Not unlike many of you here, I grew up watching Top Gear. And I absolutely loved it. It was, for a period of time, my favourite thing on telly and Jeremy Clarkson was, for a period of time, my favourite person...in the world.
Anyone with two brain cells to rub together stopped taking Clarkson's car reviews seriously nearly a decade ago (maybe sooner). So when his review of the C7 Corvette Stingray popped up, I didn't even bother. And then I read it. And then I re-read it. And then I checked to make sure I wasn't inhabiting an alternate…
Jeremy Clarkson is known for not having the highest opinions of Americans. He once said that "America's only contribution to Western civilization" is allowing people to turn right on red lights.
Jeremy Clarkson just confirmed our report about there being no more Top Gear until 2013 is true, although the reason is not the Olympics. It's Simon Cowell.
As Clarkson and others have said, you're not a true auto enthusiast until you've owned (or more rightly been owned-by) an Alfa Romeo. Well, today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Alfetta might just be a cheap way to own up to that enthusiast creed.
Back in 2006, Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson waxed rhapsodic about the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, enjoying it so much he bought one himself.
The BBC is reporting budget cuts across the board in 2009. Yes, Top Gear will feel the heat and viewers apparently will notice the cuts.