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Season 24  "Episode 5"  24x5

Aired 2 years ago - Apr 02, 2017

Matt LeBlanc is the first to test America's explosive new supercar, the Ford GT. Presenters Chris Harris and Sabine Schmitz go head to head in one of motorsport's toughest events - a buggy race across the wild Californian desert.

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RADIO:
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ALWAYS!
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and, then, the departments get involved.
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In this one, you're on your own.
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It's just got such a balanced feel. So well sorted. It's just...
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you drove the Bugatti Chiron, you drove the Volvo Estate
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- Watch this. This is great. - You would, wouldn't you!
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and his legs make more torque than a Ferrari F12.
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Yeah, well, you need them, don't you? You need them.
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seeing the corner, still flat, and I thought, "Uh-oh."
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Why would you do that?
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What do you say we take a look at your training lap with Chris Harris?
Recap of Top Gear Season 24 Episode 5 (S24E05) - 15
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So you've taught me everything you know? All the local knowledge?
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All we needed was a place to race.
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What?! I'm not going to lose.
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- I'm not afraid. - For you maybe, not for me.
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- Given what you know about our driving background... - Yes.
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but I'm not so sure about this.
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- He's nervous, isn't he? - Guys. Here we go.
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Way to go, right around that hard section.
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Big wrecks. I mean, full-on... HE WHISTLES
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1995 replica World Championship-winning car
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There's something fundamental missing, dude - the driver!
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But there's a new Nissan that I think could change their minds
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LAUGHTER
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Well, electric cars in general,
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We have it on tape. You want to see it?
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OK, off the line.
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You're not lacking in the, um...trouser department there.
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Hopes are high.
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Thank you. Thank you, mate.
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of Top Gear's Fastest Driver Apart From The Stig.
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Don't talk to me. Don't talk to me.
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After a brutal uphill scramble, a perilous ledge,
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Yeah. So just do it.
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So really, this was a race within a race.
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- So much - BLEEP - in my face.
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'..they weren't just battling the other racers.'
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I've got a transmission issue, now.
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ALWAYS!
#2
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and, then, the departments get involved.
#3
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In this one, you're on your own.
#4
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It's just got such a balanced feel. So well sorted. It's just...
#6
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you drove the Bugatti Chiron, you drove the Volvo Estate
#8
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- Watch this. This is great. - You would, wouldn't you!
#9
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and his legs make more torque than a Ferrari F12.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 24 Episode 5 (S24E05) - 11
Yeah, well, you need them, don't you? You need them.
#11
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seeing the corner, still flat, and I thought, "Uh-oh."
#12
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Why would you do that?
#13
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What do you say we take a look at your training lap with Chris Harris?
#14
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So you've taught me everything you know? All the local knowledge?
#16
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All we needed was a place to race.
#17
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What?! I'm not going to lose.
#18
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- I'm not afraid. - For you maybe, not for me.
#19
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- Given what you know about our driving background... - Yes.
#20
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but I'm not so sure about this.
#23
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- He's nervous, isn't he? - Guys. Here we go.
#24
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Way to go, right around that hard section.
#26
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Big wrecks. I mean, full-on... HE WHISTLES
#27
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1995 replica World Championship-winning car
#28
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There's something fundamental missing, dude - the driver!
#29
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But there's a new Nissan that I think could change their minds
#30
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LAUGHTER
#32
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Well, electric cars in general,
#33
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We have it on tape. You want to see it?
#34
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OK, off the line.
#35
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You're not lacking in the, um...trouser department there.
#36
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Hopes are high.
#37
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Thank you. Thank you, mate.
#38
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of Top Gear's Fastest Driver Apart From The Stig.
#39
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Don't talk to me. Don't talk to me.
#40
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After a brutal uphill scramble, a perilous ledge,
#41
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Yeah. So just do it.
#42
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So really, this was a race within a race.
#44
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- So much - BLEEP - in my face.
#45
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'..they weren't just battling the other racers.'
#47
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I've got a transmission issue, now.
#49
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