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Series 14

Top Gear Series 14 (2009)

The three presenters push the boundaries of modern engineering as they build their own homemade electric car, and James takes holidaymakers into the realms of the unknown by inventing a caravan that can fly. There’s also another ‘sensible’ road test, with Jeremy taking the Renault Twingo to its limits in Belfast, and the superb Lexus LFA takes to our track to demonstrate why it’s one of the best cars in the world today. And that’s according to the Stig. Guests include Eric Bana, Michael Sheen and the revelation that is Seasick Steve.

Episode 1

The one with the Romanian roadtrip

The boys each grab their favourite grand tourer and head to Romania in search of the world’s best driving roads. Plus, James power tests the BMW 7-Series and Mercedes S63 AMG (from the back seat) and Hollywood actor Eric Bana takes to the track in our Reasonably Priced Car.

8 videos

Episode 2

The one with homemade electric cars

The boys try to save the planet by building their own electric car, Jeremy pits the Corvette ZR1 against Audi’s R8 V10, and the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car is Frost/Nixon and Damned United star Michael Sheen.

5 videos

Episode 3

The one with the caravan airship

The boys settle the thorny issue of which company has made the greatest number of truly brilliant cars. James gets caravans to campsites without clogging up the roads, and Jezza hits the track in a replica of a legendary rally car. Plus Chris Evans is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

7 videos

Episode 4

The one with the ‘sensible’ Twingo test

Jeremy conducts a thorough road test of the Renaultsport Twingo 133, Richard looks at the brand new sport of airport vehicle racing, and JC again is on and off the track in the BMW X5M, Audi Q7 V12 and the latest version of the supercharged Range Rover.

5 videos

Episode 5

The one with the art show

The boys attempt to prove that cars can be art by taking over an entire modern art gallery in Middlesbrough and filling it with motoring-related works. Plus Jeremy thrashes a new British supercar.

1 video

Episode 6

The Bolivia Special

Jeremy, Richard and James are dropped deep in the Bolivian rainforest armed only with three shabby 4x4s which they bought from the local small ads for a maximum of 3,500 pounds each. What follows is their most extraordinary journey to date…

0 videos

Episode 7

The one with the £340,000 Lexus

Jeremy conducts one of the most expensive road tests in Top Gear history, James drives the new Insignia VXR, and Richard thrashes the 340,000 pound Lexus supercar. The Star in a Reasonably Priced Car is blues musician Seasick Steve.

4 videos