The one with The ‘sensible’ Fiesta test
Series 12, Episode 6 (2008)
Some say one of the best episodes ever – Jeremy does a ‘sensible’ road test of the new Fiesta (including a chase through a shopping centre and a beach landing), while Richard tests a lightweight German on the track. Also features Communist cars and Boris Johnson.
Richard tests a potential posh rival to Caterham’s Superlight R500. Can the BMW M5-powered £250k Veritas lightweight beat our cheaper British tiddler?Watch Now
Some people reckon all cars will one day be made in China. And that got Jeremy and James thinking – has communism ever produced a good car?Watch Now
Boris returns as Mayor for another attempt at our track – and has a total, er, ’mare. It’s a very wet lap, but can that really excuse an almost-two-minuter?Watch Now
Jeremy responds to a reader complaint about us not doing proper car tests by landing a Ford Fiesta on a beach and being chased through a shopping centre...Watch Now