Top Gear is Getting its Own Lego Set, and on That Bombshell, Goodnight

BBC Studios is partnering up with the Lego Group for a Lego Technic Top Gear set launching next year. Read More >>

Top Gear Makes a Return to Forza

If you've been playing Microsoft's exclusive racing series Forza for a while, you'll probably remember that the BBC's topical car programme Top Gear used to make an appearance once in a while. Back then, though, it was everyone's favourite/most hated [delete as appropriate] Clarkson, May and Hammond. But since they've sodded off over to Amazon*, Top Gear's gone through a range of different hosts. Two mainstays, though, have been profession racing driver-cum-presenter Chris Harris, and of course The Stig. These two will be the faces (or white helmets; obviously The Stig has no face) that'll pop up in Forza Horizon 4's Top Gear Story, that's available now. Read More >>

New Top Gear May Feature Traumatic Scenes of Male Hugging

The new presenters of the BBC's Top Gear are warning that some established viewers may find the new series a bit hard to stomach, as the members of the refreshed presenting line up say they get along so well they often resort to hugging each other. Read More >>

Clarkson Wishes the BBC Top Gear Team Every Massive Failure

Jeremy Clarkson has not been watching the BBC's refreshed version of Top Gear, and does not wish the presenters every success in their difficult roles. Read More >>

The Grand Tour Goes Tour-Only For Future Adventures

Amazon's Hit Car Show is wrapping up its third series this week, and the end of this run of The Grand Tour also marks the end of one of modern TV's most defining spectacles – three men sitting in a cold-looking studio expanse guffawing away to a willing and on-message audience. In short, the tent is gone. Read More >>

New Top Gear Presenter Continues Tradition of Crashing

Professional cricketer and amateur driver Andrew Flintoff has already given his new Top Gear colleagues something to endlessly guffaw about, as he managed to crash a pickup truck while filming a racing sequence for the next series of the car show. Read More >>

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Blind Driver Takes 5th Place On Top Gear Test Track

An NHS doctor has managed the fifth-fastest time on the Top Gear test track despite not being able to see. Read More >>

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Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness to Replace Matt LeBlanc on Top Gear

Joey Tribbiani leaves Top Gear after the next series, and the BBC has confirmed rumours that he'll be replaced by none other than 'Take Me Out' host Paddy McGuinness and cricket legend Freddie Flintoff. Read More >>

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Matt LeBlanc is Leaving Top Gear

When Top Gear was forced to reinvent itself following Jeremy Clarkson's tussle with a producer, the BBC announced repeat guest Matt LeBlanc would be joining Chris Evans as one of the programme's new presenters - a job he continued with even after Evans left. Now he's announced he's going to leave show after the next series. Read More >>

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Lego Top Gear Is Now Canon In Disney’s Cars Universe

The Stig is one of the most famous racing drivers in the world, and nobody has even seen his face. He's so famous in fact that it's just been confirmed Top Gear's tame racing driver actually exists within the world of Disney's Cars - or at least in a Lego version. Read More >>

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Top Gear Just Broke the Record for World’s Fastest Tractor by Driving at 87 mph

Top Gear is no stranger to breaking world records, particularly since it had been declared the most watched 'factual' TV programme in the world back in the days before Jeremy Clarkson thought it was a good idea to punch people who aren't Piers Morgan. Clarkson himself also broke another record last year, but that honour went to The Grand Tour rather than his former employer. Read More >>

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Top Gear’s Been Messing With Madame Tussauds Visitors, With Some Help From The Stig

Madame Tussauds is full of pretty life-like recreations of famous people, but recent guests found that one of them was a little bit too life like. Some say he's actually an advanced automaton from the future, and that he's only able to speak through a car radio. All we know is he's called The Stig. Read More >>

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Top Gear: Watch Chris Harris’s Original Portimão Test Of The McLaren P1 From 2015

On last night's Top Gear, Chris Harris opened the show by putting the McClaren 720S through its paces on the Portimão race track in Portugal. Read More >>

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Top Gear Is Still Better Than The Grand Tour, But Risks Making The Same Mistakes As Its Rival

When the BBC sacked decided not to renew the contract of Jeremy Clarkson, and when Clarkson responded by doing pretty much the same old show but on Amazon’s Prime Video platform, the events created what scientists call a “natural experiment”. Read More >>

Top Gear Accidentally Ruined a 50-Year-Old French Car With 540 Eggs

Top Gear has a bit of a history of stunts going wrong, like when Richard Hammond crashed and nearly died, or when it was presented by Chris Evans. Another cock up happened again recently, with a stunt that involved a 50-year old French Citroen 2CV and 540 broken eggs. Read More >>