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    Video: Top Gear pits V8 supercar against stunt plane, Komatsu tractor

    Traditional motorsports pit a bunch of roughly equivalent vehicles over a course to find out which driver has the most skill and which car has the right tweaks to score a victory against the competitors. But Top Gear is anything but traditional. It decided to stage two very different kinds of ...

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    ETC: The best place to get your Top Gear fix online has been thwacked by lawyers

    The website Final Gear is one of the premiere fan sites for Top Gear on the Internet. For over a decade, it has been providing followers of the show and its spinoffs with BitTorrent links for the episodes and gave people a place to discuss all things related. However, the site was hobbled on July ...

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    Report: Top Gear Australia cancelled

    Apparently, even with a proven script, replicating the success of the most beloved automotive show on television isn't as easy as it sounds. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian version of Top Gear has been canceled. After the initial report, host Steve Pizzati sent out a ...

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    Video: Top Gear Australia tries towing a 600-ton truck

    Everyone knows the danger of exceeding your vehicle's tow rating. Perils aplenty await those foolhardy enough to brush off manufacturer recommendations, including nuked transmissions, en fuego brakes and popped head gaskets, to name just a few. But what happens when you put a standard-duty ...

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    VIDEO: Top Gear Australia electric car build-off, Aussie rules style

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    While they might lack the comedic punch of their seasoned British co-frères, the presenters at Top Gear Australia don't seem to have any electric car "issues". Indeed, in a recent episode they even held their own battery-powered build-off. ...

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    Top Gear Australia 2: Back with a vengeance(?)

    Top Gear's planned takeover of the world hasn't been going as well as scripted, and it's not because the Poles or the French actually put up a fight this time. The American series got axed before it even began, and the Australian version has turned out to be a big disappointment. But the producers ...

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    Top Gear Live lambasted for using fake Ferraris

    Proving once again that Top Gear, in all its forms, is a show meant solely for entertainment are new accusations that the Ferraris driven by stuntmen at last week's Top Gear Live event in Sydney didn't exactly hail from Maranello. In fact, it seems that the cars really originated from Sagamihara, ...

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    VIDEO: Top Gear Australia picks top three movie chase scenes

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    Top Gear Australia put together a shortlist of what it considers the three best movie car chase scenes ever: Ronin, Gone in 60 Seconds, and The Matrix Reloaded. Out of those three entrants, we'd probably give ...

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    Top Gear Australia replacing Charlie Cox?

    Anyone who's been watching the original Top Gear knows it took a bit of switcheroo to get the chemistry right before things really took off (James May replaced the rotundish Jason Dawe after Series 1 of the current show concluded), and TG Australia is no different. Charlie Cox (the bloke on the ...

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    Top Gear Australia responds to damage criticism

    BBC's Top Gear is the undisputed leader when it comes to producing entertaining automotive-related content on television. So popular are the show's antics that the franchise has branched out into the Australian market and should be airing Top Gear America here in the States soon. Recently, though, ...

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    Top Gear Australia in trouble for damaging cars

    Australia gave us the word "hoon," and the Aussie version of Top Gear apparently features three of them in presenters Charlie Cox, Warren Brown, and Steve Pizzati. The trio's habit of hooning for local audiences has seen them rack up a repair bill close to $AUS 200,000 for the cars they've damaged ...

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    Top Gear Australia already in trouble after two episodes

    So we've downloaded the first two episodes of Top Gear Australia, and our assessment of the series so far seems to be right in line with how Aussie nationals are receiving their own home brew version of the wildly popular Brit-based car show. Viewership for the first episode that aired September ...

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    VIDEO: Top Gear Australia releases new teaser commercial

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    Top Gear has become a world-wide phenomenon over the years, and the U.S. isn't the only country that has a local spin-off on the way. Australia boasts one million Top Gear viewers, and show producers are hoping their locally produced version of the iconic ...

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    Details surface on Aussie Top Gear pilot

    Mark your calendars Top Gear fans, because the first episode of the new Australian series is almost upon us. As we reported previously, the first of eight episodes forming the pilot season Down Under will air on September 29, but following the preview video that was released last week, details of ...

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    Take a sneak peek at Top Gear Australia

    Going through Top Gear withdrawals? It's understandable. In lieu of mind-altering drugs, may we suggest watching a video of the new Australian crew doing their best Clarkson, May and Hammond impressions? All right, what do we see here? There's a bright yellow Lotus, a ridiculously long Hummer limo, ...

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    First Australian Top Gear episode to air Sept 29

    Mark your calendars, gearheads. The Special Broadcasting Service in Australia has confirmed that the first episode of Aussie Top Gear will air on Monday, September 29. The show will apparently have a regular slot at 7:30 in the SBS Monday night line-up, featuring all manner of Holdens, Ford Falcons ...

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    The Line Forms Here Down Under: Top Gear Australia begins filming

    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 ...


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