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News: Lukewarm reception to 'eco-feminist' Top Gear...


Top Gear fans reacted with incredulity yesterday to plans for an alternative...
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News: James May belts into 600bhp rallycross car for...


James May has been doing quite a lot in series 22 of Top Gear to counter his reputation as Captain Slow: he championed the Nissan GT-R in the Australia...
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World exclusive: hypercar ‘holy trinity’ set for...


McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder and Ferrari LaFerrari will get the contest we've all been waiting for, courtesy of Top Gear.
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Top Gear Live: A special preview


Burning Porsches and rubber-shredding BMWs are the big draw at Top Gear Live, but don’t miss the motorcycle ‘globe of death’ and the Reliant...
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Top Gear Live: What to expect


Complete chaos. That’s what happens when you bring together a roomful of precision stunt-drivers and hi-tech performance cars, then enlist three...
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How Top Gear rescued Steve Harley


When the singer Steve Harley was caught speeding he didn’t imagine Top Gear would help out...
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Back with a bang: Andy Wilman, Top Gear executive producer...


Greenwich Mean Time, Eastern Standard Time, Central European Time, er, Top Gear Standard Time. As you leant back in your armchair, opened a beer and...
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Video: 30ft 'Big Stig' embarks on European road trip...


Travelling to Poland this week? Then keep an eye out for Big Stig, the lesser-known super-size version of the mysterious driver in white Nomex. Big...
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Video: Top Gear series 22 Lego trailer goes viral


The Stig's in pieces, May has lost his hair and Hammond has got himself stuck – Top Gear returns to BBC2 on Sunday (25 January) and the men behaving...
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Video: Top Gear trailer hails the start of series 22


Supercars, tyre smoke and a mysterious man who sunbathes in a racing helmet. It can mean only one thing: the return of Top Gear. The first glimpse...
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Christmas gift guide 2014: present ideas for the car...


It's Christmas! Well, nearly. With just two months to go, any organised sorts out there will already be shopping for their loved ones or – if anything...
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News: Top Gear Live 2015 explodes into action with...


Top Gear fans had better buckle up tight: Top Gear Live has been announced for 2015, and this time it will be touring the UK.