Transmission: the Top Gear TV blog
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There’s little question as to which taxi most gearheads would jump into, especially given its gold-medal winning driver. Unsurprising, however, that the Ambutaxi took the prize– most folks want to vomit from excessive alcohol consumption with their friends, not motion sickness. The MPR-12C vs. NASCAR Cup car segment was honestly one of the cooler things […]
Four long, beard-free months have passed without a new episode, but rest assured that Rut, Adam and Tanner spent this time destroying bodies both flesh and steel filming the next ten episodes of Season 3. And the first of these gasoline-quaffing adventures airs this coming Tuesday on History at 9/8C! In the season re-opener, Rut […]
The hosts admitted after filming that helming these tractors was some of the most fun they’ve ever experienced behind the wheel. And understandably so—these beasts of burden are among the most powerful and advanced on the market.
Rut, Adam and Tanner have gripped the steering wheels of some of the most expensive, exotic machinery on earth, but nothing could have prepared them for this week’s challenge: driving huge dollar, huge power tractors around the most agriculturally productive place on earth. And later in the show, a lucky host gets to ride the […]
So we’re onto episode four of season three of Top Gear USA in America, and it’s a simple enough premise… What’s the best vehicle to take on a long trip – like a 700-mile trip – when you don’t want to stop for fuel? The hosts were told to show up in Portland, Oregon in […]
The laughable sums of money offered for what are, without question, three desirable cars, probably only highlighted our host’s terrible selling skills. Or it could have had something to do with the SVX’s water-fried electronics, or perhaps Tanner’s decision to weld the XR4Ti’s rear differential rendering it a tad less streetable.
So, what’s the best tiny car in America? More importantly, does Lilliputian transport even make sense in the United States? To find out, the boys pick the three smallest cars sold in America and head to the Bayou.