Sunday, November 19, 2017

Season 16 Episode 6

Filed under Season 16, Top Gear

In the last show of this series Jeremy Clarkson races the new Jaguar XJ against something even bigger and more powerful – the rotation of the Earth itself. Meanwhile, Richard Hammond achieves a boyhood dream by testing two 1980s supercar icons, the Porsche 959 and Ferrari F40, and James May is in America to drive [...]

Season 16 Episode 5

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The presenters tackle the traffic chaos snowy weather causes in Britain, and hit upon a solution involving a combine harvester, some rudimentary engineering skills and a trip to Norway. Jeremy Clarkson tests the Audi RS5 and the BMW M3, and a surprising guest gets behind the wheel of the Reasonably Priced Car.
Challenge: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard [...]

Season 16 Episode 4

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set out to buy second-hand convertibles and discover some of the unusual pitfalls to watch out for when picking up a used car bargain. Plus, Jeremy is on the test track in the powerful Pagani Zonda R, whilst Simon Pegg is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Challenge: [...]

Season 16 Episode 3

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May visit Albania to test three luxurious vehicles – the Rolls-Royce Ghost, Bentley Mulsanne and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG. Jeremy also drives three high-performance hatchbacks in the form of the limited-edition Ford Focus RS500, Prodrive-developed Cosworth Impreza STi CS400 and one-off Volvo C30 PPC. Jonathan Ross is the Star in [...]

Season 16 Episode 2

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May go head-to-head against their opposite numbers from Australian Top Gear in a car-based version of The Ashes. With disciplines including rallying, drifting and an Aussie version of double-decker car racing, it’s an all-out grudge match that will almost certainly end in tears. Also in the show, Jeremy is [...]

Season 16 Episode 1

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The Ariel Atom, with a V8 engine, 900 bhp per tonne and a 0 – 60mph time under 2.3 seconds, is driven on the track by… James. Will it reach 60mph? Richard plays with Porches – again and Jeremy drives the Skoda Yeti, John Bishop is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
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Season 16 Episode 00 (Middle East Special)

Filed under Season 16, Special, Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May embark on a seasonal road trip, trying to follow the path of the three wise men across the Middle East. However, they opt to do so in open-top sports cars that were built for significantly less demanding tasks than driving along the conflict-ridden mountains of southern Turkey, through [...]