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Season 28  "Cheap Convertibles for £600"  28x1

Aired 7 months ago - Jan 26, 2020

Paddy McGuiness, Chris Harris and Freddie Flintoff go on a road trip in a trio of affordable second-hand convertibles. On the test track, Chris puts the new Ariel Atom through its paces, while Freddie goes bungee jumping off a dam in an old Rover.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 1
Our meeting place would be the seaside town of Bognor Regis.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 2
Look at it. It's fantastic.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 3
Well, think of road trips, what do you think of?
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 4
Oh... See?
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 5
# Tell me quando, quando, quando... #
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 6
I tell you what, you surprised us all with another Escort, Paddy.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 7
Those two clowns there have got coupes
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 8
Challenge - time to find out how your summer holiday convertibles
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 9
Jesus Christ, the combine harvester was a bit close!
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 10
This is lively.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 11
no way.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 12
Yeah. But it's not necessarily a seaside holiday treat, is it?
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 13
To see how your cars cope with this sort of output, they're now
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 14
Yeah, exactly. Exactly!
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 15
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 16
next up it was Flintoff's run.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 17
Oiled up. 148.12.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 18
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 19
Hey? Let me tell you,
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 20
A new from-the-ground-up design that looks completely and utterly...
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 21
There is one important change, though, that's far more welcome.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 22
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 23
And when you've had enough of nimbly carving up corners...
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 24
is if it's something you'd actually want to own.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 25
a quick spin in one of these will sort you right out.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 26
..20... What? ..5... What? ..3.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 27
Again, I was in an Escort, again, I was towing Flintoff.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 28
So we're driving round and they're hitting balls into our car.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 29
BLEEP! Right past my nose!
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 30
Time for some payback. Go on!
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 31
and with the day drawing to a close, the pressure was now all on Harris.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 32
GLASS SHATTERS Whoa, that was my side window gone.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 33
Well, it's not bad news. You got 16.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 34
What is this? Challenge!
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 35
Are you going? See you on the other side, boys.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 36
Go on! Argh!
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 37
What? I'm just pushing you? Yeah.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 38
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 39
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 40
Best of British, best of British.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 41
Oh, and you also need one of these.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 42
Over 500ft, that, Fred.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 43
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Tell you what, I'm feeling a bit loose. Have you done this before?
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 45
Lovely bit of engineering, Fred. I don't care.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 46
Oh, this is stupid.
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 47
Why? Why am I doing this?
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Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 49
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 50
Whoa!

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Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 2
Look at it. It's fantastic.
#2
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 3
Well, think of road trips, what do you think of?
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 4
Oh... See?
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 5
# Tell me quando, quando, quando... #
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 6
I tell you what, you surprised us all with another Escort, Paddy.
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 7
Those two clowns there have got coupes
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 8
Challenge - time to find out how your summer holiday convertibles
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 9
Jesus Christ, the combine harvester was a bit close!
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 10
This is lively.
#10
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 11
no way.
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 12
Yeah. But it's not necessarily a seaside holiday treat, is it?
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 13
To see how your cars cope with this sort of output, they're now
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 14
Yeah, exactly. Exactly!
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 15 #15 Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 16
next up it was Flintoff's run.
#16
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Oiled up. 148.12.
#17
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 18 #18 Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 19
Hey? Let me tell you,
#19
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 20
A new from-the-ground-up design that looks completely and utterly...
#20
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 21
There is one important change, though, that's far more welcome.
#21
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 22 #22 Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 23
And when you've had enough of nimbly carving up corners...
#23
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 24
is if it's something you'd actually want to own.
#24
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 25
a quick spin in one of these will sort you right out.
#25
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 26
..20... What? ..5... What? ..3.
#26
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 27
Again, I was in an Escort, again, I was towing Flintoff.
#27
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 28
So we're driving round and they're hitting balls into our car.
#28
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 29
BLEEP! Right past my nose!
#29
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 30
Time for some payback. Go on!
#30
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 31
and with the day drawing to a close, the pressure was now all on Harris.
#31
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 32
GLASS SHATTERS Whoa, that was my side window gone.
#32
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 33
Well, it's not bad news. You got 16.
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 34
What is this? Challenge!
#34
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Are you going? See you on the other side, boys.
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 36
Go on! Argh!
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 37
What? I'm just pushing you? Yeah.
#37
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Best of British, best of British.
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 41
Oh, and you also need one of these.
#41
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 42
Over 500ft, that, Fred.
#42
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Tell you what, I'm feeling a bit loose. Have you done this before?
#44
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 45
Lovely bit of engineering, Fred. I don't care.
#45
Recap of Top Gear Season 28 Episode 1 (S28E01) - 46
Oh, this is stupid.
#46
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Why? Why am I doing this?
#47
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Whoa!
#50