• Aug 25, 2008

All around the world, thousands upon thousands of automotive enthusiasts wait with baited breath, remote controls, YouTube clicks and torrent downloads for new episodes of Top Gear. Some satiate their cravings with Final Gear in the meantime, but as Clarkson and company seek to rebuild the British empire one commercial deal at a time, soon we'll have two new series to keep our interests piqued. Because not only are we getting our own version of Top Gear here in the United States, so our own mates down in Australia.

While the American pilot has already been shot, Down Under they're just gearing up, and they're now accepting applications for tickets to the filming of the first episode of Top Gear Australia. So if you live in the Outback, put down your boomerang and ride your kangaroo Holden over to the Special Broadcasting Service website to fill out the form.

[Source: SBS via FinalGear.com]



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      • 6 Years Ago
      I wonder if these ones are just as useless as the ones here for Top Gear America?
      • 6 Years Ago
      I guarantee this will be better than the US version.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Why?
          • 6 Years Ago
          epyx, you apparently don't understand. The US is to be bashed at every turn. Anything the US does is vastly inferior to anything any other country does. As soon as you get that through your head, you'll be accepted to the collective.
        • 6 Years Ago
        thick accents, duh
      • 6 Years Ago
      Being familiar with these three guys' work, the show will be as witless and stale as the original version. The only consolation perhaps will be that SBS' monotonous hyperpromotion of the show will last no longer than 6 months before the morons put a bullet between the eyes of this pathetic mutant clone.

      Sorry for the vitriol but I just cant stand it when people try to capitalize off of other peoples ideas, especially when I didn't like the idea in the first place! Less blathering idiots and more car analysis!
      • 6 Years Ago
      It looks like they got a gay porn star for the Captain Slow slot. :-)
        • 6 Years Ago
        As well as Ron Jeremy and Justin Timberlake. Should make a caravaning episode very interesting.
      • 6 Years Ago
      "So if you live in the Outback, put down your boomerang and ride your kangaroo Holden over to the Special Broadcasting Service website to fill out the form."

      Oooh, boy! Very droll...
      • 6 Years Ago
      @ epyx

      Australians have a similar sense of humour to the Brits.

      hint hint.