I’m sure the biggest question on everyone’s mind when they’re watching one of Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos is always the same: how would this be different if he was driving a shoddy British three-wheeler? Thanks to remarkable advances in computerizated synthetic reality, we can finally know.
Mostly thanks to Top Gear, Reliant’s three-wheel cars have become something of an automotive joke. While it’s always fun to watch Jeremy Clarkson roll over in a car, this isn’t really fair to the Robin, which was quite successful at its job. There was once even a short-lived but valiant attempt to bring them to the…
In an admission that should surprise nobody who’s given it more than a minute of actual thought, Jeremy Clarkson revealed he asked Top Gear’s “backroom boys to play around with the differential” to make the little three-wheeler topple every time he yanked the steering wheel.
Jeremy Clarkson is already a well known Reliant Robin roller, having dumped one sideways on several South Yorkshire roundabouts. But who is proving the three-wheeled mini car's propensity for instability in Los Angeles?