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Rory

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Rory is a host of BBC Top Gear as well as spin-off show Extra Gear, and is a contributing editor to Top Gear magazine. He is also a regular contributor to BBC's The One Show.

Rory grew up in South Norwood, London, where his passion for cars blossomed as a teenager. After passing his driving test, he set about buying a variety of cheap cars, regularly modifying them to improve their performance and looks. Rory was a keen follower of the modified car scene, as documented by the likes of Max Power magazine.

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Despite his love for cars, Rory keenly followed his other passions, technology and writing. He earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of North London (London Metropolitan University) and began a career in journalism at the age of 20.

Rory went on to work for various technology and automotive publications including Personal Computer World Magazine and CNET.com, where he worked as a senior editor, launchi...

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