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June 5, 2013


The yacht in “GoldenEye” (1995) where vicious femme fatale Onatopp and her Canadian Admiral Ferrell reside is called “Manticore“.  The ship’s real name is Northern Cross, at the time a $15 million yacht, then owned by Finnish business man Jorma Lillbacka of company Finn-Power. It has a crew of eight. Top speed is 28 knots. Range: […]

Ever heard of Evel Knievel?

December 30, 2012


”Ever heard of Evel Knievel?” James Bond asks Sheriff JW Pepper before the epic car stunt jump in ”The Man with Golden Gun.” Well, ‘no’ frankly. I, born in Sweden 1979, had never heard this name before. Evel Knievel (1938-2007) was an US stunt driver and daredevil, that became hughely popular from the early 60’s. […]

Guess you better slow that Renault down

December 5, 2012


Before it was split in two, the 1984 Renault 11 TXE had four doors. It was driven by Roger Moore or rather Remy Julienne, a legend of carstunts, in “A View to a Kill“. The Renault 11 has a great resemblance to the Renault 9, launched in 1981 and is only different in appearance to […]