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Richard Hammond Crashes £2M Hypercar on Set of Grand Tour

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Yes, Richard Hammond has been involved in yet another crash while filming, this time in Switzerland where he totaled a Rimac Concept One with an estimated value of £2 million. Hammond was choppered to a hospital after the incident, but fortunately he hasn’t suffered any major injury apart from a fractured knee. 


Published on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7:18 by
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Official: Borgward BX5 Plug-In Hybrid Crossover

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The old German brand Borgward, revived a couple of years ago with the help of Chinese investors, has come up with an ambitious new crossover SUV. The Borgward BX5 Plug-In Hybrid is one of the first cars in this segment to get an advanced powertrain like this.


Published on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:31 by
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The New, New Top Gear Looks Promising

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As you may know from our previous post, the BBC did not throw in the towel after the debacle of Chris Evans’ new Top Gear. Instead they trimmed down the team, went back to the drawing board, and devised a program which – judging by the teaser videos they have released so far – is […]


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What are Gas Struts?

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Although not a major component of an automobile, the gas struts are still incredibly important. Like many things in life, you only notice them when they are not working properly, so it is worthwhile being are aware of what they are and what to do when they stop working.


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BBC Top Gear Coming Back for a New Season

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Turns out the BBC have been quietly making a whole new season of their “new” Top Gear and they seem to be ready for a 2017 launch. The reason we didn’t hear much about them filming the thing is probably because the news got lost amid the turbulence of The Grand Tour.


Published on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 4:47 by
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WTF? Somebody’s Made a Bust of Jeremy Clarkson!

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Oookay, this is up there with tattooing the face of your favorite movie star on your chest… only a lot creepier. This rather, it has to be said, magnificent bust of Jeremy Clarkson was spotted on the back of a delivery truck travelling through Washington State. As to where it was headed and where it’s […]


Published on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 8:08 by
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The Grand Tour Is Going to be Chaotic, Say the Presenters

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While the whole world is waiting with baited breath to see which one of the two douchebags, Hilary or Trump, will become the next U.S. President, petrolheads are counting the days for a whole other reason. They are waiting for the debut of The Grand Tour, a new show which, according to the three stooges […]


Published on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 14:01 by
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Amazon Drops First Grand Tour Trailer

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We are more than a month away from the premiere of The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime but the teasing campaign has already begun. A few days ago the boys, Clarkson, Hammond and May, appeared on James Corden’s show for a spot of high speed quizzing. Now Amazon has released the first official trailer for […]


Published on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 7:35 by
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Grand Tour Warm Up with James Corden

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British TV hosts are having a great time these days in America, hosting award-winning shows on many different networks and doing a good job of it, too. One of these guys is James Corden, whom you may know better from his Carpool Karaoke videos on Youtube. He agreed to help his fellow Brits by dedicating […]


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The Grand Tour Is Coming Together Nicely

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So before Clarkson, Hammond, and May even record the first episode of their new show they got rid of the competition as Chris Evans’s Top Gear ended up in shambles. One would think these three have supernatural powers… At any rate, the boys are hard at work, sort of, putting together the new show, The […]


Published on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 5:31 by
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Chris Evans Fires Himself from Top Gear

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So… this just happened! Rather than waiting for the complaints to mount up and getting by fired by people he considered his subordinates, Top Gear lead presenter Chris Evans announced he is stepping down from the program.


Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 5:34 by
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Matt LeBlanc’s Beef with Chris Evans Enters New Phase

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It was back in April when we first got wind of the feud between the two lead presenters of the New Top Gear, started by Chris Evans criticizing Matt LeBlanc’s conduct in a film he made in London with stunt driver Ken Block. Turns out Evans is being a jerk to everyone on the production […]


Published on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:26 by
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Clarkson Assembling a Box Is More Popular Than the New Top Gear!

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Before we proceed let us clarify that while we realize Top Gear bashing is fashionable these days, we do not play that game here for the hell of it. So when we say this video of Jeremy Clarkson fiddling with a DHL box is more popular than the new TG, that is based on the […]


Published on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 6:39 by
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Latest Top Gear Teaser Is the Best-Looking Yet

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Granted, there is no way the new Top Gear is going to be better, funnier or more entertaining than the old one, and yes, it is going to be crushed by the Grand Tour. But if you just watch these shows for the sake of the cars, the new TG is going to set your pants […]


Published on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 5:59 by
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Nine-Meter-Long Big Stig Lands in London

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The BBC is breaking out the big guns, literally, to create more hype for the debut of the new Top Gear which is set to return to British television on May 29, 2016. They have brought back a Clarkson-era publicity gimmick, the nine-meter (30 feet) long Big Stig statue and erected it in London at […]


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