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Some say… Top Gear’s new Stig is – a woman!

Is German racing driver and Nurburgring specialist Sabine Schmitz really the new Stig? SPECULATION is growing about the identity of the new Stig, with many sources suggesting that it may be… a woman. Who’s the new man – or woman – behind the helmet? The latest mystery racing driver on the BBC’s hugely popular TV […]

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Three wise men’s cars join Top Gear exhibition

Top Gear’s “three wise men” discuss their route across the Middle East. TOP Gear fans can now see the cars from The Three Wise Men Christmas Special, in the World of Top Gear exhibition at Beaulieu. For this year’s adventure, the Top Gear producers sent presenters Jeremy, Richard and James on their most dangerous challenge […]

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Ferrari 458 Italia adds to its trophy cabinet

The gorgeous Ferrari 458 Italia adds to its already bulging trophy cabinet. FERRARI’S award-winning 458 Italia has scooped another award having been named Performance Car of the Year 2010 by Car magazine. “The 458 Italia is an extraordinary Ferrari and a deserving winner of Car’s Performance Car of the Year award,” said Phil McNamara, editor […]

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Stig’s R500 makes its final journey – some say . . .

The Caterham R500 which embarassed supercars on Top Gear’s test track in the hands of the Stig, is retiring from active service. THE Caterham Superlight R500 in which Top Gear’s Stig set the programme’s test track alight is making its final journey before being retired from active service. The R500 CC, which embarrassed many more […]

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Vietnam bikes join World of Top Gear

TWO motorcycles that featured in the 2008 Top Gear Vietnam Special have been purchased by the National Motor Museum at a recent Bonhams auction.  They are now on display in the museum’s popular World of Top Gear exhibition. The motorcycles, a 1967 Piaggio Vespa 150cc VBC Super and a c.1973 Honda 50cc Chaly took part […]

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