Top Gear Series 17

Series 17

Top Gear Series 17

First Air Date: June 27, 2011

First Aired on    :   2011
Episodes    :   7 episodes

The seventeenth series of British motoring program Top Gear began on BBC Two and BBC HD, on 26 June 2011, with the usual presenting team of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May and The Stig.



Episodes

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17x07 India Special (December 28, 2011)


The gang embarks on a trade mission to India. Equipped with three old British cars and a range of uniquely British products, they set off on an epic road trip across one of the world's most fascinating and challenging countries.


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17x06 Sensible Electric Car Test (August 01, 2011)


Jeremy Clarkson and James May set out for the seaside in a pair of electric cars, the Nissan Leaf and the Peugeot iOn, stopping off in Lincoln along the way. Richard Hammond meets an extraordinary rally team in which everyone is an amputee with a military background, and finally the new Lamborghini Aventador is taken out on the track.


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17x05 The Interceptors (July 25, 2011)


Jeremy Clarkson tries out the new Lotus T125, and an updated version of the classic Jensen Interceptor. Also, the team employs all manner of second-hand military equipment to knock down a row of derelict houses, aiming to complete the job in less time than a team of demolition experts.


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17x04 The TG V12 Express (July 18, 2011)


The presenters manage to finally find a good use for caravans after they try to make train travel cost less, faster and more interesting. Rowan Atkinson is the celebrity behind the wheel of the Reasonably Priced Car this week. Jeremy gets the chance to test drive the Jaguar XKR-S and the updated Nissan GT-R to compare the two cars.


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17x03 Cheapest Car in the UK (July 11, 2011)


Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond find second-hand bargains for the price of Britain's cheapest brand new car, the Nissan Pixo. James May is in Nevada to test the toughness of the Range Rover Evoque and chauffeuring a megastar through Las Vegas. Also, the McLaren MP4-12C is compared with its rival, the Ferrari 458.


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17x02 Hot Hatchbacks in Italy (July 04, 2011)


The team travel to Italy to test high-performance hatchbacks. Jeremy Clarkson is in the Citroen DS3 Racing, Richard Hammond is in the Fiat 500C Abarth and James May is in the Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup as they navigate their way round baffling Italian towns and take part in a scavenger hunt.


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17x01 E-Type 50th Anniversary (June 27, 2011)


Jeremy drives a modern day interpretation of the E-type Jaguar as it celebrates its 50th birthday. Richard travels to South Africa where he test drives a larger, rugged alternative to the Hummer. James, with the help of Olympic athlete Amy Williams, takes a look at the latest Mini rally car. Alice Cooper as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car




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