Quentin Willson



Quentin Willson is probably best known for BBC Top Gear and Five's motoring show, Fifth Gear. He is one of the best-known motoring authorities in the UK and an established television personality.

His other series on Five include 'Britain's Worst Driver', along with a host of spin off series on 'Britain's Worst' topics.

Quentin spent nine years presenting Top Gear from 1991 to 2000 and hosted his own classic car series The Car's The Star and the property show All the Right Moves both for BBC2. He has also presented or been a guest on a range of popular TV and radio programmes such as Panorama, The Money Programme, The Fast Show, The Wright Stuff and The Jimmy Young Show.

As well as his TV work, Quentin is also a columnist for The Sunday Mirror and has written for various motoring publications such as Top Gear Magazine, Auto Car and What Car? and for most of the national newspapers. He is the author of ten books.

Quentin, who nurtured a passion for motorcars since being knee high, ran his own car dealership for 20 years specialising in fleet cars, and he still owns an elite selection of classic cars.

In the corporate market, Quentin is a sought-after raconteur, renowned for his acerbic wit and general disdain for political correctness.


"Quentin was incredibly diligent and professional throughout the whole process; he took the time to prepare for his role at the event, and brought his own unique perspectives to the theme and content which made for a thoroughly engaging evening. He was also incredibly personable and courteous, which made my life as a producer infinitely easier on the night! Our client was incredibly complimentary and is already talking about trying to involve Quentin with the facilitation of their next global sales conference."   Director of Inspired Live Experience Ltd. Quentin hosted the evening and chaired the panel for the AVL 40th Anniversary Celebration 

"Quentin was brilliant. He was very punctual, polite and professional. He kept the audience entertained for the whole duration of his speech, and was very witty."  Konica Minolta 

"...pass on my thanks to Quentin for a very entertaining after dinner speech at our Barclays Capital Autos on the Road event last week. Feedback was positive - Quentin is a very colourful character and he added a good angle to the evening".   Barclays Capital - Quentin spoke at their Autos on the Road event in Stuttgart

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