1983 TV and Film Cars James Bond / 007 'Octopussy' Tuk-Tuk

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1983
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black/Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: N/A Chassis Number: TBA
Whilst we all remember the famous chases in such glamorous vehicles as Aston Martins and Lotuses, sometimes a secret agent has to save the world using the more ‘utilitarian’ vehicles available to him when time is of the essence. Was it not a Citroen 2CV which enabled Bond to escape the clutches of Gonzales’ henchmen in ‘For your eyes only’?
The Citroen would however have seemed luxurious to Bond on his next mission, ’Octopussy’ where he raced against time to thwart the evil plans of Prince Kamal Khan and General Orlov to steal the Russian imperial jewels and set off a nuclear bomb in an American airbase in Germany, the bomb being hidden within the cannon of Octopussy’s circus’s Human Cannonball.
Throughout the film Bond was pursued by Gobinda, Kahn’s menacing silent enforcer. Their most famous encounter was the f