This episode looks the joys of driving for the first time and the sense of freedom that accompanies it. Cars discussed include the Mini, the Hillman Imp, the Austin 1100, the Ford Escort (including the XR3i), and the Austin/Mini/MG Metro.
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[talking about the first time he was a passenger in a Jaguar Mark II
We climbed into this Jag and proceeded to *hammer* this car around the suburban streets of Leicester. And I remember the tyre squeal, I remember sliding across the leather seats and seeing the big gauges spinning through their arc, and thinking, and this is a clear memory, "If I'm going to die now, this is the best way, without question".
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