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Live and let drive: Bond car exhibition extended

Now, it's the largest collection of Bond vehicles ever assembled under one roof. And it's proved so popular the exhibition at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu has been extended to coincide with the DVD release of Skyfall.

Martin Dowse cast his Golden Eye over the collection and spoke to Tim Egerton from The National Motor Museum

Bond, Aston Martins & life-size Scalextric

Daniel Craig (centre) with Naomie Harris (left) and Berenice Marlohe at the premiere of Skyfall last year Credit: Press Association Images

The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu has built a life-size eight-lane Scalextric track with Bond-style Aston Martins to race round it. Beaulieu is hosting the world's largest James Bond vehicle exhibition, with high-speed bikes and cars straight from the set of Skyfall.

The Bond in Motion exhibition features 50 of the most iconic Bond cars to celebrate 50 years of 007.

The iconic Aston Martin DB5 used in the James Bond films Goldfinger Credit: Press Association Images

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