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Motoring magazine. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempt to prove that the hot hatchbacks of their youth were better than their modern equivalents.

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempt to prove that the hot hatchbacks of their youth were better than their modern equivalents by buying a 'classic' example of the breed each and then undertaking a series of challenges.

After tackling a tricky hillclimb course and an unusual visit to the supermarket, the three arrive at an old army training ground in Wales where their ageing cars must evade the heavily armed and heavily moustachioed Top Gear Police Department.

Plus, Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.

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Sat 9 Jan 2016 20:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • David Holmes

    Against All Odds

  • AC/DC

    Back In Black

  • Skrillex

    Bangarang (feat. Sirah)

  • Bassnectar

    Basshead

  • New Order

    Blue Monday

  • Roy Budd

    David

  • Baltic Fleet

    Double Door

  • Duran Duran

    Girls On Film

  • Malachai

    How Long

  • Guy Farley, Mark Ryder & Charles Olins

    Metal Detector

  • Baltic Fleet

    Midnight Train

  • INXS

    Need You Tonight

  • Blur

    On The Way To The Club

  • Pigbag

    Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag

  • Dave Sardy

    People In A Cage

  • Deadly Avenger

    Reign

  • The Clash

    Should I Stay Or Should I Go

  • The Clash

    The Magnificent Seven

  • Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Two Tribes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter Richard Hammond
Presenter James May
Executive Producer Andy Wilman
Participant Hugh Bonneville

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