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Season 21  "Alfa 4C vs. Quadski"  21x2

Aired 5 years ago - Feb 09, 2014

Richard Hammond is on the shores of Lake Como testing the exciting new Alfa Romeo car against Jeremy Clarkson, who’ll be riding a quad bike. Meanwhile, James May is at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan looking at the incredible efforts behind the army's largest vehicle redeployment since the Second World War. Finally, Thor actor Tom Hiddleston is on the track as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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Because it's not like anything else...
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Hammond was wrong. My legs were fine,
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Oh. God. No, wait.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 6
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 7
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 8
and back up the other side.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 9
Oh, come on, I can't lose this!
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 10
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 11
But I don't want to beat that Alfa Romeo, because, to me,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 12
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 13
Your question is answered.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 14
"Normal swimwear does not adequately protect against forceful
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 15
on fuel efficiency and emissions and so on,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 16
Then there's... hi, to a friend. And... Call Jeremy Clarkson.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 17
as you drive past. That's a really good idea.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 18
outside your house.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 19
Are there any Americans here? Whoo!
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 20
But the worst country in the world for filling up with petrol is Britain,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 21
I suspect women try to make sure their handbag doesn't fall over,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 22
'in Afghanistan has become,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 23
and that weird-looking thing with the tracks on over there, that is a Warthog.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 24
'In 2009 alone, 79 soldiers fell victim to such devices.'
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 25
'in Afghanistan,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 26
'So a night-vision system was developed
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 27
'But Afghanistan threw up another issue that needed sorting.'
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Absolutely nothing at the moment. So they're out there somewhere.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 30
'For some poor souls, the new machinery came too late.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 31
Daley, Jones and, of course, Mas the Tank Engine.
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I bought it with my first pay check for some TV work that I got
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 33
We're more focused.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 34
And we were up, banking right, and I was leaning out the window,
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 35
Cos you have to fail if you're the baddie. That's probably what it is.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 36
Have you had him on the show? Top Gear.
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in the UK, I think, on the 21st of February, and it's basically a love story.
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 38
Three, two, one...
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Right, could you see the lines at the Hammerhead?
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Ron Howard - that was dry.
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the world has ever seen.
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Belgium has three times as many roads
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It is, frankly, as well equipped as a pair of monk's underpants.
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OK. OK, let me just slow it down while I explain
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and you're gone.
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The wheels are made from military-grade aluminium.
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the car is working on ways of going even faster.

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Because it's not like anything else...
#2
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Hammond was wrong. My legs were fine,
#4
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Oh. God. No, wait.
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 6 #6 Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 7 #7 Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 8
and back up the other side.
#8
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Oh, come on, I can't lose this!
#9
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But I don't want to beat that Alfa Romeo, because, to me,
#11
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Your question is answered.
#13
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"Normal swimwear does not adequately protect against forceful
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 15
on fuel efficiency and emissions and so on,
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 16
Then there's... hi, to a friend. And... Call Jeremy Clarkson.
#16
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 17
as you drive past. That's a really good idea.
#17
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outside your house.
#18
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Are there any Americans here? Whoo!
#19
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 20
But the worst country in the world for filling up with petrol is Britain,
#20
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I suspect women try to make sure their handbag doesn't fall over,
#21
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'in Afghanistan has become,
#22
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and that weird-looking thing with the tracks on over there, that is a Warthog.
#23
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'In 2009 alone, 79 soldiers fell victim to such devices.'
#24
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'in Afghanistan,
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 26
'So a night-vision system was developed
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 27
'But Afghanistan threw up another issue that needed sorting.'
#27
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Absolutely nothing at the moment. So they're out there somewhere.
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 30
'For some poor souls, the new machinery came too late.
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 31
Daley, Jones and, of course, Mas the Tank Engine.
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 32
I bought it with my first pay check for some TV work that I got
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 33
We're more focused.
#33
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And we were up, banking right, and I was leaning out the window,
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 35
Cos you have to fail if you're the baddie. That's probably what it is.
#35
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Have you had him on the show? Top Gear.
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 37
in the UK, I think, on the 21st of February, and it's basically a love story.
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 38
Three, two, one...
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 39
Right, could you see the lines at the Hammerhead?
#39
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Ron Howard - that was dry.
#40
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the world has ever seen.
#41
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Belgium has three times as many roads
#44
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It is, frankly, as well equipped as a pair of monk's underpants.
#45
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OK. OK, let me just slow it down while I explain
#47
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and you're gone.
#48
Recap of Top Gear Season 21 Episode 2 (S21E02) - 49
The wheels are made from military-grade aluminium.
#49
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the car is working on ways of going even faster.
#50