22x08 TG

The presenters meet up for their classic convertible challenge.

Series 22, Episode 8 is an unaired and incomplete episode of the BBC motoring show Top Gear which was scheduled to be the eighth episode of the twenty-second series of the show. Originally, the episode had been slated to be broadcast on the 15th of March, 2015. However, due to presenter Jeremy Clarkson's dismissal from the show, the episode was removed from the schedule.

Overview Edit

Film(s) Edit

The guys are challenged to each purchase a classic convertible which they believe is perfect for the English summer. Then, having made their selections, the team meet up and spend a few days attempting to become true classic car owners.

Power Test Edit

Hammond once again hits the Top Gear test track, this time pitting the all new Subaru WRX STi against the VW Golf R.


Footballer Gary Lineker is the ninth celebrity to tackle the reasonably priced Vauxhall Astra in series twenty-two.

Trivia Edit

  • The classic car film that was to be featured in this episode was the first item the team filmed for series twenty-two. They filmed the item in May, 2014.
  • The episode was originally scheduled to air on the 15th of March, 2015 but was postponed following Jeremy Clarkson's suspension.