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Season 26

Aired 20 days ago - Mar 03, 2019

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris review the new Bentley Continental GT, while Chris also attempts to tame the scariest Porsche 911 of all time. Rory Reid test drives the new Renault Megane hot hatch, and Gregory Porter joins the team in the studio.

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Well, we can't both review the car. It's not a duet.
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and it is by far the best one yet,
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Where did you get that?
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- That is beautiful. - That is awesome!
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No, thanks.
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- Just going to check the rear tyres. - No!
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Now, unlike a Ferrari V12, which is all revvy and racy,
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Hey, if we're lucky,
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Sorry to have to do that, but you left me no choice.
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We were going to the Continental's spiritual home...
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And the Continental GT really is a blast.
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Oh, shoot, there he is. Go, go, go, go, go.
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to unleash their new big-dog hot hatch.
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Renault needs a comic book superhero of a car.
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so how have they fallen so far behind with the new Megane?
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It's so agile, it's so quick on the turning.
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And the deeper you delve into it, the more cleverness you will find.
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So the Megane RS is a car for the driver
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and needs something a bit more practical.
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The old cardboard spoiler, mate, not one of your best ideas.
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OK, now it's time to put a star in our reasonably fast car.
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before I said, you know, "I'm through with this."
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"This is our last moment together, and this..." You know...
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I think of a song that I wrote for my son, Don't Lose Your Steam -
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# May be ever so near
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is that how you discipline your kids, through music?
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Gregory, it's an honour to have you here down at the track
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- It's very difficult to see the horizon point, isn't it? - It is.
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because you've come along, Mr Soulful,
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and I was driving back and forth, you know, four-hour drive,
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and we actually did a performance at the factory here in the UK
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Well, I had an exciting time.
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Uh-huh.
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A little bit of brake light.
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..three... AUDIENCE: Ooh!
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The Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
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Typically, the producers wanted to find out
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SMOOTH JAZZ PLAYS
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And stop, and please stop.
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the endless hours that Porsche spent driving round racetracks going,
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I think, most of all, it just feels like it's been developed
Aired a month ago - Feb 24, 2019

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris take a road trip across Sri Lanka in a pair of tiny tuk-tuks. Back at the track, Chris also tests out the latest super-saloons from BMW and Mercedes, while Professor Green sets a lap as this week's Star in a Reasonably Fast Car.

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the sensible four-wheel drive super saloon becomes a...
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I really think we've got this one nailed.
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This is a bold statement.
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So, to summarise,
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Range Rover? Jeep? The good old American pick-up truck?
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- It's a car show. - OK, all right. - Here we go.
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Ha-ha! This is madness!
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It's amazing that something this slow can feel this dangerous.
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This negativity is not going to aid the blessing process.
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gladiatorial sport of tuk-tuk polo.
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You just run over the ball, man. Ow!
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The tuk-tuk is the ultimate vehicle for moving
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But while Chris was busy moaning...
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- Oh, this is the way. - Why do you know that?!
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And here we are, that is a tea factory. Stop down there.
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..Victorian candle.
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I've got a whole list of new noises back here. Brand-new stuff.
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It's the easiest car in the world to work on, so watch this.
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Are you accepting any part of responsibility for this?
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- Oh, look at that. - Hello. - Thank you.
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I do like driving, yeah. Despite the fact that I live in Lewisham,
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And as far as... Speaking about cars, what do you drive now?
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- Professor Green, welcome to the track. - Yep.
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Keep going, keep going, keep going, keep going! Good speed!
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I should probably get "Go to bed" written somewhere on me as well,
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- LAUGHTER - I was having two cars dropped off.
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And the worst thing was I was in shock up until that point
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using the full width of the circuit.
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Shazia Mirza.
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Our challenge - to drive to India.
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- Shut off your engine, shut off your engine. - Why? - Shut off your engine.
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because I cannot magic an elephant out of what is largely a beach area.
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..the starting point of our bridge to India.
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We were.
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Matt's tuk-tuk looks like he's just strapped two North Korean
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Hey, Chris, here's island number two, homey.
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Alone in the endless ocean, the hours ticked by.
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Aired a month ago - Feb 17, 2019

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris head to Norway in the latest estate cars from Porsche and Ferrari, while Rory Reid and Sabine Schmitz aim to create Britain’s newest mountain with the help of a tiny Suzuki. James Marsden is the studio guest.

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Oh, I don't believe it.
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"Are we there yet? Are we there yet?"
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RADIO: Sorry, what did you say?
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and determined to prove our cars' practical credentials,
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brain in there that says, "Yes, we will let you oversteer now."
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How fast did you go?
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Isofix is for babies.
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Look at the size of this. Huge, split-fold rear seats.
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you go, it's how little time you spend stationary.
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My strategy is clearly the best.
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Sloppy, sloppy, sloppy, Harris.
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Imagine you've got £100,000 to buy two new cars to cover all bases.
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Bombing around town, tick.
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car, you're going to end up spending even more cash on speeding tickets.
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Look at that. Honestly, this thing, it just skips over the bumps.
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You know, maybe it's Dimitri's steaming mint-scented towelette
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"Time to prove it. You will drive to the top of Gurlet Hill."
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I need a turning, I need a turning.
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That's for my Mount Panda!
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Oh, I'm too heavy!
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I'm in the lead!
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OK, little Panda. Full power.
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Ha-ha! Woohoo!
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APPLAUSE
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INDISTINCT
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Like, if you're lucky enough to have a car,
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matter what they were doing, they'd have to stop what they were doing.
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I have been, yes. I've been...
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Did you see those snakelike reactions on the oversteer? Amazing!
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It is, man.
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- but I was given as a graduation gift a '91 Honda Accord, like, burgundy. - Ooh!
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You know, the Firebird was fun for a while,
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I think it's time we take a look at your lap out there.
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Lot of roll on the car, roll is good, roll equals speed.
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I would love to be sub 1.40, but I'm not sure I broke that.
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- Thank you. Good to see you. - Good job! - Have a good one.
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wireless technologies into one universal standard.
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but now Ferrari have renamed it the GTC4Lusso.
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Go! OK, come on, get in, get in, get in!
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