Thursday, April 19, 2018

Top Gear: Series 18, Episode 4

James goes to the USA and drives the Fisker Karma. The boys each build a cheap mobility scooter that can be used offroad. Jeremy tests the Ferrari FF & Bentley Continental V8 at a test track in the Arctic Circle. Star in a Reasonably Priced Car: Michael Fassbender. Episode Guide Review: James May travels to Florida to test the...

James May: Mozambique Special ‘a genuine experiment’

This week's episode of The Grand Tour will be a Mozambique mini-special which will see Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempt to end world hunger with an incredible journey across the country. James May says the boys genuinely tried their best to achieve something in this special and revealed a few more details about the upcoming episode. What can...

Wheeler Dealers: S11 E13 – Darracq

Budget: Not for Sale Purchase Price: £0 Final Cost: £1,517 Selling Price: Not for Sale Profit/Loss: +£0 Work Completed: Water pump refurbished with new impellers and shaft built from scratch. Radiator cleaned up; rubber hoses and clamps replaced and waterless coolant added. One wooden wheel re-tyred by the Royal Wheelwright. Replica inserts of the external oil-lamp headlamps made with a 3D printer to accommodate modern...

The largest and most unusual garden gnome in history

A Newport man now has one of the largest and most unusual garden ornaments in history, after a 2.4-metre (8-feet) tall version of Richard Hammond's head was installed in the front garden of his house. Already standing 700mm (2.3-feet) taller than Hammond's entire body, the imposing fibreglass sculpture has been transported aboard a flat-bed truck around the world, in order...

Wheeler Dealers: S4 E7&8 – BMW E24 635CSi

Budget: £4,000 Purchase Price: £2,000 Final Cost: £3,060 Selling Price: £3,700 Profit/Loss: +£640 Work Completed: Replaced rear drop links and front suspension control arms, added strut brace, replaced exhaust system, replaced rubber door seals, Canadian alloy wheels replaced with factory BBS units, cloth interior swapped with leather interior. Notes: Car was previously sent to Canada for several years before returning to the UK, resulting in...

Top Gear: Series 6, Episode 3

James drives the Maserati Bora. Jeremy's Ford GT finally arrives. Jeremy tests the Wiesmann MF 3 & TVR Tuscan. Richard drives the Aston Martin DB9 Volante. Jeremy opens a public pool in a Rolls-Royce. Star in a Reasonably Priced Car: Christopher Eccleston. Episode Guide Review: Aston Martin DB9 Volante. Richard finds it to be too wobbly and shiny, and proves...

Top Gear: Series 2, Episode 6

Jeremy road tests the Subaru Impreza WRX STI & Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII. Richard compares a group of "Track Day" cars. James organises an attempt to beat the Land Speed record for caravan towing. Jeremy power tests the Vauxhall VX220 Turbo. Star in a Reasonably Priced Car: Richard Whiteley. Episode Guide Jeremy starts the episode by looking at the latest...

On the Road with Clarkson, Hammond and May

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Taking a break from filming their new Amazon Prime show The Grand Tour, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond debate a very important life question: where does a man actually go to buy pants?

The Grand Tour: Week 8 Trailer

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Berks to the Future. This week, The Grand Tour arrives in Stuttgart, the home of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz. In this show, James May takes the new Honda NSX supercar to the Eboladrome to push its cutting-edge hybrid technology to the limit and Richard Hammond immerses himself in the world of doomsday preppers as he constructs a ‘bugout’ vehicle that will...

10 Reasons why Top Gear is doomed

As you've probably noticed from the articles currently on the MotoringBox home page, things aren't looking good for the Series 23 re-launch of Top Gear. Scheduled to air on BBC2 in just 5 months time, the show has been hit with a number of problems during production so far - so many in fact that people are starting to...

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