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  • Top Gear to build super-high mileage car for only $7k

    Top Gear is out to show the world that you don’t need a brand new hybrid car with a $25k price tag to be eco friendly. Their goal: Build a car that can get 70 mpg for only $7,000 and can hit 60 MPH in under 7 seconds. It’s called…The Sipster. Read More

  • Th!nk City Car reviewed Top Gear-style

    Oh man, I love me some Top Gear. The cinematography is great, the humour is British, and the cars are fast. The show does have a certain way of reviewing vehicles that sometimes borders on stupidity. Take the Tesla review, “an astonishing technical achievement…it’s just a shame that in the real world, it just doesn’t seem to work.” What, really? Anyway, these… Read More

  • Tesla accuses Top Gear of foul play in roadster test

    In case you missed it, British auto show Top Gear took a Tesla Roadster for a drive and found it exciting but unreliable, as both cars appeared to fail on the track. Tesla alleges that the BBC either misrepresented or actually made up one or both of the problems in an effort to play on viewer expectations for an all-electric sports car. Read More

  • Top Gear throws around the Tesla Roadster

    The Tesla Roadster is a must-have vehicle for any Californian-based venture capitalist or Silicon Valley suit. The Top Gear crew took the electric roadster and ran it through the paces. I don’t think the results are surprising. It’s quick, not a track car, and kind of a pain in the boot. Clarkston explains it best, but it doesn’t seem that this car is exactly meant… Read More