Contributed by: The Complete James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

The model of Rolls-Royce owned by Auric Goldfinger (GERT FRÖBE) and driven by his servant, Oddjob (HAROLD SAKATA). In order to smuggle his gold out of England, Goldfinger cleverly replaces his car’s bodywork with an 18-carat gold facsimile fabricated in his metallurgical plant in Kent, England, and later melted back into gold bars in Switzerland.

This is the car into which 007 (SEAN CONNERY) places a homer—an electronic signaling device supplied by Q Branch that transmits the Rolls’s position to a receiver in Bond’s Aston Martin, thus allowing 007 to tail the sinister gold smuggler to his Swiss factory.


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