Motormouth presenter has a habit of going off piste: Jeremy Clarkson's best quotes

Jeremy Clarkson made a name for himself as a witty one-liner aficionado as the host of the BBC's Top Gear for over a decade.

This, along with his banter with co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, is something fans will be hoping he brings to his Amazon Prime show The Grand Tour, which kicks off on Friday.

Check out some of Jeremy's best quotes and jokes.

Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear (BBC Two/PA)

On the Ferrari 430:
"Now we get quite a few complaints that we don't feature enough affordable cars on the show... so we're kicking off tonight with the cheapest Ferrari of them all."

His review of a Corvette Z06:
"As something to live with every day, I would rather have bird flu."

On a Swedish-made super-car:
"Koenigsegg are saying that the CCX is more comfortable. More comfortable than what... being stabbed?"

On the dangers of speeding:
"Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary... that's what gets you."

On old Lamborghinis:
"I remember the air conditioning in Lambos of old used to be an asthmatic sitting in the dashboard, blowing at you through a straw."

Discussing a car he really did not like:
"There are many things I'd rather be doing than driving it. Including waiting for Bernard Manning to come off stage in a sweaty nightclub, and then licking his back clean."

Top Gear
Top Gear (BBC/PA)

On American cars and politics:
"Tonight, the new Viper, which is the American equivalent of a sports car... in the same way, I guess, that George Bush is the equivalent of a president."

On the Porsche Cayenne:
"I've seen better-looking gangrenous wounds than this. It has the sex appeal of a camel with gingivitis."

Jeremy on the alternative benefits of a Toyota Camry:
"Whenever I'm suffering from insomnia, I just look at a picture of a Toyota Camry and I'm straight off."

Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson (Gareth Fuller/PA)

On the Nissan Almera:
"Telling people at a dinner party you drive a Nissan Almera is like telling them you've got the Ebola virus and you're about to sneeze."

His views on elderly drivers:
"There are many rules for the elderly in the Highway Code. I have one too, and here it is: get a bloody move on."

On drastic measures:
"I would rather have a vasectomy than buy a Ford Galaxy."

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