It's an epic age-old rivalry: Britain versus Germany - but this time it's serious. Germany's equivalent of Top Gear - D Motor - is up against dear old Blighty's magnificent original in a series of challenges. Battle commences in Belgium.
Richard drives the Gumpert Apollo and James drives two cars made by Mitsuoka: the Galue and the Orochi. In the studio, Mazda's new racing car, the Furai and the Crossbow, made by KTM.
Jay Kay is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car and he has Simon Cowell's fastest lap time in his sights.
A new Ford Mondeo or a used luxury car of yesteryear? Jeremy and James demonstrate which is the wisest choice when they compare their own luxury cars: a Mercedes 600 Grosse and a Rolls-Royce Corniche Coupe respectively - bought for the price of the standard family Ford.
Jeremy drives the Nissan GT-R - again - around Japan's Fuji circuit. Stig drives the GT-R around the Top Gear track to set a fast lap.
Whilst Jeremy and James busy themselves with their cars, Richard indulges in a spot of fox hunting - Top Gear style.
Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis are the Star(s) in a Reasonably Priced Car. Although 'stars' is maybe stretching it a bit.moreless
The latest of Top Gear's epic races takes place in Japan. Jeremy is driving the Nissan GT-R, while James and Richard travel on Japan's famous Shinkansen - aka the Bullet train. On the Top Gear track, the Alfa Romeo 8C is driven by Jeremy and the Stig.
Fiona Bruce and Kate Silverton are the Star(s)in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Are you a 'proper petrolhead'? The gospel according to Clarkson says you are not if you haven't owned an Alfa Romeo. So this week the lads are each given £1,000 to buy an Alfa Romeo, which will then be put through a series of challenges.
The Bentley Brooklands gets the Clarkson treatment on the track and James Corden and Rob Brydon are the Star(s) in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Top Gear returns and already the Police are involved. The boys are each given £1,000 to buy a car, which they must then convert for use as a police car. Unlike a real police car, there won't be several hundred metres of forms to fill in if they get a bit dented and they most likely will get dented.
There are some helpful tips on how to drive economically and to demonstrate this, there is a race involving a Ferrari 599, an Aston Martin DBS, a Mercedes McLaren SLR, a Lamborghini Murcielago and an Audi R8.
Jeremy starts the sideways, power-shouting, tyre-shredding fun by driving the Ferrari 430 Scuderia, which was postponed from the last series after a journalist crashed it. James introduces a new member to the Top Gear team.
Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr are the Star(s) in a Reasonably Priced Car.