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Season 19  "Cee'd Rugby"  19x4

Aired 6 years ago - Feb 17, 2013

Jeremy subjects the new Kia Cee'd to a decidedly unusual road test. Richard nervously road test the Mastretta sports car in Mexico. A trio of hot hatchbacks tear it up on the test track. Lewis Hamilton is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 1
Plainly then, they've spent more time and effort on the front end
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Probably better to leave those buttons alone, clearly.
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and the truth is, they're not as good.
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That would be like a travel person saying, "Hey, holidaymakers,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 5
how much power you're using, how much brake you're using,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 6
Come on-n-n-n!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 7
That means we arrive at a rather worrying conclusion because,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 8
The tame racing driver.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 9
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 10
They keep referring to themselves as Datcha.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 11
I have a bit of a problem with that.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 12
If you want a Mustang, it is because you want a big V8 muscle car,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 13
and I had it all planned.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 14
diesel Astra estate,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 15
There's going to be a lot of frustrated men around.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 16
Bluetooth your phone to it. The dashboard will already have listened to your messages for you.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 17
But this is Top Gear and we are interested in,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 18
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 19
are big enough for me to park in. What about this gap here?
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 20
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for the eel and even a small amount of sodium -
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 22
That's what happened to your mum. Stay. Good eel. Excellent.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 23
£5 worth of things.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 24
Although I should say in fairness you can also get that
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 25
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 26
Well, they won the Championship. Well, it was actually Brawn... Brawn. Technically not...
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 27
It wasn't good. Brake failure on my- 14th lap. What speed? Pretty fast.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 28
handbrake turns, but we think they do. My girlfriend loves it.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 29
coming back here. Yes, I have. You have been here before. Yes, 2008.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 30
I remember when Rubens came and did the time.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 31
Yes, we do not use the Cee'd for Formula One drivers.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 32
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 33
I was thinking to myself, "I'm going to be so disappointed in myself
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 34
the man who lost that race,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 35
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'But the 2.0 litre turbo engine is actually from over the border.'
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It looks like an Audi TT that has been squashed in a vice
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 38
'At £37,000, it's also nearly ten grand more than a Lotus Elise.
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Yeah.
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OK, are you ready, James May? Yes. I'd just point out that
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 42
Oh!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 43
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 44
A-ha! It's gone out.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 45
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 46
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 47
Very important, reversing if necessary.
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'Naturally, I elected to take the conversion.'
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I must say, viewers,

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Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 2
Probably better to leave those buttons alone, clearly.
#2
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 3
and the truth is, they're not as good.
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 4
That would be like a travel person saying, "Hey, holidaymakers,
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 5
how much power you're using, how much brake you're using,
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 6
Come on-n-n-n!
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 7
That means we arrive at a rather worrying conclusion because,
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 8
The tame racing driver.
#8
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They keep referring to themselves as Datcha.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 11
I have a bit of a problem with that.
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 12
If you want a Mustang, it is because you want a big V8 muscle car,
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 13
and I had it all planned.
#13
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diesel Astra estate,
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 15
There's going to be a lot of frustrated men around.
#15
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Bluetooth your phone to it. The dashboard will already have listened to your messages for you.
#16
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But this is Top Gear and we are interested in,
#17
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are big enough for me to park in. What about this gap here?
#19
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for the eel and even a small amount of sodium -
#21
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That's what happened to your mum. Stay. Good eel. Excellent.
#22
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£5 worth of things.
#23
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Although I should say in fairness you can also get that
#24
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Well, they won the Championship. Well, it was actually Brawn... Brawn. Technically not...
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 27
It wasn't good. Brake failure on my- 14th lap. What speed? Pretty fast.
#27
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 28
handbrake turns, but we think they do. My girlfriend loves it.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 29
coming back here. Yes, I have. You have been here before. Yes, 2008.
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 30
I remember when Rubens came and did the time.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 31
Yes, we do not use the Cee'd for Formula One drivers.
#31
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I was thinking to myself, "I'm going to be so disappointed in myself
#33
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the man who lost that race,
#34
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'But the 2.0 litre turbo engine is actually from over the border.'
#36
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It looks like an Audi TT that has been squashed in a vice
#37
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'At £37,000, it's also nearly ten grand more than a Lotus Elise.
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 4 (S19E04) - 39
Yeah.
#39
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OK, are you ready, James May? Yes. I'd just point out that
#41
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Oh!
#42
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A-ha! It's gone out.
#44
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Very important, reversing if necessary.
#47
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'Naturally, I elected to take the conversion.'
#48
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I must say, viewers,
#50