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Top Gear

  • 2011
  • Season 17
  • 6 episodes
  • Lifestyle
  • Sport

Summary

In the opening edition, Jeremy Clarkson celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-type by driving a modern-day interpretation of the classic sports car. During the course of the series, Richard Hammond champions the Fiat 500C Abarth, James May tests the toughness of the Range Rover Evoque in Nevada, and the Stig puts a number of cars through their paces on the "Top Gear" test track, including the BMW 1 Series M Coupe. Stars behind the wheel of the "Reasonably Priced Car" included Alice Cooper and Ross Noble. The first of six new episodes premiered on BBC Two in June 2011.

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Episode 2: Top Gear

Summary

The trio travel to Italy to test high-performance hatchbacks. Jeremy Clarkson is in the Citroen DS3 Racing, Richard Hammond champions the Fiat 500C Abarth and James May makes the case for the Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup as they navigate their way round baffling Italian towns and take part in a scavenger hunt, before putting the cars through their paces on the F1 street circuit in Monaco. Also, petrolhead comedian Ross Noble is in the Reasonably Priced Car and the McLaren MP4-12C supercar comes under review

Review

To Italy for a three-way contest between the presenters and their favourite hot hatchbacks. Jeremy Clarkson champions a Citroën DS3 Racing, Richard Hammond a Fiat 500C Abarth and James May a Renaultsport Clio Cup. As they power their way to Monte Carlo via romantic Italian roads, they’ll be able to taunt one another over walkie-talkies before facing a left-field challenge of the cars’ performance.

Back at base, comedian Ross Noble drops by and on the test track Clarkson is torturing metaphors to critique the hi-tech British supercar with a name like a dishwasher: the McLaren MP4-12C.

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Details

Released on
2011-07-03
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Crew

rolename
PresenterJeremy Clarkson
PresenterJames May
PresenterRichard Hammond
UnknownRoss Noble
Executive producerAndy Wilman

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  • Summary

    The trio travel to Italy to test high-performance hatchbacks. Jeremy Clarkson is in the Citroen DS3 Racing, Richard Hammond champions the Fiat 500C Abarth and James May makes the case for the Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup as they navigate their way round baffling Italian towns and take part in a scavenger hunt, before putting the cars through their paces on the F1 street circuit in Monaco. Also, petrolhead comedian Ross Noble is in the Reasonably Priced Car and the McLaren MP4-12C supercar comes under review

    Review

    To Italy for a three-way contest between the presenters and their favourite hot hatchbacks. Jeremy Clarkson champions a Citroën DS3 Racing, Richard Hammond a Fiat 500C Abarth and James May a Renaultsport Clio Cup. As they power their way to Monte Carlo via romantic Italian roads, they’ll be able to taunt one another over walkie-talkies before facing a left-field challenge of the cars’ performance.

    Back at base, comedian Ross Noble drops by and on the test track Clarkson is torturing metaphors to critique the hi-tech British supercar with a name like a dishwasher: the McLaren MP4-12C.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    We may earn commission from links on this page. Our editorial is always independent (learn more)

    Details

    Released on
    2011-07-03
    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    PresenterJeremy Clarkson
    PresenterJames May
    PresenterRichard Hammond
    UnknownRoss Noble
    Executive producerAndy Wilman
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