Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Richard Hammond joins us for Breakfast

Motoring broadcaster, writer, and journalist Richard Hammond takes a pit stop in our studio to tell us about 'Top Gear: Fifty Years of Bond Cars' over a croissant and a cuppa.

As Bond celebrates his half century, Top Gear looks at his amazing history with cars. Richard Hammond drives some of the most iconic Bond motors from the Aston Martin DB5 (Goldfinger, Goldeneye, Casino Royale, Skyfall) and the Lotus Esprit (The Spy Who Loved Me) to the Citroen 2CV (For Your Eyes Only) and the AMC Hornet (The Man with the Golden Gun), and tells the stories of how these cars came to be part of the 007 legacy.

Richard also takes a trip to the set of the new Bond film Skyfall in Turkey and talks cars, gadgets explosions with Daniel Craig. And what Top Gear Bond Special would be complete without Richard's attempt to build his own Bond car, on a budget...!

Richard lives with his wife Amanda Etheridge and their daughters in Herefordshire... in a mock castle! Now here's a man we need to talk to!

2 hours, 59 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Oct 2012 06:30

BBC Playlister

BBC Playlister: Name that tune with Chris Evans

Chris has a song stuck in his head - but what is it? That's why he needs BBC Playlister!

500 WORDS

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss