The two Land Rovers used in Spectre Movie is up for purchase, At a digital version of Silverstone Auctions, they are set to cross the block in May. Though a decade and a half apart in assembly date, one is no less desirable than the other.
2015 Land Rover Defender 110 SVX “Spectre” JB24
Estimate: £200,000 – £240,000
According to Silverstone Auctions, the seven Defenders that were part of the chase sequence were divided into two categories – high-speed getaway SUVs and low-speed snow-worthy cars. The SUV featured here was made for the snow scene, used for drive-by flaming only, remaining undamaged.
This Land Rover Defender is one of the few to survive the filming of James Bond flick “Spectre” without sustaining serious damage. It’s one of 10 that “Spectre” director Sam Mendes ordered transformed for the movie from their usual 110 Defender setup.
Those modifications include a Santorini Black paint job, 37-inch tires, heavy-duty roll cages, shored up suspensions with rose joints, and Bilstein rally dampers. They have a hydraulic handbrake and Recaro seats. The engine was tuned to achieve 180 bhp (up from 120). It’s a left-hand drive manual.
2001 Land Rover Defender 90 “Tomb Raider”
Estimate: £25,000 – £30,000
Silverstone Auctions reports that over £12,000 has been invested in the model leaving it in showroom condition. The purchaser of the vehicle at the auction will receive a history file on the model that includes its original service book, a wealth of related invoices, and photographic evidence of the recent overhaul. Its MOT is valid until February 2021.
The 2001 Land Rover Defender 90 is one of 250 produced to commemorate the automaker’s involvement in the “Tomb Raider” movie. It’s a right-hand drive model that is finished in Bonatti Grey metallic paint and features a fair amount of add-ons including special badging, roof rack, roof rack support system, spotlights, diamond-plate protection, rock sliders, winch, bull-bar, and raised air intake. It rides on Pewter Grey “Boost” alloy wheels.
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