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The presenters were challenged to create their own electric car that would rival the G-Wiz. Clarkson won the challenge despite bringing the most unreliable of the three cars when he earned more by breaking up his car and selling it for parts. Challenges included bringing Western-themed goods with their cars and building a stall to promote them, A mountain rally and modifying their cars to be better able to tackle the dangerous mountain roads. Upon reaching Ho Chi Minh City, the presenters were given the task of modifying their bikes to reach a floating bar. Upon reaching their final hotel, the three set out to buy gifts: They then performed a race to see how long it took to load and unload various items each presenter was given an illegal immigrant. Meanwhile, May was the least successful, finishing last in two heats and third in the ‘loser’s final’. While refuelling he knocked the jacks and the car drove off by itself, before beaching on a dune.

After the track day, the presenters then had to prep their cars for a Concours d’Elegance competition. While refuelling he knocked the jacks and the car drove off by itself, before beaching on a dune. It eventually flooded and sank. The presenters were challenged to drive from Basel , Switzerland to Blackpool , England, on a single tank of fuel, in order to switch on the Blackpool Illuminations. May’s grand piano was smashed when he failed to prevent his lorry from rolling backwards, although the production crew had already damaged it while positioning it. In an argument with the producers of Top Gear , the presenters claimed British Leyland did produce some good cars after all. Archived from the original on 19 May

At the end, the “hopelessly complicated” scores were tallied, and May was declared the winner. The car, dubbed ” Anne Hathaway’s Toop “, featured a wood-burning stove, kitchen chairs, a flagstone floor, and wood with a cement base weighing approximately two tonseven plastering the door trim. Ahead of sreetfire return, viewers have already been given a teaser of what to expect from the trio as they continue to travel the globe and asses the motoring world.

Gsar bought aHammond bought aand May bought a The presenters decided to speed up the road works on the B near Bidford in Warwickshire. As they climbed higher into the mountains, the final challenge arrived at Mammoth Mountain where they have to race across the snowy mountain. After the challenge it was revealed that all three presenters liked their chosen cars so much they had bought them from the BBC.

The Jaguar came last and lost its engine oil again. The next morning, Matt fitted a custom crash bar made out of steel pipes to protect his damaged back end, and Rory set a challenge of who can reach the closest top speed to its original factory claims. Next the cars were examined by a forensics team to test the condition of their interior. After the grid’s drawn through a drawing of straws, where Chris started second to last.


Hammond bought a gold necklace of Jesus’ face, May bought a bottle of Frankincense — in fact, a bottle of hotel shampoo — and Clarkson was unable to find any Myrrh, so bought a Nintendo DS. The presenters made a second attempt to use amphibious cars—this time to cross the English Channel.

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On the way, Matt, Evans and Sabine were presented with a challenge: In this case it was an Opel Astra 1. The only modifications that did work properly cost little beyond episoxe time, effort and relatively simple equipment used. As has happened on previous challenges, a spare car was provided by the producers should any of the cars critically break down. A recurring feature on Top Gear involves the hosts undertaking a number of bizarre challenges involving cars.

The presenters believed that train travel in the UK is too expensive, and the main reason is that trains are expensive to build. He also bemoans the fact that it is an American specification vehicle with 5-mph bumpers, raised ride height, and oversized aftermarket wheels, giving it poor handling. Clarkson drove the Hilux at high speeds in the water and was making good progress, however he rolled it over while trying to enter geqr pier.

Yop include a snow slope climbing test where Hammond failed to engage his 4WDa game of tag with caravans hitched tp their cars and featuring ‘Leisure Stig’ in a Kia Sportage, a acceleration and braking test at a muddy test area with ‘Leisure Stig’ setting the benchmark in a Kia Sportage where James made his way to a muddy pond at the end of the trackmodifying their own cars to suit the lifestyle theme better and doing some ‘leisure activity’ at a nearby pond, rolling their cars down a steep cliff to test the car’s robustness and safety, and to wrap it up, a five-mile-long off-road race from a Yorkshire grouse moor epusode a conference and dinner held at Yorkshire’s Broughton Hall, where the last to arrive had to eoisode an after-dinner speech.

May’s car was in worse condition with nasal mucus, scabs and saliva costing him 30 points.

The presenters had aimed for Calaisbut missed, finishing in Sangatte. May emerged victorious mainly due to Hammond and Clarkson duelling throughout the race, in the Morris Marina, which had a piano dropped on it in the end.


All of them also installed some sort of bed.

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May attached a roofbox with a sleeping bag on top of a Lotus Excel and Hammond constructed a collapsible cottage on the back of a Land Rover Clarkson beat Hammond to the club, albeit with poorer fuel consumption. Several entries were sexson, including one stating while the Scirocco wasn’t fast it was economical, a rehash of a previous Golf ad, and one detailing a funeral slightly spoiled by Clarkson. Clarkson rolled his car attempting to overtake a Ford Focus.

What do seeason think? The presenters noted that the other modifications generally didn’t help, and some even made the car slower.

Eventually, Hammond had to deliver the after dinner speech, which didn’t please the crowds. In the final part of the trip, both returned to Varadero to have a rematch with local street racers, only this time, they race in a makeshift oval track made using used tyres. Although streetfirs presenter chose a different route, Clarkson estimated the distance as approximately miles.

Hammond was the most successful of the three, finishing third in two heats and coming second in the final, ahead of Clarkson.

Matt, Chris and Rory vs Ken Block. The next challenge featured the lorries speed limiters removed, in a race around the two-mile bowl of Millbrook to see which was fastest; Hammond won with his lightweight ERF hitting 90 miles an hour. Both the Herald and Hilux performed well in the water, however the Herald was slow due to the sails. Clarkson got “his gear shifter stuck up his arse”, while Hammond’s dog kennel fell off. The presenters were set the task of building a convertible people carrier.

After a look on the map, the three found some other lakes further south which could be the source of the Nile. The presenters were challenged to make an ordinary car lap the track as fast as a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Xwhich has a time of 1 minute 28 seconds, using only the price difference from that ordinary car to a used Lancer Evo.

Hammond tried to Americanise his lorry by attaching a dog kennel to the front of his lorry.