How hard could it be? Top Gear Series 22

Top Gear: Series 22, Episode 7

  • James tries his hand at World Rallycross racing.
  • Jeremy power tests the Jaguar F-Type R and the Eagle Low Drag GT.
  • Richard drives the new Mazda MX-5 in Spain.
  • Star in a Reasonably Priced Car: Nicholas Hoult.

Episode Guide

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In this episode, James May is taken far outside his comfort zone as he straps into an insanely fast, highly tuned, 600-horsepower hatchback and is thrown into the lion’s den of World Rallycross racing. As well as trying to fend off a pack of top-flight professional drivers, May’s life is made harder by his support crew, the distinctively unsupportive Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond.

Also in this show, Clarkson is at the track in the latest Jaguar F-type R and a sensational, modernised E-type called the Eagle Low Drag GT, while Hammond is in Spain to test the brand new version of the legendary Mazda MX-5.

Finally, Brit Pack acting star Nicholas Hoult tries his hand in the Reasonably Priced Car.

Some say…

“Some say that he wishes there was someone he could talk to about his mis-sold PPI, and that he spent all week making a stair-lift for Madonna. All we know is he’s called the Stig!”

Stig Power Laps

Jaguar F-Type R

Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Nicholas Hoult


Rating: 8.8/10. From 137 votes.
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mathias March 8, 2015 at 9:07 pm

finally proper car stuff in TG! Except for the guest…. more cars, less stars!

the guy with no name March 8, 2015 at 10:25 pm

A slightly disappointing episode. I was actually expecting a proper TG duel between the UK and USA like UK v Aus or D-Motor.

Also, that drag race between the eagle and gt 86 must have been aimed at idiots. Of course the jag was going to munch it. It’s a 4.7L (V6 or 8, I wasn’t listening) against a 2L 4cylinder.

I also bet £50,000 that there will be at least 3 posts asking for the stream and at least 1 asking why it’s paid when it does come.

JD March 9, 2015 at 9:13 pm

Looser !!!!

Scooby March 10, 2015 at 9:35 am

The strange grinning Cheshire car guy was back in the crowd again during the news

Paul March 23, 2015 at 7:52 pm

Sad that this very well maybe the last episode with Jeremy in it…

dcondankz68 March 25, 2015 at 5:06 pm

it is now..

gavkerley April 10, 2015 at 10:50 pm

Last time we will see them together hosting this once great show i would have loved to know before this show went out it was going to be the last one so sad we all knew they would have to give it up one day but i never wanted them to end it like this

Hugh April 23, 2015 at 11:37 am

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!! THE FREE VIDEOS ARE BACK T.H.A.N.K Y.O.U!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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