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Old Top Gear Rover P5B

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


 


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Several Careful Owners - Rover P5b
This episode is from the BBC series shown in 1999.





NSU Ro80 Featured on Top Gear 1994
Presented by Quentin Wilson, I'm pretty sure the year was 1994. Ro80 gets a glowing report.





Citroen DS - BBC's The Car's The Star with Quentin Wilson.
Quentin Wilson presents an excellent, if short, documentary of the iconic Citroen DS. There are a couple of version of this on YT, but this is currently the best - Enjoy!





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.





Top Gear Marina
Leeds 1992





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.





Very old Top Gear - Very young Jeremy Clarkson and Tiff Needell
I laughed my ass off when I saw a 28 yr old Jermey Clarkson. I believe this to be from 1988/9 judging by the cars on it. (Clarkson being born 1960 i guessed his age)





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 this episode.





Old Top Gear: Fast German Cars
Quentin Willson takes a look at some fast German saloons and what to look for while buying.





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.





Old Top Gear 1990 - Ford Escort
Old Top Gear from 1990. Jeremy Clarkson checks out the new Ford Escort, taken from season 13 episode 10.





Old Top Gear 1991 - Buying a diesel
Jeremy Clarkson looks at why Diesel cars in the UK are so unpopular. Taken from season 14 episode 1.





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