The famous 007 Lotus submarine car used by James Bond in 'The Spy Who Loved Me' was sold for $866,000. Do you know who the secret buyer of this 007 submarine car is?
In all movies of 007 series, James Bond always used a super car. But his popular 007 submarine car used in the movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" possibly be the most adventurous one. As not just any man, but the electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk is reported to be the secret buyer of this 007 Lotus car.
Jalopnik exclusively reports that Elon Musk spend $866,000 to buy this legendary car. RM Auctions has sold this car and kept the name of the buyer secret. But some UK sources told Jalopnik that "the buyer was none other than Elon Musk, CEO of carmaker Tesla and SpaceX, who is also a noted car enthusiast with excellent taste."
This 007 submarine car is a Lotus one. And the first Tesla car was also based on a Lotus Elise. So it is not surprising at all, if Elon Musk is the secret buyer of famous 007 Lotus submarine car.