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James and a Volcano

Duration: 03:43

In the new series of Top Gear, James May drove a suped-up Toyota Hilux to the mouth of the erupting Volcano in Iceland.

To prove his mission was a success, James needed to collect a piece of new landscape created by the red hot lava being spat from volcano. His only equipment was a garden trowel and a metal bucket.

Watch James as he battles to complete his challenge.

Available since: Mon 28 Jun 2010


James May

This clip is from

Top Gear Series 15, Episode 1

1/6 Jeremy Clarkson asks why there aren't more three-wheeled cars in the world.

First broadcast: 27 Jun 2010

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