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  • Published: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849906357
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $22.99

Top Gear: How to Parachute into a Moving Car

Vital Survival Tips for the Modern Man


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A collection of the Top Gear team's sensible, level-headed advice for coping with the everyday scenarios that we all face now and again.

Life is full of complications.

From buying petrol and driving on a motorway to using a microwave oven and becoming a Formula 1 driver, all men have suffered from the stresses and inconveniences of the modern world.

Happily, this handy book will solve all of these problems by applying the unique brand of Top Gear logic to a range of everyday situatons, such as making a ham sandwich, designing a supercar, receiving directions and, of course, how to parachute into a moving car.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849906357
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $22.99

About the Author

Richard Porter

Richard Porter is the author of over 10 official Top Gear titles and two Grand Tour tie-ins. He is the creator of online motoring satire magazine sniffpetrol.com (150k users per month; Twitter 76k), and is also one of the three presenters on podcast Gareth Jones on Speed, which regularly tops the automotive charts with approx 1,000 downloads a day. He lives in London.

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