Friday, September 22, 2017

Season 14 Episode 2

Filed under Season 14, Top Gear

Jeremy, Richard and James attempt to save the planet by building their own electric car, and then put their latest ‘green’ creation through the rigours of the new car testing process. Meanwhile on the track, the battle of the continents, as Europe takes on the USA and Jeremy pits the Corvette ZR1’s muscle against the [...]

Season 13 Episode 4

Filed under Season 13, Top Gear

Richard and James race the new Porsche Panamera against a first-class letter, Jeremy is on the run from the British Army, and the latest hot hatches from Ford and Renault go head-to-head.
Challenge: Race: Porsche Panamera vs the Royal Mail service. Jeremy plays British Bulldogs against the British Army – with live fire.
First shown on: 12/07/2009
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Season 13 Episode 2

Filed under Season 13, Top Gear

Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May try to find the perfect car for 17-year-olds, negotiating insurance companies, accident repairs and a muddy music festival car park in the process. Richard also visits Abu Dhabi to test the Lamborghini Murcielago SV and stages a race between the 1000hp Bugatti Veyron and the McLaren F1. Actor, [...]

Season 11 Episode 4

Filed under Season 11, Top Gear

On domo-arigato-Mr-Roboto Top Gear, the presenters jetted off to Japan for the latest of our world-renowned epic races, Jeremy took a rolling art exhibit for a spin on the test track, and a pair of newsreaders drove our reasonably priced car.
In creating the 193mph GT-R, Nissan has gone to extraordinary lengths. For example, to ensure [...]

Season 10 Episode 6

Filed under Season 10, Top Gear

On crash-bang-wallop-what-a-Top Gear, we brought our own special brand of wanton destruction to a small corner of Essex. James also got down and dirty with an Italian beauty, Jeremy indulged his twin passion for fast cars and fiery explosions, and a massive let-down came to our test track.
The only purpose motorhomes seem to have at [...]

Season 10 Episode 2

Filed under Season 10, Top Gear

A drowning-not-waving Top Gear saw the magnificent return of the homemade amphibious cars, Jeremy sampled a new Audi that’s set to shake up the supercar establishment, and a music legend became a star in a reasonably priced car.
A while ago we set our presenters the challenge of making their own fully functioning amphibious cars. As [...]

Season 9 Episode 7 (Polar Special)

Filed under Season 9, Special, Top Gear

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 4

Filed under Season 9, Top Gear

The new Porsche 911 turbo is taken round the Top Gear track, as Jeremy takes the newest creation from German manufacturer Brabus for a spin round the track. James and Richard attempt to turn a Reliant Robin into a fully functioning space shuttle. While ‘Hot Fuzz’ star Simon Pegg is the latest star in a [...]

Season 8 Episode 7

Filed under Season 8, Top Gear

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

Filed under Season 8, Top Gear

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 [...]

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