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Series 3 Episode 5

The one with The unbreakable Hilux

Series 3, Episode 5 (2003)

Fire, water and dropped caravans all fail to stop our indestructible Toyota Hilux. Also features a public information film about the dangers of driving open-topped cars with wigs... 


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    Rotary-engined shenanigans as Jeremy takes a shine to the weird-looking Mazda with the suicide doors, and gives it a huge portion of right foot on the TG track.

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    The VW Corrado VR6 and the Mercedes 190E Cosworth feature in Richard’s wishlist as he attempts to see into the classic car future. Crystal balls not included.

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    The infamous TG Public Service Film, which advises mid-life crisis sufferers on the best wigs to wear when driving the inevitable topless sports car. Wig cam is born.

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    James has a bit of fun at the expense of the Italians while admitting that this little car is actually, well, rather nice. So nice, in fact, that he went out and bought one.

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    Feel the crackling tension as ego meets ego in the TG studio. The talent-spotter himself puts his own talent on the block and puts in a very interesting lap.

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    TestsJeremy tries to destroy a Toyota Hilux part 1 (series 3, episode 5)

    Classic TG moment as we try to prove that the Toyota Hilux is indestructible by subjecting it to every torture imaginable. Can it survive fire, water and the dropped caravan test?

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