by Michael dEstries
Categories: Transport
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If you thought James Bond, played by actor Daniel Craig, was leaving behind the days of driving small, fuel-efficient vehicles (as seen in the last Bond film), think again. In the opening chase sequence of the next film titled Quantum of Solace, Bond takes off in an entry-level three-door hatchback called the Ford Ka. Of course, nevermind the fact that Ford paid about € 22.5 million to be featured in Bond’s movies — or that the fuel-hungry Aston Martin shows up later. We’re just happy to be seeing something high on the MPG side of things making a cameo — and saving the world. From the article,

“In new movie The Quantum Of Solace, the secret agent – who’s usually seen behind the wheel of an Aston Martin – drives a dinky £8,000 Ford Ka. ‘When the Ka arrived on set everyone thought it was a wind-up,’ a source tells the News Of The World. ‘Bond is famous for his high-powered flash motors. It’s part of the man’s make-up, but this isn’t sexy. Daniel knew he was getting a ribbing from the crew. The good news is that James will be back in an Aston later in this film.’”

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About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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