PREVIEW: Attempting 200mph in the Jaguar XJ220 | Top Gear: Series 29

10. okt.. 2020
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In this week's Top Gear, Flintoff gets his hands on a Jaguar XJ220 - a 90s hypercar so titled because of its (nearly) 220mph top speed. But with almost 30 years passing since its launch, can the machine still get up to those heady speeds? Freddie grabs his lid and sets his sights for the double century... 200mph.
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  • my favorite Jag. um what the tach look like though?

    Braxton BurtisBraxton Burtis5 timer siden
  • in the meantime...somewhere out in nevada the ssc tuatara hits 330+ mph...

    Mahesh D.RMahesh D.R2 dager siden
  • Iam suprised that he can drive stick

    Adam SpáčilAdam Spáčil3 dager siden
  • I like how they told us how fast he went.

    Roz SaRoz Sa5 dager siden
  • Full attempt;

    MagnusMaximusinWalesMagnusMaximusinWales6 dager siden
  • Top gear off

    M WM W6 dager siden
  • Lots of comments about whether he let the turbos cool or not. Kind of pointless discussion as there is no way of knowing what really happened on the day. For me the real question is why don't top gear comment about such things and actually make it an interesting watch for car enthusiasts.

    Richard SchofieldRichard Schofield7 dager siden
  • Fake tension. Flintoff the millionaire demands free stuff when he goes to shops. Compensates them by posting on Instagram. Yes I am a hater, I hate that he is a scrounger.

    Just busting your ballsJust busting your balls8 dager siden
  • Bring back Clarkson, May, and Hammond!

    Ethan CampbellEthan Campbell8 dager siden
    • Who?

      That O'Riordan LadThat O'Riordan Lad6 dager siden
  • 300km

    David AKIODavid AKIO8 dager siden
  • Can you do a 'who's quicker to 200mph' speed test against a Ferrari 550 and an Aston Martin Vantage 550/600...?

    DoubleDeckerAntonDoubleDeckerAnton8 dager siden
    • Wasn't the Maranello's top speed 199mph?

      That O'Riordan LadThat O'Riordan Lad6 dager siden
  • The BBC should make a series of The Wraith.

    Auto ManualsAuto Manuals8 dager siden
  • Die Moderatoren sind zum kotzen..

    DohcVtecTurboDohcVtecTurbo8 dager siden
  • What the Speedtail could only dream of looking like, looks matter.

    Indiana550SpyderIndiana550Spyder9 dager siden
  • Top Gear is like watching two northerners on a red letter day with Harris everyweek. Cringe

    Big Summer BlowoutBig Summer Blowout9 dager siden
    • Don't watch it then.

      That O'Riordan LadThat O'Riordan Lad6 dager siden
  • Mclarens Speedtail but in the 90's

    xevious2501xevious25019 dager siden
  • I thought it was a prototype car from thumbnail ..looks stunning

    Drawing MeemeesDrawing Meemees9 dager siden
  • why everyone is silent, which is 1-48, it is clear that the front trunk of the car traveling 200 miles per hour is open ???? !!!!

    Your TrainingYour Training9 dager siden
    • In a 2003 Fifth Gear program Martin Brundle explains that when he drove the XJ220 at 217mph the bonnet brackets had stretched and a similar gap had appeared during the high speed attempt.

      Steve PittsSteve Pitts9 dager siden
  • if clarkson drives jag can hit 200 mph easily

    FearlessFearless9 dager siden
  • It’s a turbocharged car and he just went about 200, don’t turn the car off Immediately after you need to let the oil circle through the turbo.

    GladiatorGamingGladiatorGaming10 dager siden
  • If it wasn't for Chris Harris... I wouldn't give this show the time of day.

    Abdul SufanAbdul Sufan10 dager siden
    • I always liked Chris, but the other 2 are growing on me, give it a bit mroe seasons so they can all get comfortable in their personas and position.

      DeceniumDecenium8 dager siden
  • The new top gear is too generic

    StrikerStormStrikerStorm10 dager siden
  • Did he really shout "please stop!" while disengaging the gear? Imagine a racecar braking in neutral

    Max KetschikMax Ketschik10 dager siden
  • Video ruined as usual by music. Thanks TG.

    colin ashbycolin ashby10 dager siden
  • Not even quick by today's standards, new Bugatti Chiron broke 300 MPH recently...

    Michael TigheMichael Tighe10 dager siden
  • Everybody whining about the hosts. If it was CHM, this sequence would be 5 runs with dramatic sound effects and camera on James May's face full of sweat as if he's about to skydive. Every little stunt they did took like half the show. CHM had their run and they were great for a few years before they got predictable and boring. This is what Top Gear needed.

    quitegeniusquitegenius10 dager siden
    • They switched fun for boredom. But hey at least Grand Tour is a thing now.

      Soicy MemesSoicy Memes10 dager siden
  • I used to play Jaguar XJ220! on the Commodore Amiga.

    PickchorePickchore10 dager siden
  • Hi

    Manoj ManuManoj Manu10 dager siden
  • Who is this?!

    M A T T H Y SM A T T H Y S10 dager siden
  • Mate, what a car

    Disgusting Milky Water.Disgusting Milky Water.10 dager siden
  • Three idiotic Gorillas

    Joe ChaanggJoe Chaangg10 dager siden
  • Cars still amazing, just why the owner let northern Bill and Ben near it is baffling.

    Dean GroomDean Groom10 dager siden
  • If they ever are gonna remake 'The Wraith' movie, this could be the car!

    Heche !1Heche !110 dager siden
    • Charlie Sheen's character could be played by Charlie Sheen!

      Kib KibKib Kib9 dager siden
  • I once saw an XJ220 coming up behind having already overtaken a few cars. I wanted to see how quick it was compared to a normal car (mkIV Golf GTI 1.8T) so I accelerated away. He had to tuck behind me again as some cars were coming the other way but when we reached the next dual carriageway he had his chance to overtake and it sounded amazing! It was a great moment seeing and hearing one of your favourite childhood supercars being driven quickly. The road presence that car had was immense.

    RichRich10 dager siden
  • Old Top Gear is better

    Roy ShrejmannRoy Shrejmann10 dager siden
  • Some shifting problems going here

    DgischDgisch10 dager siden
  • This episode was so much better than the last one!!!

    Theslow _driverTheslow _driver10 dager siden
  • Top gear NOworld should make 2 channels called: “Top gear” “Top gear: new presenters” To help viewers decide which one is actually the good/entertaining channel to watch...

    Michael mayneMichael mayne10 dager siden
  • To this day I Stil wonder how these two got this job. Chris is fantastic. But these other two don't belong here.... Wake up BBC.. You have ruined top gear and we as loyal fans and supporters want the correct people hosting. Please do something. Maybe tiff, or Vicky or better yet... Ben Collins

    The StigThe Stig10 dager siden
    • I completely agree.

      Abdul SufanAbdul Sufan10 dager siden
  • Trashgear without the boys

    Pope McgropePope Mcgrope10 dager siden
  • Why dont you make k9 dog car

    Gosu TanGosu Tan10 dager siden
  • Fred is Andrew Flintoff

    Govind PillaGovind Pilla11 dager siden
  • The turbo flutter tho 🤤

    branden householderbranden householder11 dager siden
  • It is the L E G E N D

    SAITAMASAITAMA11 dager siden
  • Epic. I love the XJ220.. What an amazing machine

    jrbuchjrbuch11 dager siden
  • That's a cool Mondeo

    frank spencerfrank spencer11 dager siden
    • I'd say a Metro because of its engine. xD

      Farhan Ahmad TajuddinFarhan Ahmad Tajuddin11 dager siden
  • Mehhh you can't replace them

    Yavor KapitanovYavor Kapitanov11 dager siden
    • Well sorry to disappoint you, but I'm definitely enjoying new TG more than The Grand Tour.

      Faris HanafiahFaris Hanafiah11 dager siden
  • I'm sure the Speedo is 100% accurate.

    Alex MilletAlex Millet11 dager siden
  • Where was the timing kit? The speedo will be reading over by a lot at that speed.... Probably was not even 190 judging by how it suddenly shot from 192 to 197 right at the end 1:42

    7mgtesup17mgtesup111 dager siden
    • It's normal for analogue speedo to see such a jump, especially for a car with forced induction.

      Farhan Ahmad TajuddinFarhan Ahmad Tajuddin11 dager siden
  • Jaguar sounds great 👍

    BMWDriverBMWDriver11 dager siden
  • I just woke up from my coma I went into back in 2010 and couldn’t wait to go check out my favorite show top gear, anyone know where Hammond, Clarkson, and May are?

    Tytan CampbellTytan Campbell11 dager siden
    • @Faris Hanafiah thank you

      Tytan CampbellTytan Campbell11 dager siden
    • Amazon Prime, tqvm.

      Faris HanafiahFaris Hanafiah11 dager siden
  • Apart from Chris Harris, the other pair of clowns have no idea or business being on the show. It should have died many years ago.

    R400TVRR400TVR11 dager siden
    • Lol please, you clearly didn't see Paddy McGuinness's Stars In Their Cars show. You can tell just how much of a petrolhead Paddy is.

      Faris HanafiahFaris Hanafiah11 dager siden
  • This episode was pure entertainment...loved it

    sajin27sajin2711 dager siden
  • Cukup ke 200mp/h?..macam kurang jer,kasi up lagi la gayezzzz... Next

    Muhammad Awis abd ShahadanMuhammad Awis abd Shahadan11 dager siden
  • ah damn i want to watch jeremy's car adventures

    STEVEARMYSTEVEARMY11 dager siden
    • @Faris Hanafiah yeah

      STEVEARMYSTEVEARMY10 dager siden
    • Lol please, there's Amazon Prime for you.

      Faris HanafiahFaris Hanafiah11 dager siden
  • Stop! You need a fire suit and massive safety support! A brave woman just died here in America doing a run. She was burned alive.

    John La MonteJohn La Monte11 dager siden
  • Was the McLaren Speedtail inspired by the Jaaag?

    Add - JAdd - J11 dager siden
  • First saw in need for speed game and instant loved this beauty

    Pal KalerPal Kaler11 dager siden
  • At 1:48, the hood looks like it'll pop open...

    Kevin GierlKevin Gierl11 dager siden
  • 195mph minus the speedo error so that was probably around 180mph. Next time slap a gps speedo on...

    MSTR-RPTRMSTR-RPTR11 dager siden
  • XJ220's design is still very much relevant today.

    Rock DudeRock Dude11 dager siden
  • Imagine if Hammond did this we all know where it would’ve went

    GT YadGT Yad11 dager siden
    • No need to hedge your bets...

      NtwoOoNtwoOo8 dager siden
  • Lol the hate on comment section 😂

    Shano SendaShano Senda11 dager siden
  • What happend to top gear...this is not it...this is not it

    Juicey LucyJuicey Lucy11 dager siden
  • That car was first produced in 1992, and still looks sleek! 28 YEARS OLD!

    Z ZZ Z11 dager siden
  • They should just cancel top gear even though it’s ok it will never be ok if you get my drift

    CarlosCarlos11 dager siden
    • all they care about is money, so they keep it going

      Orr WeisbergOrr Weisberg11 dager siden
  • Spoiler alert: Please, in the name of God, let only Chris Harris drive these old beasts. Other two idiots don't even know how to sit in a car and how to hold a steering wheel properly. No wonder one of them crashed that Lambo.

    Dalibor ZakDalibor Zak11 dager siden
  • Metro 6r4 engine in it wonder how it would have been with the jag v12. Still can’t believe a car like this has Austin Rover v6 power!!!!!!

    KierenBOI MUFCKierenBOI MUFC11 dager siden
  • I've seen these car tests before in a famous Car Show... It's top gear? Oh no is The Grand Tour...

    muhd hazmanmuhd hazman11 dager siden
  • wow!!! would like to see the f40 have a go as well!!

    Preetham GaneshPreetham Ganesh11 dager siden
  • Not as good as old top gear. Still love the xj220. Idk why they’re doing 200, was supposed to do 220 but the could manage 217 with the catalytic converters off. They should try ~215

    Joe SmoJoe Smo11 dager siden
  • I’ve hit 340 with this car in my CSR2 game 😂

    Chief LongwoodChief Longwood12 dager siden

    THOR VR6 3.6THOR VR6 3.612 dager siden
  • What a beautiful car!

    ben doverben dover12 dager siden
  • Who cares about the Jag Flintoff I’m a fan but you were a complete KNO* when you attacked the Focus RS in the car park challenge 🤬 At least you had the decency to give up any budget you had towards its repair

    rhodri howrhodri how12 dager siden
  • Jaguar may not always make the BEST sport/supercars. But sometimes they do make the most beautiful ones. Even enzo Ferrari himself once said the e-type was "the most beautiful car ever made", which is amazing because enzo rarely ever paid a compliment to cars that weren't made by ferrari. Also the e-type was and is a true beautiful car. The 220 is too. They say the 220 is hard to drive, a bit savage and uncomfortable, but that you also don't care about any of that when driving one.

    John TrufflesJohn Truffles12 dager siden
  • One of best jag Thanks team 5 gear

    Dhirender KumarDhirender Kumar12 dager siden

    Farhan Ahmad TajuddinFarhan Ahmad Tajuddin12 dager siden
  • It’s a jaaaaaaaaaag

    Dr BeanosDr Beanos12 dager siden
  • My goodness.... that thing is gorgeous.

    Silk Cut Livery Jaguar XJR-9Silk Cut Livery Jaguar XJR-912 dager siden
  • i wish they hadn't been lazy and still managed to put v12 like they planned before

    fearviewfearview12 dager siden
  • That was absolutely phenomenal. I was so very excited. It's just more proof that the XJ220 is a great and very underrated car that deserves a lot more respect than it gets. Thank you.

    christdragonchristdragon12 dager siden
  • Sounds terrible! Slow tom 60! Slow to 200 and trying to kill you! See the 959 and F40! Those are great cars.

    Steve JovanSteve Jovan12 dager siden
  • And turning off the engine without cooldown after a 200mph attempt sure as shiz ain’t good

    Josefin KjellssonJosefin Kjellsson12 dager siden
  • I love this car, they need a remake

    ihatecrackheadihatecrackhead12 dager siden

    Miguel AzevedoMiguel Azevedo12 dager siden
    • Cool. Welcome to 2016

      AWCAWC12 dager siden
  • If YTers with 10k subs manage to use GPS to measure the speed they were going, why can't Top Gear? Because hard data isn't as exciting as shaky cameras and excited hosts apparently.

    Titanium MechanismTitanium Mechanism12 dager siden
  • Need for speed 2 anyone?

    MashableMashable12 dager siden
  • Why don't you guys test the latest hypercars like koenigsegg chiron super sport Hennessy and ssc

    Lovewith KoenigseggLovewith Koenigsegg12 dager siden
  • why does he talk like Clarkson??

    Joe PatJoe Pat12 dager siden
  • Get someone who knows how to drive manual, then go try the run again.

    kobenoyashikobenoyashi12 dager siden
  • That F40 just stole the spotlight even though it wasn't even the focus in this video. Lol

    Pratik ParijaPratik Parija12 dager siden
  • If could have any car i would pic the xj220 over any Ferrari ..jaguars finest hour

    Henry OvallesHenry Ovalles12 dager siden
  • Ik a lot of people get annoyed of how amazing the *real* top gear was but all I could think of while watching this is Richard Hammond not being able to stop the car at the end and crash.

    TigerGotThisTigerGotThis12 dager siden
  • Who actually watches the new Top Gear nowadays??

    2jzandy s2jzandy s12 dager siden
  • Is that an Australian accent?

    Hazazi AzizanHazazi Azizan12 dager siden
  • Sorry top gear, I unsubscribe you because you take down supercar france episode.

    Elfan WidyantonoElfan Widyantono12 dager siden
  • Top gear sucks now

    Jesus savesJesus saves12 dager siden
    • I think it’s pretty good tbh Freddie is funny and I feel like Jeremy, Hammond and james are getting too old to present now. They were good back in the day when they were younger. Because when your younger u have more drive to do things and u make it more fun if u get me. I wouldn’t say the new top gear sucks tho just depends on what people like really

      Ed NorthEd North11 dager siden
  • These older supercars have so much more genuine driving spirit than the new ones that are so full of technology that it's almost like sitting in a spaceship. This Jag is just AMAZING.

    detonator2112detonator211212 dager siden
  • Biggest scam car ever sales by a renowned car company.... Shame

    Matt ShahMatt Shah12 dager siden
    • But it's a beautiful car nevertheless!

      Matt ShahMatt Shah12 dager siden