Honda CRF250R off-road motorbike – ‘Skyfall’
Bond has never really been big on bikes. Connery was too tall and Moore too suave, but DanielCraig’s rugged, grounded reading of 007 gave Bond a little more grit and street-level wherewithal.
Ditching the elaborate, elegantly conceived set pieces of yore, the opening of ‘Skyfall’ sees James take to two wheels for a bruising, nerve-shredding motorbike chase through – and over – Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar on a scruffy-looking Honda trials bike. After his quarry gets away, James is shot and left for dead by MI6, which, no matter how you look at it, represents a fairly bad day at the office.
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