What Jeremy Clarkson thinks about Tesla

  • Published on Nov 28, 2017
  • Elon Musk and Jeremy Clarkson are definitely not the best of friends, but The Grand Tour host is finally warming up to the idea of electrical cars.
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  • Mashable Deals
    Mashable Deals  Year ago +50

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    • TimeIsMoney
      TimeIsMoney 2 months ago +1

      +Gazza-usaYou are correct the biggest problem with Tesla is that they are far from mass producing their cars to satisfy demand. By the time they achieve this many car manufacturers with better established infrastructure will enter the market and flood it with affordable EVs. On the plus side Tesla will no doubt be remembered for the EVs coming to fruition

    • Carlo Martelli
      Carlo Martelli Year ago

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    • Gazza-usa
      Gazza-usa Year ago +1

      Oh yeah and #5) customers want serviceability. Most car manufacturers employ more people on the Service side than the manufacture side. Having the ability to repair/replace/fix vehicles is a huge undertaking which Tesla has to farm out to small shops. Big manufactures are already set up for this and can outlay all the capital for the equipment needed (like exotic welders and training).

    • Gazza-usa
      Gazza-usa Year ago +1

      Agreed. Tesla sheep are lost. Here's the reality. All the other car manufacturers are on the EV bandwagon and many of them are about to offer cars and suvs that have similar ranges to Tesla. Now here's the kicker; All of these car companies are backed by governments (German/Japanese/Korean/Chinese/USA etc) which means #1) they have more resources, #2) they have government backing for infrastructure, #3) they can dump product on the market, saturate it and wipe out competition, #4) they can guarantee quality since they can staff up as many people as they need. Tesla has done a great thing by changing the playing field but Tesla are akin to Barnsley 4th division now playing against Manchester City 1st division. It's going to be a blood bath in late 2018/early 2019. People don't want a shit $35K Car, they want all the extras and reliability.

  • Raviraj Pawar
    Raviraj Pawar 8 days ago

    I can't imagine the world without engine noise and manual gearboxes...
    I'm 28 and I'll probably have to see the world of fossil fuel being taken over by electric ones...
    God I wanna die...😭😭😭😭

  • BlankEssence
    BlankEssence 9 days ago

    What is with the fade to black. Annoying.

  • john john doe
    john john doe 10 days ago

    nine years old pewds

  • Alex W
    Alex W 11 days ago

    Who else feels he is being forced/paid to be overly negative?

  • Bayu Fadhilla
    Bayu Fadhilla 11 days ago +3

    Electric cars are great but the revving sound of a V8 engine is just heavenly

  • Classiccars Spain
    Classiccars Spain 12 days ago +1

    Hydrogen for me thanks!

  • FreedomWarrior
    FreedomWarrior 12 days ago

    Electric cars are still nonsense. Well they could make batteries last longer with some generators (I won't reveal what kind because someone may steal my idea if they never came up with this) and there are cars that run on water and polutes almost 0, if it wasn't the tyres and maintenance while an electric car pollutes really a lot while being manufactured and in the long term pollutes more than a petrol vehicle due to its manufacturing.

  • Malc180s
    Malc180s 12 days ago

    Funny how electric car enthusiasts think their precious "new" technology needs defending. And here's the reality - the person you'd most expect to dislike electric cars clearly doesn't give a shit what powers a vehicle. Nobody does. People want cheap, easy and reliable. As soon as the infrastructure is in place people will all drive electric cars, because they don't care.

  • Lyimo Ej
    Lyimo Ej 12 days ago +1

    ONE THING ABOUT CLARKSON IS THAT,, HE DOESN’T LIKE ELECTRIC CARS, & in grand tour season 3 he admitted he won’t spend his remaining life hours charging electric cars

    • Coolfred
      Coolfred 10 days ago

      Because one day they won't take that long to charge.

  • Nav Teh
    Nav Teh 12 days ago

    Why he looks so old?

  • Renard-mort Colonel
    Renard-mort Colonel 13 days ago +1

    he might just fucking feel guilty

  • osamaFXX
    osamaFXX 13 days ago +11

    Clarkson is an old fashioned guy. Inline six with a manual stick. This theme of EV's and Hybrids is not his cup of tea.

    • Whatastic
      Whatastic 14 hours ago

      +Stephen Macdaddy yea, so does producing gasoline and engine oil, except batteries won't be producing toxins in the operation of the vehicle itself.

    • Stephen Macdaddy
      Stephen Macdaddy 12 days ago

      Why not let the cars make great sounds and emit some C02, when producing Tesla batteries pollutes like fucking crazy? ;)

  • Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 13 days ago +1

    You can have a Model X and call it a luxury SUV, but you're gonna look stupid doing it

  • Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S7 13 days ago

    This seems like he was paid for this

  • michael lehner
    michael lehner 13 days ago

    Clarkson is right. Tesla cars dont have the reliability they should. Many things have improved. Time will tell if the 3 will suffer the same fate as the s and x.

  • aagronz
    aagronz 13 days ago +1

    Loving Jeremy is not a choice , you don’t have any other options

  • jimmy lynch
    jimmy lynch 14 days ago

    If you titled your video what Jeremy Clarkson thinks about Tesla, make it about that. Don't put your own fucking opinion in every 5 second.

  • Meka Vijay
    Meka Vijay 14 days ago +6

    Elon musk doesn't know a lot about cars

  • Chris Sadd
    Chris Sadd 14 days ago

    His show is the only show that has problems with a Tesla.

  • II Ascari II
    II Ascari II 14 days ago +9

    How much did they pay Clarkson to say that 🤣🤣

  • Birki gts
    Birki gts 14 days ago +11

    He is very clearly lying towards the end, just look at his bodylanguage.

    • Malc180s
      Malc180s 9 days ago

      +Birki gts Oh grow up. He's a grown man who played a character on top gear for entertainments sake. A parrot can repeat information, and clearly you have no idea what you're talking about.

    • Birki gts
      Birki gts 10 days ago

      +Coolfred yes, 200 times per day. Including small stuff like if that dress does indeed make her look fat.

    • Birki gts
      Birki gts 10 days ago

      +Malc180s i am repeating the information of the worlds foremost experts on the subject, Darren Stanton for one. Clearly, it is you who has 0 understanding of bodylanguage. Go read a book or two, ignorance is forgivable, stupidity is not.
      Also, your claim that there is zero reason for anyone, particularly him to hate electric cars is utterly ridiculous. Even before you get into the argument of their pseudo sutainability, humans don't need a reason to hate something. And to claim nobody hates electric cars, is frankly naive.

    • Coolfred
      Coolfred 10 days ago

      +Birki gts 200 times a day?

    • Malc180s
      Malc180s 12 days ago

      ​+Birki gts You're literally talking shit. You know nothing about body language, and even if you did, an edited up interview is _impossible_ to read. Impossible. And anyone who claims to be able to read anything into this is a total moron. This is zero reason for him to lie. There's also zero reason for anyone to hate electric cars. And hey, guess what, nobody hates electric cars. People just take the piss out of the touchy flowers who feel the need to defend a bit of metal with some batteries in it.

  • Gabrielius Kačinskas
    Gabrielius Kačinskas 14 days ago

    He wasn't honest

  • Erjol Muarem
    Erjol Muarem 14 days ago +1

    #jeremyclarkson the benchmark for cars

  • JoshJLMG Productions
    JoshJLMG Productions 14 days ago +33

    0:25 What kind of hentai is this?

  • Cyrill Oppikofer
    Cyrill Oppikofer 15 days ago

    9 Lear old, Jeremy is a PewDiePie Fan

  • Indi Heaton
    Indi Heaton 15 days ago +16

    "I certainly have no problem with electricity as a mean of propulsion."
    I've got several series of Top Gear on box set at home, Jeremy, where you say things that severely disagree with that statement.

    • Tristan Lane
      Tristan Lane 14 days ago +1

      He has a problem with electric cars like the Gwiz and Prius, look at the Rimac review from the grand tour, then you'll see he does like some electric cars.

  • Retro Doc
    Retro Doc 15 days ago

    I fucking love this man.

  • Vasileios Petropoulos
    Vasileios Petropoulos 15 days ago

    F... Off... Stupid old... Man...

  • SGG
    SGG 15 days ago


  • Stigs Aussie Cousin
    Stigs Aussie Cousin 15 days ago +1

    And Elon musk says it will be the fastest production car well I’ve seen the 0-60 time and I’m sorry to say it’s been beaten by a whole 10th of a second by rimac with there concept two

    • LeijonaKuningas
      LeijonaKuningas 13 days ago

      Tesla said that it's the fastest _production_ car right?

  • Matthew Cheung
    Matthew Cheung 16 days ago

    He may be rude but the first Tesla was widely considered as a failure like falcon 1.

  • Wasif Anowar
    Wasif Anowar 16 days ago

    You know how lame you are when you lose against Jezza two times, one of the overrated person in modern times. Elon Idiot Musk

  • taffelost
    taffelost 16 days ago

    I don't like that man. I think he's a moron. They're always overhyping British cars to the extreme. Don't know whether they still does that now that their boss is american because I've never seen one of their new shows. He's just one of those guys you hope would come in your face sometime so you could kick his ass.

  • Alain Belanger
    Alain Belanger 16 days ago

    Time change by 2023 % 33 Electric car Transportation changing alright

    • taffelost
      taffelost 16 days ago

      In Norway fossile cars is already less than 50% of new sales. Much less.

  • KD
    KD 16 days ago

    it can be fast but its still not PETROL !!! so fuck tesla hahaha 0 emotion fucking hairdryers

  • carles mick
    carles mick 16 days ago +1

    everybody can be clarkson bitching moaning , but how many of us can actually create something valuable for planet? therefore Jeremy should go fuck himself

  • Loading gamez
    Loading gamez 16 days ago +4

    Electric cars when cars can drive as far as a tank full of fuel would get you are brilliant and world changing , Elon musk is a very smart dude.. the only downside for me is the lack of noise.. I love the sound of a good car and it lacks the sound

    • Loading gamez
      Loading gamez 15 days ago +1

      +HASHEAVEN lol, there is a kitted up van somewhere (saw it on TVclip ) that actually has speakers down by the exhaust and you can pick what you want the van to sound like .

      HASHEAVEN 15 days ago +1

      Listen to a recorded V8 while driving it...

  • spiritbuu
    spiritbuu 17 days ago +2

    Ahahaha love that little jab at Tesla at the end 😂

  • Mary E
    Mary E 17 days ago

    Tesla will be history in 5 years.

  • Joey Moe
    Joey Moe 17 days ago

    Sponsored by Oil companies, dont forget.

  • Shahul Usman
    Shahul Usman 17 days ago +1

    I want a fast electric car for daily and a fast fun rwd v8 manual for weekend track days

  • Brandon Cox
    Brandon Cox 17 days ago +48

    He sued me an lossed, appealed that and lost again 😂😂😂 the way Jeremy said that killed me 😂😂😂

  • Rode Snavel
    Rode Snavel 21 day ago +4

    Tesla roadster? Fastest car? Suuree.
    Rimac concept two and
    Pininfarina battista will smoke it. Easy

    • DarkerMS
      DarkerMS 15 days ago

      The first one literally has the word “concept” in it

    • anthony-y
      anthony-y 19 days ago

      The Roadster 2.0 was doing the numbers it promises back in 2017. And that was apparently just the base model.

  • Ash Cuckum
    Ash Cuckum 24 days ago

    It costs about $15 where I live to charge a tesla and it would only get about 150miles to a charge the way I drive and the temperatures here.... It's cheaper to drive a petrol engine with half decent mileage actually... plus I can actually afford a real car

  • Joe McCaffery
    Joe McCaffery 26 days ago

    Ford made an electric car that went over a hundred miles on a single charge over a hundred years ago, but as you can thank greedy Americans for not letting it get any further, in fact you can thank America for holding humanity back in all sorts of ways, we could’ve been in a whole different way of life, a much better one if not for America, to think America was supposed to have been a beacon of light for humanity, getting away from the old ways of British & European Elitist corruption, turns out it’s way, way worse than Britain etc ever was and has been a blight on humanity’s progress in many different ways, look what they did to Tesla ffs, all he ever did was try to help mankind and the corrupt American Government in bed with big business did all it could to ruin him and hold mankind back so a few of them could profit from his genius, as they themselves were absolute fukking morons in most cases.

  • No one You know
    No one You know 27 days ago

    New Top gear fanboys vs Tesla fanboys fight to the death! Hahaha

  • Tien Doan
    Tien Doan 28 days ago

    If everyone drive electric cars, we would reduce global warming by 2% xD. The temperature of the Earth will still rise by 1.5 degree by 2025, and that change is long lasting. Man kind just took a step backward

    • Keith Green
      Keith Green 27 days ago

      Tien Doan We’ll be on Mars by then

  • TheOrthodoxAlbanian
    TheOrthodoxAlbanian 29 days ago

    I feel really sorry for Jeremy Clarkson, Liberals can’t take jokes at all and they all blame Jeremy for it. That just sad. This world is shit nowadays

  • Baka Senpai
    Baka Senpai Month ago

    He looked so sad at the end

  • your mom
    your mom Month ago

    What do I think about electric especially fact that most Vehicles will be switch to Electric to make money we all know the batteries won't last more than 10 years meaning of cost thousands upon thousands of dollars for a place you buy batteries or you'll sell it or scrap it and just go get a new car like all the manufacturers wants you to do so it's just another part that you'll have to replace it'll be too expensive and it just be easier to make payments on a newer car

  • JonatasAdoM
    JonatasAdoM Month ago

    He's stepping on electrical eggs.

  • JonatasAdoM
    JonatasAdoM Month ago

    I love how he says "he sued me and lost, and then he appealed again and lost, you know."

  • Reuben Handel
    Reuben Handel Month ago +1

    I love that people believe that cars which take 5x the resources to produce are more environmentally friendly

  • My nan abuses me
    My nan abuses me Month ago

    Why is this so heart breaking for me? Make top gear great again

  • Black turbine
    Black turbine Month ago

    Stupid old hag

  • DirtyNapkins101
    DirtyNapkins101 Month ago

    0:12 he touches his face when saying the first Tesla wasn’t “very good”

  • Vanessa Pucca
    Vanessa Pucca Month ago +2

    Imagine if Porsche would sue Clarkson at every 911 review he makeElon "Musk" grow up!

  • Leo De La Rosa
    Leo De La Rosa Month ago

    Nothing better than a 6 cilinders sedan!!!

  • nasima akter
    nasima akter Month ago

    I don't know anything ..but I love this guy..

  • B Nagy
    B Nagy Month ago

    Of course u lost - a failure was scripted

  • Nobody Famous
    Nobody Famous Month ago

    2.9k says tesla sucks cock xdddd

  • theCrazyJohn11
    theCrazyJohn11 Month ago

    He just doesn’t wanna get sued again

  • Mark Kuiper
    Mark Kuiper Month ago


  • Androandroandrica Len

    Who gives a fuck about what this old fart thinks

    • joseph hardwicke
      joseph hardwicke 19 days ago +1

      Quite a few. Considering how many views they are.

  • Manny Ribera
    Manny Ribera Month ago +1

    He’s right, elons a retard and teslas are useless.

  • paisan moreno
    paisan moreno Month ago

    Never forgot what you did on Elon.. You're just a cockroach compared to Elon old man

  • Filip Hessle
    Filip Hessle Month ago +2

    Inner nine year old? Aha of course there is a subscribe to pewdiepie bottom in the car.

  • Silver Spoon
    Silver Spoon Month ago

    Song name

  • NorwegianTurboBrains

    Behind the camera there are five gatling guns pointing at Jeremy

  • Chief_Baklava
    Chief_Baklava Month ago

    What a wanker.

  • Neuer349
    Neuer349 Month ago

    The tesla is shit it does not have a soul

  • captain pugwash
    captain pugwash Month ago +1

    Who cares what he thinks, he is a nobody.

  • Evodriver
    Evodriver Month ago

    He doesnt like tesla because its American...

  • CuriousReason
    CuriousReason Month ago +2

    Jeremy, blink twice if they are keeping your family hostage.

  • Snaakie
    Snaakie Month ago +1

    Clarkson is like the lot that whined about trains when they reached speeds over 50 km p/h...saying the human body couldn't take it.
    He's just a scared old relic who's too proud to admit he was wrong about electric cars.

  • Cruster Master
    Cruster Master Month ago

    Look at all these juicy oil dwellers in this comments section

  • faisol liz
    faisol liz 2 months ago

    I think.. i still hate electric cars..

  • Elisha Robin
    Elisha Robin 2 months ago +1

    Clarkson confirmed pewdipie supporter

  • Karl Slicher
    Karl Slicher 2 months ago

    "Pass the charger, I've got work to get to in three days"?

  • Maza9lan
    Maza9lan 2 months ago

    you can see how sad he is, car lovers will always be car-lovers... electric cars will take us back when it's all about carriage with a horse (but this time a carriage with electric propulsion way), with no souls in them..

  • Pramod Raghavendra Jayathirth

    Generation Gap!

  • Mateusz Łukasiak
    Mateusz Łukasiak 2 months ago

    Genuine level 0

  • Hit Reset Button
    Hit Reset Button 2 months ago

    Jeremy is a used up has-been...get him off stage.

  • Laza
    Laza 2 months ago +4

    CONFIRMED! Jeremy Clarkson is a 9 year-old!

    Like if you understood the joke properly...

  • Arthur Wong
    Arthur Wong 2 months ago +14

    Feels like Jeremy died a little when he said he had no problems with electricity as propulsion

  • Ross Anon
    Ross Anon 2 months ago

    the whole review he did was scripted and fake and the cars computer logs proved it
    Tesla only 'lost' because it was a scripted entertainment show designed to be funny not factual

  • muskatDR
    muskatDR 2 months ago

    You can see the pain in his face after he said he had nothing against electricity as a propulsion

    KEVIN FELIX 3 months ago

    i love what tesla had done but i cant afford even there model 3 which retails for 50 grand here in canada , i ended up just getting a electric skateboard powered by tesla batterys so atleast i can say i drive a tesla ahaha

  • pete smyth
    pete smyth 3 months ago

    Elon Musk is a tosser..anyone that buys a car from his company is an idiot..crap build quality for starters.

  • s3xyScorp
    s3xyScorp 3 months ago

    Eat shyt Clarkson

  • Quidditch Attention Seeker

    That was cute

  • Vivekananda. Madanmohan

    Wears a shirt suitable for a 9 year old. Awesome Tesla has come a long way.

  • Just Random
    Just Random 3 months ago

    Evidence that Elon Musk is a Bro

  • Shi Yuan Jiang
    Shi Yuan Jiang 3 months ago

    Sounds like Tesla has slowly wormed its way into Clarkson's petrolhead heart. Now that is ultimate victory. Bringing legal cases over opinion is just silly.

  • Trending Hot
    Trending Hot 3 months ago

    2.1 seconds 0-60 and cost pennies to run. Charges for free on most public chargers.

  • Kunal Chatterjee
    Kunal Chatterjee 3 months ago

    geyser can't get his head out of his arse!

  • Kyle Bevan
    Kyle Bevan 3 months ago

    So, Jeremy Clarkson lied about the cars breaks not working and running out of electric , and showing/emplying because he never actually said the car broken down just noise effects added in.... False review of a company's product could bankrupt a company.
    Elon afterwards ran a diagnosis on the car via software and the car didn't run out or power or over heat.... Sure maybe 1 in 100000 cars would overheat or not reach the maximum 200 miles it was expected at normal speeds (racing is different). But yea a biased view non the less.

  • RealityIsTheNow
    RealityIsTheNow 3 months ago

    Clarkson is a bigoted old fool. Who cares what he thinks about anything?

    • Boi
      Boi Month ago

      Millions of People care about what he thinks

  • Krisson A
    Krisson A 3 months ago +1

    See how Clarkson dies a bit inside after saying he has not a problem with electricity being a means of propulsion