Top Gear - Seasons 1 -16

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    Need to get caught up on your Top Gear viewing?

    Wondering how certain things came to be part of the show?

    Now you can find every show from the very 1st below.

    Season 1 - 2002

    Season 1 Episode 01
    * Clarkson goes to France in a Citroen Berlingo Multispace
    * Ford GT40 Concept (aka Ford GT) in the studio
    * Clarkson compares the Pagani Zonda to the Lamborghini Murcielago
    * Introduction of the Stig, the test track, and the power laptime board
    * Richard finds out if you can beat a speed camera by going really fast
    * Clarkson makes a Volvo 740 run on vegetable oil
    * Richard drives the Mazda 6
    * SIARPC: Harry Enfield

    Season 1 Episode 02
    * Jeremy tests the new Focus RS
    * Richard tries to jump motorcycles with a double decker bus
    * Jeremy drives the sublime handling Noble M12 GTO
    * Jeremy shows the history of the RS division of Ford and Richard drives the classic RS 1600
    * SIARPC: Jay Kay

    Season 1 Episode 03
    * Jeremy tests the new Focus RS
    * Richard tries to jump motorcycles with a double decker bus
    * Jeremy drives the sublime handling Noble M12 GTO
    * Jeremy shows the history of the RS division of Ford and Richard drives the classic RS 1600
    * SIARPC: Jay Kay

    Season 1 Episode 04
    * Jeremy drives the Vanquish and pits it against the Ferrari 575
    * Jason does a segment on buying used GTRs
    * Richard does a mid level car compare
    * SIARPC: Steve Coogan

    Season 1 Episode 05
    * Jeremy drives the gadget laden new Mercedes-Benz S Class
    * Richard gets driven around in the ostentatious Maybach
    * Jezza drives the new Bentley Arnage
    * SIARPC: Johnothan Ross

    Season 1 Episode 06
    * Jeremy drives the Renault Velsatis
    * Hammond goes to South Africa to test the new BMW Z4
    * Jeremy drives his Mercedes SL55 AMG
    * SIARPC: Tyra Tompkinson

    Season 1 Episode 07
    * Hammond drives the Saab 9-3
    * The crew tries to discover the “fastest faith”
    * A look at the awesome Puegot RC concept
    * Jeremy drives the new Lotus Elise
    * SIARPC: Rick Parfit

    Season 1 Episode 08
    * Jeremy discuses the German power wars and drives the Audi RS6 and MB E55 amg
    * Richard drives a series of small cars — the Honda Jazz, Citroen C2, MG ZR, and Nissan Micra
    * The boys fix up an old Lada by sending it to the Lotus garage
    * Jeremy drives the new Maserati coupe
    * SIARPC: Michael Gambon

    Season 1 Episode 09
    * Jeremy drives people carriers, the land cruiser and gushes over the XC90
    * Hammond drives a Subaru Forester wagon
    * The crew tries to make a Jaguar XJS as fast as modern super cars
    * Jeremy drives a Volkswagen Golf R32
    * Hammond Drives the Radical against an airplane
    * SIARPC: Gordon Ramsey

    Season 1 Episode 10
    * Jeremy drives the BMW X5, Jeep Cherokee, and the Range Rover
    * Top Gear Awards
    * Another Fastest Faith competition
    * Jeremy drives the Lotus Esprit
    * The Stig drives the TVR Tamora after some fiddling with the suspension


    Season 2 - 2003

    Season 2 Episode 01
    * The Smart Roadster is reviewed by Jeremy
    * Hammond burns a Nissan Sunny with a jet dragster
    * The introduction of James May and his Bentley
    * Hammond falls in love with a Bowler Wildcat and declares himself God
    * SIARPC: Vinnie Jones

    Season 2 Episode 02
    * Jeremy Drives the Rolls Royce Phantom
    * Hammond Does a history lesson on the Rover P5
    * Jeremy Compares the Audi S4 and the BMW M3
    * The fastest Political Party
    * SIARPC: Jamie Oliver

    Season 2 Episode 03
    * Jeremy drives the Volkswagen Touareg
    * Jeremy drives the Aplina Z8
    * Hammond drives the pitiful Lexus SC430, and the glorious Hyundai Tiburon
    * James drives the Pardua Calisa
    * The boys bring back the Jaguar XJS to race the supercars of the day (with the addition of nitrous)
    * SIARPC: David Soul

    Season 2 Episode 04
    * Jeremy Drives the Aston Martin DB7 GT and the Jaguar XKRR
    * May and Hammond review old Jaguar cars
    * Jeremy Drives the new Jaguar XJR from coast to coast
    * SIARPC: Borris Johnson

    Season 2 Episode 05
    * Jeremy drives the Porsche 996 911 Turbo and Porsche C4S
    * James drives the Triumph TR6
    * Jeremy Drives the new Renault Clio V6
    * SIARPC: Anne Robinson

    Season 2 Episode 06
    * Hammond does a track day
    * Jeremy compares the Subaru WRX STI and the Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 8
    * The guys set a land speed caravan towing record
    * Jeremy struggles to get into a Vauxhal VX220
    * SIARPC: Richard Whitely

    Season 2 Episode 07
    * Jeremy tests a Hummer H2
    * Jeremy drives the Koenigsegg CCR
    * Hammond Drives the Renault Megane and crashes on purpose
    * Jeremy drives a riot vehicle
    * SIARPC: Neil Morisee

    Season 2 Episode 08
    * Jeremy drives the new Alfa GTA, Volkswagen R32, and For Focus RS
    * Jeremy drives the new Nissan 350Z
    * James and Richard drive the new Volkswagen Beetle convertible, the Audi A4 Cabrio, the Daihatsu Copen, the Mercedes-Benz C Class Cabrio, and the Citroen Cabrio
    * Finding the fastest villain
    * SIARPC: Jody Kidd

    Season 2 Episode 09
    * Richard drives the insane Carver 1
    * Jeremy drives the Volvo S60R
    * James looks to the future of cars with General Motor’s new drive by wire car
    * James drives the Vauxhal Signum
    * SIARPC: Patrick Stewart

    Season 2 Episode 10
    * Hammond drives the TVR T350C
    * Jeremy drives the Volkswagen Phaeton
    * James checks out the Cadillac 16
    * Jeremy drives the new Range Rover Sport Supercharged Overfinch
    * SIARPC: Alan Davis


    Season 3 - 2003

    Season 3 Episode 01
    * Jeremy goes to Detroit to drive the Ford GT
    * James drives the new BMW 5 series
    * Jeremy drives the Volkswagen Pollo
    * Richard falls in love with the new Porsche 911 GT3
    * SIARPC: Martin Kemp

    Season 3 Episode 02
    * Tribute to the black Stig who “died” and introduction of the white Stig
    * Jeremy reviews the BMW M3 CSL on the Isle of Man
    * A Volvo jumps some caravans aka mobile home trailer thingies
    * James and Richard review some older M series BMW’s (the M1, M3 and M5), also on the Isle of Man
    * Comparison of BMW Z4 (Richard) vs. Porsche Boxster (James) vs. Honda S2000 (Jeremy), again, on the Isle of Man
    * SIARPC: Stephen Fry

    Season 3 Episode 03
    * Richard gets wet with drowning stuff
    * Jeremy in a Saab 9-5 plus Stig in the 9-5 versus a Harrier
    * Jeremy also drives the Bentley Continental GT
    * James drives around in a Subaru Legacy

    Season 3 Episode 04
    * Richard drives a Lamborghini Miura
    * James drives a Lamborghini Countach
    * The Stig drives a Lamborghini Murcielago around the Top Gear test track
    * Richard drives the Works Mini Cooper S
    * Jeremy drives a Lamborghini Gallardo
    * SIARPC: Rich Hall

    Season 3 Episode 05
    * Jeremy reviews the Mazda RX-8 and the Stig takes it around the track
    * Richard explains how to pick a future classic car
    * Top Gear Toupee Test – how long different toupees last in a convertable
    * James reviews the Fiat Panda
    * Jeremy tries to destroy a Toyota Hilux pickup truck (Part 1 of 2)
    * SIARPC: Simon Cowell

    Season 3 Episode 06
    * Jeremy reviews the Citroën C2 and finds out why it so popular among the “cruising” crowd
    * James tries to finish the job of destroying the Toyota Hilux pickup truck (Part 2 of 2)
    * Richard tests the Renault Megan CC and Peugeot 307 CC
    * James runs around in an awesome, old Aston Martin Vantage
    * Jeremy tests the new Holden Monaro (which will be known as the Pontiac GTO in the States) and the Stig takes it around the track
    * SIARPC: Sanjeev Bhaskar

    Season 3 Episode 07
    * Jeremy flys around in the Porsche Cayenne
    * Richard goes to Capetown, South Africa to test drive the £300,000 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
    * Jeremy bonks his head on the MG SV and the Stig takes it around the test track
    * Richard finds out if really smart people can pull a burnout
    * Richard, Jeremy and James duke it out over which is the best British car – the Morgan Plus 8, the Noble M12 GTO or the Rover 75
    * SIARPC: Rory Bremner

    Season 3 Episode 08
    * Jeremy drives a 1960’s Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
    * Richard sees what you can get for £9000 these days – an hour in a £38 million Boeing 737 BBJ2 or a Nissan Micra and what’s the best value for your money
    * James drives an Aston Martin Lagonda
    * Jeremy drives the Audi TT, but first has to get ready to go out in it
    * The Stig takes the Audi TT out onto the test track
    * Jeremy and Richard race old versions of cars versus the new versions of the car
    * SIARPC: Johnny Vegas, who by the way, doesn’t have a driver’s license

    Season 3 Episode 09
    * Jeremy drives the Chrysler Crossfire
    * Richard screams around in the Brabus Smart Roadster
    * James tests the Jaguar XJ6
    * Richards drives the Honda “Type R” cars – the Honda Civic Type R and the Honda NSX Type R
    * The Stig takes the NSX out on the test track
    * Jeremy hands out the award to the fastest celebrity around the Top Gear test track
    * SIARPC: Carol Voderman

    Season 4 - 2004

    Season 4 Episode 01
    * Jeremy shows what’s coming up this season including a test drive of the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren on a track, Porsche GT3 RS, BMW 1 Series, Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, Porsche Carrera GT and a ton of other cars
    * Jeremy, Richard and James race from the studio to Monte Carlo – Jeremy by Aston Martin DB9 and Richard and James by normal train and bullet train – to see which is faster, trains or cars
    * Rover wouldn’t let Top Gear test drive their “City Rover”, so James went undercover to a dealership and did a review while on the test drive, all without getting the salesman to suspect a thing
    * Jeremy drives the new Lotus Exige around the Top Gear test track all while trying to avoid having a Apache gunship helicopter getting a missle lock on him
    * SIARPC: Fay Ripley from Frankenstein (1994) staring Robert De Niro

    Season 4 Episode 02
    * Jeremy talks about the Alfa 166 and it’s depreciation value
    * The Stig takes a 328 horsepower Alfa 147 GTA around the Top Gear test track
    * A nun, yes, a nun, drives a monster truck over some cars
    * Richard drives a Cadilac Escalade and talks about it’s “bling” factor
    * Richard drives the 27 foot long “Fab 1″, Lady Penelope’s new car from the new Thunderbirds film
    * Paul McKenna, the guest driver, is a hypnotist and hypnotises Richard into not remembering how to drive
    * Paul McKenna hypnotises Richard again and convinces him that a little pedal toy 911 is his real car
    * Saving the best for last, Jeremy drives the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR around the Top Gear test track and compares it to the Mercedes-Benz SL55 followed by the Stig taking the SLR around the test track for a lap time
    * SIARPC: Paul McKenna

    Season 4 Episode 03
    * Jeremy, James and Richard buy cars for under £100 and run them through a series of tests
    * Richard drives a 1968 Dodge Charger R/T and talks about how badly he wants one
    * Jeremy compares the Porsche 911 GT3 RS to the Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale
    * SIARPC: Jordan aka Katie Price

    Season 4 Episode 04
    * Jeremy sees if he can drive 800 miles on a single tank of gas with a twin-turbo, V8 diesel Audi A8
    * You know that British commercial where a Ford Street Ka whacks a pigeon with it’s hood? Well James uses the Ka’s satellite navigation to see if he can beat a racing homing pigeon
    * The age old question of which is faster, a Subaru Impreza or a Mitsubishi Evo, is answered again with the Subaru Impreza WRX STi WR1 and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR
    * James and Richard play darts with some cars and a cannon
    * Jeremy drives the Porsche Carrera GT followed by the Stig taking it around the Top Gear test track
    * SIARPC: Ronnie O’Sullivan – a world snooker champion (whatever the hell that is…)

    Season 4 Episode 05
    * Richard got the short straw and had to review the Vauxhall Astra, the new Volkswagen Golf and the Mazda 3
    * Jeremy drives the MG ZT 260 which has a Mustang engine and looks exactly like a Rover 75
    * Richard goes to Germany, gets in a Volkswagen Golf and gets hit with artificial lightning
    * Richard, James and Jeremy compare the new BMW 6 series, a low end Porsche 911, and a Jaguar XKR
    * SIARPC: Johnny Vaughan and Denise Van Outen

    Season 4 Episode 06
    * Jeremy drives around the number one selling car in Japan, the Nissan Cube
    * James tries out a Jaguar XJS that has been completely rebuilt into a decent car
    * Richard drives the Cadillac CTS which he claims is the first American car able to go around corners
    * Richard and Jeremy decide which cars should become available in Britain or stay not available
    * Richard races in a cow crap powered Rover versus a human crap powered Rover and a gas powered Rover
    * Jeremy spins around on three wheels in the new Renault Clio 182 followed by the Stig taking it around the track for a lap time
    * SIARPC: Terry Wogan

    Season 4 Episode 07
    * Jeremy drives the £145,000 Mercedes-Benz CL65 which has 738 foot-pounds of torque
    * In the news: the new BMW M5, the new Audi A6, trains being less efficient than a car and Euro NCAP crash ratings
    * Richard and James take two “super-sub-tall-family-micro cars”, the Ford Focus C-Max and the Renault Scenic mini-cabbing to see which is better
    * Jeremy reviews a car that I’ve always thought looked really cool, the Spyker C8 from Holland
    * Jeremy, Richard and James drag race the Mercedes-Benz CL65 against a Bentley Continental GT and a Aston Martin DB9
    * SIARPC: Lionel Richie

    Season 4 Episode 08
    * James drives around the mountain roads of Sicily, Italy in a £70,000 Maserati Quattroporte
    * In the news: new Porsche 911, Toyota Hilux Invincible, Honda FR-V, Autobahn speed limit, jet fighter and a lamp post, Top Gear Motoring Survey 2004, caravans on the M5 Motorway, Mercedes-Benz CLS
    * Richard talks about the end of the production of the Rover V8 and goes racing in a Rover SD1 as a tribute to it
    * Jeremy sees if a diesel Skoda Fabia vRS is faster around the test track than a Mini Cooper driven by Richard
    * Richard talks about a new fine for people blocking “yellow box junctions” and goes out and embarrasses people who block them
    * Jeremy drives the new Ford GT – a production version, not the mule he drove previously – followed by the Stig racing it around the Top Gear test track
    * Richard sees which is better against a 747 jet engine – a Ford Mondeo or a Citroen 2CV
    * SIARPC: Martin Clunes

    Season 4 Episode 09
    * Richard finds out which is best – the Mazda MX-5 (aka Mazda Miata), the Toyota MR2, or the Fiat Barchetta
    * A guy named Tim tries to parachute out of a plane and land in a convertible Mercedes-Benz going 50 mph driven by a guy named Ben
    * Richard and James go to Scotland to compare the Mini Cabriolet, Vauxhall Tigra, Mercedes-Benz SLK and Audi S4
    * Jeremy shows a review he recorded back in January of the Jaguar X-Type Estate (Stationwagon) in snow
    * The Stig takes the Mercedes-Benz CL65 reviewed on July 11th’s Top Gear around the Top Gear test track
    * SIARPC: Sir Ranulph Fiennes, a guy who did 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

    Season 4 Episode 10
    * Richard reviews the Peugeot 407 which includes him using it as a pace car for a bunch of Radical racers
    * In the news: Citroen C4, horse trailers (they call them horse boxes), car restorations next season, Russians buying TVR, Peugeot’s new car, the 1007, with sliding mini-van doors on a hatchback
    * James went to find some new stuff for the studio using the new Volvo V50 Estate (aka Stationwagon)
    * 5 cars from around the world compete in a long-jump in the “Car Olympics”
    * Jeremy drives the new BMW X3 on the road and then attempts to take it offroad
    * Richard takes out the Chevrolet Corvette C6 followed by the Stig taking it around the test track for a surprising lap time
    * SIARPC: Patrick Kielty


    Season 5 - 2004

    Season 5 Episode 01
    * Jeremy drives the new Porsche 911 Carrera S
    * James talks about the new voting thing where the public will decide which car from a list should be restored – this week is a Lotus 10 that was purchased by James Dean before he died
    * Jeremy said he’d eat his hair if the new Vauxhall Astra looked like the concept and since it ended up looking like it, he really does eat some of his hair
    * Richard, Jeremy and James drive the Holden Monaro, Chrysler 300C, and Jaguar S-Type R and pick a winner
    * Richard sees how many of those bouncy, inflatable castle things and Ice Cream truck can jump
    * SIARPC: Bill Bailey

    Season 5 Episode 02
    * Richard drives the new Ford Focus and compares it to the Vauxhall Astra and the Volkswagen Golf
    * In the news: Citroën C4 in the studio, Richard gets a love letter, BMW 3 Series, Mitshubishi Lancer Evo VIII FQ-400, and more
    * James continues the Top Gear restoration project and looks at a Adams Probe 16 from the movie “Clockwork Orange”
    * Jeremy drives Nick Mason’s, the drummer from Pink Floyd, Ferrari F60 Enzo and the Stig puts in a lap time with it later in the show
    * Richard sees which is fastest down a hill – a teenager on an offroad skateboard, a Mitshubishi Lancer Evo rally car, or a Bowler Wildcat
    * Cool Wall update
    * Jeremy compares old supercars to new supercars – Pagani Zonda versus Jaguar XJ220, Ferrari Enzo vesus Porsche Carrera GT versus McLaren F1, and a look at the Ferrari F40
    * SIARPC: Geri Halliwell, that chick who used to be in the Spice Girls

    Season 5 Episode 03
    * Jeremy drives the new Land Rover Discovery up a mountain in Scotland
    * In the news: Delivering a new Land Rover Discovery to a guy in Northern Ireland; Chrysler PT Cruiser Cabriolet; a Bugatti Veyron watch; Britain’s common toad, dog seat belt law in California; some GT class of races and how Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, and Aston Martin are entering it – the new Aston Martin DBR9 being in the studio
    * Richard goes to find the maddest (craziest) car
    * James continues with the restoration project with Keith Moon’s Chrysler
    * Jeremy drives the Dodge Viper SRT-10 followed by the Stig giving it a lap around the track (woo!!!)
    * Richard and James discuss the results of the 2004 Top Gear car survey
    * SIARPC: Joanna Lumley

    Season 5 Episode 04
    * Richard goes to the South of France to drive the Pagani Zonda Roadster, but gets warmed up first by checking out the Wally 118 yacht
    * Richard and James play conkers with caravans
    * James continues with the restoration project with a 1978 Range Rover owned by Princess Diana
    * James and Richard spend 24 hours in a Smart forfour
    * Jeremy drives the new Aston Martin Vanquish S and compares it to the Ferrari 575 Handling GTC followed by the Stig each giving them a lap around the Top Gear test track
    * SIARPC: Comedian Jimmy Carr

    Season 5 Episode 05
    * Richard drives the new Morgan Aero 8 GTN
    * Richard shows off his Dodge Charger that he finally bought
    * Richard drives the Renault Espace, the first “people carrier”, and then races it again a bunch of other minivans
    * With this being it’s 50th anniversary, James drives the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
    * Jeremy goes to the Nürburgring and tries to get a diesel Jaguar S-Type around in under 10 minutes with the help of Sabine Schmitz
    * SIARPC: Christian Slater

    Season 5 Episode 06
    * Jeremy drives the new Volkswagen Golf GTI and the Stig takes it around the track
    * Jeremy, Richard and James see how far £1500 can get you with a Porsche and then compete them in a series of tests
    * James finishes showing the Top Gear Restoration project contestants with Paddy Hopkirk’s Mini Cooper
    * Jeremy rides along with Billy Baxter, a blind man, to see if Baxter can beat Richard Whiteley’s time around the Top Gear test track (Whiteley has the slowest time)
    * SIARPC: Harry Webb (Sir Cliff Richard)

    Season 5 Episode 07
    * Jeremy drives the Toyota Prius
    * Richard drives the new Ford Mustang GT
    * Jeremy and Richard update the Cool Wall
    * James shows a quick summary of the Top Gear Restoration Project
    * James and Richard compare the new Porsche Boxster to the new Mercedes-Benz SLK with the Stig ending up taking the two around the Top Gear test track
    * Top Gear Awards: comedy handling award, worst car of the year, best engine noise, worst Top Gear presenter screw-up, best car of the year, favorite car of the year
    * Jeremy sees if a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII FQ400 can keep up with a Lamborghini Murcielago followed by the Stig taking it around the test track
    * SIARPC: Roger Daltrey from The Who

    Season 5 Episode 08
    * Jeremy races Richard and James again, this time with a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti vs. a plane (plus trains and buses)
    * James announces which car will be restored in the restoration project
    * James races Richard down a hill, James in a Mitsubishi Evo rally car and Richard in a bobsled
    * Jeremy and James see which is faster, old race cars or new showroom cars with a Ford Escort rally car vs. a Ford Focus RS, a Ford GT40 vs. a Noble M400, and an Audi Quattro vs. a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII FQ340
    * Renault reckoned that their F1 car could get around the Top Gear test track in under a minute, so the Stig gives it a go
    * SIARPC: Comedian Eddie Izzard (I love this guy – so funny)

    Season 5 Episode 09
    * James reviews the new BMW 1 Series
    * Richard drives the AMG version of the Mercedes G-Wagen
    * Jeremy and Richard race around the Top Gear test track in a Ford Fiesta ST150 and a Citroën C2 VTS
    * Jeremy and James try to find a decent car that’s made in the Pacific rim
    * Jeremy drives the extremely quick Ariel Atom
    * SIARPC: Trinny and Susannah (some chicks who host a fashion show in the UK or something)


    Season 6 - 2005

    Season 6 Episode 01
    * Jeremy drives the new 4-door Mercedes-Benz CLS AMG that has 500 horsepower and is surprisingly quick followed by the Stig setting a lap time with it
    * James drives the Honda Element which isn’t sold in the UK (who knew?) and with the help of some old people, finds out if it’s a cool car or not
    * Richard drives the new Toyota Aygos and then has a 5 versus 5 soccer game using Aygoses with a bunch of skilled drivers
    * Richard and Jeremy update the Cool Wall
    * Jeremy races a Range Rover Sport against a Challenger 2 tank and tries to avoid it getting it getting a lock on it with it’s huge gun
    * SIARPC: James Nesbitt

    Season 6 Episode 02
    * Jeremy drives a £1 million 1957 Maserati 250F Formula 1 car and a new £412,000 Maserati MC12 – will it be faster than a Ferrari Enzo around the Top Gear test track?
    * In the news: new Honda FR-V, new Saab Estate, Hummer H3, new Mazda MX-5 aka Miata, Ferrari Superamerica, best driving song competition update, Jaguar XK in the studio
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James compete in a new £1500 2-door sports coupe competition, but this time the car can’t be a Porsche
    * SIARPC: Jack Dee, comedian and celebrity Big Brother winner

    Season 6 Episode 03
    * James reviews the 1970’s Maserati Bora and explains why it was such a great car for it’s time
    * Jeremy shows off his brand new Ford GT and Richard his new Morgan
    * Jeremy drives the Wiesmann MF3 Roadster and the TVR Tuscan II followed by the Stig taking them aroung the test track
    * The Top Gear crew check out the new Batmobile in their studio
    * Richard drives the amazing Aston Martin DB9 Volante, the DB9 convertible version
    * Jeremy was invited to open his local recently refurbished swimming pool, so he decides to show up in a 1976 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow which he first restores himself
    * SIARPC: Christopher Eccleston from Doctor Who

    Season 6 Episode 04
    * Richard sees if a 3 ton stretch limo can jump a wedding setup, some cars, and some caravans
    * In the news: Jeremy’s broken down Ford GT
    * Jeremy reviews the Cadillac CTS-V and races it against an Audi S4 driven by the Stig
    * Richard drives the new BMW 3 series
    * The Top Gear crew’s moms test 3 compact cars, the Renault Modus, Peugeot 1007, and the Honda Jazz
    * SIARPC: Comedian Omid Djalili

    Season 6 Episode 05
    * James drives the Nissan Murano which yes, has been out in the States for quite some time
    * Jeremy drives the extremely cool Jaguar E-Type and Aston Martin DB5 and finds out if having one of these rather than a modern car is a good idea or not, followed by the Stig taking them around the Top Gear test track
    * Richard checks out the new Maserati Gran Sport and takes it to a race track to test it out
    * James starts going over the Greatest Driving Song finalists, starting with Golden Earring – Radar Love
    * Jeremy attempts to avoid getting “shot” by the British army in a Merecedes-Benz SLK and a Porsche Boxster
    * SIARPC: F1-racer Damon Hill

    Season 6 Episode 06
    * Jeremy races Richard and James from London to Oslo, Norway. Jeremy goes in a Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR, James and Richard go via water.
    * In the news: The new Nissan Micra C+C, new road maps, new Mercedes-Benz S Class, and the stunning Alfa Romeo Brera in the studio
    * James continues with the finalists in the Greatest Driving Song competition with this week’s song, Steppenwolf – Born to be Wild
    * The £170,000 Aston Martin DBR9 in the studio and the Stig taking it around the test track
    * SIARPC: David Dimbleby, a British TV personality

    Season 6 Episode 07
    * Jeremy drives the insane TVR Sagaris and the Stig takes it around the track
    * Jeremy sees which is faster across 26 miles of London, a Fiat Panda or a man
    * James covers another finalist in the Greatest Driving Song competition, Deep Purple – Highway Star
    * Jeremy and Richard update the Cool Wall
    * With the Ford Transit van turning 40 years old, Richard examines it’s history and sees if Sabine Schmitz can get one around the Nürburgring in less than 10 minutes
    * SIARPC: Darkness singer Justin Hawkins

    Season 6 Episode 08
    * Jeremy drives the amazing Ferrari F430 and of course, the Stig takes it around the track
    * The Top Gear crew go to Iceland to compare the Audi TT, Nissan 350z, and Chrysler Crossfire
    * James goes over Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell for the Greatest Driving Song competition
    * SIARPC: Sir Tim Rice

    Season 6 Episode 09
    * Jeremy drives some “hot hatches” – a Volkswagen Golf Mark V GTI, a Renault Mégane Sport Hatch, Vauxhall Astra VXR which the Stig takes around the track
    * Richard and James play “Road Test Russian Roulette” where they ride to a bar on a minibike and then drive drunk people home in the person’s car, all the while reviewing it for us
    * James finishes covering the Greatest Driving Song competition finalists with Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
    * Richard sees if a stuntman can roll a call at least 5 times in order to get into the Guinness Book of World Records
    * Jeremy drives the all-new, but apparently disappointing, BMW M5
    * SIARPC: Chris Evans

    Season 6 Episode 10
    * Jeremy drives the BMW 535d (diesel), a surprising car, and the Stig sets a lap time with it
    * Richard goes to Iceland again and hydroplanes across a lake in a Jeep thing while racing a hydroplaning snowmobile
    * James sums up the Greatest Driving Song competition finalists
    * James goes to Dubai to drive the new 4-door Bentley Continental Flying Spur and takes it out onto the back roads where he hits over 180 MPH on roads closed down just for him by the police
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James examine the best way to have fun in a field by test driving quad bikes (ATVs), buggies, hovercrafts, and others
    * SIARPC: Big Brother host, Davina McCall

    Season 6 Episode 11
    * Richard drives the new Vauxhall Monaro VXR and sees how well it can drift by giving it to the D1 drifters followed by them doing some drifting in their own cars, all followed by the Stig giving the car a go on the test track
    * James sees if he can record the Top Gear theme using just exhaust notes (we’ve mirrored the end result MP3 right here)
    * James announces the winner of the Greatest Driving Song competition
    * Jeremy drives the Ford SVT F-150 Lightning
    * Jeremy and Richard update the Cool Wall
    * Richard runs with the bulls in Spain and then compares that adrenaline rush to that of driving the Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster
    * SIARPC: Actor Timothy Spall


    Season 7 - 2005

    Season 7 Episode 01
    * Richard drives the £235,000 British Ascari KZ1, later followed by the Stig taking it around the Top Gear track
    * Jeremy drives the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage and then compares it to a BMW M6 driven by Richard and a Porsche 911 Carrera S driven by James
    * Results of the Top Gear 2005 Car Survey
    * SIARPC: Trevor Eve

    Season 7 Episode 02
    * Jeremy drives the new Porsche Cayman and the Stig sets a lap time with it
    * Richard talks about the history of British racing green and drives a 1958 Formula 1 replica
    * Richard and James race full-sized remote control cars in a quarry
    * Jeremy drives the new Audi RS4 and races to the top of a cliff against a rock climber
    * SIARPC: Soccer player Ian Wright

    Season 7 Episode 03
    * The Top Gear crew heads to that new huge bridge in sothern France — Jeremy in his Ford GT, Richard in a Pagani Zonda S, and James in a Ferrari F430
    * In the news: Top Gear won an Emmy, some weird fish car, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, and Mercedes crashing their new S-Class by accident
    * Jeremy drives the cool Ford Focus ST
    * Jeremy and Richard update the Cool Wall
    * SIARPC: Minister of State for Transport, Dr. Stephen Ladyman

    Season 7 Episode 04
    * Richard takes the incredibly hot Pagani Zonda F out onto the airfield, and the Stig sets an amazing lap time with it
    * A tribute to Richard Burns, a rally champion who recently passed away
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James are given £10,000 each and told to go out and buy a mid-engined Italian supercar and then are given a series of challenges to compete in with them
    * James races the new Renault Clio against a bicycle
    * A preview of next week’s Jeremy vs. Richard & James race where Jeremy drives a Veyron
    * SIARPC: Ellen MacArthur

    Season 7 Episode 05
    * Richard drives the new Marcos GTO
    * The boys have another Epic race from northern Italy to London with Jeremy driving a Bugatti Veyron and Richard and James flying in a Cessna 182
    * James sees if the 911 really needs AWD anymore
    * SIARPC: Formula 1 driver Nigel Mansell

    Season 7 Episode 06
    * Richard races the Mazda MX5 against a race dog
    * Jeremy drives the BMW 135i and the new Volkswagen Golf R32
    * Richard and James compare new school versus old school performance tuning
    * Top Gear Awards
    * Jeremy sees if he can match his times on a race track with what he did in the video game “Gran Turismo 4″ driving an Acura NSX at Laguna Seca
    * SIARPC: Jimmy Karr

    Season 7 Episode Winter Olympics Special
    The guys participate in a series of Winter Olympic style challenges

    Season 8 - 2006

    Season 8 Episode 01
    * Richard drives the embarrassing Nissan Micra CC
    * The boys make a convertible people carrier
    * James May reviews the new Honda Civic
    * Jeremy Reviews the new Koenigsegg CCX
    * SIARPC: Multiple guests to get some times in for the new Laceti

    Season 8 Episode 02
    * Jeremy reviews the new Corvette Z06 and the Stig gives it a lap time
    * Richard goes to Iceland to race a jetski-style powered Kayak in a off-road 4×4 race car called a Tomcat
    * Jeremy takes the stunning new Jaguar XK to Yorkshire Dales National Park for a test drive
    * The Top Gear crew heads to a local radio station to host a 3 hour afternoon drivetime show and produces a pretty hilarious result
    * The Stig, having never set a laptime in the old Suzuki Liana, gives it a go
    * SIARPC: Gordon Ramsay

    Season 8 Episode 03
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James are given a challenge to take a car and make it amphibious
    * Jeremy drives the new, more powerful Lotus Exige, the Lotus Exige S
    * The Cool Wall is updated
    * SIARPC: Philip Glenister

    Season 8 Episode 04
    * Richard compares the new BMW Z4 M to the Porsche Boxster S and the Stig takes it around the track for a laptime
    * Jeremy examines the new Mercedes S Class to see what technology might appear on normal cars in 10 years
    * Richard races in a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S at the Cyprus rally course against a skydiver jumping out of a police helicopter
    * Jeremy redesigns the interior of a older Mercedes S Class to his liking, complete with a concrete floor
    * The Stig takes the Koenigsegg CCX around the Top Gear track again, but this time with it sporting a rear wing
    * SIARPC: Ewan McGregor

    Season 8 Episode 05
    * Jeremy examines the Prodrive P2, a crazy sophisticated car, and the Stig blazes around the track with it
    * Jackie Stewart wrote in to claim that he could shave 20 seconds off the lap time of any of the Top Gear presenters, so they send Captain Slow (aka James) off to see if indeed he can
    * Jeremy reviews the new Citroen C6
    * An update of the Cool Wall
    * More car soccer (aka football), this time with the Toyota Aygos facing off against Volkswagen Foxes
    * SIARPC: Sir Michael Gambon who has a corner of the Top Gear test track named after him

    Season 8 Episode 06
    * Jeremy compares three hot saloon cars – the Ford Mondeo ST220, the Mazda 6 MPS, and the Vauxhall Vectra VXR followed by the Stig giving them all a lap time
    * The Top Gear crew go on a caravan (camper trailer) trip to try and figure out what the appeal of it is
    * Richard sees how fast a Formula 1 car can go indoors
    * SIARPC: Actor Brian Cox

    Season 8 Episode 07
    * Richard and James drive the Ford SMAX, Mercedes B 200, and the Vauxhall Zafira VXR to find out which of the sporty, turbocharged MPVs is the best
    * Jeremy races around in the new Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
    * James races the new Peugeot 207 against two parkour guys through an urban setting
    * Jeremy, James, and Richard see if they can fully assemble a Caterham before the Stig can drive a already built Caterham the 465 miles from the Caterham factory in Surrey to the race track in Scotland where they are
    * SIARPC: Actor Steve Coogan

    Season 8 Episode 08
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James test three vans (a Volkswagen Transporter TDi, a Renault Master, and a Ford Transit) by becoming roadies for The Who
    * Jenson Button drives the Suzuki Liana for the F1 power laps board
    * The Rolls-Royce 101EX Concept is in the studio
    * Richard drives the new Noble M15 and the Stig gives it a lap time on the Top Gear test track
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James are each given £1000 and told to go buy a van which they will use in a number of challenges
    * SIARPC: British actor Ray Winstone


    Season 9 - 2007

    Season 9 Episode 01
    * James and Jeremy welcome Richard back to Top Gear
    * Richard, Jeremy, and James attempt to prove that repaving a road shouldn’t take so long by repaving a road in just 24 hours
    * Jeremy drives the new Jaguar XKR, compares it to the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, and then gives it to the Stig
    * Footage of Richard’s 288MPH jet car crash is shown
    * SIARPC: chef Jamie Oliver

    Season 9 Episode 02
    * James drives the fastest car in the world, the Bugatti Veyron, to it’s top speed of 253 MPH
    * The news is back!
    * The gang takes the new Audi TT, an Alfa Romeo Brera, and a Mazda RX-8 to Scotland where they play Golf and talk to art critics in an effort to determine which is best
    * SIARPC: actor Hugh Grant

    Season 9 Episode 03
    America Special

    * The Top Gear crew heads to America for a road trip from Miami to New Orleans to see if it’s better to buy a cheap car and then sell it rather than renting a car. Lots of antics, competitions, and the likes.

    Season 9 Episode 04
    * Richard and James try and turn a Reliant Robin into a reusable space shuttle by launching it into the air with rockets and then safely returning it to the ground
    * Jeremy sees if the new Porsche 911 Turbo will win him over
    * Jeremy drives a Brabus tuned Mercedes-Benz SL600 that has 730 horsepower
    * An update to the Cool Wall
    * SIARPC: Actor Simon Pegg

    Season 9 Episode 05
    * Jemery has a train at about 75 MPH crash into a Renault Espace parked on the tracks
    * Another installment of the news
    * Richard, Jeremy, and James pick some big farming tractors and compete them in a series of competitions
    * Jeremy drives the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 and the Stig gives it a lap time
    * Richard, Jeremy, and James use their tractors to grow some bio-gasoline
    * SIARPC: Kristin Scott Thomas

    Season 9 Episode 06
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James make limos out of cars available in the UK and put them through a series of hilarious tests
    * Richard drives the Ford Mustang Shelby 500 and compares it to his 1960’s Ford Mustang
    * SIARPC: Actress Billie Piper


    Season 10 - 2007

    Season 10 Episode 01
    * Jeremy attempts to drive the 641 horsepower Volkswagen Golf W12
    * Jeremy, Richard, and James drive from Monaco through the Alps in three lightweight supercars — a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, and Aston Martin N24 V8 Vantage — to find the best driving road in the world
    * SIARPC: Dame Helen Mirren

    Season 10 Episode 02
    * Jeremy tries out the new Audi R8 on the track against Richard in his own Porsche 911
    * The boys bring back their amphibious cars with some modifications and use them to attempt to cross the English Channel
    * SIARPC: Jools Holland

    Season 10 Episode 03
    * James cruises in the new £307,000 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe convertible
    * The Lamborghini Reventón is in the studio
    * Jeremy tests the new Ferrari 599 GTB and the Stig gives it a lap time on the track
    * Jeremy goes to work in the world’s smallest production car, the Peel P50 microcar from 1963
    * Richard, while wearing our helmet, races a Bugatti Veyron against a Eurofighter Typhoon
    * SIARPC: Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones

    Season 10 Episode 04
    The boys head to Botswana in Africa to buy cheap two wheel drive cars to use in a series of challenges

    Season 10 Episode 05
    * Richard races a man on roller skates and a jet pack using the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
    * Jeremy tries to not catch fire while driving the Caparo T1 and the Stig sees if he can break the Top Gear test track record with it
    * The boys find out which is the fastest way to get across London — car, bike, public transport, or boat
    * SIARPC: Simon Cowell who attempts to get his “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car” record back

    Season 10 Episode 06
    * Jeremy in the new Honda Civic Type R to see if it lives up to the previous generation
    * James reviews the not-so-new Alfa Romeo 159 by racing a man across the Humber estuary
    * Jeremy puts the BMW M5 Touring and Mercedes E63 AMG Estate head-to-head on the main runway of Manchester Airport
    * Richard invents a new motorsport, mobile home racing, and brings along a bunch of touring car and such racers to drive them
    * SIARPC: England rugby player Lawrence Dallaglio

    Season 10 Episode 07
    * With next year being the 40th anniversary of the formation of British Leyland, Jeremy, Richard, and James set out with £1,200 of their own cash to prove that some good cars did come out of the car company
    * Jeremy drives the Aston Martin DBS, James Bond’s car
    * SIARPC: comedian Jennifer Saunders

    Season 10 Episode 08
    * Jeremy powersliding in the Vauxhall VXR8
    * Jeremy and James head to the Beaulieu Motor Museum to find out what was the first car ever to have a modern control layout
    * Richard goes driving in Fernando Alonso’s 2005 championship-winning Renault Formula 1 car
    * Lewis Hamilton in the studio and in the old Suzuki Liana on the track
    * Jeremy rides in a self-driving BMW as it does a lap of the Top Gear track
    * SIARPC: musician James Blunt

    Season 10 Episode 09
    * The Top Gear team compete in the Britcar 24 hour race at Silverstone in a BMW 3-series diesel powered by bio-diesel that they grew last season
    * James races some BMX bikers through Budapest to test out the brand new Fiat 500
    * Since too many supercars have been on Top Gear lately, Jeremy tests a family car called the Daihatsu Materia and brings along a “similar” car to test it against — the Ascari A10
    * SIARPC: Keith Allen

    Season 10 Episode 10
    * James sees if the Jaguar XF, the S-Type replacement, is any good
    * The gang heads to the Stig’s favorite resort hotel in Spain to compare the BMW M3, the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, and the Audi RS4 on the on-grounds racing track
    * Top Gear Awards
    * Richard turns a G-Wiz electric car into a really fast remote controlled car
    * SIARPC: David Tennant, actor from Doctor Who

    Season 10 Episode Polar Special
    Jeremy and James in a Toyota Hilux (known as the Tacoma in North America) pickup truck race Richard on a dog sled to the 1996 magnetic North Pole

    Season 11 2008

    Season 11 Episode 01
    * In an effort to help viewers save money on fuel, Top Gear finds out which supercar is the most economical
    * Jeremy takes the Ferrari F430 Scuderia out onto the Top Gear track
    * James introduces Top Gear Stunt Man who’s first stunt is to jump a car off a ramp going backwards
    * The team is sent out to build their own cheap cop cars and are then given a series of tests
    * SIARPC: Friday/Sunday Night Project’s Alan Carr and Justin Lee Collins

    Season 11 Episode 02
    * Jeremy compares the new Subaru WRX STi against the new Mitsubishi Evo X
    * Richard in the new Audi RS6 Avant races some French skiers down a mountain in the Alps
    * Top Gear Stuntman returns to attempt a barrel roll like the one seen in the James Bond movie “The Man with the Golden Gun”
    * The return of the Cool Wall
    * Jeremy takes the Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black to Wales
    * SIARPC: Rupert Penry-Jones and Peter Firth of Spooks

    Season 11 Episode 03
    * Jeremy makes some smoke in the new Bentley Brooklands
    * Cheap Alfa Challenge: the boys are each given £1,000 to buy Alfa Romeos with which will be used in a series of challenges
    * SIARPC: James Corden and Mathew Horne of the BBC comedy Gavin & Stacey

    Season 11 Episode 04
    * In an epic bit of cinematography, Jeremy reviews the Alfa Romeo 8C around the track followed by the Stig giving it a lap time
    * Jeremy uses the new Nissan GT-R to race Richard and James in a bullet train across Japan
    * SIARPC: BBC news presenters Fiona Bruce and Kate Silverton

    Season 11 Episode 05
    * Jeremy races the Nissan GT-R around Japan’s legendary Fuji circuit and the Stig gives it a lap on the Top Gear Test Track
    * Both Jeremy and James bought large, old luxury cars while Top Gear was off the air, a Mercedes 600 ‘Grosse’ and a Rolls-Royce Corniche Coupe respectively, so they decided to compare them with a series of tests
    * Jeremy and Richard combine fox hunting and offroading with a race using a Diahatsu Terios
    * SIARPC: Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis from the Dragons’ Den

    Season 11 Episode 06
    * James drives the Mitsuoka Orochi and Mitsuoka Galue through downtown Tokyo
    * Richard examines the ugly Gumpert Apollo and the Stig gives it a lap of the Top Gear Test Track
    * Germany’s D-Motor television show challenges Top Gear to a series of competitions in Belgium
    * SIARPC: Jay Kay tries to beat Simon Cowell’s lap record

    Season 11 Episode Ground Force Special
    Alan Clarksmarsh, Jamesy Dimmock and Handy Hammond resurrect Ground Force for a Sport Relief special and redo a top celebrity sportsman’s garden

    Season 12 - 2008

    Season 12 Episode 01
    * Jeremy heads to the test track with the new Porsche 911 GT2 and the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4.
    * In another “how hard could it be?” adventure, the boys are given £5000 to go out and buy a cheap lorry (semi-truck) to be used in a series of challenges.
    * SIARPC: broadcaster and journalist Michael Parkinson

    Season 12 Episode 02
    * Jeremy tests the Fiat 500 Abarth SS and the Stig takes it around the track
    * The guys head to America and drive a Corvette ZR-1, a Dodge Challenger SRT-8, and a Cadillac CTS-V from San Fransisco to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah
    * SIARPC: Pop Idol winner Will Young

    Season 12 Episode 03
    * Richard heads to Japan to try out Toyota’s i-Real concept “car”
    * James meanwhile goes to Finland to get some rally racing lessons from two-time Formula 1 champion Mika Häkkinen and then participates in an amateur race
    * Jeremy unveils his Corvette V8 powered food blender
    * The guys are challenged to modify a normal car to make it beat a Mitsubishi Evo X’s lap time
    * SIARPC: Mark Wahlberg

    Season 12 Episode 04
    * James “Captain Slow” May, in his first supercar review, drives the Pagani Zonda F Roadster and compares it to the Bugatti Veyron on the track
    * The guys race on a single tank of gas from Switzerland to Blackpool in order to turn on the annual Blackpool Illuminations
    * The Stig takes the Bugatti Veyron and the Pagani Zonda F Roadster around the track. Will either beat the lap record?
    * SIARPC: Harry Enfield who was the very first SIARPC ever

    Season 12 Episode 05
    * Jeremy compares the Lexus IS-F to the current saloon king, the BMW M3
    * Richard does a public service by finding out which city bus type is the best for London by taking them racing
    * The Cool Wall is updated
    * To celebrate the Ferrari Daytona’s 40th anniversary, Richard races it against James in the XSR 48, the world’s fastest diesel-powered production boat, from Portofino in the Italian Rivera to Saint Tropez in France

    Season 12 Episode 06
    * Richard drives the lightweight Caterham R500 and Veritas RS3 and the Stig takes them around the track
    * Did Communism ever create a decent car? Jeremy and James set out to find the answer
    * Jeremy gives a serious and (not so) sensible review of the new Ford Fiesta
    * SIARPC: London mayor Boris Johnson

    Season 12 Episode 07
    * Richard takes a look back at the last 50 years of the British Touring Car Championship
    * The annual automotive related Christmas presents showcase
    * Jeremy finds out if the Tesla electric car is any good and the Stig takes it around the track
    * In retaliation for Fifth Gear being “responsible” for burning up the Top Gear set, the Top Gear Stunt Man attempts to snatch away Fifth Gear’s world record for the farthest distance jumped by a car towing a caravan
    * The Top Gear Awards for Motoring Achievement 2008
    * James heads to Los Angeles to see the future of motoring — the hydrogen-powered Honda FCX Clarity. Features a bit of Jay Leno discussing the car.
    * SIARPC: singer Sir Tom Jones

    Season 12 Episode Vietnam Special
    The guys heads to Vietnam to travel 1000 miles in 8 days via cheap motorcycles

    Season 13 - 2009

    Season 13 Episode 01
    * The boys race from London to Edinburgh as if it were 60 years ago using the fastest types of transport at the time — a Jaguar XK120, a Vincent Black Shadow motorcycle, and a Peppercorn A1 Class Tornado steam train
    * Jeremy drives what is perhaps the most comfortable supercar ever — the Lotus Evora
    * The Stig takes the Ferrari FXX around the test track. Will it be the fastest car on the leaderboard?
    * SIARPC: The Stig

    Season 13 Episode 02
    * The boys set out to find the best cars for a 17-year old boy while being able to pay insurance and pass age-related challenges
    * Richard goes to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates to drive a Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV and drag races it against a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition
    * Richard and the Stig do a mile long drag race with a Bugatti Veyron and a McLaren F1
    * SIARPC: Stephen Fry

    Season 13 Episode 03
    * Jeremy drives the Mercedes-Benz AMG SL65 Black and the Stig races it around the test track
    * The boys play a quick game of Car Sauna where you get in a hot car and crank up the heat
    * Due to the current economy, the guys try out some “cheap and cheerful” cars
    * James goes to America to get a ride with Ken Block
    * SIARPC: comedian Michael McIntyre

    Season 13 Episode 04
    * Jeremy and Richard drive the new Ford Focus RS and the Renault Megane R26.R
    * Richard and James use a Porsche Panamera to race against a letter and the Royal Mail
    * Jeremy races some of the British Army’s latest toys using a modified Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII
    * SIARPC: Olympic gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt

    Season 13 Episode 05
    * The boys are given £1500 to buy rear-wheel drive cars for a series of challenges in France in order to prove they’re better than front-wheel drive cars
    * Jeremy drives Jaguar’s new 500bhp XFR and sees how it stands up against the BMW M5
    * Jeremy invents something to save the environment — a no-pollution Range Rover
    * SIARPC: actress Sienna Miller

    Season 13 Episode 06
    * Jeremy drives the latest BMW Z4 and compares it to the new Nissan 370Z
    * The boys are given £3000 each to go buy a car made before 1982 which they will use for one big challenge
    * SIARPC: Brian Johnson, the lead singer of AC/DC

    Season 13 Episode 07
    * Richard looks for an alternative to boring German sports saloons in the supercharged Vauxhall (Holden) VXR8 Bathurst and Maloo VXR
    * Jeremy and James set out to make an advertisement for Volkswagen
    * The Cool Wall returns
    * Some of the best cinematography on Top Gear ever as Jeremy drives the new Aston Martin V12 Vantage
    * SIARPC: Jay Leno

    Season 14 - 2010

    Season 14 Episode 01
    * Jeremy, Richard and James take an Aston DBS Volante, a Ferrari California, and a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder to Romania in search of an obscure stretch of tarmac that some hardcore drivers claim is the nothing less than the greatest road in the world
    * James compares two powerful limos, the BMW 760i and Mercedes S63 AMG
    * SIARPC: Eric Bana

    Season 14 Episode 02
    * Jeremy, Richard and James attempt to save the planet by building their own electric car, and then put their latest “green” creation through the rigors of the new car testing process
    * Jeremy pits the Corvette ZR1’s muscle against the finesse of Audi’s R8 V10
    * SIARPC: actor Michael Sheen

    Season 14 Episode 03
    * James explores a new way to get a caravan to it’s destination and Richard drives the new Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni
    * Jeremy and Richard drive all of Lancia’s great cars
    * Jeremy drives a Lancia Stratos kit car and the Stig takes it somewhat around the track
    * SIARPC: Radio 2 breakfast host-elect Chris Evans

    Season 14 Episode 04
    * Richard finds out which airport vehicle is the fastest by having a race
    * Jeremy drives the new BMW X5M, Audi Q7 V12 diesel, and the latest supercharged Range Rover
    * Jeremy heads to Belfast to do another “sensible” review involving a Renaultsport Twingo 133, a sewer tunnel, a ferry, and actor Ross Kemp
    * SIARPC: Guy Ritchie

    Season 14 Episode 05
    * Jeremy drives Noble’s latest creation, the M600
    * The annual Top Gear Christmas Gift Guide
    * The guys take over an entire modern art gallery in Middlesbrough and fill it with motoring-related works, including some remarkable creations of their own, in a quest to prove that cars can be more popular than traditional art
    * SIARPC: F1 driver Jenson Button

    Season 14 Episode Bolivia Special
    Jeremy, Richard, and James buy three cars over the Internet and then drive them over 1000 miles from the rainforest of Bolivia, over the Death Road and the Andes, to the Pacific coast of Chile

    Season 14 Episode 07
    * Richard drives Lexus’ first super car, the LFA
    * Jeremy attempts to do an inexpensive review of the BMW X6
    * James drives the new Vauxhall Insignia VXR and is accompanied by Margaret Calvert, the designer of Britain’s road signs
    * The annual Top Gear Awards Ceremony
    * SIARPC: blues musician Seasick Steve

    Season 15 - Mid 2010

    Season 15 Episode 01
    • Jeremy drives the high performance Bentley Continental Supersports and the Stig takes it around the track
    • Before the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull started making it’s massive ash cloud, James took a drive up it in a Toyota Hilux to the mouth of the volcano to fetch a piece of hot lava
    • The Reasonably Priced Car Chevrolet Lacetti is retired, the new car is introduced, and a bunch of celebrities drop by to set lap times in the new car
    • Jeremy asks why there aren’t more three-wheeled cars in the world and investigates further with a closer look at the Reliant Robin

    Season 15 Episode 02

    • The boys are given £5000 each to go out and buy 4-door saloons that could be used every day but that could also be used on a track. They then head to Germany to test them in a series of tests.
    • James drives the beautiful Porsche 911 Sport Classic and the Porsche Boxster Spyder which the Stig takes around the test track
    • SIARPC: Alastair Campbell

    Season 15 Episode 03

    • The boys compare three high performance 4-door saloons — the Maserati Quattroporte GTS, Aston Martin Rapide, and Porsche Panamera Turbo
    • Can the Germans really make a better muscle car than the Americans? Richard drives the Chevrolet Camaro SS and the Mercedes E63 AMG to find out and the Stig takes them around the track
    • SIARPC: F1 driver Rubens Barrichello drives the original RPC and Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint drives the current one

    Season 15 Episode 04

    • Jeremy compares two supercar convertibles, the Audi R8 and the Porsche 911 Turbo, and the Stig gives them lap times
    • The boys are challenged to build their own cool motorhomes and put them through a series of challenges
    • SIARPC: actor Andy Garcia

    Season 15 Episode 05

    • Richard races two snowmobiles over snow and ice in Sweden using the Dakar Volkswagen Touareg
    • James takes the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport to 259 MPH and the Stig races it around the Top Gear track
    • Jeremy looks back at F1 driver Ayrton Senna’s career
    • SIARPC: Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz

    Season 15 Episode 06

    • Clarkson reviews the Ferrari 458 Italia in classic Top Gear style
    • The boys are given £5000 each to go out and buy a classic British car which they put through a series of challenges
    • SIARPC: Jeff Goldblum

    Season 15 Episode 07

    • The guys drive across the eastern United States exploring the roots of NASCAR and getting to see that part of the country in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing, Ferrari 458 Italia, and Porsche 911 GT3 RS
    • The annual automotive Christmas gift guide
    • SIARPC: director Danny Boyle

    Season 16 - 2011

    2010 Christmas Special

    The three “wise men” journey through the Middle East to Bethlehem in cheap 2-seater convertible sports cars

    Season 16 Episode 01

    • James drives the V8 version of the Ariel Atom and the new Stig takes it around the track. Will it be fast enough to take the top of the board?
    • Richard and James look at the hybrid turbine-powered Jaguar C-X75 concept car in the studio
    • The news
    • Jeremy does a “sensible” review of the Škoda Yeti
    • Richard uses a Porsche 911 to race a Volkswagen Beetle dropped from a helicopter
    • SIARPC: comedian John Bishop

    Season 16 Episode 02

    • The British perspective of the Top Gear Australia Ashes Special
    • Jeremy drives the Ferrari 599 GTO and compares it to two GTOs of the past — the 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO and the Ferrari 288 GTO. The Stig also takes the 599 around the track.
    • SIARPC: tennis star Boris Becker

    Season 16 Episode 03

    • The guys head to Albania to see if the Rolls Royce Ghost is a better car than it’s competitors for the Albanian mafia
    • Jeremy drives the Subaru WRX STI Cosworth, Ford Focus RS500, and Volvo C30 Polestar and the Stig takes them around the track
    • SIARPC: Jonathan Ross

    Season 16 Episode 04

    • The guys each buy a cheap convertible 4 seater and compare them to each other
    • Jeremy drives the insane Pagani Zonda R and the Pagani Zonda Tricolore as a farewell tribute to the Zonda
    • SIARPC: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

    Season 16 Episode 05

    • Frustrated with the performance of the snow clearing in Britain, the guys build their own snow plow out of a combine harvester and take it to Norway to test it out
    • Jeremy drives the new BMW M3 Competition Package and the new Audi RS5
    • SIARPC: actress Amber Heard of the movie “Drive Angry”

    Season 16 Episode 06

    • Richard takes two kings of the 1980′s out on the track — the Porsche 959 and the Ferrari F40
    • Jeremy uses the new Jaguar XJ to race the sun across Britain
    • The Cool Wall returns
    • James drives NASA’s new lunar rover, the Space Exploration Vehicle
    • SIARPC: politician John Prescott

















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    Wow! Very cool. Makes me wish I had a faster Internet connection.
     
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    Nathan that is FANTASTIC!!! I don't have to troll all over the Net, risking bombarded with Viagra ads or Chinese ads that have me scratching my head.

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    Been watching Season 1 during lunch lately. Watch an hour long episode, lunch is done. :)
     
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    [​IMG] Thanks Nathan! Just started watching Top Gear a couple seasons ago so this is going to be great!

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    I believe Finalgear.com has the seasons available packed together as torrents also.
     
  9. Nathan

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    And where do you think these came from? Credit as to the source is given in the post.

    I only do this since many people are not comfortable with torrents and some ISPs are now shaping traffic to prevent or provide very low priority to torrent traffic.
     
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    And so is everybody else's bandwidth.

    But as I always tell my networking guy in the office, "bandwidth is there to be used AND abused" :D
     
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    Nah. I'm very mindful of the office bandwidth. I've got them all on a portable HDD.

    Besides, our office network is f-ed up. Sitting here in Bellevue, WA, our external access is backhauled to Helsinki, Finland, before it actually hits the "intarwebz". We really want to get a local fiber connection instead.
     
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    Does anyone know why I can't watch these with my MacBookPro? It tries to open with Quicktime but it won't open the episode.:mad2:
     
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    Yeah, macs and some avi's are not good friends. See Playing AVI and DivX files for solutions.
     
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    Thanks Nathan, tried it, didn't work for me.
    Switched platforms, works fine on my PC.
    Looks like I'm in for a good night of beer, chips and Top Gear.:arf:
    The PC is working like mad downloading.:Thumbsup:
     
  15. ScottinBend

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    There is a version of VLC that is available for Mac users.....VideoLAN - VLC media player for Mac OS X

    Thanks again Nathan, didn't mean to imply there was a better source just wanted folks to know they could actually get the whole seasons packaged together and available w/o using your bandwidth.
     
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    My day has been made. Pretty impressive considering its 1 am.

    Thank you Nathan
     
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    Check out Season 7 Episode 1, the news section shows a brief into for the Clubman and you should see the accessories they have to make the car more British :lol:
     
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    Season 7 Winter Olympic Special: To boldly go where no Mini has gone before. It's a hoot!
     
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    I downloaded VLS and I can get the episode however there is no audio.........Kind of makes it hard to enjoy the wit of Clarkson trying to read his lips.....
     
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    I now do nothing at work... THANK YOU!!!!!:ihih:
     

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