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Chris Evans could bring "zoo" format to Top Gear


The BBC may ditch Top Gear’s familiar three-man line-up for a more informal “gang” of presenters when Chris Evans, the new host, takes over.
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Top Gear presenter Chris Evans to auction £11m of...


It's not your average garage clearout. The Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans, the future presenter of Top Gear and founder of CarFest, is to sell 13 of his prized...
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No sign of mechanical failure in Top Gear helicopter...


Three years after a spectacular crash involving a helicopter filming a segment for Top Gear
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Clarkson, Hammond and May announce new car show with...


Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May confirmed today that they will be back in front of the camera together, in a car show to be aired on...
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Farewell, Dunsfold: Clarkson's final lap of the Top...


Rubber burns and fond memories flow as Clarkson takes a few of his favourite cars for a final breakneck spin around the Top Gear test track...
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Letters of the week, July 5


This week: Top Gear withdrawal symptoms, Dartford Crossing, tolls for foreigners, another garage rip-off and a back-to-basics anti-theft tactic.
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Top Gear’s budget SUVs find final place at Beaulieu


If you go down to the National Motor Museum you may be surprised to see among the gleaming Bentleys and priceless Ferraris three battered off-roaders...
The Stig blows up a caravan on Top Gear

And on that bombshell . . . the organisations delighted...


Top Gear is no more. Or at least Top Gear as we know and love it is no more. The eighth and final episode of series 22 aired last Sunday, and in the...
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Letters of the week, June 28


This week: more rip-off car repairs, a diplomatic incident and DVLA cherished numbers.
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End of the road: Andy Wilman on his final Top Gear


Top Gear as we know it has ended. Its executive producer, Andy Wilman, reflects on the unlikely achievement of a bunch of middle-aged blokes who just...
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Clarkson, Hammond and May to announce their return...


They have been absent from screens since March but now Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are poised to announce not one but two new programmes...
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Clarkson recorded voiceover for Top Gear episode after...


You're fired. . . er, hang on, could you just finish what you were working on? Weeks after being unceremoniously dropped by the BBC...