Car & Driver: How does Crash Course, which premieres this spring, relate to that Top Gear sense of authenticity?
Richard Hammond: Oh, come on. It’s about big machines; machines that have a job to do. I love vehicles with a purpose. That’s why I prefer Porsches to Ferraris. I like things that have a job to do and do it, foremost. Which would you rather have? Do you want to talk about it in the bar, or do you want to drive it? I’ve just sold a Lamborghini that I loved, but thankfully I’ve kept my 911.
Read the full article from the March 2012 issue here.