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'Top Gear' host drives 'world's tiniest car' for our viewing pleasure
msnNow ^ | 02/05/2013

Posted on 02/05/2013 5:21:57 PM PST by KevinDavis

Jeremy Clarkson, the oft-offensive co-host of the long-running BBC car show "Top Gear," has frequently sacrificed his bod and critical sphincter control for the show's various challenges and stunts. Here we see Clarkson behind the wheel of the "smallest car in the world," a fully street-legal vehicle allegedly designed by Clarkson himself. Apart from looking hilarious, there are a variety of downsides to piloting the world's tiniest car, which Clarkson discovers in quick succession.

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TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: topgear
Here is the video:

http://youtu.be/jAptCdalzug
1 posted on 02/05/2013 5:22:05 PM PST by KevinDavis
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To: KevinDavis

And here is the VW hovercar:
http://www.flixxy.com/volkswagen-levitating-car.htm


2 posted on 02/05/2013 5:23:24 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: KevinDavis

Otherwise known as a lawnmower in the US, lol.


3 posted on 02/05/2013 5:29:33 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: KevinDavis

Top Gear’s this houses’ favorite show! Two teenage son’s and a car-nut Dad love this show.

BTW: I thought that tiny blue thing Clarkson drove down the halls of BBC was the worlds smallest car? This thing looks bigger than that “Nano” did.


4 posted on 02/05/2013 5:31:51 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: KevinDavis
Top Gear is one of the best programs left on television, and Brit to boot.
5 posted on 02/05/2013 5:31:59 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: KevinDavis

Jeremy Clarkson is among my favorite TV personalities and he hates Piers Morgan to boot.


6 posted on 02/05/2013 5:31:59 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
Of course he does! Jeremy has talent.
7 posted on 02/05/2013 5:33:03 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: KevinDavis

This is THE FUNNIEST SHOW ON TELEVISION. Even those not interested in cars will have tons of laughs watching this show.. THE BEST! Anyone with Netflix should check it out (The original British version, not the newer American one).


8 posted on 02/05/2013 5:33:52 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: cripplecreek

I should say so; Clarkson punched Morgan.


9 posted on 02/05/2013 5:34:08 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: hinckley buzzard

I follow Clarkson, May, and Hammond on twitter and they carry on like best of friends pretty much all the time.

Just today Clarkson said that he and Hammond were going to the prime ministers house and its not about gay marriage.


10 posted on 02/05/2013 5:34:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Army Air Corps
Clarkson posted this on twitter a couple weeks ago.

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11 posted on 02/05/2013 5:36:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Pure terror on the dual carriageway.


12 posted on 02/05/2013 5:41:18 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: KevinDavis

Did he say “A lot of poo shot out then”? LOL


13 posted on 02/05/2013 5:41:31 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: gorush

Another favorite.

Top Gear Jeremy Drives a Reliant Robin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bIn_ZgHJaE


14 posted on 02/05/2013 5:43:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: KevinDavis

I see his problem. He’s driving on the wrong side of the road. ;-)


15 posted on 02/05/2013 5:48:27 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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bookmarking


16 posted on 02/05/2013 5:51:48 PM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: usconservative

PEEL 50 was the tiny blue car, and I say it’s still smaller than the P45, but this was a hysterical episode.


17 posted on 02/05/2013 5:52:36 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: cripplecreek

The Reliant Robin show is one of my all-time favs! Another fun one is the challenge road trip in Viet Nam.


18 posted on 02/05/2013 6:03:28 PM PST by Calm_Cool_and_Elected (" Undecided Voter: someone who parades their stupidity as proof of their morality." ~David Burge)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

Jimmy Carr is my favorite guest on Top Gear. They play the music from The Omen when he comes out because he trashes their cars so bad.


19 posted on 02/05/2013 6:08:00 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

The Trip in India was another excellent show.


20 posted on 02/05/2013 6:09:30 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: KevinDavis

The small wheels & narrow wheelbase makes the machine unstable, as can be seen in the video. Hitting a pothole - something real bad is gonna happen. If you hit a curb head on & hard, its gonna flip forward, your head & that plastic bubble are gonna be a battering ram on the concrete. The bubble needs a wiper & probably will fog up inside real easy - instant blindness.

Some might say that it is safer than a motorcycle, but I disagree. The motorcycle is far more agile & stable. Visibility has to be better that that bubble. You can always get off in a hurry if you need to.


21 posted on 02/05/2013 6:45:10 PM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: KevinDavis

That is a pretty funny show


22 posted on 02/05/2013 7:06:17 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: cripplecreek

We also love Top Gear, especially knowing that Clarkson punched Piers Morgan. : )

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=r_2ZsMFY0fg&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dr_2ZsMFY0fg


23 posted on 02/05/2013 8:01:15 PM PST by broken_clock (Nuke'm til they glow, then shoot'em in the dark.)
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To: cripplecreek
The Trip in India was another excellent show.

Actually they reckon that one was bit rubbish (They forgot the idea is messing about in cars)

This year they went on the internet, bought 3 used wagons for under ₤1500, and set off to find the source of the Nile. (February viewing)

24 posted on 02/05/2013 10:55:44 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: KevinDavis

The Most Economic Car in the World will be on sale next year:

Better than Electric Car !!! 258 miles/gallon: IPO 2010 in Shanghai

This is a single-seat car.
From conception to production: 3 years and the company is headquartered in Hamburg , Germany .
It will be selling for 4000 Yuan, equivalent to US $600..

Gas tank capacity = 1.7 gallons
Speed = 74.6 Miles/hour
Fuel efficiency = 258 miles/gallon
Travel distance with a full tank = 404 miles


25 posted on 02/05/2013 11:00:43 PM PST by dalereed
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