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Season 23  "Episode 4"  23x4

Aired 3 years ago - Jun 19, 2016

This series of the world's biggest motoring show continues as Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc and Sabine Schmitz buy cheap second-hand cars and head for Venice. The aim? To prove road travel can be more luxurious than taking the train. Elsewhere, Rory Reid heads to New York to sample the all-electric Tesla Model X, while Chris Harris dons his race helmet to drive the most powerful Aston Martin of all time - the fearsome Vulcan. Bear Grylls and Brian Cox are this week's Stars in a Rally Cross Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 4 (S23E04) - 1
the make-the-most-of-what-you've-got school of engineering
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so in theory, you could drive it upside down.
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I love it. I love the speed, I love the name,
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if indeed he has toes.
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.. because it's not a road car.
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So to prove you can have a better time driving than interrailing...
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This is not just any bike, this is the Gold Wing,
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Come on.
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Chefs, I can see chefs. We got chefs.
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the two Toms got straight to work.
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Your grandma needs a slap in the chops.
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So approximately how long do you think we need to leave it in there?
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Back on the Polar Express we were falling behind,
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Unfortunately, Matt was wrong.
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No, it's a compliment. It's a compliment.
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- OK, shall we try a little bit of this? - Yeah, let's... let's try that.
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Here we go, the second outing for Will Jaeger.
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BBC One show called Forces of Nature.
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So the idea was to outrun the Sun, so we gunned this thing at Mach 1.4,
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OK, Ford Fiesta Mark 1. Brian Cox.
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as long as I wasn't accelerating in the car.
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They did make us decommission it, but it's actually not that hard
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Does it have a name?
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Tricky corner coming up. Did he keep it under control?
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Brian, looking at that lap, does it worry you at all?
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Off road again, dust, huge clouds, like a Mexican rally stage,
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You've beaten Gordon, my friend. 1.54.4. There you go.
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with Damian. Well done! Congratulations, well done.
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work on a practical level, getting you where you need to go,
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and you're driving with your ears.
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- Hey doc, how you getting on back there? - Just finishing up.
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0-60 in 3.2 seconds.
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Well, the oil's running out, so something has to give,
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Ladies and gentlemen, a slightly hypocritical Rory Reid.
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Wooo! Beautiful!
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"in the heart of Venice.
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.. he had no idea how trains work.
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to the Gritti Palace, wherever that is, so I've got a chance.

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so in theory, you could drive it upside down.
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I love it. I love the speed, I love the name,
#6
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if indeed he has toes.
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 4 (S23E04) - 8
.. because it's not a road car.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 23 Episode 4 (S23E04) - 9
So to prove you can have a better time driving than interrailing...
#9
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This is not just any bike, this is the Gold Wing,
#12
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Come on.
#13
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Chefs, I can see chefs. We got chefs.
#14
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the two Toms got straight to work.
#15
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Your grandma needs a slap in the chops.
#16
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So approximately how long do you think we need to leave it in there?
#17
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Back on the Polar Express we were falling behind,
#18
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Unfortunately, Matt was wrong.
#20
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No, it's a compliment. It's a compliment.
#21
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- OK, shall we try a little bit of this? - Yeah, let's... let's try that.
#23
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Here we go, the second outing for Will Jaeger.
#24
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BBC One show called Forces of Nature.
#25
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So the idea was to outrun the Sun, so we gunned this thing at Mach 1.4,
#26
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OK, Ford Fiesta Mark 1. Brian Cox.
#27
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as long as I wasn't accelerating in the car.
#28
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They did make us decommission it, but it's actually not that hard
#29
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Does it have a name?
#30
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Tricky corner coming up. Did he keep it under control?
#31
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Brian, looking at that lap, does it worry you at all?
#32
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Off road again, dust, huge clouds, like a Mexican rally stage,
#33
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You've beaten Gordon, my friend. 1.54.4. There you go.
#34
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with Damian. Well done! Congratulations, well done.
#35
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work on a practical level, getting you where you need to go,
#37
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and you're driving with your ears.
#38
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- Hey doc, how you getting on back there? - Just finishing up.
#39
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0-60 in 3.2 seconds.
#41
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Well, the oil's running out, so something has to give,
#42
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Ladies and gentlemen, a slightly hypocritical Rory Reid.
#44
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Wooo! Beautiful!
#45
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"in the heart of Venice.
#46
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.. he had no idea how trains work.
#47
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to the Gritti Palace, wherever that is, so I've got a chance.
#50