Why the deception? It was all in the name of entertainment. “But in a headlong drive to amuse and entertain, I’d asked the backroom boys to play around with the differential so that the poor little thing rolled over every time I turned the steering wheel,” Clarkson wrote. Despite making the car look bad, or at the very least unsafe, the former TG presenter loves it. Seriously! “I like the Robin Reliant so much that when Richard Hammond, James May and Andy Wilman and I formed our new production company, I rushed out immediately and bought one as a company car.” Yes, the Amazon-based trio and its producer all run around town in
three-wheeled company cars that it turns out aren’t very prone to tipping over at all.