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– Auto Bild Motorsport honours electric prototype as “technological milestone”
– BBC Top Gear magazine praises the ID. R as “template for success at Pikes Peak”

Breath-taking all-time record at the legendary hill climb on Pikes Peak with a pioneering, fully-electric drivetrain and a spectacular look – the Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak has already justified the use of many superlatives. The 500 kW (680 PS) prototype sports car has now been crowned “Race Car of the Year” twice – by specialist German magazine Auto Bild Motorsport and by British car magazine BBC Top Gear. This recognition from two renowned and high-circulation magazines follows a year of success on the track. Read More »

– Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is celebrating two hugely successful ventures with Top Gear – both on the new BBC America television programme and in the UK magazine
– BAC deployed its road-legal, single-seater supercar in California with actor turned Top Gear presenter Bill Fichtner in the cockpit
– Fichtner marvelled at the Mono’s impeccable performance and unique characteristics, labelling the car “something special”
– Watch part of Fichtner’s review here:
– Top Gear Magazine also named the BAC Mono in its All-Time Top 50 Cars as part of its special 300th edition

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– Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) finds itself on the winner’s podium once again, with its one-of-a-kind Mono scooping TopGear’s Best for Selfish Sundays Award in the magazine’s Best Cars in the World issue
– The Best for Selfish Sundays Award celebrates a car that is purely for the driver’s enjoyment for days on the open road
– BAC’s Mono is the world’s first and only single-seater road-legal supercar that aims to provide the most authentic driving experience
– BAC recently hit headlines after winning two Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards for International Trade and Logistics Excellence

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– Live Action Zone provide thrills on two and four wheels
– Top Gear Stunt Team in action
– Hot laps from Grand Prix cars and stars

The Live Action Zone at IGNITION festival of motoring, running from 5-7 August at the SECC Glasgow will play host to the Top Gear Stunt Team led by Paul Swift, the astonishingly athletic JCB Dancing Diggers plus the spectacular 2Bros Motorbike Stunt Team, led by Vandal and Ashley. Read More »

– James May pluckily battles against all the World RX top guns
– Clarkson and Hammond ridicule Captain Slow’s performance
– Special one-off event won by World RX champion Petter Solberg
– Early Bird tickets now on sale for exhilarating World RX at Lydden Hill

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– James May competes against all the World RX top guns
– Cheerleaders led by fellow TV presenters Clarkson and Hammond
– Sunday evening show previews World Championship event in May
– Early Bird tickets now on sale for exhilarating World RX at Lydden Hill

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– Top Gear USA presenter and X Games legend returns to Kent
– Tanner Foust gunning for a famous hat-trick of UK victories
– Tickets now on sale with significant advanced booking discounts

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– Worldwide shows for Clarkson, May, Hammond and The Stig
– Star-studded Festivals in both South Africa and Australia
– Record crowd packs into Poland

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– BBC TopGear Magazine awards the 208 T16 its ‘Racecar of the Year’
– Autosport Magazine awards it ‘Rally Car of the Year’
– The PEUGEOT brand is steadily making its way upmarket with much-improved products, services and successes

2013 has been a special year for PEUGEOT – not just because of intense new product activity with the performance hot-hatch 208 GTi, the luxurious 208 XY, the versatile 2008 Crossover and the amazing New 308 but also, in the field of extreme car performance, one car stood out way ahead of the field. Read More »

Kumho MonoBreaking the lap record round BBC Top Gear’s test track at Dunsfold, Surrey has become a preoccupation of supercar manufacturers the world over. However, far from being a heavily-funded global producer, the latest contender was the diminutive UK-based Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), whose innovative 285bhp Mono recently circulated in just 1 minute 14.3 seconds, thereby bettering the times of all but the 720bhp Pagani Huayra. Read More »