2010 Top Gear Awards: Jeremy’s Car of the Year
Back in the day, the loudest thing at the TG track was Jezza himself... but that was before the Pagani Zonda R
Posted: 17 Mar 2011
It takes a bold man, at a time like that, to stand up and say: "Right. Let us pool what little money we have left and design a magnificent car which will be ready when the economy is on its feet again". In fact, it takes such an astonishing level of bravery that no one did.
Ferrari made the half-arsed 599 GTO. Lamborghini pulled the plug on its four-door saloon. Aston began work on a city car. And Bentley? God knows what Bentley did. But the people there are plainly so ashamed of the Mulsanne, they won't let me drive it. Everyone else, judging by the number of electric cars coming onto the market, broke out the Duracells.