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Season 15  "Four-Door Supercars"  15x3

Aired 9 years ago - Jul 11, 2010

Jeremy, James and Richard drive the Aston Martin Rapide, Porsche Panamera Turbo and the Maserati Quattroporte; four-seater cars from manufacturers more famous for their two-door cars. Richard drives the Chevrolet Camaro SS and Mercedes E63 AMG. F1 driver Rubens Barrichello tries his luck in the Reasonably Priced Car and Rupert Grint is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 1
That's why it's blindingly difficult to operate everything in here, as we shall now demonstrate.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 2
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 3
Then there's the pricing.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 4
Oh, my God! Whoo-hoo-hoo!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 5
'the unhinged but bewitching Quattroporte. '
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 6
There's a subtle, refined rage to this car.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 7
Is he ready? Yes, believe so. Of course he is - he's the Stig.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 8
But why is it so expensive? Why is it 140 grand?
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 9
I have to say, I like the look ofit now. You can't...
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 10
Why don't you get naked? Go on. LAUGHTER
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 11
All it needs is a ball pit down here,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 12
We've got some footage of them doing it here. Here we go.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 13
AUDIENCE GROAN This is potentially disastrous,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 14
If you say... The EU go and inspect a Spanish fishing boat and go, "Have you been fishing?"
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 15
That's not gone well, has it? My case rests.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 16
You have, sir? Er... LAUGHTER
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 17
and I'm trying to lead the team to a different area.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 18
Yeah. And I could only say,"No, I'm not going to do it. "Did you actually say that?
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 19
Well, that's your fault for driving on the wrong side of the road.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 20
And here we are now. What's the time? Give me the time!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 21
44.3! Wow!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 22
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 23
In a minute, it's going to stand up and throw an oil tanker at my face.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 24
This is the SS version - the most powerful - with a 6.2 litre V8.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 25
However, it must now face this -
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 26
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 27
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 28
the AMG can outslide, outturn and outrun any muscle car on the planet.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 29
and then you put it on sale and people buy it.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 30
And that, just very recently, he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 31
Oh, the Camaro getting it very crossed up.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 32
Rupert!
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 33
and I did ask him, "Do you understand it?"
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 34
But I've done other films, kind of in between,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 35
LAUGHTER
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 36
I had a Mini, a Mini One, which I kind of chavved up a little bit.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 37
Did nobody tell you that?
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 38
It does, yeah, yeah, I was really shocked by that. Oh, you see, you know...
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 39
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 40
Earlier on, we tested the new Aston Martin Rapide, which we liked, despite the price,
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 41
We'll go to different places and it'll be who get to his place first.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 42
Groom is going to want to go in the Aston.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 43
Meanwhile, I'd arrived at the groom's house.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 44
This is the Maserati Quattroporte. Not the original model, which had a slightly ropey gearbox.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 45
That sounds really good, yeah.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 46
No, no, this isn't a test, I'm just... Because I've done this loop, I'm not absolutely sure...
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 47
Is she a calm bride?
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 48
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 49
Are you sure it was that way? Yes. Yeah.
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 50
Actually, no, I tell you what. The bride's mother told me on the way over there's an airfield near here.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 2 #2 Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 3
Then there's the pricing.
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 4
Oh, my God! Whoo-hoo-hoo!
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 5
'the unhinged but bewitching Quattroporte. '
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 6
There's a subtle, refined rage to this car.
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 7
Is he ready? Yes, believe so. Of course he is - he's the Stig.
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 8
But why is it so expensive? Why is it 140 grand?
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 9
I have to say, I like the look ofit now. You can't...
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 10
Why don't you get naked? Go on. LAUGHTER
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 11
All it needs is a ball pit down here,
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 12
We've got some footage of them doing it here. Here we go.
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 13
AUDIENCE GROAN This is potentially disastrous,
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 14
If you say... The EU go and inspect a Spanish fishing boat and go, "Have you been fishing?"
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 15
That's not gone well, has it? My case rests.
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 16
You have, sir? Er... LAUGHTER
#16
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 17
and I'm trying to lead the team to a different area.
#17
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 18
Yeah. And I could only say,"No, I'm not going to do it. "Did you actually say that?
#18
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 19
Well, that's your fault for driving on the wrong side of the road.
#19
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 20
And here we are now. What's the time? Give me the time!
#20
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 21
44.3! Wow!
#21
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 22 #22 Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 23
In a minute, it's going to stand up and throw an oil tanker at my face.
#23
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 24
This is the SS version - the most powerful - with a 6.2 litre V8.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 25
However, it must now face this -
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 26 #26 Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 27 #27 Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 28
the AMG can outslide, outturn and outrun any muscle car on the planet.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 29
and then you put it on sale and people buy it.
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 30
And that, just very recently, he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 31
Oh, the Camaro getting it very crossed up.
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 32
Rupert!
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 33
and I did ask him, "Do you understand it?"
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 34
But I've done other films, kind of in between,
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 35
LAUGHTER
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 36
I had a Mini, a Mini One, which I kind of chavved up a little bit.
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 37
Did nobody tell you that?
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 38
It does, yeah, yeah, I was really shocked by that. Oh, you see, you know...
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 39 #39 Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 40
Earlier on, we tested the new Aston Martin Rapide, which we liked, despite the price,
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 41
We'll go to different places and it'll be who get to his place first.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 42
Groom is going to want to go in the Aston.
#42
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 43
Meanwhile, I'd arrived at the groom's house.
#43
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 44
This is the Maserati Quattroporte. Not the original model, which had a slightly ropey gearbox.
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 45
That sounds really good, yeah.
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 46
No, no, this isn't a test, I'm just... Because I've done this loop, I'm not absolutely sure...
#46
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 47
Is she a calm bride?
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 48 #48 Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 49
Are you sure it was that way? Yes. Yeah.
#49
Recap of Top Gear Season 15 Episode 3 (S15E03) - 50
Actually, no, I tell you what. The bride's mother told me on the way over there's an airfield near here.
#50