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Top Gear - The Challenges 6 (with Augmented Reality) [DVD]

Jeremy Clarkson , Richard Hammond    Parental Guidance   DVD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: PG
  • Studio: 2entertain
  • DVD Release Date: 4 Jun 2012
  • Run Time: 240 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,291 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)


Product Description

Top Gear - The Challenges 6 combines all the meaty goodness of incredible car-based endeavours with all the tasty treats of brilliant star guests and a delicious gravy of pure distilled Stigginess.

Counts as one of your recommended five-a-day intake of three silly men arguing, falling over and accidentally setting things on fire.

PLUS: Watch this DVD come to life with Augmented Reality. Access exclusive content using your Smartphone or Tablet device.

Jeremy, Richard and James welcome their colleagues from Australian Top Gear to Britain by picking them up in a prison van and calling all three of them ‘Bruce’ as Top Gear once again teeters on the brink of an international incident.

Top Gear sets out to solve the problem of expensive rail tickets by making locomotives from old luxury cars and carriages from ancient caravans. What could possible go wrong? Apart from a prominent railway author getting covered in flies and poo.

What’s the ideal affordable, insurable, second hand car for someone who’s just passed their driving test? The presenters mentally knock upwards of 25 years off their own ages to find out. Warning: Contains the sight of James May wigging out to dance music whilst wearing a very silly hat.

The presenters decide to save Britain from the annual blizzard of headlines proclaiming ‘snow chaos’ by making normally idle combine harvesters work through the winter as snow ploughs. What could possibly go wrong with that? Apart from setting a man alight…

Jeremy, Richard and James are told to buy second hand, four seater convertibles for a challenge, fail to compare notes and accidentally end up with exactly the same sort of car. Although actually, they prove to be very different. Especially when it comes to what’s been left in the interior.

Can the presenters knock down a cluster of condemned houses using left over military hardware faster than a team of professionals can do it with proper demolition equipment? Erm… what do you think?

Jeremy embarks on a typically thorough test of a new family car involving fire, a helicopter, some ice cream, two dogs and a well known British actress in the glovebox.
Radiant Winter Olympian and official Friend Of Top Gear Amy Williams gamely agrees to race unradiant and sport-o-phobic James May in a snow-bound battle between man and machine. Well, girl and machine.

It’s a big Jag against the Big One as Jeremy decides to race against the very centre of the universe. Sort of. The rising and setting of the sun is more to do with the rotation of the earth but let’s not get bogged down in that now.

James travels to the United States to drive the exciting new baby Range Rover. Contains dramatic scenery, light off roading and a well known diva with a suspiciously large Adam’s apple.
Richard meets the world’s pluckiest and most unusual rally team as they prepare to take on the challenge of a lifetime. Also featuring an appearance from a very old friend who has to promise not to write another book about it.

Jeremy celebrates the 50th birthday of the Jaguar E-type in typically understated style and drives the re-made Eagle Speedster which he proclaims to be the most beautiful thing in the entire world.

Richard is in South Africa to drive quite possibly the world’s toughest thing. And drive it he does…right over some cars, through a wall and onto a big pile of explosives.

Special Features:
• Stig’s Cousins’ Laps
• Unseen Interview Clips of Sebastian Vettel, Jonathan Ross, Ryan Reynolds, Ross Noble and Alice Cooper
• Interceptors’ Titles Sequence
• Amy Williams’ Helmet Cam Footage
• Desert & Ice Montage
• Deleted Scenes

Product Description

Top Gear The Challenges 6 - With Augmented Reality (DVD) TV's most middle-aged boys biggest petrolheads Jezza, Captain Slow and the Hamster return for another selection of globe-trotting challenges, star-studded interviews and large dollops of His Stigness. And now with added augmented reality! Watch three men argue, fall over and accidentally set things on fire in this collection of madcap stunts plucked from the hit show. Laugh at their tragic attempt to revolutionise British rail with inflammable car trains! Stand well back as Hammond destroys half of Johannesburg in the super-vehicle, the Marauder! And have smelling salts at the ready when the team comes up with an idea that actually works in the shape of the winter weather-busting Snowbine! A DVD collection that's packed with the trio's very best skits and stunts and most importantly, reveals which movie star ended up stuffed in a Skoda Yeti's glovebox! Did You Know? • Using the special flyer included in the DVD box and a free app, smartphone/tablet owners can become the Stig by superimposing their fine-looking noggins inside a 3D Stig helmet thanks to the power of augmented reality! • Top Gear is BBC 2's most successful show and drums up 6.5 million viewers on average per episode • Want to know what the public's favourite Top Gear bits are? Then check out the 17 top moments of Top Gear, a compilation of the most viewed clips on the show's official website. 17 Top Moments of Top Gear What's In The Box? • Two discs with a running time of 240 minutes • Thirteen classic challenges including Car Trains, Snowbine, the Jaguar XJ vs. the Sun and Amputee Rally • Stig's cousins' laps
 • Unseen interview footage of guests Sebastian Vettel, Jonathan Ross, Ryan Reynolds, Ross Noble and Alice Cooper
 • Interceptors' titles sequence
 • Amy Williams' helmet cam footage
 • Deleted scenes • Exclusive augmented-reality content for smartphone and tablet owners that lets

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The greatest hits just keep on comin'! 11 Jun 2012
Yet another brilliant two-disc set from BBC and 2entertain, collecting the best challenges from the last series. Ones to watch are definitely The Ashes against the Australian Top Gear presenters, the Snowbine Harvester and Car Train episodes, the rally car versus Amy Williams and the Amputee Rally.

Great assortment of extras include a wonderful compilation of the Stig's Cousins all over the world, deleted scenes and celebrity interviews and the hillarious Interceptors' title sequence. Great menu designs, wonderful structure, layout, picture/sound quality and useful subtitles.

All in all, an essential purchase for all fans of the show.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Always a thrill 12 Jun 2012
I always have loved Top Gear i absolutely cannot get enough of the lads, there is an amazing sense of adventure stupidity and all round family fun, i can guarantee there nothing more fun then watching a bunch of old men fall over crash cars and challenge each over, if your a petrol head this is the show for you, if your more into car reviews with dignity then fifth gear will obviously be better, but if you like a little bit of fun then this is for you.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Always entertaining 13 Jun 2012
If you're buying this, then you almost certainly have the previous five and already know what you're getting. It's fun, it's silly and it's always worth watching.

A word about the "Augmented Reality": It requires an app for both iPhone & Android phones, but you need to have the most up to date equipment you can get for the AR to display properly.
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5.0 out of 5 stars More Challenges,More Fun 8 Jun 2012
By The Neon Weasel TOP 1000 REVIEWER
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The boys are back,yet again,for another collection of mad challenges.Yes weve seen them before on the telly,but this is a really good collection,that serves up outrageous pratting about,not to mention a brilliant tribute to the glorious E-Type Jaguar on its 50th birthday.Though Amazon have listed the challenges in the wrong order,as does the DVD cover.The Maurauder segment doesnt close the DVD,thats the tribute to the E-Type,the Maurauder slots inbetween Amy Williams Vs WRC Mini and the Jaguar XJ Vs The Sun segments.

The Bonus disc offers up a full hour of extras,which are a bit of a mixed bag.All the clips of the Stigs cousins are strung together in a compilation,which is amusing in places.There are some unseen interview clips,Ross Noble's are quite funny(but then again Im a big fan),Jonathan Ross's is just odd,Alice Coopers very insightful,and for a world champion Sebastian Vettel proves to be very down to earth,and funny.There are some more clips from things that arent actually featured in the DVD,and one of Richard shooting at the Maurauder.

So if your a Top Gear fan,stick the challengers in the DVD player,and sit back and enjoy 4 hours a great entertainment.
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5.0 out of 5 stars love it 10 July 2014
By Taranth
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such amazing dvd yet again. i defenatly say buy this :)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars 4 July 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars New Top Gear being silly 29 Jun 2014
By Maddog
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I am going off top gear and have been watching probably every series since the beginning all a bit silly now and not much on actual cars. However my fiancé loves it and this DVD especially
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5.0 out of 5 stars Daughters Birthday 28 May 2014
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Had quite a day with Top Gear, very enjoyable. Will be back for more Challenges as they are made. Thanks
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great 'boys' gift
Bought as a gift for my brother, who is an avid fan of Top Gear. He loved it and even took it in holiday with him earlier this year.
Published 2 months ago by Gill Gee
5.0 out of 5 stars My 9 year old son loves it.
Hello, you'll love this if you're a Top Gear fan ! Simple as that ! Great value and very entertaining.
Published 2 months ago by Mother Hen
5.0 out of 5 stars WARNING! Too funny, we nearly split our sides.
This is just too funny. How can you turn a car and a caravan into a train - watch it if you dare!!
Published 5 months ago by Witchgirl
5.0 out of 5 stars The usual challenges mischief from the Top Gear trio
As usual, this DVD contains a selection of Top Gear challenges which have formed part of recent series. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Matthew
5.0 out of 5 stars Great buy !
Got this for my 11 year old son who just loves it. Men behaving like big kids - Big boys and their toys !
Published 6 months ago by Mrs Lisa S Holtam
5.0 out of 5 stars Great!
Super fast delivery (amazingly only about 12 hours!) lost a star because of Jeremy Clarkson - his head is big enough without awarding 5 stars! Read more
Published 6 months ago by Mr Paul J Lewis
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Bought for my son, he loves them! Very funny, if you like top gear on tv you will enjoy these!!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Top Gear
this was bought as a present so do not have an opinion about it but was told it was ok.
Published 6 months ago by Liz
5.0 out of 5 stars Top Gear - The Challenges 6
It is very good and very funny in places. I haven't worked out the augmented reality part yet. I did have a go but it didn't do anything. I will try again sometime.
Published 6 months ago by Mrs. L. Vast
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