Seeing Range Rovers get wrecked for ‘No Time to Die’ makes us wish CGI was used instead

Ouch
by Drei Laurel | Sep 17, 2021
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Another awesome car was sent to the scrap heap for the sake of entertainment. Utterly disgusting.

Just kidding. We absolutely love it when production opts to crash real cars instead of computer-generated ones (looking at you, Fast and Furious). We hate to sound ancient right now, but nothing beats tried-and-tested practical effects when it comes to car chases. That and, well, it’s the studio’s money, not ours.

Below, you’ll see a couple of top-of-the-line Ranger Rover Sport SVRs mercilessly thrown into the air while filming the latest James Bond film No Time to Die. Watch:

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“They’re the perfect car for what we’re doing, actually. High-speed driving, throwing around corners,” Lee Morrison, the movie’s stunt coordinator, says in the video.

Yes, because nothing shows appreciation for some of the finest SUVs on the planet like completely totaling them for the camera.

“They jumped through the air, they came down the banks, flipping over—it’s a real spectacular form of vehicle,” says Chris Corbould, the production’s special effects supervisor.

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Alright, we are truly a little sad to see such great SUVs treated like this. We’re certain, however, that the results on the silver screen will be well worth their sacrifice. Anyone else here excited to see No Time to Die when it hits cinemas (whenever that may be)?

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