The changing face of Top Gear
“Yes! We’re older, we’re fatter, we’re greyer. But we’re back!”
“A few years ago we staged a race across London. We used a car, public transport, bicycle, and a speed boat down the river Thames. And it was one of our more genuinely interesting tests.”
“We decided we would re-run the race.”
It’s true, they did. In Episode 5 of Series 10, in fact. More than a few years, as it turns out. Way back in 2007, and over half of the run of the series ago.
Thanks to the wonders of digital recordings, this gives us something of a unique opportunity to compare the setup for the two races, and really highlight how this show has changed in the last eight years.
To do that, we need to rewind time…
Now you’re not going to get any Daily Mail crap here. I still think that Top Gear is a great show. I just think that it used to be a greater show, and this particular challenge really reveals to me how...
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