I know this seems a bit late to wade into the whole BBC Director General hoo-ha that kicked off a while back, but I’ve been busy on Top Gear. Now however, with the series over, I’d like to share my thoughts on the matter. A couple of months ago I was driving to work, the […]
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A rough analysis of the comments across TopGear.com this year reveal that approximately 21% contain some variant of one plaintive plea: ‘when exactly are you back on TV?’ Well, the answer to that is next January, but in the meantime, here’s some very good news for those missing their dose of new Top Gear. This […]
You may well think that the fevered genuises behind Top Gear Live have been taking a break since we nonchalantly broke a world record in South Africa earlier this year.
Not many people know this, but Ian Fleming actually wrote in a Bentley for the world’s most famous spy; in his debut 007 novel Casino Royale, James Bond drives the legendary ‘Blower Bentley’.
Alas, it is the end of Series 18, and what a run we’ve had: who could forget our supercar shootout in Italy, a trip to China and Kung Fu Stig, the Ferrari FF vs Bentley on ice, the lightly insane C63 Black series and Saab tribute, and of course, the aeroplane-engined BMW Brutus and Bentley […]
People of Birmingham: clear the 11th to the 13th of November. People of London: clear the 24th-27th of November. Why? It’s only Top Gear Live. Yep, a real-live, in-front-of-your-nose version of Top Gear telly will lollop into Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre and the London ExCel centre on the dates above. There will be stars in […]