Two of these cars were Series 1 Jaguar E-Types, in effect the British rival to the Italian Miura. Though there were newer, sleeker Astons available in 1969 (the Brits love their Astons), the movie's central character, Charlie Croker (played memorably by Michael Caine), chose the 3.7-liter inline 6-cylinder, 240 hp DB4 convertible with the upright, forward-facing headlights. A Land Rover Series IIa Station Wagon registration BKO 686C was used to get to the convoy before attacking and was modified with window bars and a "Towbar".

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The car tumbled down the chasm by the Mafia bulldozer was another Miura that had been in a serious accident and was not roadworthy.

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The Italian police cars seen around Turin were Alfa Romeo Giulias. If you haven't seen the movie, just know that we include spoilers in the following list of all the cars that rumble across the screen: The movie opens with a driver navigating an icon of the Swinging Sixties along an Alpine road: a bright-red Lamborghini Miura. This is an inside joke since the Mini has front-wheel drive and does not have a rear differential. The two E-type Jaguars that suffered from the Mafia's revenge were restored to original condition. Get it in front of 17+ million UK buyers. The trio comprises the "fast cars" required for Coker's heist plan. Something went wrong.

Fiat offered the production as many super-charged Fiat cars as they needed, several sports cars for the Mafia confrontation scene, plus $50,000, but the producers turned down the offer because it would have meant replacing the Minis with Fiats.

Unfortunately, they meet a horrible end when the bad guys crush them and send them flying over a cliff. Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Best selling, Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Hot this week, Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Sponsored listings, Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - You may also like, James Bond Contemporary Manufacture Diecast Cars, Batman Contemporary Manufacture Diecast Cars, Back to the Future Contemporary Manufacture Diecast Cars, Military Contemporary Manufacture Diecast Cars, Disney Contemporary Manufacture Diecast Cars, Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Make an offer, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}, Greenlight 1/64 Scale The Italian Job 1967 Austin Mini Cooper 1275 Mk1 Blue, Greenlight 1977 Plymouth Fury Christine 1/43 86559, Corgi Classic 97713 The Italian Job 3 Mini Coopers Gift Set Scale 1 43, Greenlight 86549 1/43 1967 Austin Mini Cooper S 1275 Mk1 The Italian Job Blue, Corgi 04441 The Italian Job Mini & Driver Collect 2000 Limited Edition 1000 MIB, Corgi Classics CC82272 Austin Mini 50th Anniversary Gold Plated, 1975 Plymouth Fury Arkansas Police Smokey & The Bandit 1/24 Car Greenlight 84102, Greenlight 1/64 1967 Austin Mini Cooper Italian Job Hollywood Series 28 44880C, Greenlight 1/64 1967 Austin Mini Cooper Italian Job Hollywood Series 28 44880A. Bye-bye you 3.8-liter, 265 hp beauties. Greenlight Hollywood Movie & TV Film Diecast Models 1/64 Scale Choose Model In the early 1960s, front-wheel-drive cars were new and asking a car mechanic to repair a Mini's rear differential was a popular snipe hunt. These are not terribly exotic cars—and they only feature a 4-cylinder, 75 hp engine with a top speed of 97 mph—but you can't talk about this movie without talking about the trio of Mini Coopers in red, white, and blue that serve as getaway cars, a bargain at just under $2,000 each in 1969 money.

The distinct characteristics are their unique 'Moustache' grill trim, sliding windows, external door hinges, early type boot locks, hinged number plates and hook-type door handles. One of the finest close-ups in the movie comes early: one wheel and a shiny black front fender.

No wonder it cost $20,000—that's $150,000 to you and me today. Here we will list all the cars used during the filming of the classic British film from 1969. Sure, it's driven by the bad guy, but this is one of the coolest Fiats ever built, with a top speed of 125 mph and 158 horses under the hood. This is our introduction to the Ferrari-powered V-6 Fiat Dino and a sign of the car porn to come. LiveAbout uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. One was a black fixed head Coupe, the other was a red roadster. View basket for details. According to the director's commentary on the DVD, despite the publicity the film would give to the Mini, the car's maker, BMC, only provided a token fleet of Minis and the production company had to buy the rest at trade price. The Italian Job Contemporary Manufacture Diecast Cars.

And at $6,300, you were priced right for your types, too. Not long after we meet the Miura, though, it goes up in a huge ball of flame and then gets bulldozed off a cliff. Unfortunately, original MSRP is unknown, but a Fiat Dino in top condition can fetch around $100,000 at auction today. By using LiveAbout, you accept our, Simon Clay (c) 2007 courtesy of RM Auctions, 10 Fuel Efficient Cars You'll Love to Drive, Sunbeam Tiger British Sports Car with American Power.

It's a classic madcap caper-type movie, in which ex-con Charlie Croker (Michael Caine) comes up with an intricate plan to steal $4 million worth of gold by stashing it in three Mini Coopers. The scene was mostly improvised, which caused visible lighting irregularities since the crew did not know where the actors would be.

The original 37mm gun was removed and replaced with a water cannon. The black Fiat Dino coupé of Mafia boss Altabani was bought by Peter Collinson but became so rusty that only its doors remain.

The coach at the end of the film was a 1964 Bedford VAL with Harrington Legionnaire Body, distinctive for its twin front steering axles. According to the "making of" DVD extra, the Minis used in the chase scenes were all destroyed in accidents while filming the sewer sequence. The first was a Miura P400 that was sold as new afterwards. And of muscle, as the Miura has 370 horse power under the hood and is capable of reaching a top speed of 170 mph. Charlie Croker picks up his Aston Martin DB4 convertible from a garage after release from prison. 1966 Ford Anglia1961 Ford Consul 3151963 Ford Consul Cortina MkI1966 Ford Zodiac MkIV, 1965 Glas 1700 TS1960 Innocenti A40 MkI1964 Innocenti IM 31966 Innocenti, Mini Minor MkI1961 Jaguar E-Type1962 Jaguar E-Type1968 Lamborghini Miura P4001953 Lancia Appia1956 Lancia Appia1957 Lancia Flaminia Convertible1959 Lancia Flaminia Coupé1965 Lancia Flavia Coupé1963 Lancia Fulvia1965 Lancia Fulvia Coupé1965 Land-Rover 109'Series IIa Station Wago1963 Morris 1100 MkI1954 Morris-Commercial LC5Morrison-Electricar1950 Moto Guzzi Falcone1969 NSU Prinz 41958 NSU Prinz II1967 SAAB Sedan1961 Simca Aronde P60 Montlhéry1959 Thames 10cwt1967 Vauxhall Victor 101 Estate1962 Volkswagen 1200 [Typ 1]. At the hands of L'Equipe Remy Julienne's stunt drivers they became legends.