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Top Gear has set a new world record by successfully navigating the first double loop-the-loop. Even before this event took place, they "built a remote-controlled but full-size buggy to practice the single loop dozens of times before they allowed a driver to attempt it." Continue reading to see the record-breaking run and for more information.

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Powered by a twin-turbo Mercedes-AMG V-12 engine that produces over 700hp and 740 lb-ft of torque, mated to a seven-speed sequential gearbox and a dual-disc clutch, the 2013 Pagani Huayra "is capable of withstanding 1.5g of lateral acceleration at speeds of up to 230 mph (370 km/h)." Continue reading for a video preview, more pictures, and additional information.

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Clothing tags are the one thing most people don't care to look at before doing laundry, and sometimes, that could have dire consequences. Fortunately, some clothing companies do go the extra mile and attach a joke or two on their laundry tags. Continue reading to see seven more funny examples.

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Unlike its predecessors, the 2012 Lotus Exige S "now has to cope with the 3.5-litre supercharged V6 from the Evora S; this means the Exige is no longer such a small car - the new one is wider, longer, and, yes, heavier too -- by about 170kg, which in Lotus-land is a lot." Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video.

So it looks like the Exige is changing. It used to be a track car that worked on the road, currently it feels like a road car that's devastating on track - bigger, smoother, marginally less precise and noticeably heavier than before.
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Sleek and stylish, the Avenger Vertical watch is not only Lamborghini Aventador inspired, but it uses a faux "engine roll bar (same as in aventador) that is located at the central loop glass to display the hours." Click here to see more pictures. Continue reading for Top Gear's Lamborghini Aventador review.

At the same time the case of this watch has been designed to represent something that is obviously Lamborghini, with strong edges and combination of black and orange (aranchia) colors.
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At $379700USD, the Lamborghini Aventador is powered by a naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine that generates 700hp @ 8250rpm and 509 lb-ft of torque @ 5500rpm, rocketing it from 0-60mph in just 2.9-seconds. Continue reading for the Top Gear segment and more pictures.

Richard Hammond is up first, and his date with the Aventador goes rather swimmingly. After he gets a shot in the control seat, the Stig has the chance to run the Lamborghini around the track.
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In this episode, "Jeremy, James and Richard attempt to make train travel better, by replacing the locomotive and carriages with cars; on the track, Jeremy compares the Jaguar XKR-S and an updated version of the Nissan GT-R. Continue reading to watch the three available (out of five) parts."

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In the latest episode of Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson reviews "the McLaren MP4-12C under the hammering beats of Daft Punk's Tron: Legacy soundtrack". Continue reading to see how it fares against the Ferrari 458 Italia.

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Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson is not stranger to fast exotics, and the Pagani Zonda R just might be one of his favorites. Featuring a "Mercedes AMG 6.0 liter race derived V12 engine, with 750 hp and 524 lb-ft of torque." Limited to just 15-units worldwide, it retails for a hefty $1.9-million. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for the segment.

A direct throttle actuation via mechanical cable ensures immediate throttle response. The Xtrac Magnesium cased dog ring gearbox combined with tha Automac Engineering AMT system performs gearshifts in 20ms, triggered by the drivers input on the paddles behind the steering wheel.
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Finally, Top Gear has returned, and season 17 is definitely no slouch. Jeremy Clarkson drives a modern day interpretation of the E-type Jaguar as it celebrates it's 50th birthday; Richard travels to South Africa where he test drives a larger rugged alternative to the Hummer; James, with the help of Olympic athlete Amy Williams, takes a look at the latest Mini rally car." Continue reading to watch. For those who'd like to skip around the episode, be sure to look for a "Video Segments" box on the far right side of the video.

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