Classic MINI “turned” in the Lotus of the film about James bond

Classic MINI “turned” in the Lotus of the film about James bond


A British company David Brown Automotive, which produces a stylized retro sports cars and the classic MINI restomod, presented a unique version of the hatchback, the inspiration for which was the Lotus Esprit Turbo from the twelfth film in the James bond movie “for your eyes Only” (1981). Custom-tailored Remastered MINI painted in the appropriate cinematic vehicle colors and equipped with modern facilities.

To give the appearance of a MINI-Remastered James bond Lotus Esprit Turbo specialists David Brown Automotive has stained the back of a hatchback in a copper shade Copper Glow, and the lining on the wheel arches done in the colour Fade to Black. They then manually applied to the strip with the word Turbo on the sidewalls (used Kohler Sahara Gold) and established a 13-inch spoked wheel, which viewed the black brake calipers.


A feature of the hatchback were also three Cibie spotlights on the bumper, led headlights, covered with glossy lacquer front panel made of burl walnut, upholstery Arctic White leather and white Alcantara, Smiths instruments with dials in ivory. In addition, the “James bond” MINI inherited a media system with a touch display seven inches, support Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and six speakers.

This Mini is equipped with a series motor A working volume of 1330 cubic centimeters. The unit produces 95 horsepower and 118 Nm of torque. Gearbox – four-speed mechanics. Acceleration to “hundreds” of a hatchback is of 10.6 seconds.

The cost of the car is not less than 70 thousand pounds ($90 700).

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