Top Gear

Season 18 Episode 5

Series 18 Episode 5

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 26, 2012 on BBC Two
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James and Jeremy pay tribute to Swedish car maker Saab. Richard, in a Skoda rally car, races a rocket-propelled 'flying' man and Jeremy compares the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale and the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series.

Matt Smith is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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    • TRIVIA (3)

      • This week's audience figures: 5.17m (18.8%). These figures are 'overnights' and do not include figures for iPlayer.

      • Yves Rossy is a Swiss pilot. As well as flying commercial aircraft for Swiss Air, he flew a variety of fighter aircraft for the Swiss Air Force.

      • Toni Gardemeister is a professional rally driver from Finland. He has driven for Suzuki and the factory teams for SEAT, Mitsubishi, Skoda and Ford.

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Jeremy Clarkson: Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn't a sale on. And that his favourite boxing venue is Munich Airport. All we know is he's called the Stig.

    • NOTES (2)

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • Jeremy Clarkson: Oh and Joe Walsh was wrong because my Maserati actually does 187 ( mph).


        Reference to the song 'Life's been good' by Joe Walsh., which contains the lyric:


        My Maserati does 185
        I lost my licence now i don't drive


        The song was released in July 1978 and reached No. 14 in the U.K. Top 40.

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