Top Gear

  • BBC rapped over latest Top Gear 'racial' slur July 29, 2014

    London: Britain's broadcasting watchdog criticised the BBC on Monday after Jeremy Clarkson, presenter of motoring programme Top Gear, used an "offensive racial term" in an episode on Myanmar. Regulator Ofcom said that Clarkson's use of the word "slope", as slang for a person of Asian origin, was potentially offensive and that...
  • Ambassador car ranked the best taxi in the world by Top Gear July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: It may have lost out to the more modern competitors from Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Toyota and Honda but the good old Ambassador car, that once ruled the roost in India, has just been voted as the world's best taxi by global automotive programme Top Gear. In a show,...
  • Ambassador car ranked the best taxi in the world by Top Gear July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: It may have lost out to the more modern competitors from Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Toyota and Honda but the good old Ambassador car, that once ruled the roost in India, has just been voted as the world's best taxi by global automotive programme Top Gear. In a show, which...
  • BBC host in racism row after mocking India December 31, 2011

    London: Controversial TV personality Jeremy Clarkson has once again been accused of racism after mocking Indian culture in a 'Top Gear' Christmas Special on BBC. Viewers were furious after Clarkson staged a series of 'Carry On' style digs at India's trains, toilets, clothing, food and history, The Daily Mail reported. At...
  • BBC's mystery driver in Top Gear revealed June 22, 2009

    London: After years of keeping his identity secret, former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has revealed he is "The Stig", the anonymous professional test car driver from BBC motoring show Top Gear. Each episode of the cult show, which has been sold to television channels around the...