Jeremy reviews Maserati's latest super-car, the MC12. The team are challenged to buy 2-door coupés that are not Porsches for under £1500, so James buys a Jaguar XJS, Richard a BMW 635 CSi and Jeremy a Mitsubishi Starion turbo, and they put them through a series of tests to see who got the best deal. Comedian Jack Dee is the Star In A Reasonably Priced Car. Written by
Did You Know?
When they debate as to what the sound of the SLK engine was akin to, the British engineers from McLaren said it sounded like a spitfire. But the German engineers from Mercedes said "Nein! Nein! Sounds like a Messerschmitt!" They were both wrong. It sounds like the God of Thunder, gargling with nails.