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.
Jeremy, James and Richard return for a new series starting in Italy testing out super cars including the Noble, Lamborghini, and Maclaren. This weeks "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" is musician Will.I.Am.
Richard travels to Texas to learn about NASCAR racing, where he interviews several and rides with a NASCAR racing driver. Jeremy reviews the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. Jeremy and James travel to Beijing, China to look at their expanding copy-car-industry. The Star in Reasonably Priced Car is Matt LeBlanc.
Reviews: James will be driving the brand new 2012 Fiat Panda, a car that he likes very much, but will he like the new one as much as the old. Also, on the track, James compares it to a Vauzhall Corsa VXR Nurburgring Edition, in green. And if you remember from previous episodes, May doesn't like the Nurburgring a lot. Challenges: The challenge this week is going to be amazing. Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson are asked o recreate The Sweeney's, by doing all of the stunts and explosions. The cars they will drive include; a 2012 Jaguar XF-R and the very rare and also ...
The Ferrari FF and Bentley Continental V8 are put through their paces at a unique test track on the edge of the Arctic Circle while May is in Florida where he meets up with AC/DC front man Brian Johnson.
Jeremy Clarkson and James May pay tribute to quirky Swedish car maker Saab. Meanwhile, Richard Hammond races a rocket-powered flying man against a rally-spec Skoda. Plus, current Doctor Who, Matt Smith, is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.
Jeremy, Richard, and James hit Donington in three stripped out track cars: the KTM Crossbow, the Morgan Three Wheeler, and the Caterham R500. Blur bassist and professional cheese maker Alex James is the star in the reasonably priced car.
In the final episode of the season, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set out to discover if you can go motor racing for less than it costs to play golf. Richard is also out on the Top Gear test track in the brand new BMW M5 and there's a double helping of stars as rock legend Slash and Lotus F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen are let loose in the Reasonably Priced Cars.
Richard Hammond pays tribute to 50 years of Bond cars. And our show is, of course, anything but straightforward. Alongside the Goldfinger (1964) DB5, the most iconic Bond car ever has to be the white underwater Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). So, after a few drinks, the crew decided that the best birthday present Top Gear could possibly give would be a working amphibious Lotus, designed using Top Gear Engineering... Elsewhere Richard takes a back seat, and gives the floor to some of the amazing characters who have brought Bond's car moments to life over the past half-century. There are appearances from Guy Hamilton (director of ...