S13 E5
Status
Continuing
Next episode
in 4 years
Airs
Wednesdays 8:00 PM on BBC Two
SEASON
VIEW ALL EPISODE

Season 13  "A Budget Rear-Wheel Drive Coupe"  13x5

Aired 10 years ago - Jul 19, 2009

A budget of £1,500, a rear-wheel drive coupe and some French ice. Jeremy drives the new 500bhp Jaguar XFR. Sienna Miller is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

Mouse over thumbnail for slideshow

Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 1
You actually hit him in the plums!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 2
So it's done an indicated 103,000 miles. And do you know what? It feels as tight as a drum.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 3
So, is that thing gonna follow us in the usual... It is, isn't it?
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 4
This opened the floodgates.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 5
"And so, the Stig will now set a lap time in a very French and very front-wheel drive Renault Twingo 133.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 6
Was that the crummiest start you've ever seen from a human being? It wasn't good.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 7
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 8
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 9
'the producers were ready with their next challenge.'
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 10
Remember to brake at 60, remember to brake at 60, you stupid boy.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 11
What's Val Thorens?
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 12
That's the conclusion they've come to, and they've come up with this!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 13
Great idea, but the problem is, you just happen to know, this has been invented by a brilliant man.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 14
Nobody gives a pig's arse about all that Diesel stuff.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 15
"Awfully sorry."
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 16
For 210 miles per hour.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 17
It could be worse if you had your wife in the front, and both daughters, and you sat in the back.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 18
There are no scoops.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 19
That's unbelievable!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 20
'To keep it planted, it has an electronic diff like you get on a Ferrari.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 21
He can rev to 8,000, I can only rev to six and a half.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 22
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 23
And he's off! 503 Welsh horsepowers!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 24
Now...
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 25
Well, Alan Titchmarsh might say so,
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 26
You thought Greenpeace would save the world, but no!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 27
because carbon dioxide is building up and they need to build something to get rid of it. Remember?
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 28
We're gonna pop the prong in the top because the gas is going down there,
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 29
but he persevered, and I'm sure, if science can make genetically-modified wheat,
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 30
So you were born in... That makes you an Americanista. Well, both.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 31
Lots of guns, leather. It's perfect for Top Gear. Leather? Yes.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 32
Well, he's not called Joe, Joe is an elite force of fighter... world protector people.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 33
That's fantastic! APPLAUSE
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 34
which is a Caribbean island, which is technically part of America.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 35
to do our lap! How was it out there? Did you enjoy it?
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 36
Oh, my God! Mummy!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 37
we always say is quick. OK. I beat Gambon, that's a first. You beat Michael Gambon, Alan Davies,
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 38
All was perfect in the Porsche too.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 39
I can fix this.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 40
Because if it was ruined, he would have just got in the Marina,
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 41
thought of, or driven to in that drab,
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 42
Belting up an alp.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 43
That's quite cold now.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 44
Oh, dear, no! That's not gone at all well.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 45
MUSIC: Theme from "The A-Team"
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 46
Look at that! Oh!
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 47
'and an old bloke - didn't look like much of a threat either.
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 48
'we lined up for the ten-lap race.'
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 49
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 50

Or scroll and see one by one:

Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 2
So it's done an indicated 103,000 miles. And do you know what? It feels as tight as a drum.
#2
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 3
So, is that thing gonna follow us in the usual... It is, isn't it?
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 4
This opened the floodgates.
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 5
"And so, the Stig will now set a lap time in a very French and very front-wheel drive Renault Twingo 133.
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 6
Was that the crummiest start you've ever seen from a human being? It wasn't good.
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 7 #7 Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 8 #8 Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 9
'the producers were ready with their next challenge.'
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 10
Remember to brake at 60, remember to brake at 60, you stupid boy.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 11
What's Val Thorens?
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 12
That's the conclusion they've come to, and they've come up with this!
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 13
Great idea, but the problem is, you just happen to know, this has been invented by a brilliant man.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 14
Nobody gives a pig's arse about all that Diesel stuff.
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 15
"Awfully sorry."
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 16
For 210 miles per hour.
#16
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 17
It could be worse if you had your wife in the front, and both daughters, and you sat in the back.
#17
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 18
There are no scoops.
#18
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 19
That's unbelievable!
#19
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 20
'To keep it planted, it has an electronic diff like you get on a Ferrari.
#20
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 21
He can rev to 8,000, I can only rev to six and a half.
#21
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 22 #22 Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 23
And he's off! 503 Welsh horsepowers!
#23
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 24
Now...
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 25
Well, Alan Titchmarsh might say so,
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 26
You thought Greenpeace would save the world, but no!
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 27
because carbon dioxide is building up and they need to build something to get rid of it. Remember?
#27
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 28
We're gonna pop the prong in the top because the gas is going down there,
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 29
but he persevered, and I'm sure, if science can make genetically-modified wheat,
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 30
So you were born in... That makes you an Americanista. Well, both.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 31
Lots of guns, leather. It's perfect for Top Gear. Leather? Yes.
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 32
Well, he's not called Joe, Joe is an elite force of fighter... world protector people.
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 33
That's fantastic! APPLAUSE
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 34
which is a Caribbean island, which is technically part of America.
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 35
to do our lap! How was it out there? Did you enjoy it?
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 36
Oh, my God! Mummy!
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 37
we always say is quick. OK. I beat Gambon, that's a first. You beat Michael Gambon, Alan Davies,
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 38
All was perfect in the Porsche too.
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 39
I can fix this.
#39
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 40
Because if it was ruined, he would have just got in the Marina,
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 41
thought of, or driven to in that drab,
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 42
Belting up an alp.
#42
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 43
That's quite cold now.
#43
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 44
Oh, dear, no! That's not gone at all well.
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 45
MUSIC: Theme from "The A-Team"
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 46
Look at that! Oh!
#46
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 47
'and an old bloke - didn't look like much of a threat either.
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 48
'we lined up for the ten-lap race.'
#48
Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 49 #49 Recap of Top Gear Season 13 Episode 5 (S13E05) - 50 #50