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Season 19  "World's Smallest Car"  19x1

Aired 6 years ago - Jan 27, 2013

Jeremy builds the world's smallest car and pitches it to the Dragons' Den. James takes the Bentley Continental GT Speed on a rally race. Richard drives the new Pagani Huayra hypercar. Homeland star Damian Lewis goes for a spin in the Reasonably Priced Car,

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and again that they will replace it with a brand-new car.
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And what you do want to hear and see- is what that does.
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And the detail is beyond obsessive, every single nut and bolt
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Now someone has told me.
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All from the back wheels, I am in love!
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the other is a commercial machine for selling hats and keyrings.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 1 (S19E01) - 8
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Should explain that since the Olympics, The Stig has become obsessed with national anthems.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 1 (S19E01) - 10
Consonants are the meat of language, if you had no constants in your name
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Great! Now, the Mercedes SLS, there it is.
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Men don't really have an equivalent, until now.
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"Spreads the straw behind it as the grain spills from the spout...
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but you only need them for, what, half a day? And they cost about Ј150 each.
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it took two weeks, 305 of the entrants didn't finish.
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And here it is. The Continental GT speed.
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To help it stand out next to a regular Continental GT, the speed has been given a few signature flourishes.
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You sort of get a discreet "ahem" from the Butler,
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Yes, we're going to unleash her £150,000 Bentley on a full-blown
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the number is the severity of the bend. One is a slight bend
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Five, four, three, two, one.
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Ten miles in and I was giving Chris- proper backup.
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but watching this on that rally circuit,
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You're here! Thank you. How are you? Really great. Have a seat.
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And actually we sat at the table opposite him.
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went to the touchline, stood there with the ball,
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on the Caledonian Road when a cabbie pulled out
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Now, obviously, you came here to do- your lap. Yes. Which wasn't easy.
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I wouldn't want to go off there because it's pretty fast.
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Change gear now. Now!
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But, and I'm sure everyone will agree with me on this,
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you have the engine and the running- gear from a quad bike.
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but there are some optional extras.
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and without even getting out, I brimmed its tank.
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Arghh! I've never been frightened of a Citroen Picasso before
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so I'm using the coach instead.
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Look here. "Cyclists not allowed."
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That is where this comes in.
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And what you do want to hear and see- is what that does.
#2
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And the detail is beyond obsessive, every single nut and bolt
#3
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Now someone has told me.
#4
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All from the back wheels, I am in love!
#6
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the other is a commercial machine for selling hats and keyrings.
#7
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Should explain that since the Olympics, The Stig has become obsessed with national anthems.
#9
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Consonants are the meat of language, if you had no constants in your name
#10
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Great! Now, the Mercedes SLS, there it is.
#11
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Men don't really have an equivalent, until now.
#12
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"Spreads the straw behind it as the grain spills from the spout...
#13
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but you only need them for, what, half a day? And they cost about Ј150 each.
#15
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it took two weeks, 305 of the entrants didn't finish.
#16
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And here it is. The Continental GT speed.
#17
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To help it stand out next to a regular Continental GT, the speed has been given a few signature flourishes.
#18
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You sort of get a discreet "ahem" from the Butler,
#19
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Yes, we're going to unleash her £150,000 Bentley on a full-blown
#20
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the number is the severity of the bend. One is a slight bend
#21
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Five, four, three, two, one.
#23
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Ten miles in and I was giving Chris- proper backup.
#25
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but watching this on that rally circuit,
#26
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You're here! Thank you. How are you? Really great. Have a seat.
#27
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And actually we sat at the table opposite him.
#28
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went to the touchline, stood there with the ball,
#29
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on the Caledonian Road when a cabbie pulled out
#31
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Now, obviously, you came here to do- your lap. Yes. Which wasn't easy.
#32
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I wouldn't want to go off there because it's pretty fast.
#33
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Change gear now. Now!
#34
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But, and I'm sure everyone will agree with me on this,
#36
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you have the engine and the running- gear from a quad bike.
#37
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but there are some optional extras.
#38
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and without even getting out, I brimmed its tank.
#40
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Arghh! I've never been frightened of a Citroen Picasso before
#41
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so I'm using the coach instead.
#42
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Look here. "Cyclists not allowed."
#46
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That is where this comes in.
#49
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