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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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Rover - The Long Goodbye
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.





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





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.





Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud documentary - The Car's The Star [BBC 1995]
18 years ago, on television, The Car's The Star. After the Silver Dawn followed the Silver Cloud in its standard version or a rare, long wheelbase. The carrossier H. J. Mulliner was just bought by Rolls-Royce and this specialist builded convertibles on the chassis. For the special bodies were James Young, Freestone & Webb and Hooper good addresses.The Silver Cloud was a popular status symbol among movie and pop stars. BBC 1995 'no copyright infringement is intended'





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 , (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.





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Old Top Gear Works Aston Martin DB7 Vs Jaguar T2B
Old Top Gear from 1998 Tiff Needell drives a Works prepared Aston Martin DB7 and pits it against Vicki Butler-Henderson in a Jaguar T2B Plane This clip was extracted from the episode that was first broadcast on the 10th September 1998





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.





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 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.





Austin Metro Review (Top Gear 1991)
Quentin Wilson gives a review of the first generation Austin Metro (1980 to 1990 models), pointing out it's short comings, such as the rust issues and the somewhat unreliable Hydragas suspension and the A-Series engine. As a result, these cars are now as rare as hen's teeth. This video is the property of the BBC .





Old Top Gear Grey Imports
Old Top Gear from 1998 Quentin Willson looks at Imported cars with unknown history lost in the importing process and the risks associated with importing cars and he delivers a verdict on whether its really worth it, skip to the end if you're in a hurry This clip was extracted from the episode that was first broadcast on the 10th September 1998





Several Careful Owners - Rover P5b
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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)




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