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We don’t know if he read Forbes’ list of worst cars for 2011. All we do know is that he’s made his own list, and that he is called the Stig.
That’s right, Top Gear’s ‘the Stig’ has released his list of the worst five cars he’s ever driven, with some shocking surprises and some rather obvious ones. The Stig in question here is the second Stig or the White Stig, Ben Collins, who joined the show in 2003 after the Black Stig was killed off and who left the show last year.
The list includes a total of five cars, two American, two Italian and even one from the UK. Hit the jump for a brief summary.
Legendary British sports car maker TVR is said to be preparing a return with an outrageously styled roadster packing Corvette power. TVR hasn’t made a car since 2006, when its Sagaris road car was one of the most fierce machines available for purchase, and the company is looking to resurrect their legacy under new ownership.
While details of the new car are unclear, sources say that a deal was nearly struck to build it at a facility in Germany owned by Gullwing, a company that produces modern variations of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL. Differences between TVR and Gullwing led to a dissolution of the project.
However, the TVR team is still proceeding with business as usual. “It would be desirable to build it in the UK, and we’re keeping our options open,” TVR secretary James Oxley told AutoExpress.