MotorEasy Reading: The Italian Job, James Bond and Cars on Film

By: James Ruppert
Free Car Mag

You know you’re set for a good film when the cars are quintessentially British! The infamous Mini Cooper is engrained in the hearts of many of us, and there’s one distinct influence for this - The Italian Job. Find out how this film paved the way for the Mini to take the spotlight. From one action packed film to another, discover which iconic car, once belonging to none other than James Bond, is up for auction!

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Cars on Film: The Notorious DeLorean

John DeLorean was a maverick who defined the industry to create the DeLorean Motor Company, and bring to life his vision of a futuristic car, which was plagued with disaster from the start. This fascinating docu-drama is the FIRST EVER re-enactment of the rise and fall of the famous DeLorean. I was lucky enough to interview Alec Baldwin about his starring role...

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The Italian Job Mini Cooper The infamous Mini Cooper

Cars on Film: The Italian Job's 50th Anniversary

Happy Birthday to one of the most iconic motoring films to date. 50 years ago, in 1969, I first saw The Italian Job. I loved it. I was fascinated by all of the cars, Minis of course, but the Aston E-types, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeos and more... 

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James Bond Aston Martin James Bond's car up for auction

Cars on Film: James Bond's Car up for Auction

Everyone loves a bit of James Bond, the action, the thrill and moreover the lavish lifestyle that affords him some of the best cars you can find. Find out which 007 classic, dubbed "the most famous car in the world", is taking its place in the auction house very soon! 

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The Joy of Shelves!

Even the legendary James Bond couldn't get by without some simple organisation skills! In this video, I show you how I maximise space and utilise shelves to keep my garage in check.

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James Ruppert, Free Car Mag Editor

The rest of Free Car Mag is full of even more excellent film recommendations that, of course, feature spectacular cars - the perfect excuse for a motoring movie marathon.

Enjoy! 

 

James Ruppert

Editor, Free Car Mag and Author, Bangernomics

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