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Season 1  "Gambon Corner Gets Its Name"  1x8

Aired 16 years ago - Dec 08, 2002

REVIEWS: Audi RS6 • Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG • Maserati Coupé • Ford Fiesta • Citroën C3 • Honda Jazz • Nissan Micra • MG ZR CHALLENGE: Lada Riva modified by Lotus • Fastest white van man This week: 'driver's cars', the BMW M5 faces the challenge of its rivals, a Lada Riva 1.5E gets a make-over from Lotus and who is Britain's fastest van man? Also featured are the Audi RS6, the Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG, the new Maserati Coupé and a selection of super-minis: Ford Fiesta, Citroën C3, Honda Jazz, Nissan Micra and MG ZR. Michael Gambon is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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but is it worth the sacrifice when it looks like an eggplant?
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This sedan could do zero to 60 in 1,
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and hold on.
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Comfortable, upset that he's got to drive such a big behemoth.
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And putting the power down, even when it's sliding,
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Is it faster to fly or drive?
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I had to go 12 miles to L.A.X.,
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I'm sure Tanner was making better time.
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and a hundred miles an hour is, like, absolutely nothing.
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We're gonna leave at 2:55.
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and 36 miles of highway before the next fuel station.
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A little bit of a trade-off, but we know 544 miles an hour top speed,
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I'd rather walk in the desert than drive 62 miles an hour in a straight line all day.
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See, right now I got to wait for everybody to get off.
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You see? That's why flying is too stressful for me.
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Whoo! Boom! Boom! Boom!
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and, you know, we do all this stuff, and they got the little atvs.
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I bought it used, and it was a disaster for me.
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to get out there and drive around that track,
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Which could be suzuki's marketing slogan.
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4...
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And now it's time for Tanner to test a strange german mutant.
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BMW's luxury S.U.V.,
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It surprised us with a twin-turbo V-8 making 400 horsepower.
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It actually can pull more g's on the skid pad than an m5 or an m6.
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but I still can't figure out what to call it.
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Kind of is strangely comfortable.
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that completely smoked you actually to vegas...
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