Richard Hammond reunites with Oliver!

Over the past couple of years, Richard Hammond has been neglecting his Opel Kadett, Oliver. So just before the worst of the British winter rolled in, Richard took the opportunity to check in on his Okavango Delta-smiting friend.

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    4 kuukautta sitten

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    • James Brown

      James Brown

      Uukausi sitten

      Retro rally car all day long dude 😉✌ Lets face it, when you're in your 50's, what you want is to do all of the things you dreamed of in years gone by... No one wants to go sleepily round the car park at Sainsbury's on a Sunday afternoon.. What you really want to be doing is smashing in the backdoor of a cheerleader on a Friday night full of Sambuca and coke 😂😂😂💪😎 I stand by what I said.... Rally car all day long 😋😘

    • Trilochan velmurugan

      Trilochan velmurugan

      Uukausi sitten

      "A TV show called... *top* or something"

    • Shelby Solko

      Shelby Solko

      3 kuukautta sitten

      German female touring car racer Sabine Schmitz has past away of cancer at 51. This is important for Clarkson, Hammond, May to pay the last respects to Sabine.

    • Riley Anoid

      Riley Anoid

      3 kuukautta sitten

      Meanwhile, this filter brainwash's the British people into forgetting all about the homegrown Vauxhall brand, something their new Fench owners, PSA, are aiming for so they can quietly move all production to Germany!

    • johnk


      4 kuukautta sitten

      1.5k dislikes ? blasphemy ! i see that top...something got all employes , family, friends and total number of viewers to hit that button .

  2. G G

    G G

    3 tuntia sitten

    hammond should buy a farm next to may's farm which will be next to clarkson's farm

  3. phillydopey the lner C1

    phillydopey the lner C1

    16 tuntia sitten

    oliver :D

  4. TheMilitantHorse


    21 tunti sitten

    Richard is losing it.

  5. Kyliroo Gaming

    Kyliroo Gaming

    2 päivää sitten

    100% agree with others - faithful restoration 😊

  6. Good Morning

    Good Morning

    3 päivää sitten

    I find it sooooo unbelievably odd that he always drives around in those newer huge American cars on Grand Tour and he has this simple little car that he named.

  7. Woodenarrows


    3 päivää sitten

    I saw the original show with Oliver in the Botswana adventure. I think Oliver deserves to be restored for all his hard work...

  8. coolstufftodo


    3 päivää sitten

    Restore oliver to factory. Buy oliver 2.0 and make rally car. Can’t go wrong with both

  9. the lone cyberbloke

    the lone cyberbloke

    3 päivää sitten

    I shall call him Oliver!

  10. Armchair General

    Armchair General

    4 päivää sitten

    Restomod him. Restore him so he looks like he just left the factory but give him a slight upgrade under the bonnet. Figure out some way to get like 130hp out of him it will be a blast to drive but won't ruin the car.

  11. Windows Classic

    Windows Classic

    5 päivää sitten

    hello i am a big fan of you guys

  12. Mr Muffin Trains

    Mr Muffin Trains

    5 päivää sitten

    Restore him to factory settings lol

  13. Shawbag 11

    Shawbag 11

    5 päivää sitten

    Crazy idea but for the next grand tour special take him as the backup car and hammond will just blow up whatever other car he choses just so he can drive oliver and the upside is jerremy or james would hate to be stuck with it so you cant go wrong with doing that eather it annoys them or it reuinites hammond with his best m8 XD

  14. Captured By Smartphones

    Captured By Smartphones

    5 päivää sitten

    2:53 And that's why you don't let anyone else borrow your treasured belongings. Because they will not take care of it.

  15. FR 287

    FR 287

    5 päivää sitten

    Restore to fresh out of the factory condition.

  16. Afro Kinks

    Afro Kinks

    5 päivää sitten

    A retro Rally Car is Go

  17. Mr CH11LER

    Mr CH11LER

    6 päivää sitten

    I would fix the body up to factory then, everything from the lights to the tyres would get replaced with modern alternatives so you effectively keep the stock look but bring him into the 21st century. You could install a ford 1l ecoboost engine in him as it would be much more environmentally friendly and have more power without been silly. Replace all the bulbs with LEDs so you never have to replace them again, Install a power steering rack and a new gearbox (again, you could probably pull it all out of a Ford Ka) Also, upgrade the breaks and tires and I think you should just about have a decent 21st century Opal Cadet. It's still a 50+ year old Cadet but just a lot more friendlier to drive

  18. Tim Dum Dum Dugan

    Tim Dum Dum Dugan

    7 päivää sitten

    Retro Rally , deffo

  19. Bill Betz

    Bill Betz

    7 päivää sitten

    Restore Oliver to the plucky yet charismatic gentleman he was meant to be.

  20. The Motor Trade

    The Motor Trade

    8 päivää sitten

    100% Factory As New Restoration. He earned it.

  21. Kieran C

    Kieran C

    8 päivää sitten

    Maybe give Oliver a lick of paint to look like the rally car, the BMW 2002 TURBO. that's a white paint job with red blue and purple racing stripes 👍

  22. Mostly Penny Cat

    Mostly Penny Cat

    9 päivää sitten

    Factory fresh.

  23. Shaun Whale

    Shaun Whale

    10 päivää sitten

    Restore Oliver to factory

  24. Derpy Chicken

    Derpy Chicken

    11 päivää sitten

    Hammond i will say from the bottom of my heart, Oliver is perfect right now, the thing you should do is mend him a bit but else? No, he is perfect in every other way

  25. Bragadeesh Balakrishnan

    Bragadeesh Balakrishnan

    11 päivää sitten

    "Top something" Ducking legend

  26. Abby Webb

    Abby Webb

    11 päivää sitten

    He is perfect. If you have to fix him do it like he had rolled out of the factory. He wouldn't be Oliver anymore if you painted him purple or gave him a v8. He is what he is and thats why we love him. He is perfect 🥰

  27. Daniels Ķēniņš

    Daniels Ķēniņš

    12 päivää sitten

    Restore him. As if he was born. Make him look fresh, guve him a work out with a bit bigger engine and id say keep oliver and dont let some yoboo drive it

  28. family man

    family man

    12 päivää sitten

    I think everyone fell in love with this car. Pretty little thing

  29. Abdega


    13 päivää sitten

    Restore him like he was from the factory, but possibly with a sleeper engine

  30. Tom McGlone

    Tom McGlone

    13 päivää sitten

    FLOAT! FLOAT! OLIVERRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  31. Peter Calcutt

    Peter Calcutt

    14 päivää sitten

    Oliver Was the star of that episode, no question. he deserves to be lovingly restored to as near factory fresh condition and budget and time constraints (And the availability of parts) allow.

  32. monokoi


    16 päivää sitten

    So you made a cheap Opel spot. Got it.

  33. Harsharaj Bhattacharya

    Harsharaj Bhattacharya

    18 päivää sitten

    His fuel gauge isn't working, he's in trouble, or is he? All he needs is a pen knife and a piece of mopani wood and he can make a diamond encrusted fuel gauge just under an hour.

  34. oscar wilde

    oscar wilde

    18 päivää sitten

    ... have Richard Hammond driven over by the car, and have its underneath the last thing that he see's ... 🤗 ...

  35. Adrian Pietkiewicz

    Adrian Pietkiewicz

    19 päivää sitten

    Did those guys ever buy another Opel for one of those challenges?

  36. Clarissa McPigeon

    Clarissa McPigeon

    20 päivää sitten

    He took advantage of Richard and saw him as an easy way to gain asylum here. All he wanted was a British passport, and only wanted Richard for his. Sadly Richard was taken in.

  37. Agneedh Biswas

    Agneedh Biswas

    20 päivää sitten

    retro rally

  38. Cyriel Wollring

    Cyriel Wollring

    20 päivää sitten

    Compare him with his English cousin the Vauxhall Viva HA.

  39. Sam B

    Sam B

    21 päivä sitten

    Please dont change the paint !!

  40. Marc Burcher

    Marc Burcher

    22 päivää sitten

    We want to see a video on your full car and bike collection.

  41. John Blackhall

    John Blackhall

    22 päivää sitten

    herbie goes bananas blue whit and red racing stripes number 53

  42. Dean Romania

    Dean Romania

    22 päivää sitten

    0:34 Top... something arround that.

  43. michaelkeha


    24 päivää sitten

    Since he clearly loves to be driven off road make him a rally hero

  44. christian vlek

    christian vlek

    24 päivää sitten

    Lots of boring commenters on here. why not a body restoration with a modern(ish) driveline ? a nice 200 bhp DOHC motor , 5 speed manual and LSD . Some suspension from this century , some mod cons to make it something truly pleasurable to drive . I loved Oliver from day one , but as is its more of a cool paperweight than a daily driver.

  45. Pieter Mistiaen

    Pieter Mistiaen

    24 päivää sitten

    restore the body. and make the drivetrain electric with upgraded brakes and the like. maybe even a bit of extra comfort by building in air conditioning.

  46. Gruggadubdub


    25 päivää sitten

    That new Opel looked downright hideous by comparison. I think most modern cars look terrible compared to older ones. Old cars are simpler, fewer parts to go wrong, and have inherently more personality and charm.

  47. Ryan Davis

    Ryan Davis

    25 päivää sitten

    You CAN'T modify Oliver! He a national treasurer! it would be like dame Maggie Smith starting a new career as a stripper at string fellows, its nothing anyone wants to see.

  48. Marshall Mcmillen

    Marshall Mcmillen

    25 päivää sitten

    Full restoration but lower him a little bit I’ve loved this car since the day the episode aired so glad you still have him

  49. TheColosiss


    26 päivää sitten

    Oliver: L E G E N D

  50. Reece Sharp

    Reece Sharp

    26 päivää sitten

    Making Oliver a rally car is blasphemy of the highest order. Restore him to factory condition but leave his horn alone, that's his voice.

  51. Dylan Mason

    Dylan Mason

    27 päivää sitten

    Please, but please restore Ollie. That car symbolizes one of the best specials you guys ever did. love for the SA crew.

  52. Paul Diaz

    Paul Diaz

    27 päivää sitten

    Rally the SH$% out of him!

  53. jack weston

    jack weston

    28 päivää sitten

    He should be restored to the way he looked in Botswana

  54. The Gaming Rhino

    The Gaming Rhino

    29 päivää sitten

    Restore it perfectly, but with a supercharged hemi v8

  55. James Watts

    James Watts

    29 päivää sitten

    Have to restore him. It's the only thing to do

  56. Andrew


    Uukausi sitten

    Restore to how he left the factory

  57. nazz o

    nazz o

    Uukausi sitten

    Hello I'm Al Pacino.

  58. Patrick


    Uukausi sitten

    I remember the episode!

  59. Danny Jay

    Danny Jay

    Uukausi sitten

    My family always had Opels (would be Vauxhall in UK), and we had an Opel Kadett 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

  60. Danny Jay

    Danny Jay

    Uukausi sitten

    Whole lotta love

  61. Pranav Duggal

    Pranav Duggal

    Uukausi sitten

    Restore him. change the insides. add a v10 engine

  62. Random Trinidadian

    Random Trinidadian

    Uukausi sitten

    A bromance for the ages..... Richard and Oliver.

  63. Karabo Moloi

    Karabo Moloi

    Uukausi sitten

    "0:33 Top....something" 😂😂

  64. Shaun Hastings

    Shaun Hastings

    Uukausi sitten

    Everyone says restore him but thats hella boring, rally him up 😂

  65. Ian Brown

    Ian Brown

    Uukausi sitten

    I'd love to see Oliver appearing factory stock, but a sleeper under the hood. He's earned the right to grunt. A nice supercharged V8 would serve him well. Or gut a Tesla for motors and give Oliver Ludicrous Speed!

  66. Fiona Thomson

    Fiona Thomson

    Uukausi sitten

    Oliver is cute and a real car

  67. Armand Tomany (VN1500G3)

    Armand Tomany (VN1500G3)

    Uukausi sitten

    There is only one answer! RESTOMOD!

  68. pelleban


    Uukausi sitten

    Lol ANP plate, lucky they didnt go to South Africa instead of Botswana🙂

  69. Christopher Mears

    Christopher Mears

    Uukausi sitten

    I'd restore the outside to a factory Glory the drivetrain I'd make a few modifications not too many you know more than 40 horsepower

  70. minustaco42 zero

    minustaco42 zero

    Uukausi sitten

    Those rims are a perfect fit for Oliver. And actually it doesn't need to be crazy rebuild but I think it should be redone as a classic rally car

  71. Lerkio


    Uukausi sitten

    You have to use him in another special. Talk to Mr Willman about all of you doing a special but you must use the same vehicle you have driven on TV before. Would be quite humorous if you turn up in Oliver, May turns up in the Lotus Esprit from Argentina and Clarkson turns up in a Toyota Hilux from the North Pole.

  72. Josh Cornwell

    Josh Cornwell

    Uukausi sitten

    Hi Richard Hammond I think you should keep Oliver and restore him to his former glory so he is brand new again I am a big fan of yours and loved watching top gear and you were my favourite presenter and most funniest

  73. Rand Bradbury

    Rand Bradbury

    Uukausi sitten

    There's nothing boring about that car restored to factory specs. On film it looks like it just needs a few pieces of chrome trim and a repaired fuel gauge!

  74. TenBear


    Uukausi sitten

    That car has character aplenty

  75. Est Nite

    Est Nite

    Uukausi sitten

    restore him like in the tv

  76. Harley Searby

    Harley Searby

    Uukausi sitten

    Keep the look, but give him some extra horses to play with imo

  77. niqhtt


    Uukausi sitten

    lower it a touch, wider rims, and a fat bike motor

  78. Mark Zore

    Mark Zore

    Uukausi sitten

    Make him factory fresh again.

  79. Tom Jones

    Tom Jones

    Uukausi sitten

    13b swap

  80. DaveR


    Uukausi sitten

    Fix it up so it actually works and give it to your youngest to drive. She can’t cause any real damage and Oliver stays in the family.

  81. how i roll

    how i roll

    Uukausi sitten

    LS swap

  82. Samuel Smith

    Samuel Smith

    Uukausi sitten

    Either restore him to his former glory, or keep the colour the same but lightly modify to a classic rally car with maybe a smidge more power but original engine (uprated cam, webber carburettor?) please whatever you do Don’t ruin him keep his charm and horn!

  83. Phil Traynor

    Phil Traynor

    Uukausi sitten

    Straight stock, or VERY gentle resto-mod. Or, give him to Chip Foose to play with.

  84. Rory


    Uukausi sitten

    would be a great video restoring Oliver

  85. Rory


    Uukausi sitten

    iconic car

  86. Classic Motorcycles

    Classic Motorcycles

    Uukausi sitten

    It needs a motorcycle engine

  87. derek crymble

    derek crymble

    Uukausi sitten

    If you restore him as factory , he will always be OLIVER . If you alter him .............he won't be .

  88. Luke Adam Chapman

    Luke Adam Chapman

    Uukausi sitten

    Restore to Factory fresh.

  89. Pralhad Mundargi

    Pralhad Mundargi

    Uukausi sitten

    Restore him to factory spec

  90. Eating Joy Mukbang ASMR

    Eating Joy Mukbang ASMR

    Uukausi sitten

    Please restore Oliver back to factory condition. No mods please. Oliver is beautiful the way he was born.

  91. Zibert


    Uukausi sitten


  92. connor linham

    connor linham

    Uukausi sitten


  93. Ward Junior

    Ward Junior

    Uukausi sitten

    Rally car for Oliver.

  94. Daniel Peoples

    Daniel Peoples

    Uukausi sitten

    White cliffs of Dover with you in it.

  95. 4rsh1


    Uukausi sitten

    Oliver shall be restored to his formal glory, but make his heart more powerful!

  96. Bob Smith

    Bob Smith

    Uukausi sitten

    Harley davidson V twin engine, bigger rear wheels, cruiser, keep the colour scheme.

  97. Sajid Nazeem

    Sajid Nazeem

    Uukausi sitten

    Make him an EV?

  98. firefighter5278


    Uukausi sitten

    My very first car was a 1977 Kadett with the same engine I think. Forty hp, loaded with five teenagers and a full boot it got to max speed of 70kph on the highway. But it took me to places, drove my sweetheart home late at night, made a 50km drive into an adventure, made the best teacher on drifting... And never, ever gave up. Had I still had it, I would restore it to all its factory glory but with a little twist. An engine with about twice the power and certainly a clima unit. And daily the snot out of it...

  99. court


    Uukausi sitten

    what year is this car?

  100. Donald arthur

    Donald arthur

    Uukausi sitten