Clarkson, Hammond, May Amazon show coming this fall
Mar24

Clarkson, Hammond, May Amazon show coming this fall

Rumors circulated that the former Top Gear trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May will be making a new show under a different network until it was confirmed that Amazon won the deal. Jeremy Clarkson responded to a fan’s Tweet that we can all expect the show this fall. For us with only wet and dry seasons that might be sometime from September to November in the northern hemisphere. May backed up Clarkson in his...

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Top Gear Series 17 Episode 5
Jul31

Top Gear Series 17 Episode 5

Every time Top Gear reaches its halfway point, I just feel sad. Anyway, it’s Episode 5, and in this episode, Jeremy Clarkson talks to a man in sun glasses, James May draws a square on a wall, and Richard Hammon plays with a soldier’s chopper. Spoiler alert ahead. Jensen Interceptor Back in the 1960s and 70s, British TV was mostly about spy stuff (no thanks to the Cold War). As such, there always had to be a cool car but no...

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Top Gear Series 17 Episode 4
Jul31

Top Gear Series 17 Episode 4

Episode 4! In this episode, Jeremy Clarkson uses a machine, James May writes on a blackboard, and Richard Hammond throws fruit into a caravan. Spoiler alert ahead. Jaguar XKR-S Jezza kicks the show off with the idea that Jags used to be all about comfort and restrained performance, placing his track test subject into perspective – the Jaguar XKR-S. The car is the most powerful road car Jaguar has ever made (even more powerful...

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Top Gear Series 17 Episode 3
Jul17

Top Gear Series 17 Episode 3

And we’re into Episode 3. In this episode, Jeremy Clarkson talks to two old ladies, Richard Hammond makes a phone call and James May sniffs his own armpit. Spoiler alert! McLaren MP4-12C Jezza drove the Ferrari 458 Italia last series and he declared it one of the all-time greats. Now, it’s time for the all-British McLaren MP4-12C – a car McLaren claims is better in every way to the Ferrari. It is less expensive, more...

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Top Gear Series 17 Episode 2
Jul10

Top Gear Series 17 Episode 2

Episode 2 just aired and in this episode, Jeremy Clarkson finds a bicycle in a river, James May annoys a dog and Richard Hammond jumps over a dike. Spoiler alert! Aston Martin Virage James May gets to the track with a selection of sporty Astons – a DBS, a V12 Vantage and a Vantage S – to illustrate what’s wrong with modern sports cars – handling. And it’s all thanks to automakers’ quest to blitz the...

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Top Gear Series 17 Episode 1
Jun27

Top Gear Series 17 Episode 1

Yes! And Top Gear’s back on the air with its 17th series. In this episode, Richard Hammond buys a cup of coffee, James May slips on some snow and they show a picture of Steve McQueen. Semi-spoiler alert ahead! Marauder Review Richard Hammond kicks things off with a retrospect featuring the Hummer’s swan song – the H3 – to preview the Marauder. And yes, it’s all about size. The African-built Marauder...

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