Monday, September 25, 2017

Season 15 Episode 4

Filed under Season 15, Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempt to build cool and interesting motorhomes before setting off for a bank holiday weekend in the West Country to see how each of their creations performs in the real world. Meanwhile, Jeremy is also at the test track to test the new Audi R8 V10 Spyder against [...]

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 7

Filed under Season 13, Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson and James May are challenged to create a TV advert for Volkswagen, but soon fall out as James fills the airtime with detailed information on fuel economy and Jeremy wants something more exciting. Richard Hammond explores an alternative to Germanic sports saloons and tests the Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst, and chat show host Jay [...]

Season 2 Episode 5

Top Gear Australia puts itself on the map with VIP protection excellence when Warren Brown, James Morrison and Steve Pizzati each create an armoured vehicle for visiting dignitaries. Channelling Jason Bourne from the Bourne Identity series, Steve selects something light and fast for the challenge.
“The best way to avoid a terrorist attack is to not [...]

Season 12 Episode 6

Filed under Season 12, Top Gear

Question: did Communists ever build a good car? A question literally several people have asked – ever. To find out, Jeremy, James and Richard go to the former American airbase at Greenham Common, Berkshire, England. Richard drives the Veritas; the latest sports car to come from Germany. Meanwhile Jeremy gives the humble Ford Fiesta a [...]

Season 12 Episode 5

Filed under Season 12, Top Gear

Richard Hammond celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Ferrari Daytona and takes it on a journey to its spiritual home while racing a powerboat. Meanwhile Clarkson tests the new M3 saloon (as well as the Lexus IS F) so expect a lot of tyre smoke and cries of “power!”. The team also endeavours to discover [...]

Season 12 Episode 2

Filed under Season 12, Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May travel to America to take a road trip from San Francisco to the heart of Utah in three new-generation muscle cars, hoping this time to avoid letting a mob of angry locals pelt them with rocks. Back in the UK, the Fiat 500 Abarth gets a test-drive and [...]

Season 8 Episode 8

Filed under Season 8, Top Gear

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 6 Episode 9

Filed under Season 6, Top Gear

On make-a-U-turn-where-possible Top Gear, we sent Richard and James out to earn a real living, and Clarkson got to grips with the world’s worst sat-nav.
The BMW M5 had a 500bhp V10 engine and performance to shame most supercars. Sadly, it also proved itself to have one of the world’s most useless on-board computers. The sat-nav [...]

Season 4 Episode 9

Filed under Season 4, Top Gear

James finds out if it is possible to parachute into a moving car. Jeremy drives the new Jaguar X Type estate and on the Isle of Lewis and Harris – the place in the U.K. with the lowest number of cabriolet owners per-head. Richard and James test a range of cabriolets: the Mini Cabrio, Vauxhall [...]