Top Gear (2002– )

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Jeremy, Richard and James talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

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Jeremy, Richard and James talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

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From the beginning of the newly revamped series of Top Gear, the car that has been used in the "Star in a reasonably priced car" is a Suzuki Liana. This car has been used for seven seasons until season eight, when it was replaced by the Chevrolet Lacetti. See more »

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James May: [while driving a Bugatti Veyron over 240 mph] It's no wonder Michael Schumacher retired. He's slower than me!
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You don't even have to like cars....
8 September 2006 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

Yes, this show is about cars, but then again it isn't. Mostly it's about extremes of opinion, dreams and fantasies, dares, one-up-man-ship, and taking everything just a little bit further. And it's also entertaining - very entertaining, which is what television is meant to be, and so often is not. I'm not all that interested in cars, and my son doesn't even drive, but we both love the show, and watch it religiously.

The balance of presenters: Jeremy, the loud-mouthed, cuttingly funny, over-bearing older guy; Richard, the young, cute, quirky, adolescent one; James, the sensitive, quiet, contemplative, intelligent one; is nothing short of genius!

It seems that no expense is spared, either on the experiments and dares, or on filming, and this adds to the visual experience. This show is funny, even hilarious at times, classy, controversial, and hugely entertaining. Most people I know who watch this show know almost less than nothing about cars, and I think that says a lot about how successfully this program reaches beyond the expected demographic of young male petrol-heads.


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