Jane Austen. Monty Python. Ricky Gervais. My Anglophilia runs amok, people.

And it just spiked again.

According to easier.com, 25 percent of British motorists are planning on buying a car in the coming year — and a full one-fifth of them have made buying a “green” car their priority. That’s three times more green-thusiasm than a year ago.

‘Course the number of drivers looking to buy cars in the first place could use a little help — one-quarter seems a tad steep. Still, a big pip-pip to the British isles for at least channeling their rampant consumerism in the proper direction.