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Season 18  "Off-Road Mobility Scooters"  18x4

Aired 7 years ago - Feb 19, 2012

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May embark on an ambitious project to build mobility scooters that can tackle the wilds of the British countryside. Meanwhile, the Ferrari FF and Bentley Continental V8 are put through their paces at a unique test track on the edge of the Arctic Circle, whilst James is in Florida where he tests the Fisker Karma and meets up with AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson. Hollywood star Michael Fassbender is the star in the reasonably priced car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 1
and it's probably the most politically correct car on earth.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 2
And all of the interior fabrics are very, very funky
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 3
The car will do 0-60 in just a tad over six seconds.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 4
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 5
Right, now... And... That means I have to do something, and I'm... Bugger.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 6
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 7
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 8
That's all you needed to say.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 9
He has brought his teenager with him. Are you her experienced driver?
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 10
It is 19 feet long, enormous. It is only 50 inches high, long, low and mean.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 11
"if you give us another 200,000, we'll fit the car you don't actually have with a rear spoiler."
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 12
That one is blue, but they are all exactly the same.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 13
They've killed the thing that made it unique.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 14
to make sure that next year's models start, stop, steer and continue to work
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 15
Normally, you wouldn't dream of driving a 6.3-litre 650 horsepower V12 Ferrari, even in a light shower
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 16
is unlike anything we've ever seen before.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 17
What it all means though, is that for the first time ever,
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 18
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 19
The interior of the Ferrari is a mess -
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 20
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 21
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 22
To find out, we need a man skilled in the potent cocktail of big horsepower and little grip.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 23
You went into fifth, didn't you?
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 24
This is a car in which you can sit back and let the machine do the work.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 25
Because, if I wanted a car that would get me to St Moritz,
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 26
Too big and expensive. It will depreciate like a chest of drawers falling off a cliff.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 27
You first came to my attention, at least, in Inglourious Basterds, with your...
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 28
only three or four of my friends have ever asked for tickets for the show.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 29
Why should we put so much effort into suppressing our most basic natural instincts?
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 30
Half-German, half-Irish. That is quite an odd combination.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 31
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 32
May's got one of those. It's an amazing piece of equipment.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 33
We have some footage of the preparation which we have never had to do before.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 34
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 35
That is... The third fastest time we ever had!
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 36
Could we build an off-road mobility scooter that does not cost a fortune?
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 37
It said mobility scooters, off-road.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 38
At this point the piece of the morning was shattered by the arrival of the local boy.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 39
that what you can buy off the shelf off-road,
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 40
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 41
It is all this little wizard's hat.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 42
The suspension is working, it climbed up there as if it was not there.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 43
who will be using the off the shelf off-road scooters.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 44
The military boys used their orienteering skills
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Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 46
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 47
Because we were working as a team, we decided to just leave him.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 48
Yeah. Keep doing what we're doing.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 49
So long, Pro Rider.
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 50
Did you hear that? Yeah, I can hear some engine.

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And all of the interior fabrics are very, very funky
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The car will do 0-60 in just a tad over six seconds.
#3
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Right, now... And... That means I have to do something, and I'm... Bugger.
#5
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That's all you needed to say.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 9
He has brought his teenager with him. Are you her experienced driver?
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 10
It is 19 feet long, enormous. It is only 50 inches high, long, low and mean.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 11
"if you give us another 200,000, we'll fit the car you don't actually have with a rear spoiler."
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 12
That one is blue, but they are all exactly the same.
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 13
They've killed the thing that made it unique.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 14
to make sure that next year's models start, stop, steer and continue to work
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 15
Normally, you wouldn't dream of driving a 6.3-litre 650 horsepower V12 Ferrari, even in a light shower
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 16
is unlike anything we've ever seen before.
#16
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What it all means though, is that for the first time ever,
#17
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The interior of the Ferrari is a mess -
#19
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To find out, we need a man skilled in the potent cocktail of big horsepower and little grip.
#22
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 23
You went into fifth, didn't you?
#23
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 24
This is a car in which you can sit back and let the machine do the work.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 25
Because, if I wanted a car that would get me to St Moritz,
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 26
Too big and expensive. It will depreciate like a chest of drawers falling off a cliff.
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 27
You first came to my attention, at least, in Inglourious Basterds, with your...
#27
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 28
only three or four of my friends have ever asked for tickets for the show.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 29
Why should we put so much effort into suppressing our most basic natural instincts?
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 30
Half-German, half-Irish. That is quite an odd combination.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 31 #31 Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 32
May's got one of those. It's an amazing piece of equipment.
#32
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We have some footage of the preparation which we have never had to do before.
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 34 #34 Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 35
That is... The third fastest time we ever had!
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 36
Could we build an off-road mobility scooter that does not cost a fortune?
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 37
It said mobility scooters, off-road.
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 38
At this point the piece of the morning was shattered by the arrival of the local boy.
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 39
that what you can buy off the shelf off-road,
#39
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It is all this little wizard's hat.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 42
The suspension is working, it climbed up there as if it was not there.
#42
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 43
who will be using the off the shelf off-road scooters.
#43
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 44
The military boys used their orienteering skills
#44
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Because we were working as a team, we decided to just leave him.
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 48
Yeah. Keep doing what we're doing.
#48
Recap of Top Gear Season 18 Episode 4 (S18E04) - 49
So long, Pro Rider.
#49
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Did you hear that? Yeah, I can hear some engine.
#50