• May 13, 2009

Click above to watch video after the jump

The last time Top Gear went to the United Arab Emirates, they took three Veyrons for a spin and sent the Stig into the mountains behind the wheel of a Koenigsegg. And that was the magazine. So you can bet that if the television show were to head there as well, it'd be for an equally exciting romp. And here you have it: Video footage of Richard Hammond and Sheikh al-Stig at UAE's Alain Airport with a quartet of the most desirable top-of-the-line supercars on the market. In plain view on the closed-off air strip are a Mercedes SLR McLaren 722, the new Lamborghini Murcielago SV LP670-4, a Bugatti Veyron for good measure (probably the same all-red example that took part in the triple formation) and an original McLaren F1 to put them all in their place. The comparison promises to be epic, but you can check out the video footage after the jump in the meantime.

[Source: World Car Fans]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      No Koenigsegg? Weak. McLaren will destroy all. Koenigsegg CCXR or SSC Ulti Aero would be good to see.
      • 5 Years Ago
      GREAT VIDEO!!!

      ...?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Mclaren F1 is the absolute equal intensity of a Chuck Norris round house kicked...so if the Stig drives it shun your eyes, you may turn into a grain of salt!
      I heart the original Mclaren its so evil
      • 5 Years Ago
      think it's a zonda, not mclaren
        • 5 Years Ago
        You need glasses
      • 5 Years Ago
      every other car > McLaren F1
        • 5 Years Ago
        oops < grammar
        • 5 Years Ago
        I'm going to invoke a rarely used (by me) phrase:

        lolwut?
        • 5 Years Ago
        correction: every other car < mclaren F1
      • 5 Years Ago
      white stig?
        • 5 Years Ago
        @GT

        i think that stig cousin would be coated in gold
        • 5 Years Ago
        Was wondering the same thing...
        • 5 Years Ago
        You never know... it could be the Stig's rich, arabic sheik cousin... (sheiks almost always wear white, right?)
      • 5 Years Ago
      How does Sheikh al-Stig fit his turban inside that helmet?
        • 5 Years Ago
        arabs don't wear turbans
      • 5 Years Ago
      What happened to those budget cuts we were hearing about for the next series? Not that I'm complaining, as this comparo promises to be an all-time great, but I was kind of looking forward to more cheap car challenges.
        • 5 Years Ago
        They used up ALL of the money on this one show. Looks like it will be worth it.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Eric it is a McLaren F1, they even state it in the description, and Kaveh I don't mean to be rude but it is a ZONDA not a ZONDRA as you have written twice.
      • 5 Years Ago
      What an awful job, testing some of the fastest and greatest cars in the world...
      Where do I apply?
      Normally I would not consider the sale of my soul but......
      • 5 Years Ago
      They should have included a Zonda.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I'm pretty sure that's not the TV show out there. The way the cars are layed hout makes it look a lot like a cover shoot for TopGear Magazine, who in one months time one year ago had a special issue in Dubai - in which they said they would love to return to Dubai. I thibk that'll be out in the UK in the next 2 weeks.
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