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

Futuristic white sports car driven by Aki (Akiko Wakabayashi) in You Only Live Twice. For the film, the Toyota Motor Company offered to create a special version of their new 1966 2000GT sports car, complete with a convertible top—the first of its kind ever seen in Japan. Into this dream car, special effects chief John Stears added a functional closed-circuit television that allows Bond (Sean Connery) and Aki to communicate with Tiger Tanaka at the Tokyo headquarters of the Japanese Secret Service.


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