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The cars featured in Top Gear’s The Perfect Road Trip special are a sight to see, but do you ever wonder how much it would cost to take them for a joyride?
Let’s countdown the priciest rides Richard and Jeremy take on their whirlwind tour of Europe.
12) Model T Ford
The model T Ford was the best-selling car in it’s hay day (the car reached mass production in 1908). Jeremy and Richard have some trouble maneuvering this piece of vehicular history but they sure look good doing it. In the 1900s, it would only cost you $825, but to get this showroom trophy on the road today it’d be about $18,000.
11) Ford Fiesta ST
For about $22,000 you can take on steep inclines and curvy roads like Richard did in the Ford Fiesta ST. This push-to-start hatchback can reach 197 horsepower, boasts aluminum pedals, and comes equipped with SYNC (a voice-activated entertainment system from MyFord Touch).
10) VW Golf GTI
On their way from Bra, Italy to the French Riviera, Jeremy and Richard trade in their luxury cars for more economical modes of transport. Jeremy cruises down the switchback roads in the Volkswagen Golf GTI. The MSRP going rate for this car is $24,995.
You can continue reading the rest of the article over here and watch Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip tonight, July 14th at 9/8c on BBC America.
The Perfect Road Trip (x)
Part 1 of Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip airs Monday, July 14th at 9/8c on BBC America, followed immediately by Idris Elba: King of Speed.
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Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond are in search of The Perfect Road Trip. Part 1 of this Top Gear special premieres Monday, July 14th at 9/8c on BBC America.
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Top Gear Vietnam Special
To the anon who asked for the guys in their house robes… well, how I imagine they’d wear them. Jeremy wouldn’t care hardly at all, James might try a little but scrap the tie because it’s uncomfortable and stuffy, while Richard would wear the vest and his tie loose but neat.
if you all have a request i’ll see what i can draw :D