Reviews: Volkswagen Golf GTI W12
Features/challenges: Road trip to find the greatest driving road in the world: (Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera • Porsche 911 GT3 RS • Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24)
Guest: Dame Helen Mirren
Original air date: October 7, 2007
The presenters go on a motoring holiday in Mainland Europe during the Summer, each taking a light-weight supercar with them through France, Italy, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, on their search to find the best driving road in the world. Hammond believes he will enjoy it in the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Clarkson tries to enjoy it the fuel guzzling Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, and May struggles to enjoy it in a truly stripped out (and very uncomfortable) Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24. Meanwhile, Clarkson sees what the rushed construction of the Volkswagen Golf GTI W12 Concept has produced, and Dame Helen Mirren takes to the track in the Lacetti.