The one with The ‘Driving God’
Series 2, Episode 1 (2003)
Richard overshadows James May’s first appearance by claiming God-like driving ability – and sets himself up for years of ridicule. Vinnie Jones is our star and Jeremy launches the Love/Hate wall…
TestsSmarter or stupider?
Jeremy finds himself quite enjoying Smart’s foray into the world of the speedster, but then gets his knickers in a right old twist over its outrageous price tag.
Other-StuffJames May’s debut!
In his first outing James unburdens his soul on the subject of his beloved Bentley and why it has ruined his life. Then he gets a grilling from JC, not for the last time.
Our Worst Cars Ever survey honours the Nissan Sunny. Richard sorts it out by getting a jet-engined drag racer and parking the wretched little car right behind it.Watch Now
Hardman reprises his Lock Stock heyday by smashing a stunt head (ie, a melon) in a car door, and then threatens every cowering corner in our Suzuki Liana.Watch Now
The-NewsLove it, hate it
Jeremy launches the Love/Hate Wall, but is it a sincere attempt to establish good versus bad or just an excuse for JC to go on endlessly about Kristen Scott-Thomas?
The injudicious moment of over-excitement while driving a Bowler Wildcat which condemned Hammond to a lifetime of merciless piss-taking. Watch it and wince.Watch Now