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Season 15  "Icelandic Volcano"  15x1

Aired 9 years ago - Jun 27, 2010

Jeremy wonders why there aren't more three-wheeled cars and investigates further with a closer look at the Reliant Robin. James drives the Toyota Hilux pickup up an active volcano in Iceland; and The Stig rips up the track in the new Bentley Continental Supersports.

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They've also reprogrammed the four wheel drive system so that now most of the power goes to the back.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 4
But even if you do that the computer steps in,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 5
Oh dear! Now, I don't think that's legal any more,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 6
Yes, it is. Anyway, we must now find out how fast
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 7
This is incredible! But Stig's out of the wreckage!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 8
Now, obviously, this was a job for a rugged, outdoorsy sort of chap.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 9
This really brings it all back,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 10
Emile didn't look very confident,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 11
a volcanologist who couldn't get to the volcano because of the weather.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 12
Wow, that's dark.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 13
I could hardly stand up.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 14
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 15
Oh, God, look at that.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 16
God, that's hot.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 17
Here is...
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 18
Ferrari has broken the lap record of the Nurburgring for production cars with this, the 599XX.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 19
piece of graffiti has also been at work in Russia on a drawbridge. I've got a picture here.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 20
It's got a million horsepower, yes!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 21
It's a bit close to the whole exhaust process for food.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 22
That would be my Top Gear top tip for the night.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 23
That's great. Good. Now, for this new series of Top Gear, we have the new reasonably-priced car.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 24
It took Mum to and from hospital when the kids were born.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 25
What a life it's been.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 26
Except today, they weigh a little bit more because each has been stuffed with 25 kilograms of nitroglycerine.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 27
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 28
A Lamborghini, no, it isn't, it's the same height as him, so it can't be a Lamborghini.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 29
We couldn't just invite a celebrity tonight, and ask them, "So!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 30
No. She isn't coming.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 31
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 32
Oh, yes! But at that mome nt,a Page 3 girl arrived.
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Whoa! Someone left a cake out in the rain.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 36
Bill went bird watching and that left to me all alone with my new best friend.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 37
We knock five seconds off, or we add five seconds for a wet lap in our mind, so it's five seconds gone.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 38
from, let's be honest, skidding downa mountain at extremely high speed. Sophisticated skidding!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 39
.. when Louie out on the track.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 40
I've been in charge of everything you see here.
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When it's not raining. Maybe you could use a faster car?
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 42
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Oh, no. I've crashed it. I've crashed it almost immediately.
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Where's Martin Fry out of ABC when you need him?
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 46
Oh no! I'm 50 years old.
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Sack of cement on t'passenger seat belt, helps the balance.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 48
In this, it feels like I'm driving through South Yorkshire in the 1970s, again.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 49
Since then, it's dropped to just 513,000.
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They've also reprogrammed the four wheel drive system so that now most of the power goes to the back.
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 4
But even if you do that the computer steps in,
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 5
Oh dear! Now, I don't think that's legal any more,
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 6
Yes, it is. Anyway, we must now find out how fast
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 7
This is incredible! But Stig's out of the wreckage!
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 8
Now, obviously, this was a job for a rugged, outdoorsy sort of chap.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 9
This really brings it all back,
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 10
Emile didn't look very confident,
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 11
a volcanologist who couldn't get to the volcano because of the weather.
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 12
Wow, that's dark.
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 13
I could hardly stand up.
#13
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Oh, God, look at that.
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 16
God, that's hot.
#16
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Here is...
#17
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Ferrari has broken the lap record of the Nurburgring for production cars with this, the 599XX.
#18
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piece of graffiti has also been at work in Russia on a drawbridge. I've got a picture here.
#19
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It's got a million horsepower, yes!
#20
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It's a bit close to the whole exhaust process for food.
#21
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 22
That would be my Top Gear top tip for the night.
#22
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 23
That's great. Good. Now, for this new series of Top Gear, we have the new reasonably-priced car.
#23
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It took Mum to and from hospital when the kids were born.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 25
What a life it's been.
#25
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Except today, they weigh a little bit more because each has been stuffed with 25 kilograms of nitroglycerine.
#26
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A Lamborghini, no, it isn't, it's the same height as him, so it can't be a Lamborghini.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 29
We couldn't just invite a celebrity tonight, and ask them, "So!
#29
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No. She isn't coming.
#30
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Oh, yes! But at that mome nt,a Page 3 girl arrived.
#32
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Whoa! Someone left a cake out in the rain.
#35
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Bill went bird watching and that left to me all alone with my new best friend.
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 37
We knock five seconds off, or we add five seconds for a wet lap in our mind, so it's five seconds gone.
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 38
from, let's be honest, skidding downa mountain at extremely high speed. Sophisticated skidding!
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 39
.. when Louie out on the track.
#39
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 40
I've been in charge of everything you see here.
#40
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When it's not raining. Maybe you could use a faster car?
#41
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Oh, no. I've crashed it. I've crashed it almost immediately.
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 45
Where's Martin Fry out of ABC when you need him?
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 46
Oh no! I'm 50 years old.
#46
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 47
Sack of cement on t'passenger seat belt, helps the balance.
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 48
In this, it feels like I'm driving through South Yorkshire in the 1970s, again.
#48
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 1 (S15E01) - 49
Since then, it's dropped to just 513,000.
#49
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