The James Bond Car Collection
is a fortnightly partwork
magazine published by GE Fabbri in the United Kingdom
. Each issue is priced at £7.99 (issue 1: £2.99) and comes with a 1:43 model of a car in a diorama from a James Bond
film. Most models were produced by Universal Hobbies, although later issues feature models from Ixo which are supplied in a longer case. In late 2005/January 2006 the magazine was first tested in two French regions, ending after five issues. These included models made by Eligor and Norev, instead of the Universal Hobbies models used later.
The James Bond Car Collection is a fortnightly release of James Bond model cars displayed in detailed scenes from the James Bond movies. From Bond's first car, the Sunbeam Alpine
, to his newest, the Aston Martin DBS V12
. The most legendary and some not so legendary cars from more than 40 years of Bond movies are featured. Each magazine issue comes with a 1:43 scale model car from an EON James Bond movie, diecast in metal, with accurate gadgets and character figurines displayed on a moulded base.
Each magazine includes exclusive interviews, behind the scenes photos and anecdotes with 007's creators, actors and stunt drivers and movie trivia. General information and history of each real car. The front cover has pictures of the Bond actors from the movie that the car was in. On occasions other characters are shown, villains or allies. The back cover has posters of the Bond movie from different countries of... Read More