Someone will say that cars are great when they have soul, but I think this is a cop-out. Machines do not have a soul, and claiming that they do is really a get-out clause to evade thinking properly about it. Rather, machines reveal the soul of humanity, which is much more interesting.
James on: beauty in engineering - BBC Top Gear
It still shocks the hell out of us. We just set out to do the best car show we could. We had no idea [how successful it would be.] God, I wish we had.
Richard Hammond ‘shocked’ at the success of Top Gear - SFGate