Jude Law Racing To Monaco Instantly Makes Delahaye Cool Again
How to make the early days of motoring interesting for a new generation is difficult because original footage is hard to come by, and vehicles from that era are rarely cast in a contemporary setting. But thanks to this short film shot by Jake Scott for Johnnie Walker, starring Jude Law in a Delahaye 135M, we now have an idea of what an old racing car hauling ass (most of the time) to Monaco looks like. The Gentleman’s Wager II also stars Giancarlo Giannini and Zhao Wei.
Here’s what you need to know: it’s a short 11 minutes, the sound is great, there’s a Fiat Dino Spider cameo, and you get to see at least two former Formula 1 World Champions. What more do you need?
The distillery isn’t the first company to be inspired by vintage racing. Two years ago, Prada teamed up with noted director Wes Anderson and actor Jason Schwartzman for Castello Cavalcanti, similarly racing-inspired but a completely different premise. It’s a great story, but sadly no Mika Häkkinen…