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Top Gear’s Epic Failures book: order your copy now!

Designing and making cars is an expensive thing to do. So is racing them. All told, the car business spends billions every year and with such vast sums at stake you’d think the people involved wouldn’t give desk space to Captain Cockup. Sadly, you would be wrong.

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When Lewis met Ken: video and pictures from the Top Gear Festival in Barbados

Yes, the latest stop on the glittering Top Gear Live World Tour happened this weekend… in Barbados.

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Top Gear and the Bridge Over The River Kok

Well, there you have it. The River Kok has been conquered, White Spirit has been imbibed, and MI6 are on the phone. That’s it for another special, and indeed for series 21. 

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Watch the AA’s cycling safety video

A couple of weeks back on Top Gear, you’ll remember that Jeremy and James literally solved cycling. Full stop. They did this using a very informative public information film which argued for consideration and compassion towards users of cycles… so that they could keep the roads clear for drivers.

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Top Gear goes to Burma part one: post-show discussion

Well, there you have it. Hope you all enjoyed part one of our long-delayed Christmas special – we’ll see you back in Burma next Sunday for part two as the three intrepid truckers (hopefully) reach their destination… In the meantime let us know your thoughts as usual in the handy space below, and don’t miss […]

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Video: the presenters pick their highlights from series 21

Last week saw Clarkson, Hammond and May in reflective mood, as they looked wistfully around our draughty studio hangar in Surrey for the last time this series. That’s not to say series 21 is over – as you can see right here, this weekend the three intrepid men are off to Burma in our long-delayed […]

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Preview: the Top Gear Burma special

This Sunday, Jeremy, Richard, and James will embark on a journey that answers one of the modern age’s most deliberated questions – can you buy three lorries off the internet for not a lot of money, drive them across Burma, then build a bridge over the River Kwai? This Sunday at 8:00pm on BBC Two, […]

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Behind the scenes with Jesse Pinkman

Some say he disappeared into Stig’s Winnebago to try and form a convalescent bond, all we know is he’s called Aaron Paul. And he’s at the top of the Top Gear celebrity power lap board… Having recently wrapped up filming for Need for Speed – which involved many sessions driving Koenigseggs and hopped-up Mustangs – […]

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