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Clarkson designs and drives world’s tiniest car

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    Clarkson's P45.

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Top Gear host designs and crams into the miniscule P45.

Jeremy Clarkson has apparently added car design to his CV, with the latest episode of BBC’s Top Gear unveiling his creation: the world’s tiniest car.

The P45 takes its name from the small Peel P50 (officially the world’s smallest production car) Clarkson drove in a previous series – through a shopping centre. The car features a helmet for a roof and a visor for a windshield, but has all the requirements to be registered in the UK.

On the show, Clarkson says the car is legally able to be driven, before taking the P45 out for a maiden run on the highway. However after seeing the debut drive, we’re not sure there’s a market for his design.

 

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  • Ridiculous car!!! Why why why???

    Adam Ziemski of Australia Posted on 14 February 2013 1:29am
  • Neil Cowan you're the peanut. It went from enjoying awesome toys to worrying that someone may of died. Toughness is not equal to a cavalier attitude towards others well being and life.

    devo of barossa Posted on 13 February 2013 1:58pm
  • Reiterate Clarkson is a knobs knob. Just watched the Korean Top Gear helicopter crash? Hilarious because no one hurt, but the the Korean Jeremy Clarkson goes from ... hairy-chested-macho-balls-out supercar driver to whimpering peanut in the time it takes a Cobra attack helicopter to plough itself into a pile of scrap metal (not long at all!) .... but its just so much 'tough' fun, boys, isnt it.??? KNOBS!!!

    Neil Cowan of Melbourne Posted on 12 February 2013 11:50pm
  • I am a pom,I can honestly say that Clarkson is and always has been a complete wanker, an upper class pompous twit, boring stupid and a complete waste of space.I wouldn't say no to a fifth of his salary.Not knocking Top Gear just the pratt that presents it.

    Bigal of morphett vale Posted on 12 February 2013 6:43pm
  • Not fired.. Its the form your given when you finish and you then give to the new employers.

    Chris of Sydney Posted on 12 February 2013 2:07pm
  • Awsome!!!!! not sure i'd want one though. I value my life to much.

    James Rotherson of Tassie Posted on 12 February 2013 1:17pm
  • GLORIFIED GUTLESS MOTOR SCOOTER.

    STAN of adelaide Posted on 12 February 2013 12:45pm
  • Yeah, I see them making those mistakes all the time. The news articles are just purchased from a 3rd party and displayed on a range of different websites. There is probably only a very limited amount of human intervention. Plus the general public wouldn't have spotted it raspberry

    Tony of Perth Posted on 12 February 2013 12:07pm
  • Yeah stick it to the man leemus!

    leemus lover of Perth Posted on 11 February 2013 5:29pm
  • Its name also reminds me of the leyland P76. Both of these 'cars' would kill you eventually.

    StevieD of Marrickville Posted on 11 February 2013 5:22pm
  • I'd have one.......If they paid me to take it.

    Tom EDGAR of Australia Posted on 11 February 2013 4:45pm
  • not as good as the P38 made in Oz by Leyland.....Half the car it was meant to be (P76)

    oldy of melbourne Posted on 11 February 2013 12:20pm
  • Damn fool just put a stupid body on an electric mobility scooter

    Wotatool of Australia Posted on 11 February 2013 11:53am
  • Jeremy Clarkson is a knob end.

    Spanner of Adelaide Posted on 11 February 2013 8:42am
  • Jeremy, you don't like motorbikes but somehow you came up with this abomination. You have just made riding a motorbike look so safe in comparison.

    Scott of Brisbane Posted on 11 February 2013 8:25am
  • He is too fat for the car!!!! Stupid idea.

    Hoangvu of Sydney Australia Posted on 10 February 2013 11:07am
  • Clarkson is an absolute nutter and this car is the worst thing ever created. I love it!!! smile

    Mike Nunn of Auckland, New Zealand Posted on 10 February 2013 8:04am
  • The News Limited is really scraping the barrel !

    Edward James Posted on 10 February 2013 1:08am
  • Typical Clarkson. Look at all those frustrated motorist being held up will this goose shows off to get some laughs. Add to it the dangerous scenarios he creates where other drivers may take risks or be distracted. The sooner he get run over the better!

    Mick of Noosa, Australia Posted on 09 February 2013 10:42am
  • yeah a car for dwarfs

    Fred Posted on 09 February 2013 8:33am
  • I was wondering if they'd pick up on the name too. Sure Clarkson gives a feeble excuse it's P as it was inspired by the Peel and 45 as it's smaller than the 50, but it's a play on words as a P45 is a UK tax form you're given when you're fired!

    Jimbob of UK Posted on 08 February 2013 9:20pm
  • the name P45 comes from the form you are given when you are fired from your job!

    leemus smith of Perth Posted on 06 February 2013 2:43pm
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