The Top Gear guys have finally gotten their hands on the new 2008 BMW M3 coupe and have decided to pit it against the 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG and the 2008 Audi RS4. Watch Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May duel it out in this really exciting episode of Top Gear.
A quick rundown of the competitors:
2008 BMW M3: 4.0 liter V8 /414 horsepower.
2008 Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG: 6.3 liter V8 / 451 horsepower.
2008 Audi RS4: 4.2 liter V8 Quattro / 420 horsepower.
Jeremy Clarkson takes an Audi A8 Diesel across Great Brittan in an 800 miles trek from London to Edinburgh on one tank of gas . . . this means he will be averaging 40 mpg in a car that can go from 0-60mph in 6 seconds and has a top speed of 150mph. We need these cars in the USA badly!
Here’s the clip . . .it’s very cool . . . you have to see this. . .
Why, when there is so much to risk, do we desire to go fast . . . Jeremy Clarkson explores this question in his documentary about speed on BBC. This is part one of his series called “The Century of Speed.”
The TopGear presentors (James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond) are participating in a 24 hour endurance race at Silverstone. Their car, a used BMW 330i turbo-diesel. In leiu of Audi’s successful R10 TDI leMans victories, they set out to see how a road going car will fair in this grueling race of will and test of reliability.
James May and Jeremy Clarkson take a special Toyota 4X4 Hilux diesel for a race against Richard Hammond and a team of dogs to the North Pole. This has been broken into 8 parts and they are all here. Just scroll down sequentially and enjoy 🙂