• Mar 16, 2009
If life without new episodes of Top Gear is too depressing to bear, you only have a few months to wait for Series 13. Clarkson, Hammond, May and the Stig will be back for more automotive mayhem in June. The terrific trio will undoubtedly have a whole new arsenal of automotive hi-jinx waiting for us in the new series, but those stunts will have to come cheaper than in previous series. To keep the show in the black during tough times, Top Gear took a substantial budget hit. On the Top Gear blog, Executive Producer Andy Wilman noted that the show was already running on a drum-tight budget, and that 2009 cuts will be evident in the final product. We hope not, but we're sure that the guys at Top Gear will air nothing short of an innovative and entertaining Series 13.

[Source: Final Gear]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      Thats too long..........
      • 5 Years Ago
      OMG! They might be forced to do real auto reviews rather than silly stunts! Oh! The Humanity!
      • 5 Years Ago
      June is going to be a blue ribbon month. The return of Top Gear and a new season of "The Closer".

      Now if we can only delay the start of hurricane season.
      • 5 Years Ago
      "Clarkson, Hammond, May and the Stig will be back for more automotive mayhem in June. The terrific trio.... "

      Isn't that (4 people) a quartet??? :-)

      A: Hi, so we've got this quarter. There're three of us, me and my brother...
      B: You have a brother !?
      A: No, why...
      • 5 Years Ago
      Well Top Gear - Russia is going on right now for those who need a TG fix...
      • 5 Years Ago
      Maybe they could get back to reviewing cars? I like the entertainment/humor aspect, but sometimes I think it's on a bit thick. wonder if they lay-off the Stig in this season...
        • 5 Years Ago
        @Jakesnake1294

        I guess you've never seen any of Clarkson's "normal" car reviews from the old Top Gear of the '90s. They are nothing like the reviews that are on Motor Week, trust me. Clarkson doing an ordinary roadtest on a Peugeot is more entertaining and informing than you might think.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Cawfebug, that's what Fifth Gear's for =D
        • 5 Years Ago
        @Quattroporte

        I'd prefer reviews like he did with the Ford Fiesta in the mall etc.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Amen. More car reviews and more team vs. crappy cars. Less supercars vs. random form of transport. It got old after the 5th time.

        And there is no such thing as too much Stig.
      • 5 Years Ago
      • 5 Years Ago
      excellent news. the tighter budget doesn't bother me though. The cheap-car challenges were always the most interesting features anyway.
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