Top Gear magazine is marking its 20th anniversary. TopGear.com points out that the magazine has sold more than 66 million copies worldwide, spawned editions all over the world, and driven over 5,000 cars more than one million miles.
Top Gear Thursday
“There’s nothing nastier than fog,” wrote Richard Hammond last week after an astounding 130-car pile-up on a highway bridge in Kent, on England’s south east coast.
Everyone knows Jay Leno is crazy about cars. He owns roughly 200 of them, as you can see on his website Jay Leno’s Garage.
Often, when our favorite triumvirate travels around the world for Top Gear events, they are interviewed by local media. That’s what happened when James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond went to the Top Gear Festival in …
Sometimes life here in these United States is depressing. First, we carry the burden of empire (something with which our British cousins have more than a passing acquaintance).
Next week, Top Gear embarks on an epic quest. The grail is The Worst Car in the History of the World, which, conveniently, also happens to be the title of the show – and which is why the first letter of each word is a capital …
“It’s been a ride,” says Richard Hammond of Top Gear’s 20th season, which concludes on Monday night (Aug. 12, 8:30p/7:30c) with, among other things, an enormous procession of the best of Britain on wheels.
Next week’s Star in a Reasonably Priced car is Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, a.k.a. the “Demon of Screamin’” a.k.a. Steven Victor Tallarico, which was the name he was born with.
Wolverine in a Reasonably Priced Car?
Yup, that’s what you’ll see when actor Hugh Jackman takes to the Top Gear track in next week’s show, premiering Monday July 29, 8:30p/7:30c on BBC AMERICA.
On next week’s show, Benedict Cumberbatch takes a swing at Jeremy Clarkson.