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Fading memory lane motoring experiences

Top Gear presenter Paddy McGuinness

A new survey by BBC’s Top Gear has highlighted the top family motoring memories that could soon be lost to history. Classic in-car ‘I-Spy’ style games, parents bickering over directions and children’s cries of ‘are we there yet’ are now all part of a bygone age of motoring, claims the …

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End of the road for the Toyota GT86

Toyota-GT86

Toyota has sold its last GT86 in the UK, setting the seal on almost nine years of driving fun. The dynamic coupe has led the company’s worldwide renaissance as a maker of pure-bred sports cars, blazing a trail for today’s GR Supra and GR Yaris. To celebrate the occasion Toyota …

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Land Rover Defender crowned ‘Car of the Year’

New Land Rover Defender - Goodyear 4x4 tyres

The all-new Land Rover Defender has done the double at the annual TopGear.com Awards, winning the overall Car of the Year and “Unstoppable Force” titles. Judges of the prestigious prize praised the new Defender for being one of the toughest vehicles on the road today, and a brilliant successor to …

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Is this the world’s ultimate car?

Top Gear's ultimate car

An environmentally-friendly family estate boasting British beauty and German brawn is the world’s ultimate car, claims new research. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed the front of the car should resemble the striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera (a Midlands-built sports car with a top speed of 211mph), but the rear …

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Get set for Lovecars: On the Road

Lovercars hosts Tiff Needell and Paul Woodman

A brand-new motoring show, Lovecars: On the Road, hosted by Tiff Needell and his Lovecars YouTube colleague Paul Woodman, will be televised on ITV4 from November 12. The first series consists of six one-hour episodes featuring a range of cars and motoring stars. Headed up by former racing driver and …

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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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