James May is getting rid of his favourite car

The Toyota Mirai swiftly became the favourite car in James May's garage, with the hydrogen-powered car making for one of the most tranquil motoring experiences out there. But after a year or so of ownership, May has decided to switch things up.

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  1. Niall Byrne

    Niall Byrne

    7 tuntia sitten

    Its hideous

  2. Bogdan OWS

    Bogdan OWS

    17 tuntia sitten

    hydrogen cell is an idiotic tech and any research should be stopped.

  3. Bobby G

    Bobby G

    Päivä sitten


  4. Sandris Sedis

    Sandris Sedis

    3 päivää sitten

    How old is that jumper? 😮

  5. Andy Bray

    Andy Bray

    4 päivää sitten

    I back hydrogen

  6. Lineage2Ertheia


    5 päivää sitten

    DACIA > Toyota

  7. C Cooper

    C Cooper

    9 päivää sitten

    Got Ya; what you are saying is that Hydrogen stations are even rarer than lpg ones. I would love to take Dacia up on the excellent Sandero dual fuel offering but my nearest lpg station is over 100 miles away. I can buy calor cylinders all over town but the only lpg station removed its pump almost 5 years ago.

  8. The Advocate

    The Advocate

    10 päivää sitten

    0:22 lol So says the guy who's net worth is 40 million.

  9. John Cliff

    John Cliff

    12 päivää sitten

    Nice one James. Ye she said WE WERE AN INDEPENDENT Nation or words to that effect. Tha knows were I'm on about.

  10. Markus gordon

    Markus gordon

    13 päivää sitten

    Free Scotland

  11. Sandy BoleYT

    Sandy BoleYT

    15 päivää sitten

    Just get a new Mirai

  12. sunmaat


    20 päivää sitten

    Can’t believe he got a hydrogen cell car. There’s nowhere in the Uk to put any hydrogen in it.

  13. impuls60


    21 päivä sitten

    I think paying for super expensive hydrogen finally got to him.

  14. TheGreatDefective


    21 päivä sitten

    I wonder what could be more exciting than a mirai. I would say it's unlikely he'll go back to a conventional combustion engine, so it'll be another electric, or something weird like LPG.

  15. Aleksandar Aleksic

    Aleksandar Aleksic

    23 päivää sitten

    He's just too rich to keep cars. He's gonna dies soon so he wants new stuff, understandable.

  16. Geoff Amey

    Geoff Amey

    23 päivää sitten

    Of course James could have been more honest, and said " I backed the wrong horse, silly me."

  17. Pepperidge Cookies

    Pepperidge Cookies

    24 päivää sitten

    Mirai could be successful if it was full BEV.

  18. sonyviva308


    24 päivää sitten

    I'm guessing he's getting the NEW Mirai

  19. philip rogers

    philip rogers

    25 päivää sitten

    "This is my favourite car.......... so I'm selling it". You made no sense when you bought it and even less sense now.

  20. buddhastaxi666


    27 päivää sitten

    Meanwhile in Australia the government spends billions subsidising fossil fuels and plans spending more on a gas plant and 8n UK you only have 8 outlets

  21. Mr Screamer

    Mr Screamer

    27 päivää sitten

    No chance of him getting rid of that old purple top though, huh?

  22. Sunsailor


    27 päivää sitten

    Yes... Hydrogen is the future...😂

  23. Taylor Keller

    Taylor Keller

    28 päivää sitten

    "Cars are like fashion, you have to move on" It takes a ton of resources to build a modern car, that sounds pretty unsustainable to me

  24. Paul Johnstone

    Paul Johnstone

    29 päivää sitten

    Never understand why they don't just use H2 as primary fuel, this electric drive has reached obsessive, irrational levels....especially given the truth.

  25. Pollywog


    29 päivää sitten

    I've just farted.

  26. Terry L

    Terry L

    29 päivää sitten

    So why get it then you plonker

  27. John Smith

    John Smith

    29 päivää sitten

    NO! We do not want to part of the stinking UK. From a Scot 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

  28. Mr Blue

    Mr Blue

    29 päivää sitten

    That beard makes him look like an aging fop.

  29. Heine Vendelbo

    Heine Vendelbo

    Uukausi sitten


  30. T G

    T G

    Uukausi sitten

    Scotland: We voted to stay in the U.K. 🙃🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇬🇧👍🏼

  31. Tal rasha

    Tal rasha

    Uukausi sitten

    that car is still hella expensive :O

  32. Hamish G

    Hamish G

    Uukausi sitten

    We do not need to move on i will not move on from the 80-90 s car period i still drive a 1992 hilux i have aircon and heater and reliability something new 4wd have lost along with simplicity

  33. HQ


    Uukausi sitten

    Let's make FItop a better place! Dislike every video with more than 1 ad! And unsubscribe.

  34. Eamonn McDermott

    Eamonn McDermott

    Uukausi sitten

    If only you knew the problems you would have with your Tesla!! Haha!

  35. YellowA4


    Uukausi sitten

    I think if the hydrogen network got a move on it would definitely be the future

    • Vance Wankel

      Vance Wankel

      Uukausi sitten

      Don't tell Musk that

  36. Scott Delinger

    Scott Delinger

    Uukausi sitten

    His Mirai is like a Bentley in that both have four tires on the road surface.

  37. Muzz USMC

    Muzz USMC

    Uukausi sitten

    That’s not a car, it’s an appliance. Eeewww.

  38. MrLeovanderMeer


    Uukausi sitten

    Germany has 90 hydrogen stations.....

  39. WirelessBrain1O


    Uukausi sitten

    James talking about fashen and moveing on lol. I think his shirt is older than some of his odians

  40. David Datura

    David Datura

    Uukausi sitten

    I haven’t seen May for quite a while now. As such he seems to have lost a lot of weight 🤷‍♂️

  41. Stephen Doherty

    Stephen Doherty

    Uukausi sitten

    Without sufficient refueling stations even a hydrogen powered Ferrari is next to useless. James - ask Mazda to put you on their list when the new rotary engine returns (I think it will be a PHEV with the engine being rotary). At least thats an interesting engine to get to know and the recharge times will be short

  42. Stephen Doherty

    Stephen Doherty

    Uukausi sitten

    Sadly most of your hydrogen fuel comes from fossil fuel and chemical plants - hence the lack of refueling stations (unless you choose to live next to a chemical plant where hydrogen access is the least of your air quality worries). Hopefully we will see these at major port fuel stations for large semi trucks crossing the English channel and other large watery bits that trucks cross. Pity Toyota does not make large semi trucks just those "get your tesco food delivered by truck" ones

  43. Captured By Smartphones

    Captured By Smartphones

    Uukausi sitten

    Jeremy: James is driving the future! (Mirai)

  44. Miroslav Milan

    Miroslav Milan

    Uukausi sitten

    Well, this didn’t last long! I clearly recall the video when he revealed this car and said only time will tell which is the winning strategy - batteries or hydrogen. So I guess the case is closed. Just didn’t expect him to declare the winner so soon.

  45. Average Height Wizard

    Average Height Wizard

    Uukausi sitten

    Where's the Dacia Sandero?

  46. Jon Doe

    Jon Doe

    Uukausi sitten

    the Australian government is trying to push hydrogen cars on it people, because if they are tied to a fuel source that they have to go to a service station for then they can tax them and if you have a 10-20 kw solar panel system on your roof they can't tax that but charge you for the kilometers you drive. they get more by taxing the fuel and if they start taxing the km's people may realise this and reduce going out spending money

  47. Stephan de V

    Stephan de V

    Uukausi sitten

    still dont understand why everyone pushes lion battery cars as the solution when its not the best solution. hydrogen means gasstation fueling drive in minutes. electic li-on cars means parked hours charging. hydrogen cars dont have chemical waste every few years when you replace battries either. we can make hydrogen in the nights when powercosumption is less and the grid can use it to make hydrogen

  48. matias ariel

    matias ariel

    Uukausi sitten

    Hydrogen is quietly useless until you can make hydrogen generator itself 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 Hydrogen is actually easy I think🤔

  49. Evolutiongat


    Uukausi sitten

    James "we're behind" The US: "wuts hydrojen hueh hueh *buuurp* where's mah trump truck"



    Uukausi sitten

    Wait what about the Dacia Sandero?

  51. Frank Mcallister

    Frank Mcallister

    Uukausi sitten

    James May has a 40 million dollar networth but looks like 50 cents

  52. FSG OUT


    Uukausi sitten

    He says you have to move on yet I swear that’s the same shirt he wore in the pantagonia special 😂

  53. Jedski


    Uukausi sitten

    I would never buy or even get into a car with a pressurised hydrogen tank! Absolute madness - one tiny rupture and you get blown into tiny bits. Thanks but no thanks.

    • logitech4873


      Uukausi sitten

      How many people have died in hydrogen car explosions?

  54. Jason Latham

    Jason Latham

    Uukausi sitten

    Buy a Ford F350 Diesel with four doors and 4x4, LOL

  55. Aleksandar Spasenovski

    Aleksandar Spasenovski

    Uukausi sitten

    I don't get why people stop shaving while covid is going on. Like seriously shave yourself fool

  56. Sean O'Reilly

    Sean O'Reilly

    Uukausi sitten

    That shirt is so iconic

  57. Ege


    Uukausi sitten

    I can hear Jeremy being bored to complete and utter death

  58. James McCallum

    James McCallum

    Uukausi sitten

    The instant he made the "clothes like fashion" comment, everyone hits the 'comments'. Are you serious James?

  59. William Barwick

    William Barwick

    Uukausi sitten

    James: Cars are like fashion you have to move on Also James: wears the same pink and purple shirt for over 15 years

    • Nigel Lockwood

      Nigel Lockwood

      25 päivää sitten

      never-mind his whiteware

  60. Rick w

    Rick w

    Uukausi sitten


  61. Tran Le Bao Minh

    Tran Le Bao Minh

    Uukausi sitten

    it is just me or he actually did compare a toyota to a bentley

  62. John Smith

    John Smith

    Uukausi sitten

    Not enough hydrogen pumps, not enough hydrogen???? All seems rather odd when the government has pointed out all new gas Central Heating boilers must be able to be run on hydrogen. For this to happen large cost effective hydrogen production must be in the horizon. It seems that battery charging and batteries are now protected, when in fact they jumped to batteries as an easy option to satisfy the green lobby. Or is it that they don’t want people to get around on long journeys????

  63. Nandan Polpakara

    Nandan Polpakara

    Uukausi sitten

    James May should have used Dr Ben's Hydrogen Fueled Transport Solution.

  64. Daydreaming Aristocrat

    Daydreaming Aristocrat

    Uukausi sitten

    And now it's the End of April and we are still cliff hanging... #captainslow

  65. Joe Kenny

    Joe Kenny

    Uukausi sitten

    You my lord are sooooooooooooooo boring zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  66. Rob. brown

    Rob. brown

    Uukausi sitten

    Nowt wrong wi south Yorkshire Jimmy lad.

  67. Pomo the Promo Possum

    Pomo the Promo Possum

    Uukausi sitten

    Unfortunately Hydrogen will probably never take off, might as well wait for battery technology to advance or super capacitors to become a thing rather than spending billions on Hydrogen infrastructure

  68. Kyleac


    Uukausi sitten

    Is that just a prius

  69. alliwantedwasapepsi


    2 kuukautta sitten

    How could an electric Camry become your favourite car?

  70. tankimus


    2 kuukautta sitten

    the more i see james in his personal life the less i enjoy him lol

  71. Yantan Tethera

    Yantan Tethera

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Sooo funny saying that in his pink and purple jumper!

  72. tim priddy

    tim priddy

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I only have one vehicle....it must be nice

  73. Duncan Idaho

    Duncan Idaho

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Maybe it's just me with a Sunday hangover but I just read a headline elsewhere "Tesla Model Y vs Ford Mustang Mach-E comparison gets the Top Gear treatment" and wondered if that meant lying about both cars breaking down... just as a joke of course. I never saw the infamous episode but just freshly considered that I know it well (Clarkson pause) from everywhere else. Which raises the question what is the carbon footprint of that joke? James May, it's not quantified what you owe the world but you do owe - this little dalliance with the oil cartel's great white hope FCEV isn't lowering the balance.

  74. Brian Cornish

    Brian Cornish

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Humm..Hydrogen and Hindenburg not the greatest of memories...

  75. Mark Marten

    Mark Marten

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Replace it with a Dacia Sondero in beige with a vinyl roof and tartan seat covers, that would be different.

  76. Zophus1


    2 kuukautta sitten

    Beeeeeeaaaaaaarrrdd! 😮

  77. joe robinson

    joe robinson

    2 kuukautta sitten

    He meant to say obscene

  78. Peter Thomas

    Peter Thomas

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Stop it. You don't have to move on. I own an S2000 that's 10 years older than the one that you're disposing of because it's 'old fashioned'. Up to now, there's no replacement - I'm quite happy with my maroon and pink hooped-shirt S2K thank you very much.

  79. Leo


    2 kuukautta sitten

    Germany actually has less then 100 hydrogen stations...

  80. eurosonly


    3 kuukautta sitten

    Is that paul hardcastle I hear?

  81. elliot mortimer

    elliot mortimer

    3 kuukautta sitten

    But something already....

  82. Hira Ahmed Shaikh

    Hira Ahmed Shaikh

    3 kuukautta sitten

    i cant find the option to "motorlikecommentsubscribe"

  83. Dee M

    Dee M

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Is it me or James has had grey hair forever? 👨🏼‍🦳

  84. Baron von Limbourgh

    Baron von Limbourgh

    3 kuukautta sitten

    This is simply obsolete technology now. Battery powered evs are the future.

  85. Chris O'Grady

    Chris O'Grady

    3 kuukautta sitten

    We here in South Yorkshire are indeed seeking independence from the united kingdom of englandland

  86. Dejan Petranović

    Dejan Petranović

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Freddy Krueger, khm, James may is right, you have to move on :P

  87. Niels Nilsson

    Niels Nilsson

    3 kuukautta sitten

    In South Africa, "What is a hydrogen station?"

  88. M F

    M F

    3 kuukautta sitten

    I need James as a neighbor

  89. Shane Fell

    Shane Fell

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Now Clarkson, Hammond and May ALL have beards

  90. The Dominator

    The Dominator

    3 kuukautta sitten

    It gave him a solid beard though

  91. gelisob


    3 kuukautta sitten

    Last I heard, Germany was trying to get to 100 stations by 2021, so not too much there either. Oh and how long does the really expensive fuel cell last in those?

  92. Kathleen Bradley

    Kathleen Bradley

    3 kuukautta sitten

    He's always so mature about saying "like, comment, subscribe" 🤣🤣🤣

  93. Ricardo Moran

    Ricardo Moran

    3 kuukautta sitten

    He’s been wearing that shirt for decades

  94. Wermagst


    3 kuukautta sitten

    It's not hundreds, Germany has 91 H2 stations and not all of them are operational due to breakdowns and mandatory servicing.

  95. I solemly swear

    I solemly swear

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Hang on!? When did James find his shirt again!?

  96. nongthip


    3 kuukautta sitten

    Change the show's name to Top Beard!

  97. BKC


    3 kuukautta sitten

    0:21 nice shirt that you had in season 4 of top gear.

  98. Sisekelo Duma

    Sisekelo Duma

    3 kuukautta sitten

    So much Gran Turismo music

  99. Brock Hamm

    Brock Hamm

    3 kuukautta sitten

    James looks like a bible character

  100. Jungle fungus

    Jungle fungus

    3 kuukautta sitten

    How many times has James may worn this shirt