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Andy Wilman on why Clarkson, Hammond and May should be Director General

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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Video: highlights from the brand new Top Gear DVD, The Worst Car in the History of the World

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 […]

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Video: Top Gear Live draws near… 25-28 October, Birmingham NEC

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.

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Video: James and Richard in a Blower Bentley tribute

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’.

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The chaps introduce the last episode of the series

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 […]

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Jeremy and James talk Top Gear Live 2011
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Top Gear Live 2011

Video: James and Jeremy talk Top Gear Live 2011

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 […]

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James May's Toy Stories

Attention all Devon-based May fans…

So apparently some people race model trains. For fun. And to nobody at Top Gear’s surprise, this has piqued our James’ interest…

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We’re back! Top Gear returns 8pm on Sunday

In case you haven’t heard, Top Gear is back this Sunday night in its usual 8pm slot on BBC2. And we’ll be there for the next six weeks, pending an outbreak of snooker or some kind of choir singing competition.

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