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James finds out if it is possible to parachute into a moving car. Jeremy drives the new Jaguar X Type estate and Richard and James test a range of cabriolets: the Mini Cabrio, Vauxhall Tigra, Mercedes SLK and the Audi S4 on the Isle of Lewis and Harris - the place in the U.K. with the lowest number of cabriolet owners per-head.
Some "simple, soft top sports cars" are also driven by Richard: the Mercedes SL600, Mazda MX5 and the Fiat Barchetta.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
James drives the Maserati Quattroporte in Sicily, whilst Jeremy empties the fuel tank of the new Ford GT40 on the track... in Woking. Richard marks the passing of the only decent engine Rover ever built - the Rover V8 - with a race, at Snetterton, in a V8-powered Rover SD1.
A Skoda Fabia VRS with a diesel engine races a petrol-powered Mini Cooper S around the track; there's a exclusive look at the new Mercedes CLS and a Boeing 747 is used to see how far its engines can blow a Mondeo and a Citroën 2CV. Science in action...
Martin Clunes is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Jeremy, James and Richard are challenged to buy a working car for a maximum price of £100. An Audi, a Volvo and a Rover(!) are bought and put though a series of challenges.
Richard drives 'the car the bad guy always drove' - the Dodge Charger, whilst the Porsche GT3 RS and the Ferrari 360 CS square up to each other on the track.
Jordan is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
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