A 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 convertible, which had a starring role in the classic Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, will be offered for the first time at auction, fittingly at the Bonhams Bond Street Sale on December 16, following a nut and bolt restoration. The former film star has an estimate of £100,000-£150,000. In the motion picture, the Cougar was owned by ‘Bond Girl’ Contessa Teresa (Tracy) di Vicenzo, played by the late Dame Diana Rigg, and famously driven on ice in a highspeed car chase scene.
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On your Mark VII
In our sixth instalment of the Continental story, we’re looking at the seventh iteration of the Continental Mark series: the evergreen Mark VII, a powerful, aerodynamic coupe that looks as fresh today as when the covers were first pulled off 37 years ago…
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Chrysler Concept 70X
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HEAVY METAL COLLECTION
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Patience is a BARRACUDA 1970 Plymouth Barracuda
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Evans looks back to the humble compacts that saved Chrysler…
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TAKING THE HELM
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BASSIST Of The YEAR
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A circumnavigator's favorite ocean films
A still from the documentary Maiden, which tells the story of the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989-90.
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