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Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson makes trivial car charging look like rocket science

Where to begin? Top Gear, which is famous for sabotaging its Tesla Roadster review so badly it got sent to court, got its hands on a BMW i8 which is barely an electric car to begin with. It has about a 20 mile range on electric alone and electric horsepower similar to a Toyota Prius.

Our hero, the aging Clarkson, pulls up to an Electric charger and then begins fumbling with cables like he’s just come directly from the stone age. He then feigns a frustrated “stupid” scream. When he finally is able to plug in the female to the male charger cable he has difficulty getting the charger to turn on. Then when he gets back to the car, he realizes his battery, like his moral character is empty.

Good thing he has gas. A lot of it.

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  1. roosduke - 8 years ago

    Top Gear is to be used for pure entertainment purposes only. If you use it for to gain factual knowledge of cars, your gonna have a bad time.

  2. Jörg - 8 years ago

    I can´t eat that much I want to vomit, when I see this moron.


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