The one with Jeremy’s big stress test
Series 2, Episode 4 (2003)
Jeremy drives the length of the UK to see whether stress or boredom gets him first. Boris Johnson is our celeb and Stig laps the track in an Aston DB7 and Jaguar XKR-R...
Jeremy drools over Jaguar’s future – the R Coupe concept – while Richard goes the other way and has a go in the Mk2. Why did cops and robbers both love it?
Smashing lary action as the Stig gets to grips with the GT version of the beautiful looking DB7, in a bid to nail whether or not the car will finally fulfil its potential.Watch Now
The big stress test
One of our most popular early TG films sees JC driving a Jaguar XJR from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a bid to see if stress or boredom will overcome him first.
Boris in his Have I Got News For You vintage shoehorns That Hair into our crash helmet and subjects himself to an enormously entertaining lap of the TG track.Watch Now
Obviously the Jaguar XKR isn’t hot enough, so they gave it more punch and less weight. Here in the Stig’s hands it gets the test that sorts it out once and for all.