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Season 16  "Snowbine Harvester"  16x5

Aired 8 years ago - Feb 20, 2011

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set out to end the chaos and misery that snowfall brings to Britain every year using a combine harvester, some basic engineering skills and a quick trip to Norway. Also, Jeremy is on the test track in the new Audi RS5 and the latest BMW M3. Meanwhile, Amber Heard is the guest in the Reasonably Priced Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 1
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we have got Hammond in a car. We are going to do a little experiment,
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 4
The good news is there is absolutely no sign of the cold air returning in the near future,
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 5
Norwegians actually have a chart to say how much weight you can put on various thicknesses of ice.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 6
"As my guesswork was correct, we set to work".
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 7
"When the combine finally moved, we could see the scale of the peril".
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 8
There is no reason why it was shut because it is not difficult to clear a runway. It just is not.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 9
"Pretty soon, the runway was finished.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 10
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 11
Interestingly and unusually, they have also sent us a description
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 12
# Daniel's girlfriend is bouncing around on a man with an Aston v8...#
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 13
No, not endless time and space, Infinity, the Japanese car maker. Oh, yeah.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 14
Now, Ferrari. This year's F1 car they said is going to be called the F150.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 15
OK, I have got some news about personalised number plates.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 16
It is also not fair, because what if you were a wholesaler of giant hold-alls
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 17
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 18
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 19
In a straight line, it is no faster than the standard car.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 20
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 21
Audi has even gone to the trouble of fitting the engine with a device that
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 22
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 23
A machine born in the forests, rough, brutal and exciting.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 24
But listen. I have another problem with the Audi apart from the ones we have already seen.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 25
And that in a recent race, even he was beaten by The King's Speech.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 26
Two corners left. Here they come now on the braking,
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 27
I said, yes that is true, but she is bisexual. And she likes guns and muscle cars. And I won.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 28
I am watching it now.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 29
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 30
You have just grown a third leg. He has.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 31
Why haven't you gone down that route?
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 32
I grew up around guns, around gun owners and users.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 33
The guy that ran it, I can remember watching,
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 34
They made me wear a helmet too, can you believe that?
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 35
Wow, that's how go through there!
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 36
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 37
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 38
Hammond! You have got good grit!
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It is like a reversing light, this. kind of.
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I was trying to clear that thing of snow but it has got a car in it.
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 42
it will not take them very long to find us.
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We are stuck.
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Look at us carving a path. Look, that is ours.
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"This time, we had come off the road and into a massive snowdrift".
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Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 2 #2 Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 3
we have got Hammond in a car. We are going to do a little experiment,
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 4
The good news is there is absolutely no sign of the cold air returning in the near future,
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 5
Norwegians actually have a chart to say how much weight you can put on various thicknesses of ice.
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 6
"As my guesswork was correct, we set to work".
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 7
"When the combine finally moved, we could see the scale of the peril".
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 8
There is no reason why it was shut because it is not difficult to clear a runway. It just is not.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 9
"Pretty soon, the runway was finished.
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 10 #10 Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 11
Interestingly and unusually, they have also sent us a description
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 12
# Daniel's girlfriend is bouncing around on a man with an Aston v8...#
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 13
No, not endless time and space, Infinity, the Japanese car maker. Oh, yeah.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 14
Now, Ferrari. This year's F1 car they said is going to be called the F150.
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 15
OK, I have got some news about personalised number plates.
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 16
It is also not fair, because what if you were a wholesaler of giant hold-alls
#16
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In a straight line, it is no faster than the standard car.
#19
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Audi has even gone to the trouble of fitting the engine with a device that
#21
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A machine born in the forests, rough, brutal and exciting.
#23
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But listen. I have another problem with the Audi apart from the ones we have already seen.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 25
And that in a recent race, even he was beaten by The King's Speech.
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 26
Two corners left. Here they come now on the braking,
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 27
I said, yes that is true, but she is bisexual. And she likes guns and muscle cars. And I won.
#27
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I am watching it now.
#28
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You have just grown a third leg. He has.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 31
Why haven't you gone down that route?
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 32
I grew up around guns, around gun owners and users.
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 33
The guy that ran it, I can remember watching,
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 34
They made me wear a helmet too, can you believe that?
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 35
Wow, that's how go through there!
#35
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Hammond! You have got good grit!
#38
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It is like a reversing light, this. kind of.
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 41
I was trying to clear that thing of snow but it has got a car in it.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 42
it will not take them very long to find us.
#42
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We are stuck.
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 48
Look at us carving a path. Look, that is ours.
#48
Recap of Top Gear Season 16 Episode 5 (S16E05) - 49
"This time, we had come off the road and into a massive snowdrift".
#49
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