The Spy Who Drowned Me... Bond's Famous Submarine Car Hits My Bench!

James Bond's Espirit S1 The Lotus Esprit S1 featured in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) was fondly referred to as 'Wet Nellie' - a tribute to Bond's autogyro, 'Little Nellie' from You Only Live Twice. As well as being amphibious, the highly armed car has cannons that spray cement on to pursuing vehicles. It also has wheel arches that turn into fins, a small periscope on the roof enabling 007 to navigate at speed underwater and its other weaponry includes a missile launched from its rear deck, mines, sprayed black dye, and torpedoes shot from the front grille. Here is a gathering of a few photos of the actual car from the film: I was inspired to try my hand at building a functional model of this

My Good Buddy, ALVIN.

A complete walkthrough of the buildup of a 1/8 scale model of the ALVIN DSV research submarine from Woodshole Oceanographic Institution.

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