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What's The Best Automotive TV Show? #YouTellUs
What's The Best Automotive TV Show? #YouTellUs

Today we ask which TV car show is your favorite. The variety of shows on TV that are automotive related in some nature is mind boggling. From automotive repo shows and Overhaulin', to Top Gear and MotorWeek, there's something for everyone. Many car enthusiasts will tell you that Top Gear is the car...Read More»

Top Gear Stage Another Electric Car Stunt
Top Gear's Electric Car Stunt, Ferrari Crash: Car News May 13, 2011

BBC's Top Gear is at it again with electric car stunts. After already having its fun with the Tesla Roadster, Top Gear was caught filming a dead Nissan Leaf. We can't wait to see the electrifying footage. [AllCarsElectric] Furthering our notion that a campaign for saving the Ferraris is needed...Read More»

Tesla versus Top Gear
The Tesla Versus TopGear Lawsuit So Far: Quick Recap

EV maker Tesla and U.K. TV car show TopGear are soon to be locked in a battle, this time in the courtroom rather than on the airwaves and front pages: Tesla is dredging up the past, suing the BBC and the television show for an episode that aired back in December, 2008. The segment, despite praising...Read More»

Screencap from Isle of Tune
SocialCarNews Has A Belated Holiday Gift For You -- Five, In Fact

We should've had our act together by the time Hanukkah rolled around. Now, Christmas has come and gone, and still, we've given you nothing -- well, unless you count all the news and games and apps and videos and other useful stuff we throw your way most weekdays. But apart from that: nothing. We'll...Read More»

Mrs Stig
Top Gear Crowns Sexiest Fan (Mrs. Stig) Monthly

Everyone who knows about TopGear loves it. With good reason! TopGear loves to be loved (don't we all), and they love their fans. TopGear has started a new fan of the month contest. This is no ordinary fan of the month contest. You need to upload a picture(s) of yourself in a "natty fancy dress...Read More»

Today at High Gear Media: Volt Charging, Smart USA Calling

The new car from Smart USA will come from Nissan, in the form of a five-door rebadged Micra. Daimler gives its blessing, in case you were worried. [GreenCarReports] The 2011 Chevy Volt's 240V charger costs the same as five AppleTVs...but they don't cost $1475 to install. [GreenCarReports] Oh, so...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Today at High Gear Media: Sonata Steering, Paris Previews

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is being checked out for a steering defect--not an official recall, but the stirrings of one? [TheCarConnection] Fiat is signing up 165 Chrysler dealers to sell the teensy 500 and possibly some Alfa Romeos. [TheCarConnection] A trio of High Gear Media editors have driven the...Read More»

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson
Seven Best Quotes From BBC Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

The BBC's Top Gear television show is an endless source of entertainment, debate, and amusement for car fans all over the world. As is its tall, acerbic, and frequently profane host, Jeremy Clarkson. Just a brief browse through his columns will prove the point. It's important to remember that Top...Read More»

Special BEV Ford Focus for Jay Leno
Ford Builds Special Focus EV For Jay Leno's New Show

The Jay Leno Comedy Show doesn't debut until next week, but details have already emerged about the program's "Green Car Challenge" (an eco-friendly version of Top Gear's "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" segment). Apparently, the vehicle that Tom Cruise and others will be driving is a very special...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera V6
Lunch Break Video: Top Gear Races Mail Service In Porsche Panamera

It's easy to bash the postal service. In this age of email, SMS, and Twitter, snail mail seems slower than ever. So it's only natural that the friendly folks at Top Gear decided to race a letter 900 miles over land and sea from drop box to inbox. Of course, they give themselves a leg-up by doing it...Read More»

1977 Volkswagen Rabbit
A 70-MPG Rabbit? Top Gear Thinks So

Top Gear America has decided that hybrids are boring.  Boring.  I know, it's hard to believe but not everyone gets excited by watching their dash readout telling them that they saved an extra tablespoon of gas on this trip to the video store, but apparently at Top Gear they don't.  They like...Read More»

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