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Top Gear

Series 11

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for years

The very latest Top Gear news and views from the usual team. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May apply their minds to the question of what the British police should drive. At the moment bobbies are forced to drive around in diesel hatchbacks, gingerly shuffling the steering wheel and letting criminals get away rather than risk scuffing their wheel trims. So, armed with no more than 1000 pounds each, the Top Gear crew set out to buy a bargain priced police cruiser that can take part in a dramatic chase without fear of costing the tax payer a packet if it gets broken.

Meanwhile, James introduces a new member of the Top Gear team and steps aside so they can immediately make their mark on the show with a remarkable feat of daring. And as if that was not enough, Jeremy tears up the Top Gear track in the new Ferrari 430 Scuderia, the car that aims to put some passion back into the Italian supercar maker's increasingly nerdy and computerised stable.

Plus, there is a break from the norm as the Reasonably Priced Car welcomes a pair of stars in the contrasting shapes of the Friday Night Project's Alan Carr and Justin Lee Collins. All this, and some sound advice about how to deal with rising petrol prices. Top Gear is longer, stronger, faster, better and probably a bit more on fire than ever before. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Presenter:
James May
Star in a Reasonably Priced Car:
Alan Carr
Star in a Reasonably Priced Car:
Justin Lee Collins
Producer:
Andy Wilman

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