Why I love Top Gear.

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Feb. 16 2009 12:53 PM


Why I love Top Gear.

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Correction s, Feb. 17 and 18, 2009: This article originally misidentified one of the Top Gear hosts who was knocking out his car windows. (Return to the corrected sentence.) The article originally stated that no one knows who Stig is, yet his identity was revealed by a British newspaper in January. (Return to the corrected sentence.) This article originally misstated the cost of the Bugatti Veyron. (Return to the corrected sentence.) The article also incorrectly stated that the hosts had to make their way across the Sahara desert. (Return to the corrected sentence.) This article misspelled the Opel Kadett. Slate would like to thank the many, many Top Gear enthusiasts who pointed out the errors in this article. ( Return to the corrected sentence.) This sentence originally identified the agents that Robert Mitchum was fleeing inThunder Road as customs agents when they were revenue agents or "revenuers." (Return to the corrected sentence.)

Colin Fleming writes for The New Yorker, the Atlantic, and Rolling Stone.