Sunday, November 19, 2017

Season 8 Episode 8

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Last in the series. Jeremy, Richard and James learn about vans as they do tasks including transporting equipment for The Who. The prototype Noble M15 supercar is test-driven by Richard Hammond and racing driver Jenson Button does the F1 Challenge. Ray Winstone is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Challenge: £1000 Van Man challenge. Being [...]

Season 8 Episode 7

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In manpower-versus-horsepower Top Gear, we got some young men in silly trousers to leap around Liverpool. And the presenters built their own car. The world’s major car manufacturers needn’t feel threatened.
The French are clearly all mad. When they aren’t building cars that have gear sticks where the indicator should be, they’re inventing new sports. The [...]

Season 8 Episode 6

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A caravan on Top Gear never lasts the full hour; they are usually blown up, crushed or set alight pretty quickly. These options are available to the lads but not before the three of them take a caravanning holiday in Dorset. The Stig, with the Toyota F1 team, see how fast you can drive indoors [...]

Season 8 Episode 5

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Jeremy Clarkson spends the day at Towcester races, finding out whether the suspension of the new Citroen C6 is all it’s cracked up to be. There’s another car football spectacular, pitting the Toyota Aygos against a team of VW Foxes built in Brazil, and Oscar-winning screen writer and actor Julian Fellowes is this week’s Star [...]

Season 8 Episode 4

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On a das-German-edition-auf Top Gear, Richard drove a hot new BMW, Jeremy tarted-up an old Mercedes, and Ewan McGreggor proved that the force wasn’t with him.
The scapel-sharp Porsche Boxster S took on the mighty new BMW Z4 M. Comparing the two was a bit like comparing a dentist’s drill and a big hammer. Both are [...]

Season 8 Episode 3

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The legendary first attempt at a channel crossing in our home-built boat cars, plus Jeremy’s race in a Lotus against Stig in a Mustang and Life on Mars star Philip Glenister in our car.
Challenge: Amphibious cars challenge.
First shown on: 21/05/2006
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Season 8 Episode 2

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The Yorkshire Dales is the setting for a contest between the Jaguar XK, the BMW650i and the Mercedes SL350, while a rally car and a jet-powered kayak compete on the surface of a frozen lake. The team hijack a drive time radio show in Brighton, and Gordon Ramsay is the latest Star in a Reasonably [...]

Season 8 Episode 1

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They’re back and it’s business as usual with Jeremy testing Sweden’s entry in the supercar market, the Koenigsegg CCX and Stig doing his best to kill himself in it. James drives the new Honda Civic and Richard is relegated to driving a most embarrassing convertible: the Nissan micra C+C – a pink Nissan micra C+C. [...]