Image courtesy of EON Productions and Christie’s.

Washington, DC—A Jaguar XF featured in stunt scenes of the James Bond film No Time to Die was sold at auction last week for $42,000 to benefit Carnegie. The sale was part of Christie’s and EON Production’s official two-part charity sale ‘60 Years of James Bond,’ which realized $6,506,331 across 25 lots to benefit more than 45 organizations.

This is the third partnership between the two organizations to auction 007 memorabilia for philanthropic purposes, and the first that included Carnegie as a beneficiary. EON’s Michael Wilson, a longtime producer of the 007 franchise, is a member of the Carnegie Board of Trustees.

“Thank you to Michael Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, and EON Productions for including us in this very special 007 anniversary event,” said Carnegie President Eric D. Isaacs. “We are very appreciative of your philanthropic generosity and enthusiastic dedication to championing Carnegie’s research.”

The car, which appeared in the film’s pre-credit sequence, was one of two Jaguar XFs seen in pursuit of James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, and Madeleine Swan, played by Léa Seydoux, as they raced through the streets of Matera in southern Italy.

Jaguar provided a total of six cars for the scene’s production. The company’s special vehicle operations team worked with the film’s stunt and action teams to modify and adapt it for maximum performance in the No Time to Die sequence.

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