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Series 16, Episode 1 ()

Two lap records were smashed by the Atom V8 and a Liverpudlian comedian, and the rapid pace of a Stig's evolution was laid bare to the outside world for the first time. We're also fairly certain nobody has ever landed a helicopter on a Skoda on primetime television.

  • Skoda Yeti road test

    TestsThe sensible Skoda Yeti road test

    Jeremy has got a large Czech bee in his bonnet about the Skoda Yeti and elects to conduct one of his famously thorough road tests featuring helicopters, firemen, a celebrity cameo appearance and two rather amusing dogs.

  • Hammond on the Porsche 911

    TestsHammond on the Porsche 911

    Richard attempts to show the producers that they’re wrong when they say the Porsche 911 is just an old VW Beetle with a spoiler on it.

  • James on the Ariel Atom V8

    TestsJames vs Ariel Atom V8

    The original Atom nearly ripped JC’s face off. Can’t think why driving duties for the 500bhp V8 passed to Captain Slow...

  • John Bishop

    CelebsJohn Bishop

    The Liverpudlian comedian smashes Tom Cruise’s lap time... with his Eyes Wide Shut.

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