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Hammond and May at the start line, with Clarkson's hovercraft in the background.

Series 22, Episode 1 was the first episode of the twenty-second series of the BBC motoring show Top Gear. The episode was broadcast on the 25th of January, 2015.

Overview Edit

Film(s) Edit

The presenters travel to Saint Petersburg to recreate their race across London from series ten. James raced in the space-age Renault Twizy, Richard on a race bicycle, Jeremy on a professionally built hovercraft, and the Stig took advantage of Russia's public transport system.

Power Test Edit

Richard heads to the test track for a review of Lamborghini's Gallardo replacement - the Huracán - to see if it lives up to the exceptional reputation of its predecessor.


Ed Sheeran was the first celebrity in series twenty-two to take on the Kia Cee'd and the Top Gear test track, posting a lap time of 1:54.3 using automatic transmission, the second slowest.