The Ariel Atom, with a V8 engine, 900bhp-per-ton and a 0-60mph time under 2.3 seconds, is driven on the track by James. Will it reach 60mph? Richard plays with a Porsche - again. This time, the new 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, which he races against a VW Beetle. A race with a Top Gear twist... Jeremy drives a practical car that you can afford - the Skoda Yeti, and puts it through some rather unusual tests. John Bishop is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May go head-to-head against their opposite numbers from Australian Top Gear in a car-based version of The Ashes. With disciplines including rallying, drifting and an Aussie version of double-decker car racing, it's an all-out grudge match that will almost certainly end in tears. Also in the show, Jeremy is on the test track in Ferrari's new 599 GTO and another celebrity guest takes their turn as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
The boys take a Rolls Royce Ghost, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG and "Bentley Mulsanne" to Albania to see which would be best for the local mafia; Jeremy tests 3 high powered hatchbacks and Jonathan Ross is in the reasonably priced car.
The boys are tasked with buying cheap second hand convertibles to see which is best, but all end up buying BMW 325i convertibles so have to come up with different tests; Jeremy pays tribute to the "final" Pagani Zonda and Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are in the reasonably priced car.
Setting off at sunset, Jeremy tries to drive a Jaguar XJ from the most westerly point to the most easterly before the sun rises; Richard drives the Porsche 959 and Ferrari F40; James drives NASA's latest lunar rover and John Prescott is in the reasonably priced car.
Compilation show featuring the boys taking a Rolls Royce Ghost, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG and "Bentley Mulsanne" to Albania to see which would be best for the local mafia; Jeremy tests the Skoda Yeti and John Bishop in the reasonably priced car.
Compilation show featuring the boys finding a use for unused combine harvesters during the snowy winters, Jeremy paying tribute to the "final" Pagani Zonda, Richard racing a Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet against a VW Beetle and Jonathan Ross in the reasonably priced car.
Jeremy celebrates the 50th Birthday of the Jaguar E-type by driving the modern one, Richard is in South Africa to test a bigger, even more rugged alternative to the famous Hummer, James meets up with Gold Medal Winner Amy Williams and races her in the new Mini Rally Car.
James reviews the new Aston Martin Virage and bashes on the Nurburgring. The boys head out to Italy for a Hot Hatchback Roadtrip with Jeremy in the Citroen DS3 Racing, Hammond in the Fiat 500C Abarth and James May in the Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup. They perform a number of tasks including a scavenger hunt of sorts as well as laps around the Monaco Grand Prix track through Monte Carlo. Ross Noble is the star in a reasonably priced car.
Jeremy and Richard look at some amazing second hand bargains you can buy for the price of Britain's cheapest brand new car, the $9,900 Nissan Pixo. Meanwhile, James tests the toughness of the new Range Rover Evoque by driving it through Death Valley and then gauges its stylishness by using it to chauffeur a global megastar across Las Vegas.
The guys attempt to make train travel cheaper, faster and more interesting by replacing the conventional carriages and locomotive with a series of caravans attached to a specially modified car. It's either the world's most ingenious idea or the prelude to the world's biggest accident. Jeremy is also out on the track comparing the rip-snorting Jaguar XKR-S to the recently updated Nissan GT-R.
The guys are challenged to knock down a row of derelict houses in less time than it takes a team of demolition experts to do the same job. Meanwhile, Jeremy tests an updated version of the classic Jensen Interceptor and finds himself transported back to a 1970s world of leather driving gloves and droopy moustaches. The incredible Lotus T125 also brings some F1-style performance to the track
Jeremy and James embark on a trip to the British seaside in two new electric cars, taking in an impromptu and thoroughly informative visit to Lincoln along the way. Meanwhile, Richard meets the world's most extraordinary rally team, and pop impresario Louis Walsh is this week's star in the Reasonably Priced Car. Plus, the new brand new Lamborghini Aventador flexes its muscles on the track.
The gang embarks on a trade mission to India. Equipped with three old British cars and a range of uniquely British products, they set off on an epic road trip across one of the world's most fascinating and challenging countries.