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Series 5 2004

  • Series 5 Episode 1

    The one with The ice cream van and the bouncy castles

    Series 5 kicks off with Jeremy not hating a Porsche 911, eating his own hair and getting in a muscle car shoot out down at the beach with Richard and James…


    2 Video Clips
  • Series 5 Episode 2

    The one with The skateboarder

    It’s Ferrari Enzo versus Pagani Zonda versus Porsche Carrera… and a man on a skateboard versus a Mitsubishi Evo. And Richard and a Ford Focus… versus boredom.

    1 Video Clip
  • Series 5 Episode 3

    The one with The hydrofoil car

    Jeremy attempts to drive a Land Rover Discovery up a Scottish mountain, while Richard floats away on Rinspeed’s hydrofoil car and the new Viper scares the bejesus out of everyone.


    2 Video Clips
  • Series 5 Episode 4

    The one with Caravan conkers

    Richard and James spend 24 hours in a Smart, Clarkson races Steve Coogan in a Ferrari 575, and we discover whether caravans are any good for playing conkers. Clue: they aren’t.


    4 Video Clips
  • Series 5 Episode 5

    The one with The People Carrier Race Series

    JC tries to get round the Nurburgring in 10 minutes in a Jag diesel, Richard tries out the Le Mans-inspired Morgan and we take a bunch of people carriers to the track.

    2 Video Clips
  • Series 5 Episode 6

    The one with The £1,500 Porsches

    We discover whether you can get a decent Porsche for £1500, whether a blind man is faster than Richard Whiteley and whether the new Golf GTI is any good.

    2 Video Clips
  • Series 5 Episode 7

    The one with Clarkson finally drives the Prius

    Can the Mitsubishi Evo beat the Lamborghini Murcielago? Is the Boxster better than the SLK? Is the Mustang any good? Will JC hate the Prius more than anything else in the free world?


    1 Video Clip
  • Series 5 Episode 8

    The one with The race to Verbier

    We try out classic racers against their modern road equivalents, race an Evo against the Norwegian bobsleigh team and put Stig on our track… in an F1 car.

    2 Video Clips
  • Series 5 Episode 9

    The one with The Atom

    James tests the very expensive BMW 1-Series, Richard tests the very powerful Mercedes G55 AMG and Jeremy tests out the very fast and very face-breaking Ariel Atom.


    2 Video Clips