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Richard Hammond quotes

I'm a presenter.

It's not just the kid who's spent every penny from his job to upgrade his car to tell the world he cares about sports cars, it's also the person driving around in a fuel-conscious hybrid electric car, because it's more a message to the world than an effective means of saving fuel, to be quite honest.

My grandfather on one side was trained as a cabinetmaker but eventually worked as a coachbuilder and then built cars. I inherited from him a love of cars, but with no technical ability whatsoever, sadly!

I like to think that my arrogance, impetuosity, impatience, selfishness and greed are the qualities that make me the lovable chap I am.

No action hero is more closely associated with cars than James Bond.

And I like pygmy goats, because they're just lovely, and ducks.

At home I drive an old Land Rover.

Failing my driving test first time; that was a disappointment on a geological scale.

For somebody who has injured their brain, every single thing they say and think will be the subject of their own questioning.

Forty is brilliant and I love it. I'm happier now than when I was 20.

I don't particularly want to smear myself into a hillside.

I had post-traumatic amnesia, five-second memory, it happens as a result of brain injury.

I mostly drive around in a Fiat 500 TwinAir, and that's a pretty small car!

I think a basic level of fitness can help the body cope with all manner of incidents.

I would love to act. I probably won't make it to Hollywood at 42 years of age, but I'd love to act.

I'm not reckless. I was never reckless.

I've been in a car three or four times when it filled with water and it's not a comfortable feeling.

If I can be cruel; I'm not a big fan of the Audi R8, actually.

Now, personally, I like a car with some sort of character.

The easiest and simplest thing that any one can do to make their car safer, more gas efficient, whatever - check the tire pressure.