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Season 11  "Police Cars"  11x1

Aired 11 years ago - Jun 22, 2008

The boys are each given £1,000 to buy a police car which will then be used in a dramatic chase. And they most likely will get dented. Jeremy starts the Ferrari 430 Scuderia. James introduces a new member to the Top Gear team. Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr are the Star(s) in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 1
That McLaren is so quick. You forget how quick it is.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 2
this is the supercar to buy.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 3
Now, nickel mining is a filthy business - a lot of sulfur and acid rain, but no matter.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 4
OK, so there's a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder engine in the Prius.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 5
So, what he's saying is, if you want an economical car, buy a BMW M3.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 6
We steal it. Put it in here, Google Earth'll never spot it.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 7
"Impossible" is what it should've said.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 8
- So, it works? - Yeah.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 9
Phil Collins will have to go back to the back with Chester Thomson.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 10
Hey, great news!
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 11
You might think this would fit the bill.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 12
there's no satellite navigation,
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 13
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 14
It has winglets at the front,
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 15
It's not like Ferrari aftershave,
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 16
and 510 brake horsepower is roaming around the engine bay.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 17
vomit in one of your flower beds,
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 18
it is like the bastard love child of Stephen Hawking and Rambo.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 19
This... Compared to the normal 430, the Scuderia has new inlets, new exhaust,
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 20
(Applause and cheering)
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 21
That's a long way from the trackl
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 22
and I rang up for the congestion charge and she said "What make is your car?"
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 23
- I nearly drive inside a bin liner in a Smart car. - (Laughter)
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 24
- If you're not lying now, we'll get way with it. - I'm not.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 25
He's been eating too many weeds, that's the trouble.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 26
- Yeah. - Are they a nightmare?
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 27
More successful this time than you were in the warm-up laps?
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 28
(Applause)
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 29
"slow" is the word I'm looking for.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 30
You were one fifty one...
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 31
(Sirens)
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 32
where we'd be given a number of challenges.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 33
So, you've got an advert saying "Wanted, policeman to spend all day
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 34
James and Richard then set about my Don Johnson-mobile.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 35
"You must meet up at the track for a series of tests to find out which one is best."
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 36
Boadicea wheel attachments - scary.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 37
- Yeah. - No, wait, The Police.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 38
"which will look good on a police kill action program."
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 39
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 40
But before I do, I wanna make it look good, so I brought this.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 41
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 42
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 43
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 44
"You will now demonstrate that it's possible to be much quicker than that."
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 45
They wanted to demonstrate the official procedure for stopping a stolen car.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 46
Keep it rolling.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 47
- Hang on, James's plan is to deploy his paint. - Yes.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 48
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 49
It's Robert Duvall, mate.
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 50

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Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 2
this is the supercar to buy.
#2
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 3
Now, nickel mining is a filthy business - a lot of sulfur and acid rain, but no matter.
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 4
OK, so there's a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder engine in the Prius.
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 5
So, what he's saying is, if you want an economical car, buy a BMW M3.
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 6
We steal it. Put it in here, Google Earth'll never spot it.
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 7
"Impossible" is what it should've said.
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 8
- So, it works? - Yeah.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 9
Phil Collins will have to go back to the back with Chester Thomson.
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 10
Hey, great news!
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 11
You might think this would fit the bill.
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 12
there's no satellite navigation,
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 13 #13 Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 14
It has winglets at the front,
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 15
It's not like Ferrari aftershave,
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 16
and 510 brake horsepower is roaming around the engine bay.
#16
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 17
vomit in one of your flower beds,
#17
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 18
it is like the bastard love child of Stephen Hawking and Rambo.
#18
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 19
This... Compared to the normal 430, the Scuderia has new inlets, new exhaust,
#19
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 20
(Applause and cheering)
#20
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 21
That's a long way from the trackl
#21
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 22
and I rang up for the congestion charge and she said "What make is your car?"
#22
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 23
- I nearly drive inside a bin liner in a Smart car. - (Laughter)
#23
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 24
- If you're not lying now, we'll get way with it. - I'm not.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 25
He's been eating too many weeds, that's the trouble.
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 26
- Yeah. - Are they a nightmare?
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 27
More successful this time than you were in the warm-up laps?
#27
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 28
(Applause)
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 29
"slow" is the word I'm looking for.
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 30
You were one fifty one...
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 31
(Sirens)
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 32
where we'd be given a number of challenges.
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 33
So, you've got an advert saying "Wanted, policeman to spend all day
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 34
James and Richard then set about my Don Johnson-mobile.
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 35
"You must meet up at the track for a series of tests to find out which one is best."
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 36
Boadicea wheel attachments - scary.
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 37
- Yeah. - No, wait, The Police.
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 38
"which will look good on a police kill action program."
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 39 #39 Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 40
But before I do, I wanna make it look good, so I brought this.
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 41 #41 Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 42 #42 Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 43 #43 Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 44
"You will now demonstrate that it's possible to be much quicker than that."
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 45
They wanted to demonstrate the official procedure for stopping a stolen car.
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 46
Keep it rolling.
#46
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 47
- Hang on, James's plan is to deploy his paint. - Yes.
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 48 #48 Recap of Top Gear Season 11 Episode 1 (S11E01) - 49
It's Robert Duvall, mate.
#49
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