65 Top Gear Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of the best top gear quotations and slogans. We've compiled this selection of inspirational top gear quotes. Hopefully, these top gear quotes will keep you motivated not only during hard times but to expand your top gear knowledge!

Top 10 Top Gear Quotes (BEST)

  1. Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you. — Jeremy Clarkson
  2. Mexican cars are just going to be lazy, feckless, flatulent, overweight, leaning against a fence asleep looking at a cactus with a blanket with a hole in the middle on as a coat. — Richard Hammond
  3. I'm sorry, but having an Aston Martin DB9 on the drive and not driving it is a bit like having Keira Knightley in your bed and sleeping on the couch. — Jeremy Clarkson
  4. Change gear, change gear, check mirror, murder a prostitute, change gear, change gear, murder. That's a lot of effort in a day. — Sayings
  5. A turbo: exhaust gasses go into the turbocharger and spin it, witchcraft happens and you go faster. — Jeremy Clarkson
  6. No, it will never have enough power until I can spin the wheels at the end of the straightaway in high gear. Too much power is never enough. — Mark Donohue
  7. This car is more fun than the entire French air force crashing into a firework factory. — Jeremy Clarkson
  8. The Suzuki Wagon R should be avoided like unprotected sex with an Ethiopian transvestite — Jeremy Clarkson
  9. [on the BMW X3] If you are clinically insane, by which I mean you wake up in the morning and think you are an onion, here's your car. — Jeremy Clarkson
  10. Telling people at a dinner party you drive a Nissan Almera is like telling them you've got the Ebola virus and you're about to sneeze. — Jeremy Clarkson

Short Top Gear Quotes

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  • I don't understand bus lanes. Why do poor people have to get to places quicker than I do? — Jeremy Clarkson
  • Ooh good I've got syphilis, the BEST of the sexually transmitted diseases. — Jeremy Clarkson
  • The Americans lecture the world on democracy and then won’t let me turn the traction control off! — Jeremy Clarkson
  • Koenigsegg are saying that the CCX is more comfortable. More comfortable than what BEING STABBED? — Jeremy Clarkson
  • It couldn't pull a greased stick out of a pig's bottom — Jeremy Clarkson
  • Getting an award on Top Gear is better than getting a Grammy. — Jay Kay
  • Power dressing is combat gear for the trip to the top. — Valerie Steele
  • If there's one thing I can't stand, it's not being noticed. — Steve Sabol
  • Usually, a Range Rover would be beaten away from the lights by a diesel powered wheelbarrow. — Jeremy Clarkson
  • I’d like to consider Ferrari as a scaled down version of God. — Jeremy Clarkson
Top gear quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

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This is the Renault Espace, probably the best of the people carriers. Not that that's much to shout about. That's like saying “Ooh good I've got syphilis, the BEST of the sexually transmitted diseases.” — Jeremy Clarkson

The Buddha, the Godhead, resides quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean the Buddha - which is to demean oneself. — Robert M. Pirsig

I mean its a weekly occurrence that somebody will complain that Top Gear was on last night - and you just sit back and wait for the complaints. But if you start to pay attention to everyones concerns, you end up with something bland and boring. So you sort of have to ignore everybody in order to do the show how we want to do it. — Jeremy Clarkson

I don't often agree with the RSPCA as I believe it is an animal's duty to be on my plate at supper time. — Jeremy Clarkson

Now we get quite a lot of complaints that we don't feature enough affordable cars on the show so we'll kick off tonight with the cheapest Ferrari of them all! — Jeremy Clarkson

Some say he never blinks, and that he roams around the woods at night foraging for wolves. All we know is he’s called the Stig. — Jeremy Clarkson

If you were to buy a [BMW] 6-series, I recommend you select reverse when leaving friends’ houses so they don’t see its backside. — Jeremy Clarkson

Acting is a sport. On stage you must be ready to move like a tennis player on his toes. Your concentration must be keen, your reflexes sharp; your body and mind are in top gear, the chase is on. Acting is energy. In the theatre people pay to see energy. — Clive Swift

This is just the happiest car in the world! I shall call it Oliver! Not that we'd ever name a car on Top Gear. I wish I hadn't said that. — Richard Hammond

Driving most supercars is like trying to manhandle a cow up a back staircase, but this is like smearing honey onto Keira Knightley. — Jeremy Clarkson

Whenever I’m suffering from insomnia, I just look at a picture of a Toyota Camry and I’m straight off. — Jeremy Clarkson

Some say he isn’t machine washable, and all his potted plants are called ‘Steve’. All we know is he’s called the Stig. — Richard Hammond

The air conditioning in Lamborghinis used to be an asthmatic sitting in the dashboard blowing at you through a straw. — Jeremy Clarkson

Throughout the Arab and Islamic world the feeling is that we are now in top gear for a war of civilizations, a clash of civilizations. Support for the United States is very low and there are no voices within the Muslim world, except for a very few. — Husain Haqqani

The problem is that television executives have got it into their heads that if one presenter on a show is a blonde-haired, blue-eyed heterosexual boy, the other must be a black Muslim lesbian. — Jeremy Clarkson

Some say his droppings have been found as far north as York, and that he has a full size tattoo of his face, on his face. All we know is he’s called the Stig. — Jeremy Clarkson

Some say that he has no understanding of clouds, and that his ear wax tastes like Turkish Delight. All we know is he’s called the Stig. — Jeremy Clarkson

In the olden days I always got the impression that TVR built a car, put it on sale, and then found out how it handled. Usually when one of their customers wrote to the factory complaining about how dead he was. — Jeremy Clarkson

I rang up Jay Kay, who's got one, and said: 'Can we borrow yours?' and he said, 'Yeah, if I can borrow your daughter, because it amounts to the same thing.' — Sayings

It is an experiment worth trying to be alone and to be quiet for a brief period every day. Under city conditions it may be difficult to carry out, but most of us could do it if we tried. At any rate, we should moderate the pace at which we are living. If we remain at high gear, at top pressure, we are bound to suffer from fatigue and strain. — Robert McCracken

Think of it as Angelina Jolie. You’ve heard she’s mad and eats nothing but wallpaper paste. But you would, wouldn’t you? — Jeremy Clarkson

That [Pagani] Zonda, really! It’s like a lion in orange dungarees. Kind of fierce, but ridiculous all at the same time. — Jeremy Clarkson

Owning a TVR in the past was like owning a bear. I mean it was great, until it pulled your head off, which it would. — Jeremy Clarkson

God may have created the world in six days, but while he was resting on the seventh, Beelzebub popped up and did this place. — Jeremy Clarkson

Tonight, the new Viper, which is the American equivalent of a sportscar in the same way, I guess, that George Bush is the equivalent of a President. — Jeremy Clarkson

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