloon Cars of the Early Sixties, Michael Allen, page 25

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