Tag Archives: Top Gear

Top Gear Thursday: World’s Biggest Gearhead Is… an Owl?

It’s old news that Top Gear is the world’s most popular factual program. Among humans, that is. But now it appears that Top Gear is also extremely popular among owls.

Top Gear Thursday: Watch Idris Elba Host His Own Car Show

It’s still very much an open question about whether Idris Elba will ever take on the role of James Bond. But it seems he’s already taken on the role of Jeremy Clarkson.

Top Gear Thursday: Show Fan Builds McLaren F1 with Only $32,000

Here’s a problem that you might have. You’d like to own a McLaren F1, but you’re just a little short of $5.5 million, which is what one of the supercars sold for at auction last year.

Top Gear Thursday: 10 Best ‘Top Gear’ Moments of 2013

It’s hard to winnow down the craziness of another year of Top Gear to just ten moments, but the exigencies of end-of-the-year roundups gave us no choice but to attempt the task.

Top Gear Thursday: Steve Carell Dreams of Being a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Steve Carell says he watches Top Gear “all the time” and wants to be a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. That’s what he told TopGear.com in an interview to promote his new movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

Top Gear Thursday: James May Tackles the ‘Monty Hall Problem’

On this week’s James May’s Man Lab, James takes on game theory.

Or, really, game show theory.

Top Gear Thursday: James May Tries Herding Cats

The phrase “herding cats” is commonly used to describe endeavors in which leaders or managers try to organize or coordinate individuals (like felines) who are inherently unable to be coerced into any sort of group activity.

Top Gear Thursday: The Stig – Won’t Dance, Can’t Make Him

“Some say he hates Morris dancers with a dark and all-consuming passion,” writes TopGear.com of, you guessed it, The Stig.

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Family Guy’ Meets ‘Top Gear’

There appears to be one overarching theme for Top Gear this week, and it can be summed up in one word: cartoon.

Top Gear Thursday: Celebrate Halloween With ‘Top Gear’s Six Scariest Moments

As Richard Hammond continues his look at the show’s greatest hits in the premiere of next week’s episode of Top Gear Top 41 (airing Monday, November 4, 9p/8c), we thought we’d take the occasion of Halloween to look at some of the ...