Honda Motorbike Featured in 007 Skyfall Up for Auction

Honda Motorbike Featured in 007 Skyfall Up for Auction
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The Honda dirt bike featured in the opening chase scene Skyfall, the latest Bond flick,  is heading to eBay as part of the BBC Children in Need annual fundraising auction. Continue Reading...

Top Gear Host Gets New Show to Air in America

Top Gear Host Gets New Show to Air in America
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To appease the millions of insatiable television viewers, the BBC teamed up with BBC America to create a new show featuring Richard Hammond, one of the legs to the entertaining tripod of Top Gear presenters. While the show is not necessarily a Top Gear spin-off, Richard Hammond’s Crash Course is still an over-the-top experience that… Continue Reading...

Tesla Vs. TopGear In Court, BBC Winning So Far

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Tesla Vs. TopGear In Court, BBC Winning So Far
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It is not common for a car company to take legal action against a publication or TV show based on their opinion of the product, but Tesla did just that after TopGear aired an episode in 2008, featuring the all-electric Tesla Roadster. According to Tesla, TopGear showed their car in a less than perfect light,… Continue Reading...

TomTom Pulls Top Gear Special Edition Due To BBC Breach

TomTom Pulls Top Gear Special Edition Due To BBC Breach
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Not so long ago, we told you about the special edition satellite navigation device by TomTom which features the voice of the Stig (!) and Jeremy Clarkson, both of TopGear fame. Now due to a clause found in BBC’s own contact, this device had to be pulled off the shelves. According to the BBC, all… Continue Reading...

Jeremy Clarkson In Trouble Again For Yet Another Racist Remark

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Jeremy Clarkson In Trouble Again For Yet Another Racist Remark
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Jeremy Clarkson, the host of Top Gear, is in hot water again for a comment he made in his column. While he was discussing the eco feature on his LG flat screen TV, he said that using the feature “dims the screen so much, every programme looks like it’s being presented by Lenny Henry in… Continue Reading...

Top Gear Season 17 Returns June 12th

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Top Gear Season 17 Returns June 12th
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Everyone’s favourite car show will return to television on June 12. The hit BBC show Top Gear has been on break since the 16th season ended on February 27 with only 6 episodes. Some of the highlights of last season included Hammond driving the Porsche 959 and Ferrari F40, May driving around in NASA’s new… Continue Reading...

Top Gear Magazine For Sale, Likely Sold To German Publisher

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Top Gear Magazine For Sale, Likely Sold To German Publisher
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Over 70 years ago, the Battle of Britain was waged in an effort to stop Hitler’s army from invading the United Kingdom. While Britain may have won that pivotal contest, it looks like the Germans are about to make off with one of the UK’s cultural jewels, as the BBC prepares to sell the print… Continue Reading...

BBC Apologizes for Top Gear Remarks on Mexicans, But Says Stereotyping OK

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BBC Apologizes for Top Gear Remarks on Mexicans, But Says Stereotyping OK
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“Our own comedians make jokes about the British being terrible cooks and terrible romantics, we in turn make jokes about the Italians being disorganized and over dramatic, the French being arrogant and the Germans being over-organized,” the corporation said. Continue Reading...

Does it Cost More to Operate an Electric Vehicle Than Gas-Powered?

Does it Cost More to Operate an Electric Vehicle Than Gas-Powered?
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When you bought that new electric car of yours, we bet you thought you’d be saving all kinds of mad money. We hate to break it to you, but it turns out it is probably going to cost you more than an gas car in the long run. Many people buy electric cars because of… Continue Reading...

The Stig, aka Ben Collins, Sacked Over Plans To Publish Autobiography

The Stig, aka Ben Collins, Sacked Over Plans To Publish Autobiography
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The reputation of Top Gear‘s “The Stig” has become synonymous with anonymity and was quite possibly one of the industry’s greatest mysteries. In a way it gave viewers a lot to chat about, with this growing aura of secrecy around The Stig. But now Ben Collins has been ousted as The Stig from Top Gear… Continue Reading...

Top Gear Host James May Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Top Gear Host James May Awarded Honorary Doctorate
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James May, one third of the popular BBC show “Top Gear” and the presenter known as “Captain Slow”, was awarded an honorary doctorate at his alma matter of Lancaster University. May, who graduated with a degree in music, took a somewhat different path, despite being a passionate musician. Stints at major car magazines, the Channel… Continue Reading...

Don’t Expect Any Recalls With the Motormouse

Don’t Expect Any Recalls With the Motormouse
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If you’re tired about hearing of all the automotive recalls that seem to be hitting the news daily, you’ll want to get behind the Motormouse. So it’s not the ideal family vehicle, but it will look good next to your PC. Inspired by the Porsche 911, you may have seen the Motormouse on the BBC… Continue Reading...

Top Gear Bugatti Veyron Involved In Scam

Top Gear Bugatti Veyron Involved In Scam
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A Bugatti Veyron that appeared on the BBC hit show Top Gear was owned by a man recently sent to jail for pretending to be a member of Kuwait’s royal family and bilking retired nurses out of their pensions. Koroush Pour operated a leasing firm in the upscale Kensington district of London. According to the UKPA,… Continue Reading...

Report: Forget Waldo, BBC Planning “Where’s Stig?” Kids Books Based on Popular Top Gear Character

Report: Forget Waldo, BBC Planning “Where’s Stig?” Kids Books Based on Popular Top Gear Character
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The BBC is about to expand on the mystery surrounding Top Gear’s ‘The Stig’ by asking not only who he is, but also where. Now while 40 year old men who play with cars can wonder who the Stig really is, their children can hunt for the silent hot-shoe in a new series of books… Continue Reading...

Jeremy Clarkson Calls British Prime Minister a “one-eyed Scottish idiot” and Apologizes.. Really?

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Jeremy Clarkson Calls British Prime Minister a “one-eyed Scottish idiot” and Apologizes.. Really?
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Caption: Clarkson, known for his big mouth, driving the Ariel Atom In an uncharacteristically-Clarkson-esque move, Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson apologized after calling British Prime Minister Gordon Brown a, “one-eyed Scottish idiot.” Apparently the remarks, made while Clarkson was at a press conference about Top Gear Live show in Sydney, Australia, created quite a stir… Continue Reading...
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