Top Gear Series 22

Top Gear: Series 22, Episode 4

  • Jeremy tests the BMW M3 and BMW i8.
  • Richard Hammond looks at the demise of the Land Rover Defender.
  • James May power tests the Mercedes AMG GT.
  • Star in a Reasonably Priced Car: Will Smith, Margot Robbie.

Episode Guide

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Jeremy Clarkson tests the new BMW M3 at the track before switching to another BMW, the space-age, hybrid-powered i8, for a revealing trip up the A1 to Whitby. When he gets there, and fueled by a portion of fish and chips, Clarkson must decide which of the two he would rather take for the drive home.

Also in this episode, Richard Hammond marks the imminent demise of the legendary Land Rover Defender with a heart-stopping attempt to drive one straight up the side of a dam.

Meanwhile, James May makes a rare trip to the Top Gear track to test the brand new, 500-horsepower Mercedes AMG GT.

The stars in the Reasonably Priced Car are actress Margot Robbie and Hollywood superstar Will Smith.

Some say…

“Some say that last week he won a BAFTA for ‘Best Original Smell’, and that when he dies he thinks you’ll go to Devon. All we know is he’s called the Stig!”

Stig Power Laps

Mercedes AMG GT
1:17.50

Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Will Smith
1:47.20
Margot Robbie
1:47.10

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Rating: 8.7/10. From 192 votes.
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11 comments

the guy with no name February 15, 2015 at 10:20 pm

That was some send off. I was getting nervous just watching it.

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JW February 16, 2015 at 10:24 am

How was Hammond protected though? I noticed he was wearing a mountaineering belt, but unless he was attached to the top of the dam and could get out through the windshield, he wouldn’t survive if the Land Rover plummeted down.

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the internet February 16, 2015 at 10:31 am

Dear so called Top Gear,

More episodes like this please. There is nothing better than when you do a proper car show.

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Sean McKellar February 23, 2015 at 10:11 am

I enjoyed this episode too – a bit of seriousness for a change.

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Mr.M3 February 16, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Dear so called Top Gear,
Personally I wan’t more “speed and power” and less facts and information. After all this show is called Top Gear not Fact Gear.

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Antonio Manoel February 17, 2015 at 12:28 pm

What kind of tv car show don’t show the facts and informations?
Top Gear shows some facts about the cars since that the show returned in the actual style, in 2002 and it’s always being a good thing in the show!
Top Gear isn’t just an show abbout top speeds, smoked tires and humor, it needs some facts too!

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Melo February 17, 2015 at 6:31 am

Can someone post a link without it coming from Daily motion because the lag is just too much.

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Johann Saucier February 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Thank you !

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anonymous February 18, 2015 at 9:02 am

he didn’t test the bmw m4, he tested the bmw m3… before the i8

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the guy with no name February 20, 2015 at 10:41 am

Is it just me or does that AMG look a bit like an F-Type coupe in terms of body shape?

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