Top Gear

Season 4 Episode 6

Series 4 Episode 6

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 13, 2004 on BBC Two
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Episode Summary

James drives the Jaguar XJS, Richard drives the Cadillac CTS and finds out if methane is a future replacement for petrol. Jeremy drives the Nissan Cube and the Renault Clio. Terry Wogan is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (8)

      • Jeremy Clarkson: [to Terry Wogan] Could you break an artist? People like Peter Andre, for instance? I'd like to see him smashed.

      • Jeremy Clarkson: There are shanty towns in South Africa that are built better than Renaults.

      • Jeremy Clarkson: [referring to the Nissan Cube] This isn't frightening at all because it's as square as Sophie Ellis-Bextor's head.

      • Terry Wogan: Do you know this rule that if you do knock down a deer you have to drive on, but the next fella coming along can pick it up, put it in the boot and have it for dinner.
        Jeremy Clarkson
        : Is that true?
        Terry Wogan
        : Yeah.
        Jeremy Clarkson
        : What, you can't eat one if you run it over?
        Terry Wogan
        : No. The first person to run it over has to go on their way. The second person discovering it, dead on the road, has it for din'.
        Jeremy Clarkson
        : Now you see I had no idea. This is a motoring rule which has passed me by. I'm feeling remiss.
        Terry Wogan
        : It may well be something I've made-up. I don't know...

      • Jeremy Clarkson: The trouble is, that stuff which goes down well in Japan, won't necessarily work here in Britain. I mean there are vending machines on the streets of Tokyo where you can buy dirty knickers.

      • Richard Hammond: The corner is as strange to Americans as a small meal or a president who can spell.

      • Terry Wogan: Do you swerve to avoid rabbits?
        Jeremy Clarkson
        : Never. Do you?
        Terry Wogan
        : No.
        Jeremy Clarkson: Foxes?
        Terry Wogan
        : No!
        Jeremy Clarkson: No?
        Terry Wogan: Children?
        Jeremy Clarkson
        :I do children, yeah. I have swerved to avoid children before.
        Terry Wogan: You see, you see you're too soft for this game.

      • Jeremy Clarkson: Cadillacs are for pimps and pensioners and that's an end of it.

    • NOTES (2)

      • Stig's Lap Times:

        Renault Sport Clio Cup: 1.23.8

      • Star in a Reasonably Priced Car Lap Time:

        Terry Wogan: 2.03.4

        Terry Wogan, Radio 2 broadcaster and the man who every year leads the United Kingdom's annual laugh at the stupid, wet Europeans at the Eurovision Song Contest.

        Terry managed to complete his lap in well under a week.

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