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Season 3  "The Top Gear Generation Game"  3x8

Aired 15 years ago - Dec 21, 2003

REVIEWS: Mercedes SL280 • Nissan Micra • Aston Martin Lagonda • Audi TT CHALLENGE: Top Gear Generation Game Cars from different eras are compared this week. Jeremy drools over the Mercedes 280SL from the early 70s and compares it to the modern Audi TT. The new Nissan Micra which costs £9,000 is compared to a Boeing 737 private jet worth £38m. James takes a nostalgic look at the Aston Martin Lagonda and there’s the first look at the new Aston Martin DB9. Old cars are compared with new cars in a drag race; the original golf GTI Vs a new Toyota MR2. The Escort Cosworth Vs the Ford Focus RS and the Peugeot 205 Vs the new Peugeot 206.Johnny Vegas is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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I got a good Toyota! That's all I know.
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was going to have to leave very early to pick up the kids.
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Oh! Sweet jeebers!
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Where'd you leave 'em, on the driver's side?
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I've had a lot of coffee today.
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Thank you, fellas. Appreciate it.
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Toyota's going to show you how it's done here.
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And you know what, I think mine will start.
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Yeah!
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which...
#13
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How high are we going to drop 'em?
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Ok, I'm pulling the string.
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Yeah, if you don't want to get in or out of it.
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Yes! I hit the dismount!
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Oh-ho-ho!
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Ok.
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[Thumping and knocking]
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But not for beaten up 20 year old cars.
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Let's drain 'em, and let's race.
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Oh! Oh! Oh, no!
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Adam had already beached himself on the first lap...
#24
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Oh, now Adam's just throwing stuff out there.
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- how deep that water is. - Ohh!
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Paradoxically, though,
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That was quick. Zero to sixty was 5.3.
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off-road machines in the world,
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It's about ten miles as the crow flies.
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But they're under orders to take me alive.
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Whoa! This thing is a beast.
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And raced without oil, my Toyota Corolla had won.
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The G-wagon's speed wasn't enough.
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I had lost them.
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Safe house is...
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I'm being toyed with right now by the 101st airborne division.
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My only hope is just to go ludicrous speed.
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The eagles had forced me into their trap. It was game over.
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