Fresh from its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show, McLaren has moved from showcasing the new P1’s design, to it’s performance. Continue Reading...
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This Toyota Hilux has travelled with the Top Gear team to the magnetic North Pole and with James May to an active volcano in Iceland. Now it faces a new challenge: the massive, scorching sand dunes of Dubai. Continue Reading...
Popular British car motoring show Top Gear took to Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa to complete the first ever documented double loop-the-loop, which they dubbed, the “Deadly 720.” Continue Reading...
The automotive industry is a global business that is constantly evolving and growing, and we here at AutoGuide know it can be hard to keep up sometimes. So here is a summary of the top stories you may have missed this week: Carroll Shelby: How One Man Changed the Automotive World Born to Warren Hall Shelby and… Continue Reading...
Jeremy Clarkson took to his Twitter account to confirm to the world that Top Gear won’t grace our televisions for the remainder of this year except for a Christmas special. Continue Reading...
The American version of BBC’s Top Gear has released a video taken from the debut episode of the first season. This footage features a dramatic chase between a Dodge Viper SRT and a Cobra attack helicopter. The challenge was for hosts Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood to take the Viper on a 10 mile round… Continue Reading...
Richard Hammond, one of the world-famous Top Gear presenters, will host a new series aimed at an American audience. We first broke news of BBC America’s new show, Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, last month. In typical larger-than-life fashion, Hammond will get behind the wheel in some massive machines, leave a trail of destruction, and squeezing in a little… Continue Reading...
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is paid to piss you off, it’s what he does best. Maybe someone should have forwarded the memo to Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk. Musk probably should have taken Top Gear’s pot shots with a laugh and kept doing business, but it’s easy to understand why he might be feeling defensive…. Continue Reading...
Jeremy Clarkson was invited to the BBC1’s The One Show’ last November where he remarked that the striking public sector workers should be shot. Striking controversy once again, Clarkson’s comment caused more than 30,000 complaints to the BBC and almost 800 to media regulator Ofcom. Responding to the public reaction, Ofcom held an investigation to… Continue Reading...
Many enthusiasts agree that of all Ferraris, the 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO road racer eclipses the rest. With less than 40 examples ever made, classic car collectors agree: this ranks among the most desirable. Last week, Top Gear revealed that a private treaty sale happened for Ferrari 250 GTO serial number 5095. It sold for £20.2… Continue Reading...
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...
If you had the chance to go on a driving adventure with a celebrity, which one would not make your list? In Britain, that celeb turns out to be controversial Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. According to research by Continental Tyres, British drivers wouldn’t want Clarkson as their co-pilot during a 4×4 drive across the… Continue Reading...
While America anxiously awaits Alfa Romeo’s return, Fiat has been getting busy deciding to produce the 4C sports coupe, packing plenty of lightweight carbon fiber, a turbocharged four-cylinder powerplant with 230-hp, rear-wheel-drive and a 4.5-second 0-60 mph time. The concept originally debuted at last year’s Geneva Motor Show in a matte red finish (pictured above)… Continue Reading...
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...
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...
There is no need to worry if you can’t get enough Top Gear paraphernalia because there is no shortage of collector items in sight. The Isle of Man, famous for the Isle of Man TT and a popular backdrop for past Top Gear specials, is now offering a series of stamps to celebrate the most… Continue Reading...
TomTom is launching a limited edition GO LIVE “Top Gear” edition satnav device, featuring the hit British motoring TV show’s star presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, as well as its resident driving extraordinaire, the Stig. The new TomTom GO LIVE starts at $269.95 and will include a one year free subscription of HD Traffic, a technology that… Continue Reading...
We’ve seen Jeremy Clarkson review some of the most beautiful and exotic cars ranging from the Bugatti Veyron to the classic Jaguar E-Type. We’ve also seen him review some of the most hideous cars like the Reliant Robin, but military vehicles? From a video game? This is a first. Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson will be spicing up… Continue Reading...
Auto enthusiasts who enjoy gaming will be happy to know that Top Gears Jeremy Clarkson will be spicing up Forza Motorsport 4, as he will be featured in the XBOX 360 game. Top Gear UK and Microsoft have been working to create a partnership between the witty British motoring show and Forza Motorsport. The partnership… Continue Reading...
More commonly known as Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson is a little hard to take seriously. In all of his acts, the oftentimes silent comedian can generate laughs with his facial expressions alone. That’s why when we heard that he was recently on Top Gear and even set the fastest time in their “Star in a… Continue Reading...
Rule, Britannia, rule the waves! Britons never will be slaves! The boys of Top Gear recorded an impressive laptime around their famous test track with the McLaren MP4-12C, and if you haven’t seen the episode yet, you might want to skip ahead. The homegrown MP4-12C beat out foreign contenders such as the Ferrari 458 Italia,… Continue Reading...
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’s new series will start in a few days and car enthusiasts around the world are eagerly marking off their calendars. So far we know that James May will be showing us the new Aston Martin Virage,and Jeremy Clarkson will be comparing the McLaren MP4-12C to the Ferrari 458 Italia. We also see the… Continue Reading...
Car enthusiasts from around the world are marking their calendars off with big red Xs as BBC’s Top Gear returns. The first episode of season 17 will air in just eleven days with the trio will back in the drivers seat and up to their usual shenanigans driving exotic cars in exotic locations. Top Gear… Continue Reading...