Friday, September 22, 2017

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 9 Episode 2

Filed under Season 9, Top Gear

The lads try to play golf – the game which pervades exclusivity and stupid trousers – whilst testing the Audi TT, the Alfa Romeo Brera and the Mazda RX-8, three coupes in the £20,000 – £25,000 price range. James, in an attempt to bury his Captain Slow persona, attempts to take the Bugatti Veryron up [...]

Season 9 Episode 1

Filed under Season 9, Top Gear

On it’s-been-a-long-time-coming Top Gear, a fully mended Richard Hammond returned to your screens. Jeremy tried to decide if the Jaguar XKR is a match for its Teutonic rivals, and the presenters broke the habit of a lifetime and attempted a spot of manual labour.
After making a stunning recovery, Hammond talked us through his jet car [...]