Old Top Gear from 1998
Quentin Willson roadtests Queen Elizabeth II's Rover P5B Coupé and plays the Chancellor Of The Exchequer in the process. He covers things to look for in a used P5B and the features of this quaint limosine
This clip was extracted from the episode that was first broadcast on the 26th March 1998
Rover The Long Goodbye
Rover: The Long Goodbye 20 March 2007 BBC Four
Documentary which traces the rise and fall of a great British brand.
In the days when Britain's car industry was the envy of the world, Rover
epitomised everything to which the driver of taste aspired, but in 2005 it
reached the end of the road. The film explores how Rover cars went from
defining their eras to becoming victims of their times, telling the story
behind the key models to the controversial joint ventures with Japanese and
Indian manufacturers in later years.
Geoffrey Palmer ... Narrator
Old Top Gear 1991 - Range Rovers
Quentin Wilson looks at the advantages of buying a second hand Range Rover
for so cheap and looks at the potential probles you could face. Taken from
season 14, episode 12.
Classic British Cars - Rover P4 and P6
First shown in 1999 as part of Channel 4's Classic British Cars, this clip
is taken from the first episode which was entitled "Wild Rovers" and is
narrated by John Peel.
Old Top Gear 1992 - Cheap Rolls Royces
Quentin Wilson looks at old Rolls Royces to see how cheap they have become,
and the fact that you can buy a good example for less than a 2 year old
car. Taken from season 15, episode 2.
OLD TOP GEAR, SERIES 39, EPISODE 6, 1/2, 1997.
Jeremy Clarkson shows the Range Rover Autobiography & tests things like the
sat nav, which was an expensive gadget back then. The Classic Car Club in
London is featured by Vicki Butler - Henderson. The case of buying dodgy
cars is shown by Quentin Wilson & the second part of this is in the 2/2 of
Old Top Gear The Beast
Old Top Gear from 1998
Steve Berry drives the Beast, a car with a Merlin (Airplane) Engine
This clip was extracted from the episode that was first broadcast on the
5th March 1998
Old Top Gear , (XJR8 TEST etc), 1/2, 1997.
Top Episode from late 1997. It features a test on the then new Jaguar XJR8
by Jeremy Clarkson plus a report on fake suspension arms being fitted to
some Vauxhall cars.