Blog: Graeme RobertsLocally assembled Top Gear axed Down Under

Graeme Roberts | 15 September 2011

Sometimes it's better to export the original model rather than try local assembly of a variant based on the original but with redesigned, locally-sourced components.

That appears to be the lesson from the Australian version of Top Gear, dead after just two years, the original is now in its umpteenth series on the teev here in UK.

This obituary is from the Seedn..., sorry, Sydney Morning Herald.

The BBC has also exported Top Gear magazine with local editions produced in a number of countries.

Dunno how sucessful they've been compared with their original.


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