Many uk car buyers and car enthusiasts are keen fans of BBC’s Top Gear. The show has had its fair share of presenters over the years, so here we are going to take a look at some of the favourite cars of former and present presenters of the top hit show.
Jeremy Clarkson was the original frontman of Top Gear and he was very honest about his opinions of cars. In 2019 during an exclusive interview, Jeremy Clarkson said the Lexus LFA was the best car he’s ever driven. Clarkson first drove the car in 2013 and it is fair to say that the Lexus LFA remains one of the world-famous car journalist’s favourite cars of all time.
In all the years of Richard Hammond’s successful career as a car journalist and presenter, he has always made it very clear to his audience that he is a big fan of Lamborghini. So there is no surprise that one of his favourite cars of all time is the Lamborghini Miura, which many car enthusiasts claim to be one of the best supercars of all time.
James May may have the unfortunate nickname of “Captain Slow” but his favourite car of all time is considerably fast. The Toyota Supra is a thrilling sports car which would be quite difficult for James May to be very slow in. James May is known for giving fair and honest reviews, so we will take his word for the Toyota Supra being a high quality car.
Chris Evans was the frontman of Top Gear for a couple of years and during his time presenting the show he was very impressed with most of the cars he reviewed. In an article Chris Evans wrote for the Daily Mail, he said his favourite car is Ferrari 250 GTO and he thinks of this car at least five times a day, wow this really must be his favourite car!
Friends star and former Top Gear presenter, Matt LeBlanc is a fan of cars and he was very excited about the cars he reviewed during his time as a professional car enthusiast and presenter. His character in Friends, Joey was a big fan of Porsche and Matt LeBlanc is a big fan of Porsche also in real life. His favourite car is believed to be the 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
Rory Reid is an award-winning automotive journalist. He particularly is a fan of in-car technology. His favourite car is an electric car, because he believes strongly in cars having the latest technology. Most recently, Rory published online that The Kia EV6 is currently his favourite electric car.
Chris Harris is an automotive journalist and racing driver and he is a current host of Top Gear. Like Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris is a big fan of Porsche and his favourite car of all time is the 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring. It is a very sleek and sophisticated modern car, so there is no surprise about why it is Chris Harris’ favourite car.
Freddie Flintoff is a former sportsperson and he turned his passion for sports into a passion for cars. Surprisingly, Freddie Flintoff’s favourite car is not actually a car, it is a pickup truck. It is the Rivian R1T pick-up truck as it reportedly ticked so many of his boxes.
For many years Paddy McGuiness has been known for being one of the UK’s most popular comedians. However, he is currently a host of Top Gear and he has now moved his attention to cars. Paddy McGuiness’ favourite car is the latest Porsche Taycan, as Paddy is the owner of this car and he is frequently seen driving the luxury car.
We hope you have enjoyed our blog on the favourite cars of former and present Top Gear presenters. It is interesting to see the types of cars these celebrities enjoy driving and you may even share some favourite cars with the Top Gear presenters.