Top Gear
Season 1

s01e01 / Series 1 Episode 1

20th Oct '02 - 7:00pm
Series 1 Episode 1

Jeremy drives the Citron Berlingo Mulitspace; Richard tries to find out if it is possible to drive so fast, that you can not be 'seen' by a speed camera, and the Pagani Zonda and Lamborghini Murcielago are the first cars to show what they can do on the new Top Gear track.

The Ford GT40 concept is in the studio; Richard tests he new Mazda 6 and a Volvo 740 which runs on vegetable oil is featured.

Harry Enfield is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e02 / Series 1 Episode 2

27th Oct '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 2

Jeremy drives the Ford Focus RS and compares it with its rivals: the Honda Civic Type-R and Subaru Impreza WRX. The Noble M12 GTO, a new British supercar; Jason gives advice on buying a used BMW M3 and Richard drives the Subaru Forrester. Also, how many motor bikes can be jumped by a double decker bus?

Jamiroquai front-man, Cat in the Hat and Space Cowboy Jay Kay is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e03 / Series 1 Episode 3

3rd Nov '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 3

Jason takes some classic supercars to a primary school to see which one the children prefer; back in the studio, two car designers compile a short-list of the Best-Looking cars of Al-Time. The cars are: Citroen DS, Lamborghini Miura SV and the Porsche 928.
A Westfield XTR2 tries to beat the lap time set by the Pagani Zonda and a gang (what is the collective noun for grannies?) of grannies see who can do the best doughnuts [a 360 degree spin in a car] in a Honda S2000.

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s01e04 / Series 1 Episode 4

10th Nov '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 4

Jeremy and Damon Hill compare the Aston Martin Vanquish with the revised Ferrari 575M; Jason looks at the Nissan Skyline; there's a look at James Bond's Aston Martin and Jeremy interviews rally driver, Richard Burns.

Steve Coogan is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e05 / Series 1 Episode 5

17th Nov '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 5

Richard drives the Maybach, a 280,000 rival to the Rolls Royce. Jeremy drives the Mercedes S 600 and the Bentley Arnage T. At the lower end of the car market, the lads with the help of their very own Q, or Ed China as his friends call him, turn a Rover 820i into a budget James Bond car for 300. Jason looks at the Pergeot 206 as a second-hand buy.

Jonathan Ross is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e06 / Series 1 Episode 6

24th Nov '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 6

Jason Dawe looks at a used Golf, Jeremy test drives his own car - a Mercedes SL55 AMG - and Richard drives the new BMW Z4 Roadster. The grannies return; this time to see who can master the 'art' of handbrake parking. The Cool Wall is unveiled and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e07 / Series 1 Episode 7

1st Dec '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 7

Eco-cars feature his week including an LPG-powered Bristol and Ford's Th!nk, which, driven by the Stig, races against the less-than-sporty Jason. Richard Burns drives the Peugeot RC -a diesel sports car and Richard Hammond tests the Saab 93 2.0T; driving to work following Government guidelines on how to commute in an eco-friendly manner. Basically, that means driving at 50 mph and turning your engine off at the lights.

Jeremy drives the Lotus Elise 1 11S - then someone from Lotus drives it properly. Jason takes five supercars to a school to see which one the children like best. The search for the fastest faith begins with six men of God(s) driving a Subaru STI Racing car, one of whom is the Bishop of Lewes.

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s01e08 / Series 1 Episode 8

8th Dec '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 8

This week: 'driver's cars', the BMW M5 faces the challenge of its rivals; a Lada Riva 1.5E gets a make-over from Lotus and who is Britain's fastest van man?

Also featured are the Audi RS6, the Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG, the new Maserati Coup and a selection of super-minis: Ford Fiesta, Citron C3, Honda Jazz, Nissan Micra and MG ZR.

ir Michael Gambon is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e09 / Series 1 Episode 9

22nd Dec '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 9

The Radical SR3 races an aeroplane around the track; the Renault Espace and the new Subaru Forrester 2.0 XT also feature.

The Volkswagen Golf R32, Ford Focus RS, Seat Leon Cupra R and the Honda Civic Type R - all hot hatchbacks - compete to see which car is the best.

Gordon Ramsay is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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s01e10 / Series 1 Episode 10

29th Dec '02 - 8:00pm
Series 1 Episode 10

This week, there's a review of 2002 and a report on off-roading. The MTM Bimoto (based on an Audi TT) and the AS One, two German cars try to set the fastest lap on the track; there's a look at the new Range Rover, the original Lotus Esprit and the TVR T350C.

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