Because it was a complete fabrication that was scripted before the even got the 

I thought the show was honest and actually tested vehicles now I know it’s just 

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> On Dec 11, 2017, at 11:44 AM, Jorg Brown via EV <> wrote:
> I don't know why people view Top Gear's review of the Roadster so
> negatively.  OK sure, they rolled it back into their garage as if it had
> run out of electricity when in fact it had not...but the point they were
> making was one of how long it takes to charge the car and how inconvenient
> that was at the time (there were no Tesla Superchargers at the time, and
> almost no public charging infrastructure.)  And it's absolutely true that
> if you run the car around the track, it will last far less than its claimed
> range of 200 miles.  I believe their show claimed 55 miles.
> That show also included this great quote: "What we have here then is an
> astonishing technical achievement: the first electric car that you might
> actually want to buy."  (right before things go south)
>> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 2:28 AM, brucedp5 via EV <> wrote:
>> % ?An about-turn/flip-flop to pr season2 of their streamed TVshow featuring
>> a snaffled/nicked Tesla EV? %
>> Clarkson Says He Has No Issue With Electric Vehicles
>> Dec 6, 2017  Brad Anderson
>> However, in the near decade since the former Top Gear host’s infamous
>> review
>> of the Tesla Roadster, electric cars have come a long way. So, have
>> Clarkson’s views changed as well?
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