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Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

I might be going completely mad but, I was watching a clip from the BBC about the Stig playing Scalextric and noticed the James Bond poster in the background. It appears to have a 159 TI and an Aston. The poster is definately for Quantum Solace, so question is will it be a goody or baddy car? I kind of hope baddy.

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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

I assume they will both be his cars...

I'm excited by this film now.. We have finally taken over BMW in JB films!!
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

So long as it doesn't get blown to smithereen's, because you know the Aston will get it.
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So long as it doesn't get blown to smithereen's, because you know the Aston will get it.
There is a clip on the BBC now I've searched more showing the Aston getting totaled as he swerves to avoid some woman in the middle of a road. Does this mean the plots are to obvious now
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

No, that was the last film olopboy.


BMW withdrew from sponsoring as they didn't like all their cars being destroyed...

Can you imagine a chase when your cambelt comes off!!
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

Ah right, it was in a clip about filming for the new film, I have to admit I havent seen Casino Royale yet. TBH as its a 159 he should be more worried about his gearbox (I've had a new one + clutch + drive shaft at 14k miles)or simply running out of fuel!
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

JB: "Q I have a problem!"

Q: "What's happend?"

JB: "The engine management light has come on, and there's a flat spot at 3000 revs."

Q: "It's probably the MAF, happens all the time. Unplug it and see how it behaves, then give it a good clean with the contact cleaner I've installed in your watch."

JB: "But I'm being chased by henchmen with machine guns."

Q: "Erm... good luck."
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JB: "Q I have a problem!"

Q: "What's happend?"

JB: "The engine management light has come on, and there's a flat spot at 3000 revs."

Q: "It's probably the MAF, happens all the time. Unplug it and see how it behaves, then give it a good clean with the contact cleaner I've installed in your watch."

JB: "But I'm being chased by henchmen with machine guns."

Q: "Erm... good luck."
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

The company I work for are supplying the cameras and lenses etc. for the new James Bond film and during the build-up to securing the contract, one of our guys was giving the Director of Photography (an American - Roberto Schaefer) the guided tour of our facility. What tickled me enormously was the single thing that impressed him most was my shiny, new red Brera! A man of taste.

I've visited the set a few times and it always turns heads and starts conversations so who knows, maybe Alfas are insinuating their way into the Bond organisation.

Before anyone asks, I've not seen any scripts as they are top secret - even the crew don't have them, so I have no way of verifying the original story.

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I couldn't see any rear door handles?
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

Ah just looked at it again the Stupid Aston is blocking the view.
Get out the way!!!
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JB: "Q I have a problem!"

Q: "What's happend?"

JB: "The engine management light has come on, and there's a flat spot at 3000 revs."

Q: "It's probably the MAF, happens all the time. Unplug it and see how it behaves, then give it a good clean with the contact cleaner I've installed in your watch."

JB: "But I'm being chased by henchmen with machine guns."

Q: "Erm... good luck."
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

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JB: "Q I have a problem!"

Q: "What's happend?"

JB: "The engine management light has come on, and there's a flat spot at 3000 revs."

Q: "It's probably the MAF, happens all the time. Unplug it and see how it behaves, then give it a good clean with the contact cleaner I've installed in your watch."

JB: "But I'm being chased by henchmen with machine guns."

Q: "Erm... good luck."



Will be so cool
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JB: "Q I have a problem!"

Q: "What's happend?"

JB: "The engine management light has come on, and there's a flat spot at 3000 revs."

Q: "It's probably the MAF, happens all the time. Unplug it and see how it behaves, then give it a good clean with the contact cleaner I've installed in your watch."

JB: "But I'm being chased by henchmen with machine guns."

Q: "Erm... good luck."
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MI6 News :: Scalextric race set for `Quantum of Solace` to feature Alfa Romeo versus Aston Martin DBS

Sorry folks, looks like all we can manage is to feature in the 007 branded Skalextrick game.

Electrical problems, anyone!

Time to revist childhood again, me thinks!
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i'm sorry mr bond but alfa uk appear to have no record of your license to kill, and your vodka martini is on back order from italy (delivery time unknown). when it arrives it is likely to be stirred, not shaken,
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Re: Alfa 159 in the new James Bond Film?

There was a series 1 (i think) GTV6 in octopussy.... james bond stole it! manged to outrun the s**t BMWs and he didnt even crunch it in to second. that takes some skill. Hats off to Rodger Moore

Staying on the Alfa movie theme lovely old Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider in The Day of the Jackal - sounds amazing!
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Sorry folks, looks like all we can manage is to feature in the 007 branded Skalextrick game.
It would be a bit of an odd choice if it wasn't in the movie, I doubt the toy designers just stared out into the carpark and chose the first car they saw as the chase car. Then again odder things have happened..............
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Cool Mafia Black too
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Cannot think of a better product position than a 159ti in a bond movie, car in a film
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theres gonna be Ford GT's in it as well, they are guaranteed to breakdown
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JB: "Q I have a problem!"

Q: "What's happend?"

JB: "The engine management light has come on, and there's a flat spot at 3000 revs."

Q: "It's probably the MAF, happens all the time. Unplug it and see how it behaves, then give it a good clean with the contact cleaner I've installed in your watch."

JB: "But I'm being chased by henchmen with machine guns."

Q: "Erm... good luck."

Q: Erh... Do try and bring it back in working order 007.....
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"The latest incident left Aris Comninos, Greek stuntman, in a coma after his car, Alfa Romeo 159 collided with a lorry and then crashed into a wall."

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