Jeremy Clarkson's Lancia has been found in Botswana! Ft. James May

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The trio's trip across the Okavango Delta is one of the greatest pieces of television ever, and it's scary to think that it has been 14 years since that crazy special. You'd think that Jeremy Clarkson's Lancia Beta Coupe would have been lost forever after the crew left Botswana, but a NOprojectsr currently living in the country has found the car, and has since completed the trio as well...

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  • Chicken N. Waffles

    Chicken N. Waffles

    2 måneder siden

    Manscaped is the sort of thing the hosts would've shown on a Christmas episode to laugh at. Like NordVPN or Ridge Wallets, it's something you'd never want to buy on your own, but because so many youtube channels advertise them, you're tricked into thinking they're actually worth it. I'm sure if you were paid $500+ and/or given the product for free you'd be willing to read off a script to, but ask yourselves how many of these people would've bought the thing on their own.

  • T B

    T B

    3 måneder siden

    DriveTribe why am I watching a balding man in pink with the overly waxed eyebrows taking shots at the presenters while attempting to sell gentleman's groomers?

  • Covert Garage

    Covert Garage

    3 måneder siden

    I agree with you and welcome to my channel about cars

  • Nick Firth

    Nick Firth

    4 måneder siden

    Bloke presenting the video look like he got his beard caught in a hedge trimmer, but sure I'll buy a plum razor of him....

  • BlackPanther BP

    BlackPanther BP

    4 måneder siden

    Can you please say hi from me to James may

  • Diogenese Senna
    Diogenese Senna2 dager siden

    $950 is a total rip-off for that car - I wouldn't give $100 for it.

  • H&M Mich Co.
    H&M Mich Co.4 dager siden

    Someone found the Mercedes James get the Mercedes to mechanic. Someone found the Mercedes

  • SteelRazorback
    SteelRazorback5 dager siden

    I bet Jay Leno would fix it if someone has connections

  • Brendan P
    Brendan P6 dager siden

    I like the sentiment that James May had on keeping the car where it is.

  • Ryan O.
    Ryan O.7 dager siden

    Forza Horizon 4 barn find in real life be like:

  • Anna Pondelik
    Anna Pondelik8 dager siden

    ridiculous how everyone in europe is now contagiated with that american "shave alllll your body hair off"-virus

  • Markus gordon
    Markus gordon8 dager siden

    Wait a second are you really asking for money for this complete waste of time you had a commercial I couldn’t skip at beginning of vid then another one you yourself produced how about not asking others for money. Jesus you got a lot of bulls

  • Matthew Reece Baaliah
    Matthew Reece Baaliah9 dager siden

    The dedication of thus man who shaves his face for a sponsor 🤣💪🏼

  • Leonidas
    Leonidas13 dager siden

    Bullet hole fired through the footwell.

  • pingpongpung
    pingpongpung13 dager siden

    0:18 to 1:11 is an ad.

  • Project Rescues
    Project Rescues19 dager siden

    I'd like to try and find the blue 89/91 Chevy Camaro RS Jeremy drove to New Orleans, LA. I wonder if its still around.

  • TheFalseKingslayer
    TheFalseKingslayer26 dager siden

    Will never have the same love as Oliver, that car became a real personality

  • MDC
    MDCMåned siden

    Again... James is no fun.

  • Captured By Smartphones
    Captured By SmartphonesMåned siden

    "Oliver is a shitbox. Always has been." Oh James. I'd watch my back for Hammond if I were you. You're gonna get stabbed to death for that statement.

  • The Gibbs Guy
    The Gibbs GuyMåned siden

    Any updates?

  • Angelo Brewster
    Angelo BrewsterMåned siden

    The amount of times that thing broke down

  • corda
    cordaMåned siden

    if I could I would take the lacia home. but thats just me being a lacia type of guy

  • nlocniL
    nlocniLMåned siden

    Still has a South African number plate.

  • Steven Quinn
    Steven QuinnMåned siden

    Oliver did not go home, he had 3 that were copies and just called Oliver. It was not the same car

  • FastDriver318


    Måned siden

    @Steven Quinn Send me a link, I cant seem to find a article on this

  • Steven Quinn

    Steven Quinn

    Måned siden

    @FastDriver318 um yes!! Google it

  • FastDriver318


    Måned siden

    Um, no

  • Xamiakass
    XamiakassMåned siden

    did i get this right? so somebody's expecting viewers to pay money to get you the item that you will be making money off afterwards? :D hm.... :DDDDDDDDD

  • Beaumont Byrom
    Beaumont ByromMåned siden

    Has anyone started a crowdfunding campaign to buy and restore these cars yet?

  • Max S.
    Max S.Måned siden

    I think they put the original door on for any scene that doesn't show the weird custom one.

  • tactical_snails
    tactical_snailsMåned siden

    One day Oliver will go for insane money at auction

  • William Armstrong
    William ArmstrongMåned siden

    stop saying B ate R its B eat R

  • Aleksandr Strizhevskiy
    Aleksandr StrizhevskiyMåned siden

    Seems like a waste of money to restore this car that, to me, just looks like scrap. I suspect it would be cheaper to build a vehicle from scratch. How many of the original parts are still serviceable. I guess you get into the Ship of Theseus problem but after all the necessary repairs are made I doubt it will be the same car at all.

  • giveerthebeans2009


    Måned siden

    you wouldn't understand

  • Kal Solo
    Kal SoloMåned siden

    It’s been 14 years 😨😨😨😨

  • goatcreek
    goatcreekMåned siden

    Not an E-class

  • Stir It Up
    Stir It UpMåned siden

    Thanks for the ball-shaving ad. Classy

  • Tafrog
    TafrogMåned siden

    Why don't you ask the BBC ?

  • 2ohfour RYAN
    2ohfour RYANMåned siden

    @DRIVETRIBE dont restore it but please put a distributor in it so it can run again like may said he didnt want to restore it but didnt say anything about putting a distributor in and getting her running with some brake cleaner fluid/ aka magic in a can

  • martin jenkins
    martin jenkinsMåned siden

    And its got glass now weird

  • A. D
    A. DMåned siden

    The guy ruined his beard for a sponsor segment. Worth the watch.

  • Brock Didenko
    Brock DidenkoMåned siden

    Somebody local should open up little businesses/cafes using those cars as attractions to put some money back into the local economy.

  • Ali Talla
    Ali TallaMåned siden

    James's Mercedes was Automatic not Manual as shown in this video

  • Trevor Marsee
    Trevor MarseeMåned siden

    I think James is a little jealous of Hammond and Oliver

  • Jeremy Banham
    Jeremy Banham2 måneder siden

    "I've been Mike"... so who the heck are you at other times?

  • Fixing W/ Friends

    Fixing W/ Friends

    28 dager siden

    Shape shifter? Tiny alien in a robot suit? Ditto?

  • BoneYard
    BoneYard2 måneder siden

    Confused, May says it was the first special, but Winter Olympics, USA, and the North Pole were before it. Pretty sure it's the 4th Special :)

  • Trev's Travels By Narrowboat
    Trev's Travels By Narrowboat2 måneder siden

    Does it work on the awful beard you have?

  • Brad Chesh
    Brad Chesh2 måneder siden

    There not the cars as they still have all the windows and everything 😂

  • Shalabazer The Boltstruck
    Shalabazer The Boltstruck2 måneder siden


  • gboulter
    gboulter2 måneder siden

    I can assure you the doors ETC didn't get refitted by the crew we had plains waiting very close to the finish line. I wanted all the cars bringing back for Beaulieu.

  • paulinfrance5
    paulinfrance52 måneder siden

    Thanks for the long publicity I will now put it on my 'NOT to buy list "

  • Ricardo Carneiro
    Ricardo Carneiro2 måneder siden

    James merc is still in africa being driven around..

  • Zac B
    Zac B2 måneder siden

    $950... + shipping to the nearest port and pickup.. should come to 23000

  • Mission Possible
    Mission Possible2 måneder siden

    You went too high with that ball trimmer. Seems you hit your chin and forehead.

  • 898792
    8987922 måneder siden

    vinwiki come to the rescue!

  • No One
    No One2 måneder siden


  • Soraia Morais
    Soraia Morais2 måneder siden

    Jeremy who?????????????

  • Vaughn Mahabir
    Vaughn Mahabir2 måneder siden

    All those cars used on the shows should be kept in museums.

  • bpastorb
    bpastorb2 måneder siden

    That would make for one epic Ebay motors listing..

  • Das_Bass
    Das_Bass3 måneder siden

    Now let's save those cars from Argentina.

  • FastDriver318


    Måned siden

    Ok, if you can restore cubes of metal that probably don't exist anymore, I'll be well impressed

  • Stoil Michaylov
    Stoil Michaylov3 måneder siden

    I'd love to buy the Lancia...... How would one go about it. I live in South Africa

  • Peter Booth
    Peter Booth3 måneder siden

    Sop rung to sell us ball shaving equipment! What’s next? Truck nuts?

  • UncleFester84
    UncleFester843 måneder siden

    Well then there's a question for J&J: If you could choose a car from any of the specials to bring back home and "care" for it, which one would it be?

  • Procrastinating Genius
    Procrastinating Genius3 måneder siden

    1000th comment that is all, please continue to the next comment

  • JP
    JP3 måneder siden


  • Downsideup
    Downsideup3 måneder siden

    0liver will out live is all!

  • Darker Than Black
    Darker Than Black3 måneder siden

    Hahahahha bro noooo shave yourself hahaha you looked ridiculous in that promo

  • Arian
    Arian3 måneder siden

    Seeing these cars and the remains of the things they did, like James' art work are like rediscovering something historic...which it is

  • Chris Kosti
    Chris Kosti3 måneder siden

    Please pronounce LANCIA correct! => LANTSHIA

  • P. C.
    P. C.3 måneder siden

    If someone brings that Lancia back Clarkson would want to drop a Piano on it

  • rob warren
    rob warren3 måneder siden

    You get five stars just for the shaver advertisement lol 😂

  • Syd Clark
    Syd Clark3 måneder siden

    Don't waste your money folks. Nobody gave a monies when it was left, so let's leave it to rot.

  • Aidan Byrne
    Aidan Byrne3 måneder siden


  • Khubaib Ahmad
    Khubaib Ahmad3 måneder siden

    Why did I get nostalgic on seeing the cars again???

  • Bret Simpson
    Bret Simpson3 måneder siden

    Everyone I mean everyone are sponsored by chick scape

    FARGO GEMINI3 måneder siden

    Skip to 1.20

  • Larry Lentini
    Larry Lentini3 måneder siden

    Decorating his pub with old challenge cars would be killer marketing.

  • Anthony Everett
    Anthony Everett3 måneder siden

    What would you say about the 1970 volvo?

  • Defenestrated Window
    Defenestrated Window3 måneder siden

    But where is the Beetle!?

  • Monikerfree
    Monikerfree3 måneder siden

    Manscape! because every blue blooded man wants to look like a 10 year old boy down there....

  • Walter Burton
    Walter Burton3 måneder siden


  • John Morseman
    John Morseman3 måneder siden

    Ok now it’s time to find all the other adventure cars

  • Kitdank
    Kitdank3 måneder siden

    The BBC might try and buy these cars back and scrap them

  • Mazda Demio XD Touring '15
    Mazda Demio XD Touring '153 måneder siden

    the merc only needs a small cheap part, that thing is indestructible

  • 1BigBen
    1BigBen3 måneder siden

    best thing to do, is give that Lancia a Morris Marina funeral

  • Sputnik
    Sputnik3 måneder siden

    could you just pronounce the name correctly?? it is not LLan see ya!!!! just ask some italian for help

  • roland hazuki
    roland hazuki3 måneder siden

    I would like to see Hammond Impreza wagon

  • B Luster
    B Luster3 måneder siden

    500k views in a day or two. If everyone chipped a penny, it would pay for the entire build of the car after. Makes ya think.

  • Gavin Dulebohn
    Gavin Dulebohn3 måneder siden

    A Botswana episode of Grand Tour with all the original cars repaired would be cool

  • obi wan
    obi wan3 måneder siden

    I wonder if the cow bell, cows head and steaks are still in james car.

  • Brian Ciofani
    Brian Ciofani3 måneder siden

    Can someone explain what they mean by 'set rev' when they say it?? I tried to look it up and see it in context but no dice.

  • Kavinsky Smith
    Kavinsky Smith3 måneder siden

    You know if old top gear was still going right now, Hammond or James would buy the thing, import it, paint it red, tow his alfa, switch the plates, and put it in his parking spot with the wheels off for him to discover it in the morning, and then all of england would wake to a very angry clarkson yelling where the F is my alfa?!!!!

  • oiuet souiu
    oiuet souiu3 måneder siden

    Oliver and the lancia will live forever don't diss Jezzas eyebrows

  • oiuet souiu

    oiuet souiu

    3 måneder siden

    Oliver and the lancia will live forever don't diss Jezzas eyebrows

  • FunteX
    FunteX3 måneder siden

    Less snappy spitty saliva sounds when you talk please, bloddy unprofessional . . . =P

  • Steven Atkinson
    Steven Atkinson3 måneder siden

    You say the doors have been welded back onto the merc. Are you sure thats weld and not chewing gum, blu tac and bird sh😃te 🤣

  • mikefranky
    mikefranky3 måneder siden

    What happened to the Porsche 928.......🤦‍♂️

  • 69 is a great number

    69 is a great number

    3 måneder siden

    It was destroyed

  • Zipp4Everyone
    Zipp4Everyone3 måneder siden

    Clarksons Beta? Clarksson IS a beta ;)

  • Nate Creed
    Nate Creed3 måneder siden

    I want to buy and restore that Lancia badly. Importing it will cost so much though

  • Ardal Hall
    Ardal Hall3 måneder siden

    Would love James to buy the merc back and Jeremy to buy the lancia back and then have them back into original spec and have all 3 on a road trip together again

  • piskopow
    piskopow3 måneder siden

    E class merc? no kind gentleman that´s an w123 merc. Which was thier "C"ompact model at the time. Maybe getting away to call the W124 an "E" is ok but this is not. Kind regards, everyone.

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiue3 måneder siden

    Mike is rocking the old school Johnny smith beard in that manscaped ad

  • soiung toiue

    soiung toiue

    3 måneder siden

    James May has said before that he is not nostalgic when it comes to old cars. He prefers current and future technology

  • 77mazen
    77mazen4 måneder siden

    this advertisement in the beginning, what a fail, immedieate dislike!

  • Kurt Depner
    Kurt Depner4 måneder siden

    James May is absolutely right about the Mercedes. His perspective gives me hope for the world.

  • Matticus Madness
    Matticus Madness4 måneder siden

    7:04 I can feel the “bog off” in his reply from here. Yeah he won’t be doing much about it, I can tell.

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiue4 måneder siden

    There's still one car unaccounted for: What happened to the VW Beetle that they would have to drive if their car failed?

  • soiung toiue

    soiung toiue

    4 måneder siden

    I think when we find the merc we need to have a reunion with all 3 of the cars

  • RandahlR-Shedbythetracks
    RandahlR-Shedbythetracks4 måneder siden

    You can always count on James to throw cold water on your dreams..

  • Akkbar
    Akkbar4 måneder siden

    Clark son sure isnt very involved with this channel

  • Planet Of the ape man
    Planet Of the ape man4 måneder siden

    If he restores them, do so to the point that they were in the program. Hammond has ruined his car by completely over restoring it.