The Stig is one cool gentleman who recently kept the Google Street View car company with a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe, according to a report from autoblog.com. A video showed the mystery driver, who can run a lap as fast as the best race car drivers in the world, running circles around the Opel Astra camera car at the test track of Top Gear. Apparently Google was invited by Top Gear to record a video of their test track and include it in Google Maps. However, it was not a boring run for the Google driver as the Stig drifted around the Google car while putting up an impressive show… Continue Reading »
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In the second episode of the newest Top Gear season, Jeremy Clarkson takes the Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series for a spin. If you watch enough Top Gear, you are probably aware of Jeremy’s sarcastic and sometimes even hurtful [towards the cars] comments, but in this review, he was as serious as he probably will ever be. One reason might have been how awestruck Jeremy was while reviewing the Black Series beast. Enjoy!
Top Gear is back again, and the 11th season is looking good. In their first episode, they decided to help folks out and do a fuel economy test. Well if you know Top Gear, you’ll know that this is no ordinary economy test. They put five supercars on the race track to see who can go further on 1 gallon of fuel. The cars: Lamborghini Murcielago, Audi R8, Mercedes McLaren SLR, Aston Martin DBS, and the Ferrari 599GTB
According to Top Gear’s September Issue from egmcartech’s report, the production version of the Ocean Drive concept will most like tackle the RR Drophead. The performance and amenities will be closer to the Drophead than the speculated competitor A7 from Audi.
“The Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive… will extract 510 horsepower from a 5.5 liter V8 with the range topper having a V12 engine…
The review might by out of date, but the sheer joy of watching Clarkson talk about the best of the benz with a much more mature face is something. Not only can we see a evolution of the S-Class, but also the evo of Jeremy, a pretty nice combination if you ask me.
Top Gear is known for being a show to entertain car enthusiast whichever way possible. In this episode, they go a little too far when they visit the south. The team decided to travel from Miami to New Orleans in beat up cars that they purchased for grand a pop. To make the cars a little more interesting, they spray painted them with some phrases the people down there don’t particularly like (e.g. “NASCAR Sucks” and “Hillary for President”). You should probably just watch the video and see what happens.
You have got love Jeremy and his crazy opinions and explanations. Just watch this clip and see what he thinks is cool. While I have to agree with his second choice, I don’t agree with the first, I do think that the GT is a cool car, a very cool and powerful rocket to be exact.