"Fastest car in the world" vs Yacht - New Zealand Race - Top Gear - Series 20 - BBC

Jeremy and James head to New Zealand to take part in a race from the Coromandel Peninsula to the northern tip of the North Island. James had to cover 220 ...

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  • Veteran actor William Fichtner is all revved up for new 'Top Gear' series

    07/21/17 ,via New York Post

    The eight-episode series, a revamped version of “Top Gear USA” — which aired on A&E (2010-2016) — pairs Fichtner with world champion drag racer Antron Brown and British automotive journalist Tom “Wookie” Ford as they give an Americanized spin 

  • What's this mysterious new BMW?

    07/28/17 ,via Top Gear

    The new Z4 of course, will likely share a platform with the new Toyota Supra too… But what if BMW blindsided everybody and revealed something entirely different? Are we looking at an 8 Series convertible, to capitalise on the rather gorgeous 8 Series

  • The old BMW 7 Series is just cooler than the new one. Discuss

    07/25/17 ,via Top Gear

    At the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, BMW will unveil a special, '40 Jahre' edition of its all-new 7 Series. It is intended to celebrate 40 years since the first, E23 BMW 7 Series arrived, and it puts us in a bit of a quandary. Because while the

  • Nielsens: 'Thrones' reigns, 'Midnight' beats 'Somewhere Between'

    08/01/17 ,via USA TODAY

    Summer openers. NBC's lone new drama, Midnight, Texas, premiered with 3.6 million same-day viewers Monday opposite ABC's new Somewhere Between (2.9 million), which dropped to 1.8 million in Tuesday's time slot premiere. 'Thrones' rules.

  • Top Gear America Debuts On BBC America Tonight!

    07/30/17 ,via The Art of Gears

    With an all-new cast and crew, Top Gear America is all set to make its big debut tonight. Will it be The Chris Evans-led series was a debacle and the lackluster onscreen chemistry was one of the major reasons for the show failing to maintain its

Books

  • And On That Bombshell

    Orion. 2015. ISBN: 9781409164753,1409164756. 256 pages.

    I was Top Gear's script editor for 13 years and all 22 series. I basically used to check spelling and think of stupid gags about The Stig. I also got to hang around with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. It didn't feel like something you should get paid for. From the disastrous pilot show of 2002 to the sudden and unexpected ending in 2015, working on Top Gear was quite a rollercoaster ride. We crossed continents, we made space ships, we bobbed across the world's busiest...

  • Top Gear Quiz Book

    Random House. 2013. ISBN: 9781849905855,1849905851. 544 pages.

    A compendium of fiendishly difficult automotive quizzes and puzzles. Believe it or not, but behind the mayhem, mishaps and general buffoonery, Top Gear is built on a solid foundation of knowledge about all things automotive. But the question remains, how much of a fan are you? Packed full of questions on all aspects of motoring trivia, from F1 and supercars to ill-fated attempts at converting caravans into airships, The Top Gear Quiz Book is the ultimate test of knowledge and nerve. Play on...

  • Where's Stig: Motorsport Madness

    Random House. 2014. ISBN: 9781448142019,1448142016. 40 pages.

    The Stig, Top Gear's tame racing driver, is off on another adventure, this time following his passion for speed and adrenaline to its natural conclusion - motorsport. Stig has disappeared into the world of racing, and it's your job to find him. Follow Stig as he roams from the stifling heat of the Dakar rally to the redneck heartland of a NASCAR track, or from the nightime drama or Le Mans to the mud-soaked stands of Silverstone for the British Grand Prix. Along the way you'll also find...

  • The Top Gear Years

    Penguin UK. 2012. ISBN: 9780718198015,0718198018. 512 pages.

    The Top Gear Years brings together Jeremy Clarkson's collected magazine columns for the first time. Clarkson at his pithy, provocative, hilarious best We now know all about the world according to Clarkson. In a series of bestselling books Jeremy has revealed it to be a puzzling, frustrating place where all too often the lunatics seem to be running the asylum. But in The Top Gear Years, we get something rather different. Because ten years ago, at an ex-RAF aerodrome in Surrey, Jeremy and his...

  • Top Gear Christmas

    Random House. 2018. ISBN: 9781849901543,1849901546. 128 pages.

    The Top Gear Guide to Christmas will show you how to take the ambitious but rubbish philosophies of the world's most popular TV programme and use them to create a Christmas to remember. With gift recommendations from each presenter, plus their own letters to Santa, how to go carol singing Top Gear-style, some leaked scripts from the TG nativity play (with Hammond as baby Jesus), a sneak preview of the TG panto, photo reportage of the Christmas Specials, how to have a Top Gear New Year's Eve...

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