In a search for the fastest way to cross London in peak hour from Kew Bridge to the London City Airport, The Stig takes public transport, Richard rides a bike, James drives a Mercedes-Benz GL500 and Jeremy drives a powerboat on the river Thames. Simon Cowell tries to reclaim top spot when he returns as the Star In A Reasonably Priced Car. Richard drives the Aston Martin V8 Vantage against a German on rocket-powered skates in a half-mile drag race. Jeremy road tests the Caparo T1. Written by
Did You Know?
In the London race, when Jeremy goes under Wandsworth Bridge, he says "That's the Embankment. Where's May?" when it was actually Hammond who had got onto the Embankment. May was stuck in traffic around Piccadilly and Trafalgar Square at that point. See more
Himself - Presenter
Bus lanes. Great, cos I can use them. The other thing that uses them? Buses.
References 5th Gear
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Written by Richard Strauss
Arranged and Performed by Eumir Deodato See more