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Season 2  "Clarkson Doesn't Hate a 911"  2x5

Aired 16 years ago - Jun 08, 2003

REVIEWS: Porsche 911 Turbo • Ford Street Ka •James May on TR6 • Renault Clio V6 CHALLENGE: Rally pit crew vs. women getting ready for a night out In an episode dedicated to "blokeishness", James drives a Triumph TR6 - a ‘man’s convertible’, the Porsche 911 C4S is compared to the 911 turbo version and Jeremy tries the Renault Clio V6 - the “ultimate bloke hatchback”. Richard meets Richard Lynne, who has a car in his kitchen. Also, can the Ford rally team mechanics change the suspension, gearbox, brakes, differential, driveshaft and clutch of a rally car, more quickly than four women can get ready for a night out? The Land Rover is Richard's choice as the greatest car of all time and Anne Robinson shows off her brand new head as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 1
With the 911 Turbo, it lulls you into a false sense of security.
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All the looks, but without the 18th century killer plumbing.
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why pay more for a fake?
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I designed it there. I sketched it out on cardboard on the floor.
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But I've got the safety wedge out.
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You can see where this is going, can't you?
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Warm and dry, the house. Brilliant.
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There was, but unlike the car, the wife did fit through the door!
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 12
Don't you think anyone who's ever owned a red Ferrari is a plonker?
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 13
Don't you find the really joyful thing about both the cars
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 14
We've got these books here.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 15
That's a silly question. Never. Why do you think we don't?
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and she says, "Take the second turning on the left. "
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I mean, what guys should do if they want to pull is go out with a guy
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TT. Well, don't be picky with me!
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 19
Well, it's better than cycling, but, you know. Yeah.
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He's the maddest driver I've seen! I want to go round again now.
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Causes the hazard lights to flash and has a loud voice saying,
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and making it smaller. Those hours spent on origami weren't wasted!
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 26
I think it's all of these folding convertibles. You know the Peugeot 206CC?
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 27
That's true. I'm actually the only bloke on this show.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 28
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So they gave the job to some Germans.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 30
Good job they didn't give it to a Frenchman, eh? We'd all have handbags by now.
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in less time than it takes a group of women to get ready.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 33
So this is properly scientific. If everybody's ready - on you go.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 34
Uh...
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 35
Look - a place for everything and everything in its place.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 36
So the rally team got the car changed in? 27 minutes. 27 minutes.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 37
Have you ever seen such an amazingly funky little car?
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 38
But in this, they've fitted a carry cot for your baby.
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 39
the lever to adjust the seat is down here.
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It'll do 155mph
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We know it has high levels of grip, but what happens if you exceed them?
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♪ Well you don't have to say you love me, baby... ♪
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What impresses me is you found that limit and you went beyond it.
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He did it in 1m36.2s.
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All the looks, but without the 18th century killer plumbing.
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why pay more for a fake?
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I designed it there. I sketched it out on cardboard on the floor.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 8
But I've got the safety wedge out.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 9
You can see where this is going, can't you?
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 10
Warm and dry, the house. Brilliant.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 11
There was, but unlike the car, the wife did fit through the door!
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 12
Don't you think anyone who's ever owned a red Ferrari is a plonker?
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 13
Don't you find the really joyful thing about both the cars
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 14
We've got these books here.
#14
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That's a silly question. Never. Why do you think we don't?
#15
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and she says, "Take the second turning on the left. "
#16
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I mean, what guys should do if they want to pull is go out with a guy
#17
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TT. Well, don't be picky with me!
#18
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Well, it's better than cycling, but, you know. Yeah.
#19
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He's the maddest driver I've seen! I want to go round again now.
#21
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Causes the hazard lights to flash and has a loud voice saying,
#23
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and making it smaller. Those hours spent on origami weren't wasted!
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 26
I think it's all of these folding convertibles. You know the Peugeot 206CC?
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 27
That's true. I'm actually the only bloke on this show.
#27
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So they gave the job to some Germans.
#29
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Good job they didn't give it to a Frenchman, eh? We'd all have handbags by now.
#30
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in less time than it takes a group of women to get ready.
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 33
So this is properly scientific. If everybody's ready - on you go.
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 34
Uh...
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 35
Look - a place for everything and everything in its place.
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 36
So the rally team got the car changed in? 27 minutes. 27 minutes.
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 37
Have you ever seen such an amazingly funky little car?
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 38
But in this, they've fitted a carry cot for your baby.
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 39
the lever to adjust the seat is down here.
#39
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 40
It'll do 155mph
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 2 Episode 5 (S02E05) - 41
We know it has high levels of grip, but what happens if you exceed them?
#41
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♪ Well you don't have to say you love me, baby... ♪
#42
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What impresses me is you found that limit and you went beyond it.
#43
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He did it in 1m36.2s.
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