Eight Cars and One Submarine Disguised as as Crocodile

Celebrating 50 years of James Bond films, the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, England is hosting a display of some of the spy's most iconic vehicles. Suzanne LaBarre writes for Co.Design:

Scanning these photos, you start to understand something about Bond’s universal appeal. He couples a classically American relationship to the automobile--cars as customizable expressions of an individual’s identity--with a decidedly European aesthetic, the Old World riding shotgun with the New. To moviegoers, that’s sexy beyond all measure. Cram Roger Moore into a Lotus Esprit, and even he can look cool.

Check out the full gallery here.