Showing posts in the category of Top Gear

Top Gear Stoned and Kicked Out Of Argentina After License Plates Outrage [w/Video]


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Jeremy Clarkson and his Top Gear crew are no strangers to controversy, but things got out of hand in Argentina last night when they were forced to flee the country under police escort.

Galactic Gear is a Top Gear Spoof from the Future


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Top Gear's popularity extends well beyond the world of cars and even the world itself in the case of Cloud Imperium Games, as the developer released a new trailer for its space simulator Star Citizen spoofing the TV show.

Jeremy Clarkson in GT-R Races Racy Aussie Hurdler Michelle Jenneke


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Jeremy Clarkson hopped in a Nissan GT-R and challenged Australian hurdler and 2010 Youth Olympics silver medalist Michelle Jenneke during the Top Gear Festival in Sydney.

Jeremy Clarkson Gets Surprised With the Ice Bucket Challenge [NSFW]


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Is it still the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge when you don't really know you're getting soaked? Let's hope Jeremy Clarkson also wrote a check.

Ex-Stig Ben Collins Says the Prospect of Autonomous Cars is Terrifying


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And there’s no denying that Collins is right, to a certain degree, and you don’t even need to think about it to draw the same conclusion.

Top Gear Under Fire Yet Again for Being Insensitive at Site of Tragic Peugeot Crash


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Jane Sandalls, a young woman from Oxfordshire, UK, died at the age of 26 in a crash while she was driving her petit Peugeot 106 hatch back in 2010, when she collided head-on with a new and inexperienced driver who didn’t adapt his speed to low grip conditions. Now, at roughly the exact same spot where the tragic event took place, Top Gear was spotted filming a staged crash between two… Peugeots.

TG's Short Film Recipe: Fiorano, LaFerrari, 950 HP, Heavy Right Foot


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The Ferrari LaFerrari will probably continue to excite and amaze us for years to come, and we’re only now just discovering (through those who have driven it) what kind of car it actually is.

Top Gear's Ferrari LaFerrari Video Hits the Right Notes, But Offers Little More…


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We know what you're thinking of asking upon reading our title and the answer is that, the man whose face we cannot see is likely Top Gear magazine's editor-in-chief Charlie Turner who wrote a piece about the first drive of the LaFerrari and not one of the folks from the Top Gear television show.

Check Out Plethora of Old Car Reviews from when Richard Hammond Worked at Men&Motors


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One of Richard Hammond’s first jobs in the world of motoring journalism was that of car reviewer for the UK-based men’s lifestyle TV channel Men&Motors, where he worked until making the step into the big time, by starting to co-host Top Gear.

Top Gear Car Pack Adds Cars and a Van to Forza 5 Roster [w/Video]


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If you don’t mind paying $1 per car, something which you’ve done before as a Forza 5 player, then the latest car pack DLC will be one to remember. Called the 'Top Gear Car Pack' it adds the usual ten new names to the game’s vehicle roster, and this time, what they’ve decided to add are eight cars, one SUV and one (quite sporty) van.

Top Gear Presenters Share Thoughts on Past Season


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The current season of Top Gear has drawn to an end, finishing off with a two-part Christmas special which carries the trio of presenters through unknown lands at the wheel of old trucks. It wasn’t their best ever, not by any means, but it was for the most part enjoyable to watch in an entertaining and non-factual kind of way.

Touring's Breathtaking Alfa Disco Volante Wears Green and Gold for Geneva – Plus Top Gear Video


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Ask me which new automobile I'd like to own and keep forever regardless of cost or use and I'd say that, the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante from Touring Superleggera would be one of my first picks, for its looks, its handcrafted nature and its lineage / paternal link to the Alfa 8c. I mean, just pause for a minute and let your eyes slowly flow and absorb the lines on this car; it's like instant machine-crush…

Top Gear Could Face the Axe, Says Former BBC Exec; But Relax, it Won't Happen Anytime Soon…


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We received word that former BBC Director of Communications Ed Williams is wreaking havoc on fans of Britain's public broadcaster after claiming that corporate bigwigs are seriously thinking about terminating some of its most prominent television shows including Top Gear, Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice, Dragons’ Den and The One.

That's the bad news. However, don't fret about it just yet, because there's good news as well, since the BBC executive said nothing will happen overnight, but "within the next five to ten years…".

Top Gear’s ST1 Fire and Bad Handling Claims Prompt Response from Denmark’s Zenvo


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The third episode in the current Top Gear series aired last Sunday and aside from the big road trip that had the trio of presenters driving through Ukraine (just before it burst into what can only be described as civil war), it also featured a track test drive of the extremely powerful Zenvo ST1.

Top Gear's Trio of Clarkson, Hammond and May to Star in Disney's Phineas and Ferb Episode


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It seems that, Top Gear's hosts have plenty of time in their hands between filming episodes for their show, tweeting and whatever else it is that stars do, as Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond will make a special appearance in an upcoming episode of Disney XD's 'Phineas and Ferb' animated series.

Interested in Richard Hammond’s Old 2008 Morgan Aeromax?


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A sales ad popped up on TradeUniqueCars that is offering Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond’s Morgan Aeromax for sale. The car has done only 5,200 miles (8,369 km) since it was hand-beaten into shape, in the year 2008.

Third Top Gear Episode Airs; They Don’t go to Sochi…


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Top Gear’s epic drives are some of their most amusing pieces, especially when they use genuine new cars, instead of old bangers with which they hit each other at stoplights.

A More Detailed Look at the Military Foxhound Driven by James May


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As James May’s recent Top Gear piece on the British war effort’s and its means of moving around revealed, they have a wide assortment of new, modern vehicles, each specifically designed to do a particular task very well. In the case of the new Foxhound, its task was simple: replace the ageing Snatch Land Rovers that had been in service for decades and provide safety and modernity.

Second Top Gear Episode Steers Season 21 in the Right Direction


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For me, last week’s Top Gear episode was one of the worst I’ve seen in recent memory. It showed little creativity and thought, being a rehash of every other challenge the trio had previously undertaken.

New Top Gear Season Started Yesterday: What are Your Thoughts?


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You were probably sitting anxiously in your seat as the all-new 21st Top Gear season was about to begin, with the airing of episode one last night. However, personally, I wasn't impressed by all of it. I mean it’s pretty obvious that something has been lost over the years, and the show isn’t as funny as it used to be; well at least not constantly and in every episode that comes out.