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Series 4 2004

  • Series 4 Episode 1

    The one with The race to Monte Carlo

    This was the episode with the first of our big races – Jeremy in a DB9 against Richard and James on public transport. Jezza also taunts an Apache helicopter in a Lotus Exige.

    3 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 2

    The one with The nun in a monster truck

    Ever wondered what would happen if you put a nun in a big truck? We did. Also, James gets nostalgic over Thunderbirds’ FAB 1 and Paul McKenna proves it’s mind over matter on our track

    4 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 3

    The one with The hundred-quid cars

    Another first for series four: the cheap car challenge that started them all. The boys each buy a car for £100 and drive to Manchester. To keep the balance, there’s a bunch of supercars too.


    2 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 4

    The one with Car darts

    Richard and James play darts with real cars in a real quarry; the Impreza takes on an Evo (again) and we race a satnav-equipped Ford Ka against a pigeon. Ronnie O’Sullivan is the guest.

    3 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 5

    The one with Hammond’s lightning strike

    Our first attempt to main Richard Hammond involved a Volkswagen Golf and 600,000 volts. This episode also features that amazing beach film with the 911, Jaguar XKR and BMW 645i.

    2 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 6

    The one with All the poo

    Richard finds out whether you can run a car on human excrement, James drives a modernised Jaguar XJS and Jeremy confuses the good folk of Tunbridge Wells with an imported Nissan.

  • Series 4 Episode 7

    The one with Lionel Richie’s near-death experience

    Infamous episode where we nearly kill Lionel Richie. While he’s out snapping wheels off our Suzuki, Richard and James go minicabbing and Jeremy drag races a Mercedes CL65 AMG.


    4 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 8

    The one with Diesel actually wins

    Richard destroys some cars with the help of a Boeing 747’s jet engines and Martin Clunes behaves badly in our reasonably priced car. James relaxes in a Maserati in Sicily.

    4 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 9

    The one with The parachute

    Jeremy goes skiing in a Jaguar X-Type, Richard tests some slightly girlie roadsters and James finds out whether you can aparachute into a moving car. With help, of course.


    3 Video Clips
  • Series 4 Episode 10

    The one with The Olympic Long Jump Challenge

    We build a big ramp and test cars from various nations to see who can jump the furthest. Richard uses a dull Peugeot as a pace car and James buys a sofa. Partick Kielty is our guest

    3 Video Clips