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    Video: The Stig breaks into Lotus F1 HQ
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    As Top Gear's mysterious test driver, The Stig has driven just about everything on wheels – and more than a few things without. But an F1 car? That still remains a rarity, even on Top Gear. That all changes in this latest promo clip, though. The video shows what happened when his Royal ...

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    Video: Audi RS6 driven by former Stig Ben Collins egged on in 'The Duel'
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    Apparently driving a 553-horsepower Audi RS6 Avant with carbon-fiber egg launchers that shoot paint-filled eggs is what Stigs do when they retire from Top Gear. And unfortunately for stuntman Damien Walters, he happens to be the target. Walters – on foot with his paint-eggs and no ...

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    Video: Watch Top Gear USA try to outrun The Stig in an apocalyptic Camry
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    The Stig makes his return to Top Gear USA on the History Channel tonight, though it looks like the circumstances could be better. The upside is that Rutledge Wood, Adam Ferrara and Tanner Foust appear to have built themselves a Road-Warrior-iffic late-1990s Toyota Camry complete with an electric ...

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    This Stig-inspired chair looks absolutely torturous
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    We're not sure how seriously to take this Stig chair from Veraseri Designs. Is it furniture? Artwork? A play on the Stig's elusive, mysterious character? Adam Krehbiel, the creator, says the chair is ideal for transporting your Stig from the "Stig Farm" to wherever he is needed and, in case of an ...

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    Infographic: Top Gear Test Track data going back to 2002
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    We've found an infographic for those who want to know everything there is to know about the Top Gear Test Track. The visualized data set comes courtesy of Boost Labs, which is a design and technology firm that has a passion for cars embedded deep within its corporate culture. Since Top Gear is ...

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    Video: What should Top Gear do to celebrate its next Facebook milestone... blow up a Veyron?
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    The blokes at "Top Gear" love their Facebook friends so much, that when they got 10 million fans, Jeremy Clarkson recorded a short personal thank you. Well, as personal as Clarkson can get anyway. And the Stig showed his appreciation by exploding a caravan (video after the jump). But the batty ...

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    Stig family stickers are a nifty stocking stuffer [UPDATE]
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    Those cutesy stick-figure window stickers that tell the world you have three kids and a cat? So lame. If you must advertise the entire family tree on your minivan's back window, and you're a fan of Top Gear, there's a better solution. Gearhead's Stig family sticker set includes the Stig, a Mrs. ...

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    Official: New Top Gear edition TomTom satnav features Stig Mode
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    Top Gear fans who go orgasmic at the first note of Jeremy Clarkson's dulcet tones will be happy to hear that TomTom has released a new GPS soaked in the world's favorite car show. As previously rumored, the TomTom Go Live Top Gear Edition sat nav features driving directions narrated by Jezza, as ...

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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson voicepack coming to TomTom navigation
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    Way back when, animated characters were voiced by anonymous folks with great pipes. These days, you need A-list celebs to sell pixelated fish and other playthings. The disembodied and slightly stilted voices of navigation systems appear to be going the same way, and Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson ...

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    Video: Richard Hammond, Stig test Lamborghini Aventador for Top Gear
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    Here's your official spoiler alert warning, as the following video is taken from a Top Gear episode that has yet to air on this side of the Atlantic. Top Gear tests automobiles that are pure dream fuel for the average enthusiast. The Top Gear Test Track has pushed truly tenacious machines to the ...

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    Study: What is the No. 1 dream job of British men? Being a Top Gear host [w/poll]
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    That being a presenter on the hit TV BBC show Top Gear is the dream job of nearly a third of British men isn't surprising in the least. After all, what red-blooded male wouldn't relish the opportunity to drive the very latest (and often enough, the very fastest) automobiles every single day of ...

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    Featured: Top Gear USA Season 2 Preview, with bonus Stig lap [w/video]
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    America's very own version of Top Gear is set to hit airwaves for its second season. A new round of hijinks on the History Channel begins July 24. Seeing as the Top Gear Test Track sits just 15 minutes from your author's house, we thought it might be nice to pop in and pay the guys a visit. We ...

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    Video: McLaren MP4-12C celebrates second-quickest Power Lap time on Top Gear
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    Ford versus Chevrolet. Porsche 911 vs Nissan GT-R. Audi versus Peugeot. The car business is full of rivalries, but few are as competitive as Ferrari versus McLaren. The two outfits have been at each other's throats for decades around the grand prix circuit. But as tight as the competition is ...

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    Report: Some say... the BBC may sue a UK paper over its Stig lookalike ad
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    The BBC and Top Gear are none too pleased with London's free daily newspaper, Metro. Why the frosty feelings? The newspaper recently ran a large ad to promote a green-themed motoring event, and used a Stig-like character in the spot. The driver, called Clive, is wearing a white racing suit ...

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    EV Cup calendar brings electric racing, former Stig to California [w/video]
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    It's said that racing improves the breed, and if ever there was a breed of vehicles that needs improving, it's electric ones. The EV Cup is a racing series designed to encourage this very thing, and the announcement of its official 2011 inaugural calendar reveals dates at Laguna Seca in November ...

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    Ben "The Stig" Collins names the five worst cars he's ever driven
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    Over the course of his years donning the white suit and helmet for Top Gear, pro driver Ben Collins has had the chance to drive an enviably wide array of cars. Their track times all went up on the power lap board, but there are better ways of evaluating how a car handles under pressure – ...

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    Video: Stig does donuts in Mitsubishi Evo-based London taxi
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    Top Gear Live is the traveling version of the world's greatest show about cars. Part of that extravaganza includes The Stig, and he likes to showcase his driving talents to the crowd. One thing that doesn't require much skill, however, is a burnout. Supply Stiggy with a proper car, let him ...

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    Top Gear blokes get death threats after jabs at Wales?
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    If you thought you were going to make it through a week without hearing about how the wily hosts of Top Gear ruffled someone's feathers, think again. According to WhatsOnTv, James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond have begun receiving death threats after making disparaging comments about ...

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    Top Gear UK opens new season with drive-by Stig shooting session
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    If we didn't know any better, we'd think there was still some bad blood between Ben Collins and the hosts of Top Gear. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond all took a few pot shots at cardboard cutouts of the Stig during this week's episode while trying their respective hands at the art ...

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    Some Say He's Tiff Needell: Fifth Gear host back at Top Gear to fill in for The Stig?
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    Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. No, we're not going anywhere, but there's a race on. After Ben Collins revealed himself to be The Stig, there will be a new one to replace him. And once he, she or it is in place, the speculation of The Stig's real identity will start afresh. So who's ...

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