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James Bond’s Nemesis to Drive the Jaguar C-X75

It has been reveled that James Bond’s nemesis will be white-knuckling the wheel of a Jaguar C-X75 for the film Spectre. That means we can all look forward to a few nice carporn scenes between Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 and the aggressor, the Jaguar C-X75 on the big screen. Austrian Christoph Waltz will fill the villain role. Jaguar C-X75Bond villain to roll dirty in the aggressive new Jaguar C-X75. But is it better than Bond’s Aston Martin DB10?

Will the villain’s car outshine Bond’s in this film? Let’s get straight to the specs and compare:

The Jaguar C-X75 at a glance:

  • A few of these lovelies shall be modified for the Bond film. The Spectre production team will advise Jaguar of needed customization.
  • Changes are said to include the following: removal of the hybrid system and replacement with a Jaguar supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine. It seems that hybrid engine may just be too heavy to be a starlet.

Jaguar C-X75The Aston Martin DB10 at a glance:

  • Definitely not a reformed hybrid, this thirsty lady is packing a Vantage-sourced 4.7-liter V8 engine.
  • The body was altered just enough to add big screen curb appeal. The question remains: is it sexy enough to compete with the Jaguar bad-guy beast? Will the Jaguar C-X75 be the only ride for Waltz, or will there be a medley between the clashing characters, including the rumored Fiat 500?

Jaguar C-X75

The choice of ride for the James Bond Spectre villain is entirely suitable, as the Jaguar brand also has a nice history with Bond, just maybe not as heavy as the synonymous Aston Martin badge. The following Jaguar cars have made cameos in Bond films over the years:

  • 2002: Jaguar XKR in Die Another Day
  • 2012: Jaguar XJ in Skyfall
  • Several Jaguar XJ8 cars over the years.

Jaguar C-X75We must wait for Spectre to hit theaters in November of 2015 to see the finished products in action!

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