Sunday, November 19, 2017

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 [...]

Season 15 Episode 7 (Christmas Special)

Filed under Season 15, Special, Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May compare the Mercedes SLS, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS and the Ferrari 458 Italia in an epic road trip up America’s east coast. Along the way they undertake a series of challenges culminating in a fight to find the fastest way into New York, all in the name [...]

Season 14 Episode 6 (Bolivia Special)

Filed under Season 14, Special, Top Gear

The latest in the line of great Top Gear specials, following on from epic adventures across Botswana, Vietnam and the Arctic Circle. This time Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are dropped deep in the Bolivian rainforest armed only with three shabby 4×4s which they bought from the local small ads for a maximum [...]

Season 12 Episode 8 (Vietnam Special)

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May embark on one of the most spectacular road trips they have ever attempted. Arriving in Vietnam, they have to travel the entire length of the country in just eight days. But first they must buy suitable transport for the trip, and despite having several million Dong in their [...]

Season 10 Episode 4 (Botswana Special)

Filed under Season 10, Special, Top Gear

On born-free Top Gear, we ditched our draughty aircraft hangar and headed for the wide open spaces of Botswana, on a 1,000-mile safari across the spine of Africa. And, as a lesson for the people of Surrey, who think they need a 4×4 just because they live up a lane that sometimes has leaves on [...]

Season 9 Episode 7 (Polar Special)

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The distance between Resolute in northern Canada and the magnetic North Pole at Ellef Ringnes Island is 320 nautical miles (450 miles). It’s a journey across sea ice and unforgiving mountainous terrain, where temperatures can drop to minus 65ºC – a temperature at which exposed skin can freeze in less than 30 seconds. Only fools [...]

Season 9 Episode 3 (US Special)

Filed under Season 9, Special, Top Gear

On land-of-the-free Top Gear, we spent the whole show in the good ole USA, as we sent Jeremy, Richard and James across the pond on a massive interstate road-trip.
Our presenters touched down in sunny Miami amid a heady cocktail of bikini-clad beach babes, colourful art deco buildings and drug-related gangland violence. They were each given [...]

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 [...]