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Season 10  "3 Cars in Spain"  10x10

Aired 11 years ago - Dec 23, 2007

Jeremy James and Richard take three cars to Spain: the new BMW M3, Mercedes C63 AMG and Audi RS4. James drives the new Jaguar XF; Richard looks at beach buggies and Jeremy turns a G-Wiz into a radio-controlled car. David Tennant is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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The engines are also pretty old hat. You've still got V6 diesel, the V6 petrol
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But, interestingly, this isn't the most powerful version they're going to make.
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For years the sleek and modern Germans were having it easy
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It's not a very pretty car. I don't like the way Merc has copied BMW's iDrive system.
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Jeremy, there's more to life
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It's quiet, it's discreet, it's got absolutely nothing to prove.
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- Yes, that's history and tradition. - It's lying.
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I'm actually, for the first time in one of our drag races, genuinely tense about this.
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I'm just measuring the steering wheel to see whose is fattest.
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- (Jeremy) Yeah, look at the blue line! - It's not that simple. Look at the... Yeah, I...
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Go wherever you like. You wanted to be, you wanted to be the Doctor?
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You must be the only Scottish person who's never been in Taggart.
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- You wouldn't understand. - Try me.
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- It's a good car. - They are good cars.
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- To be fair, Jeremy, I've seen it. - Yeah. Yeah.
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is that you did have a bit of a problem with third gear.
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What am I looking in my wing mirror for? There's naebody behind me.
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(David) That's slow. That's very slow. (Jeremy) Quite pedestrian, there.
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That's...
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here in the glittering West End... of Guildford.
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and value added tax on that fuel duty tax
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For this experiment we've come here, to Swindon.
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Basically, it's got ten times more battery power.
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And now the award for the worst dressed presenter on Top Gear.
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but we've flown him 9,000 miles to be here tonight.
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Er, right, so that's that one done with and it means we can move on to the big one,
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- You go to Italy or France. - Lacking something.
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- I can't, actually, no. - It does.
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Some say that, as we speak, he is actually relaxing in the resort's pool and... he is.
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(Jeremy) The Merc has more power than the Lotus F1 car
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The RS 4 did it in two minutes 43.9.
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It's quietly aggressive. It looks menacing and purposeful but not overstated.
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Whoa! That's canvas showing there. So, hang, hang on, your rear tires lasted how long?

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The engines are also pretty old hat. You've still got V6 diesel, the V6 petrol
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But, interestingly, this isn't the most powerful version they're going to make.
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For years the sleek and modern Germans were having it easy
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It's not a very pretty car. I don't like the way Merc has copied BMW's iDrive system.
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Jeremy, there's more to life
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It's quiet, it's discreet, it's got absolutely nothing to prove.
#12
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- Yes, that's history and tradition. - It's lying.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 10 (S10E10) - 14
I'm actually, for the first time in one of our drag races, genuinely tense about this.
#14
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I'm just measuring the steering wheel to see whose is fattest.
#15
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- (Jeremy) Yeah, look at the blue line! - It's not that simple. Look at the... Yeah, I...
#16
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Go wherever you like. You wanted to be, you wanted to be the Doctor?
#18
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You must be the only Scottish person who's never been in Taggart.
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- You wouldn't understand. - Try me.
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- It's a good car. - They are good cars.
#21
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- To be fair, Jeremy, I've seen it. - Yeah. Yeah.
#22
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is that you did have a bit of a problem with third gear.
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What am I looking in my wing mirror for? There's naebody behind me.
#24
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(David) That's slow. That's very slow. (Jeremy) Quite pedestrian, there.
#25
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That's...
#26
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here in the glittering West End... of Guildford.
#27
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and value added tax on that fuel duty tax
#28
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For this experiment we've come here, to Swindon.
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Basically, it's got ten times more battery power.
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And now the award for the worst dressed presenter on Top Gear.
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but we've flown him 9,000 miles to be here tonight.
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Er, right, so that's that one done with and it means we can move on to the big one,
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- You go to Italy or France. - Lacking something.
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- I can't, actually, no. - It does.
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Some say that, as we speak, he is actually relaxing in the resort's pool and... he is.
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(Jeremy) The Merc has more power than the Lotus F1 car
#46
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The RS 4 did it in two minutes 43.9.
#47
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It's quietly aggressive. It looks menacing and purposeful but not overstated.
#48
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Whoa! That's canvas showing there. So, hang, hang on, your rear tires lasted how long?
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