S23 E3
Status
Continuing
Next episode
TBA
Airs
Sundays 8:00 PM on BBC Two
SEASON
VIEW ALL EPISODE

Season 23  "Episode 3"  23x3

Aired 3 years ago - Jun 12, 2016

The latest instalment of the world's biggest motoring show sees Chris Evans struggling to keep his lunch down as he rides with Sabine Schmitz in the new Audi R8. Elsewhere, Rory Reid tests the new Ford Focus RS, Chris Harris attempts to tame Ferrari's savage F12 TDF and Matt LeBlanc gets a whistle-stop tour of London in Ken Block's fearsome 'Hoonicorn'. Boxer Anthony Joshua and comedian Kevin Hart are this week's Stars in a Rally Cross Car.

Mouse over thumbnail for slideshow

Or scroll and see one by one:

Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 2
So, the R8 will change gear for you.
#2
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 3
Sabine Schmitz.
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 4 #4 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 5 #5 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 6 #6 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 7
I like the power and the brakes. Everything perfect.
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 8 #8 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 9 #9 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 10
An entire lap of France.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 11
Grab second.
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 12
It's really hard not to imagine yourself as some
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 13
A normally aspirated V12 up front, motivation from the back.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 14
The dark art of gluing a car to the ground
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 15
And, by George, it is.
#15
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 16
This is it. This is that car.
#16
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 17
you've driven every supercar,
#17
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 18 #18 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 19
- Yeah, that's good. You did really good. - Thank you.
#19
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 20
so him to smack me...
#20
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 21
You got to learn, it's tricks to the trade, man.
#21
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 22
Well, this IS the punch that won him the belt in the first place.
#22
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 23
and I'd rather that be him than me.
#23
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 24
- All right? - Yeah? - Just be prepared.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 25
And it must be your genuine first car.
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 26
Round One, Round One.
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 27
It's like the opening scene in Trading Places...
#27
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 28
There's a story behind this car.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 29
Why?
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 30
Kevin Hart's beautiful 1966 Pontiac GTO,
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 31 #31 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 32
Oh, that's very nice. That is very nice.
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 33
but I'm curious to know what the fastest times around here were.
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 34
I think he did, ladies and gentlemen.
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 35
- You go third. - Top three. - That's not bad.
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 36 #36 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 37
And to prevent this blur becoming a smear, it's got massive brakes
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 38
You got all that?
#38
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 39 #39 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 40
.. and it drives OK, so why does it feel a bit out of date?
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 41
Honda, down on power, languishing at the back.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 42 #42 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 43
Even if it were the same price, the RS is more interactive,
#43
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 44
Yeah. I'm talking about in the real world though, OK?
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 45 #45 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 46 #46 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 47 #47 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 48 #48 Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 49
Do they look familiar?
#49
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 3 (S23E03) - 50
Very colourful.
#50