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Season 26  "Episode 2"  26x2

Aired 3 months 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!
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 12
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.
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 14
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.
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 29
I do like driving, yeah. Despite the fact that I live in Lewisham,
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 30
And as far as... Speaking about cars, what do you drive now?
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 31
- 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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I really think we've got this one nailed.
#2
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This is a bold statement.
#7
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So, to summarise,
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 9
Range Rover? Jeep? The good old American pick-up truck?
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 10
- It's a car show. - OK, all right. - Here we go.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 11
Ha-ha! This is madness!
#11
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It's amazing that something this slow can feel this dangerous.
#12
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This negativity is not going to aid the blessing process.
#13
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gladiatorial sport of tuk-tuk polo.
#14
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You just run over the ball, man. Ow!
#16
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The tuk-tuk is the ultimate vehicle for moving
#18
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But while Chris was busy moaning...
#19
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- Oh, this is the way. - Why do you know that?!
#20
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And here we are, that is a tea factory. Stop down there.
#21
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..Victorian candle.
#22
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I've got a whole list of new noises back here. Brand-new stuff.
#25
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It's the easiest car in the world to work on, so watch this.
#26
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Are you accepting any part of responsibility for this?
#27
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- Oh, look at that. - Hello. - Thank you.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 29
I do like driving, yeah. Despite the fact that I live in Lewisham,
#29
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And as far as... Speaking about cars, what do you drive now?
#30
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- Professor Green, welcome to the track. - Yep.
#31
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Keep going, keep going, keep going, keep going! Good speed!
#32
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I should probably get "Go to bed" written somewhere on me as well,
#33
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- LAUGHTER - I was having two cars dropped off.
#34
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And the worst thing was I was in shock up until that point
#35
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using the full width of the circuit.
#36
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Shazia Mirza.
#37
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Our challenge - to drive to India.
#38
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- Shut off your engine, shut off your engine. - Why? - Shut off your engine.
#40
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because I cannot magic an elephant out of what is largely a beach area.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 26 Episode 2 (S26E02) - 42
..the starting point of our bridge to India.
#42
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We were.
#43
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Matt's tuk-tuk looks like he's just strapped two North Korean
#44
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Hey, Chris, here's island number two, homey.
#46
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Alone in the endless ocean, the hours ticked by.
#49
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