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Season 17  "Cheapest Car in the UK"  17x3

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 10, 2011

Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond find second-hand bargains for the price of Britain's cheapest brand new car, the Nissan Pixo. James May is in Nevada to test the toughness of the Range Rover Evoque and chauffeuring a megastar through Las Vegas. Also, the McLaren MP4-12C is compared with its rival, the Ferrari 458.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 1
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without crashing into it. Oh, yes!
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'This gives you better cornering and, more importantly, a better ride.'
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'It's a simple, elegant, a truly lovely place to sit.'
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'but when you drive this, it's like you're operating'
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'The Ferrari, though, that is a pair of stockings.'
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Some say that he refuses to acknowledge
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 8
'How much is he going to clip the corner?
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 9
No, it's like a northern Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 10
Somebody else is having one at Silverstone on the weekend of 22nd July,
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 11
Anyone from the MG owners' club? Not here, obviously.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 12
it's also got a multimedia system that can bring up Facebook and Twitter.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 13
At this time of year that's bad for the paintwork cos the lacquer is soft.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 14
If the cherry stones were in its gut, it must have eaten the cherry whole,
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I reckon it would be three, maybe four minutes
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Going on this one, I could miss that rock.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 20
Still, it's quite a noble effort.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 23
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'Eventually, my destination came into view.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 25
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 26
But didn't you spot the difference? I mean, the Adam's apple and the...
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 27
Ladies and gentlemen, Sebastian Vettel!
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 28
I mean, I enjoy it, you know.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 29
"And the first to use a lavatory..."
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 30
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 31
And you give all your cars names?
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And then I saw the English version and I loved it.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 34
Yeah, so that's why I'm...
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 35
Tortured tyres. Going through the follow-through.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 36
40...
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You can lean back now. You can relax. Well done for today.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 38
You also get a radio, and a dial!
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if you're prepared to ferret around on the second-hand market?
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 40
Back in 1988, this car cost someone £79,000.
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This one is now for sale with 47,000 miles on the clock
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and you are driving about in a convertible Porsche.
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54,000. Rubbish!
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more aerodynamic and, in a race like this, aerodynamics matter.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 46
so I think given a longer runway, like 50 miles longer...
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Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 48
I held it.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 49
wet himself. Yours... Was an interesting bloke.
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Let me just try the linguatronic, make sure that's working OK.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 2
without crashing into it. Oh, yes!
#2
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'This gives you better cornering and, more importantly, a better ride.'
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 4
'It's a simple, elegant, a truly lovely place to sit.'
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 5
'but when you drive this, it's like you're operating'
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 6
'The Ferrari, though, that is a pair of stockings.'
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 7
Some say that he refuses to acknowledge
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 8
'How much is he going to clip the corner?
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 9
No, it's like a northern Goodwood Festival of Speed.
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 10
Somebody else is having one at Silverstone on the weekend of 22nd July,
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 11
Anyone from the MG owners' club? Not here, obviously.
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 12
it's also got a multimedia system that can bring up Facebook and Twitter.
#12
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At this time of year that's bad for the paintwork cos the lacquer is soft.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 14
If the cherry stones were in its gut, it must have eaten the cherry whole,
#14
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I reckon it would be three, maybe four minutes
#17
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Going on this one, I could miss that rock.
#19
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Still, it's quite a noble effort.
#20
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'Eventually, my destination came into view.
#24
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But didn't you spot the difference? I mean, the Adam's apple and the...
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 27
Ladies and gentlemen, Sebastian Vettel!
#27
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I mean, I enjoy it, you know.
#28
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"And the first to use a lavatory..."
#29
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And you give all your cars names?
#31
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And then I saw the English version and I loved it.
#32
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Yeah, so that's why I'm...
#34
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Tortured tyres. Going through the follow-through.
#35
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40...
#36
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You can lean back now. You can relax. Well done for today.
#37
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You also get a radio, and a dial!
#38
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if you're prepared to ferret around on the second-hand market?
#39
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Back in 1988, this car cost someone £79,000.
#40
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This one is now for sale with 47,000 miles on the clock
#41
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and you are driving about in a convertible Porsche.
#42
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54,000. Rubbish!
#44
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more aerodynamic and, in a race like this, aerodynamics matter.
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 3 (S17E03) - 46
so I think given a longer runway, like 50 miles longer...
#46
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I held it.
#48
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wet himself. Yours... Was an interesting bloke.
#49
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Let me just try the linguatronic, make sure that's working OK.
#50