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Top Gear team back on track

Top Gear team Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris

Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris have emerged from lockdown to resume filming for Top Gear’s next series. The trio took part in an thrill-seeking electric car race around Staffordshire’s empty Alton Towers Resort. They had to navigate a Honda e, Mini Electric and Vauxhall Corsa-e around a specially …

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New Skoda Kodiaq vRS is a record-breaker

Sabine Schmitz drives the Skoda Kodiaq vRS

The upcoming Skoda Kodiaq vRS has set a new lap record for the fastest seven-seat SUV around the Nurburgring. Top Gear presenter and ‘Ring specialist, Sabine Schmitz, hustled the 236bhp 2.0-litre, twin-turbocharged diesel engined car around the track in just 9 minutes 29.84 seconds. With adaptive Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) …

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New-look Top Gear attraction opens at Beaulieu

Top Gear's The Stig and Chris Harris

Top Gear presenter Chris Harris gave an exclusive precision driving demonstration for visitors to Beaulieu at the launch of the updated World of Top Gear. The demo followed the official opening by Chris, The Stig and Lord Montagu, at the National Motor Museum in Hampshire. Amazing new exhibits from top …

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The Magnificent Seven: a birthday celebration

Caterham Seven celebrates 60th birthday

British sports car manufacturer Caterham has brought together a range of its classic models to mark the 60th anniversary of the original Lotus Seven Series 1. Reaching a top speed of 78mph and featuring a Ford 100E engine and aluminium bodywork, the Series 1 was the ideal lightweight sports car …

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Big heads Clarkson, Hammond and May arrive Down Under

Giant stone heads of The Grand Tour presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond brought Sydney to a standstill today as they were transported through the city on a hiab truck, raising speculation that a colossal statue could be erected somewhere in the country. The Grand Tour will launch on Amazon's Prime Video in Australia and more than 200 countries and territories around the world this month.

Giant stone heads of The Grand Tour’s Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond brought Sydney to a standstill. Their appearance Down Under follows sightings in Washington State last week, where it was reported that the huge sculptures would be located next to the Space Needle in Seattle. However, The Grand …

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Watch the latest Top Gear trailer

top gear trailer

At first sight, the latest trailer for all new Top Gear doesn’t look too promising… but stick with it! It begins with Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc being welcomed to Blackpool by its mayor in the pouring rain. The pair are then joined by celebs including Tinie Tempah, Texas singer …

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Behold, the new Top Gear team

New Top Gear team

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for – here’s the final line-up for the BBC’s new Top Gear. From left to right, we have motoring journalist Rory Reid, racing driver Sabine Schmitz, actor Matt LeBlanc, Chris Evans, YouTube star Chris Harris, F1 pundit Eddie Jordan and The Stig. As …

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Fancy owning a Top Gear car?

Top Gear Vauxhall Astra

Vauxhall Motors is auctioning off a piece of motoring history – the Vauxhall Astra used by BBC Top Gear as their ‘Reasonably Priced Car’. The five-door Power Red 1.6-litre Astra Tech Line has been added to eBay raise funds to raise awareness and funds for the automotive industry charity, BEN. …

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Top Gear Live arena tour

Top Gear Live tour

Clarkson, Hammond, May and The Stig to embark on first-ever UK-wide Top Gear Live arena tour in 2015. Fronted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, Top Gear Live will bring the hit BBC TV show to life when the tour kicks off in February. The action-packed 90-minute arena …

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‘Car-Crash TV’ – Celebs and their cars…

Ahh celebrities…love them or hate them; they sure do give us plenty to talk about, particularly when it comes to their outrageous taste in cars. We’ve witnessed a £135K Bentley being spray painted pink by the likes of Paris Hilton, prestige badges replaced with the names of footballer’s girlfriends and …

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