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Though the three boys from Top Gear are beloved here in the States, they actually aren't as well liked back in their homeland.

Especially if you speak to the tree huggers over there.

They're not so keen on the pro-car program that has enthusiasts screaming "POWERRRR!" and doing burnouts.

Now one of the more open-minded presenters is making an interesting move. Known for his quirky sense of style and choices in automobiles, James May is the odd one in the group. Now he's said on a radio show that he will be adding a BMW i3 to his fleet.

As one would expect, May has a logical approach as to his decision. Check out his rationale below and if you want to read more, click "Read Article" below!


...“I sort of want to be part of the ‘experiment’. I don’t know what the answer is — or if a car like the i3 is the long term future of the car,” May said. “It’s not that small. It’s actually quite roomy inside. It’s almost a small people carrier.”

Having been part of the BBC Top Gear team for many years — a show which has relentlessly criticised and made fun of electric cars for many years — May said it was time to go green.

“I talk about cars, as I was saying earlier. I make a living out of doing that…I sort of feel obliged to,” he said of his BMW i3 purchase...



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