About BBC Top Gear Magazine
BBC Top Gear Magazine
BBC Top Gear Magazine is car magazine aligned with the BBC Top Gear television show. The monthly magazine was founded in 1993. The emcees of the TV show Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May are also contributors to the magazine in addition to other series staff members.
In terms of sales, BBC Top Gear Magazine is the leading non brand specific auto magazine in Great Britain. The magazine is also published through licensed editions all over the world including China, Greece, Lithuania, South Korea, Russia and Sweden.
In BBC Top Gear Magazine, you will find features and regular columns on test drives of and reviews of new cars and new concept cars, the readers’ letters column called Planet Top Gear, columns from the ‘boys’ - Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, and James May, regular columns by Jon Claydon, Paul Horrell, and Pat Devereux, and guides to new cars. In addition, you will find, a regular column called the Grid which provides summaries of stories detailing the best and worst of car tales of the month, and Motorworld which is a wide ranging feature on a car related topic. On the last page of each BBC Top Gear Magazine, you will find the column Campaign for Real Racing Cars, which provides information on winning racing cars.
When you subscribe to BBC Top Gear Magazine, you get additional freebies with each issue. Some of the giveaways that have gone out with previous issues include DVD’s with racing car highlights, the best of Top Gear, Car Chases, the Greatest Movie Chases, books, CDs, posters, magnets, and calendars.
Recent issues of BBC Top Gear have included articles on the brains behind the Toyota GT 86, the rivals to the Toyota GT86, the price slashing of the Subaru WRX STi and the best performance cars of the last year.