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Season 17  "The Interceptors"  17x5

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 24, 2011

Jeremy Clarkson tries out the new Lotus T125, and an updated version of the classic Jensen Interceptor. Also, the team employs all manner of second-hand military equipment to knock down a row of derelict houses, aiming to complete the job in less time than a team of demolition experts.

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However, it as thirsty as the jet,
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If anything ever has a button on it or a light, they're massive. Girls.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 7
Who here would like us to stop making this rubbish and make that instead? Yes!
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 8
So, about 8% of the population want me to get a move on.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 9
for a time, was the fastest car in the world, verified by Guinness. Faster than the Bugatti Veyron.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 10
We've got this new car, it's called the Cygnet and Colette
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 11
"A guide to Paris, a plastic camera, an empty bottle
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 12
A giant stork that wees on its knees is not strictly our kind of deal.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 13
I will move it on because I want to talk about sport.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 14
For instance, included in the price is Geoff,
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Because I was so generously proportioned,
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 16
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 17
It's just terrifying. Oh, I can't turn the wheel!
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And to explain why, I switched to my own car.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 19
in this car which has enormous, ventilated discs, I would
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 20
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until you stand on them! It's all over the place!
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 22
Then, second gear. For the Chicago. Through the tyres. Yes. Yes.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 23
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until your neck hurts and then you go home.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 25
there is really no point entering a wet lap in this,
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And that is Geldof Corner. I know you've got Gambon Corner, which I'm sure we'll see later.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 27
And I slammed on the brakes
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 28
there was a West Country crowd and there were as an Irish crowd.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 29
more environmentally aware. You know.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 30
It doesn't fit on iTunes very easily, how to, oh, there we go.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 31
I'm not a speed head, and then I start to enjoy it
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 32
Wait, I don't mean pouring down, do I?
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 33
So, anyway, Bob Geldof. Don't say and I'll watch it at home.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 34
Hands up those that think you could do... who could be in the top ten if you did it.
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"an enormous help if you would come over and smash his house to bits. "
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 36
Ye-e-e-s! You are history!
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 37
May? What? It won't fall down. You try.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 38
which seems unlikely, or those diggery things and the pecky thing,
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 39
So this, or a Ford Focus.
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'to find a vehicle that might be suitable for our demolition project. '
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 41
I'm not sure you could drive it through a building.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 42
Unlike James's, mine is white. It's also absolutely excellent.
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 43
It's a military machine with some white paint on it. It isn't military!
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'so in order not to keep the chaps waiting,
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 45
Hammond, you do the cream ones, and I'll do this lot. That make sense?
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Stop there, stop there! Jeremy, the roof's going to land on it.
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which is holding the house up, the roof and everything else will fall into a neat pile in the middle.
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However, it as thirsty as the jet,
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If anything ever has a button on it or a light, they're massive. Girls.
#5
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Who here would like us to stop making this rubbish and make that instead? Yes!
#7
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So, about 8% of the population want me to get a move on.
#8
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for a time, was the fastest car in the world, verified by Guinness. Faster than the Bugatti Veyron.
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 10
We've got this new car, it's called the Cygnet and Colette
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 11
"A guide to Paris, a plastic camera, an empty bottle
#11
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A giant stork that wees on its knees is not strictly our kind of deal.
#12
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I will move it on because I want to talk about sport.
#13
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For instance, included in the price is Geoff,
#14
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Because I was so generously proportioned,
#15
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It's just terrifying. Oh, I can't turn the wheel!
#17
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And to explain why, I switched to my own car.
#18
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in this car which has enormous, ventilated discs, I would
#19
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until you stand on them! It's all over the place!
#21
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Then, second gear. For the Chicago. Through the tyres. Yes. Yes.
#22
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until your neck hurts and then you go home.
#24
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there is really no point entering a wet lap in this,
#25
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And that is Geldof Corner. I know you've got Gambon Corner, which I'm sure we'll see later.
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 27
And I slammed on the brakes
#27
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there was a West Country crowd and there were as an Irish crowd.
#28
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more environmentally aware. You know.
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 30
It doesn't fit on iTunes very easily, how to, oh, there we go.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 31
I'm not a speed head, and then I start to enjoy it
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 32
Wait, I don't mean pouring down, do I?
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 33
So, anyway, Bob Geldof. Don't say and I'll watch it at home.
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 34
Hands up those that think you could do... who could be in the top ten if you did it.
#34
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"an enormous help if you would come over and smash his house to bits. "
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 36
Ye-e-e-s! You are history!
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 37
May? What? It won't fall down. You try.
#37
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which seems unlikely, or those diggery things and the pecky thing,
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 39
So this, or a Ford Focus.
#39
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'to find a vehicle that might be suitable for our demolition project. '
#40
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I'm not sure you could drive it through a building.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 42
Unlike James's, mine is white. It's also absolutely excellent.
#42
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 43
It's a military machine with some white paint on it. It isn't military!
#43
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 44
'so in order not to keep the chaps waiting,
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 45
Hammond, you do the cream ones, and I'll do this lot. That make sense?
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 17 Episode 5 (S17E05) - 46
Stop there, stop there! Jeremy, the roof's going to land on it.
#46
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which is holding the house up, the roof and everything else will fall into a neat pile in the middle.
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