Jermy, James and Richard set out to prove that the old 'classic' hatchbacks of their time are better than the modern equivalents through a series of challenges while Hugh Bonneville stars in the reasonably priced car.
Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson race an Alfa Romeo against a quad bike in northern Italy, James May visits Camp Bastion the British main military base in Afghanistan, Jeremy test the new McLaren P1 and Hollywood Star Tom Hiddleston is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May goes on a road-trip through Ukraine to show that small city cars are indeed fun to drive, Jaremy test a Danish supercar and musician James Blunt is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.
Captain slow drives the new 620R super-lite Super 7 320hp, gets hit by a bug. Complains. Jeremy drives a custom built Alfa 8c Disco Volante in Italy. Hammond does the Mercedes 6 wheel SUV in a pool and sand, in UAE.
Richard Hammond is in Abu Dhabi to drive a new hybrid sports car from Porsche, the 918. Jeremy Clarkson and James May are tasked with shooting and presenting a safe cycling public information film to an expert panel featuring Olympic gold medal-winning cycling legend Chris Boardman. Finally, Need for Speed and Breaking Bad star, Aaron Paul, is the "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car."
In the first of two-part special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are on a mission to build a bridge over the River Kwai in Thailand. In order to do so, they must first drive across a country that has been largely closed to Westerners for over 40 years: Burma. What follows is an epic journey of beautiful scenery, regular adversity, ongoing malfunction, and constant bickering between the three hosts.