The presenters of Top Gear are always getting into some kind of mischief of sorts. There not happy to leave cars alone, unless they can fiddle about with them for a while. This past week they have been engagedÂ in designing and building an electric vehicle. I know, it sounds crazy. Set a time limit of a mere 18 hours, they produced the marvel of rushed engineering and shoddy workmanship you see below. The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust. Top Gear has built a home-made electric car, a â€˜rivalâ€™ to the Chevy Volt, and they tested it.
If you watched this week’s Top Gear TV show you’ll know all about the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust, a car built by Messrs Clarkson, May and Hammond. If you missed it, you can watch it on iPlayer.
here’s a brief review: the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust is a road legal car/shed that started life as a TVR Chimaera and underwent quite a few modifications to become a 21st-century range-extender, all built for considerably less money than GM would spend… on biscuits.
Jeremy Clarkson looks so funny in that vehicle