I’m an enormous fan of the UK version of Top Gear and have seen every episode at least three times. After it was announced the show would return with a new cast, I was both hopeful and apprehensive to see what had happened to my beloved franchise. Now that I’ve seen the first episode, I think it might’ve been better…
They say you should never meet your heroes, let alone learn how they make an omelet. But it’s confession time, so I’m sharing an untold story of Top Gear to celebrate its re-launch—or re-hash, depending on your view.
Last week, the BBC announced that Matt LeBlanc would join Chris Evans as Top Gear’s second host. Now, it’s revealed the rest of the cast.
Top Gear (yes, the BBC version) presenter Chris Evans announced that the show will return to the network on May 8, but has not indicated who the co-presenters will be—if there are any.
Rumours surrounding the Top Gear rival being assembled by Amazon suggest it may end up being one of the most expensive TV shows in history, with an apparent budget of $250m being handed to the production team to make 36 episodes.
Amazon has announced that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will be reuniting to create “an all-new car show” that will be exclusively on Amazon Prime.
Here’s a wild video of Richard Hammond getting strapped onto a plane as it takes off and flies in the air and does crazy aerial tricks for Top Gear. It’s the most ridiculous type of roller coaster a person could possibly ride and Hammond is literally holding onto his butt cheeks throughout the entire ride. Fun stunt!
There we go then. The sun has set on what I imagine we will one day call Old New Top Gear. Now we sit patiently with seatbelts fastened and backrests in the upright position, awaiting developments from New New Top Gear / The Jeremy Clarkson Car Hour / James May’s Amphitheatre Of Cheese.
You read that headline right. The BBC have signed a deal that will see rides based on some of their biggest shows - including Sherlock, Top Gear and Doctor Who - appear in a huge new Paramount Theme Park opening in the UK in 6 years. The timey-wimiest place on Earth? Let's hope so.
The BBC car series Top Gear is known for two things: Controversial host Jeremy Clarkson, and Car porn. But what if you applied those things the vehicles of the future? A trailer for the upcoming PC game Star Citizen does just that to a remarkable effect.
Here's video from Top Gear showing the Stig making a 300 foot bungee jump while strapped inside a F1 car. It's exhilarating and completely nuts but must have been so ridiculously fun to do. Sometimes, just bungee jumping or just driving an F1 car isn't enough. You gotta do both at the same time.
Street View cars may be packed with technology, but how do they do on a race track? This video shows what happened when the guys at Google decided to go race the folks at Top Gear.
Pure destruction. Top Gear wanted to see exactly what happens when a train smashes into a car stuck on the railroad tracks so they set up a test of their own: they put a minivan on the tracks and pummeled it with a speeding train. It gets pretty brutal.
Ben Collins is famous for being a successful race car driver, author, and Hollywood stunt driver, but you probably know him best as The Stig from Top Gear. Now that the helmet's off he can answer all your questions about being the world's most infamous wheelman and driving for James Bond in the movies.
We're taking the literal Gizmodo TV show on the literal road to give you guys a chance to see some clips before we air on BBC America on March 18th. (10:20PM after Top Gear!) And because I know seeing my pasty mug isn't enticement enough, we teamed up with our friends Matt Hardigree and Travis Okulski from Jalopnik,…
On the BBC show Top Gear, host Jeremy Clarkson showed off a car so damn tiny that it hurts to ride it. Or well, it looks pretty painful at least. Called the P45, the car is more like a go kart than a real car but it's cute in a ridiculous way. The helmet serves as a roof and windshield, the armor he wears while…
The Beeb's letting loose an international iPlayer app today for 11 Western European countries, and later this year, they'll dip their toe in the water for a year in the US, Canada and Australia. Anyone for streaming Doctor Who?
All we know is, he's called The Stig. And that now we can race through the air with an RC mini-helicopter styled after the mysterious Top Gear cast member's iconic helmet.
No doubt you were impressed by the two story Lego house built by Top Gear's James May and 1000 volunteers. Unfortunately, the pictures may be all that's left unless they can find a buyer in the next 24 hours.
Top Gear's James May is working on building an entire house out of Lego bricks for another show, and it's really coming together. Hell, even the toilet is made of Lego in this place.