Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Season 7 Episode 7 (Winter Olympics Special)

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Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May travel to Lillehammer, Norway for a special edition of the show, themed on the Winter Olympics.
The show consists of Winter Olympic sports that have been adapted to be played using motor cars, for example, car ice-hockey played with Suzuki Swifts; Jeremy Clarkson trying to drive [...]

Season 7 Episode 6

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Richard races the new Mazda MX5, worth £18,000 against a greyhound worth £25,000. Jeremy compares driving a Honda NSX around Laguna Seca in a video game to the real thing. The Austin Healy Sprite and modified Peugeot 306 go head-to-head on the Prescott Hill Climb course to see which is best and there’s the Top [...]

Season 7 Episode 5

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On fastest-and-most-expensive-ever Top Gear, Jeremy got behind the wheel of the world’s most superlative-laden and talked about car, the Bugatti Veyron. The Stig attempted to answer the great two-wheel-drive versus four-wheel-drive debate. And a clean-shaven Nigel Mansell showed us he’s still got it.
You know the problem: you want a Porsche, but which one? Some people [...]

Season 7 Episode 4

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May pit a mountain bike and a car against each other in a race through the streets of Lisbon. The team find out whether an Italian supercar can be bought for less than £10,000, while the Marcos TSO-GT is put through its paces. Round-the-world yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur is the [...]

Season 7 Episode 3

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In I-want-one-of-those Top Gear, we took three supercars to France. Clarkson went for a spin in the Ford ASBO. And Minister for Transport Dr Stephen Ladyman dropped by to drive the reasonably priced car.
The Ford Focus ST – its name is ill-chosen, but there’s no denying it’s fantastic. This is THE car to talk about [...]

Season 7 Episode 2

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A challenge is set to see which is faster – a rock climber or an Audi RS4. The new Porsche Cayman S is reviewed and as part of a feature on the history of British Racing Green. Richard drives a Vanwall a recreation of the 1958 car which won the 1958 world championship. James and [...]

Season 7 Episode 1

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In the first of a new series of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May head for the Isle of Man to decide which is best: the new baby Aston Martin – the V8 Vantage, BMW M6 or Porsche 911 Carrera S. And car cultures clash when the Austin Healey Sprite takes on [...]