Top Gear feeling the pinch for 13th season

Top Gear feeling the pinch for 13th season

Top Gear stunt

No one is escaping the current economic downturn and that includes the boys at Brit TV program Top Gear. The show has received a sizable 30% budget cut for Series 13; a move that show producers say will be evident in the final product.

This will be noticed not just in the action but also in the cars that feature on the show with the exotics likely to take a back seat. Lamborghini and Ferrari will still be represented for Series 13, but if rumors are true, the BBC boys are going to dedicate more air time to the everyday cars that the rest of us drive, and less time with costly stunts. Executive Producer Andy Wilman is shooting for fuel efficient, affordable transportation in light of the global recession. Series 13 was originally planning for a road trip including a Lambo and a Porsche, but instead the excursion will include more sedate transportation like the Toyota iQ. That sounds quite boring, but it should be a true test of the casts comic skills to keep us all entertained in the manner we have become accustomed.

Top Gear stunt

No one is escaping the current economic downturn and that includes the boys at Brit TV program Top Gear. The show has received a sizable 30% budget cut for Series 13; a move that show producers say will be evident in the final product.

This will be noticed not just in the action but also in the cars that feature on the show with the exotics likely to take a back seat. Lamborghini and Ferrari will still be represented for Series 13, but if rumors are true, the BBC boys are going to dedicate more air time to the everyday cars that the rest of us drive, and less time with costly stunts. Executive Producer Andy Wilman is shooting for fuel efficient, affordable transportation in light of the global recession. Series 13 was originally planning for a road trip including a Lambo and a Porsche, but instead the excursion will include more sedate transportation like the Toyota iQ. That sounds quite boring, but it should be a true test of the casts comic skills to keep us all entertained in the manner we have become accustomed.

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