BBC AMERICA’S TOP GEAR TAKES STUNT TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL WITH HOST BUNGEE JUMPING CAR OFF OF A 540 FOOT DAM
Top Gear Returns with Adventurous and Thrilling Special and All-New Episodes on Sunday, August 30th
“This rejuvenated Top Gear is wildly entertaining TV” – RadioTimes
“the agreeably blokey combination of Paddy McGuiness, Chris Harris and Freddie Flintoff has proved to be a winning one.” – The Telegraph
The world’s biggest motoring entertainment show returns this summer with the Top Gear Nepal Special and all-new episodes on BBC AMERICA. The special sees the team embarking on an epic high-altitude voyage from Kathmandu to the Forbidden City of Lo Manthang. Returning hosts Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris have been a hit with viewers and critics alike. Expect to see bungee jumping in a car, an epic race between a fighter jet and the latest McLaren hypercar, a spectacular road trip through Peru and more mischief as they travel the globe in pursuit of hijinks and motoring mayhem. Top Gear returns Sunday, August 30th at 8pm ET/PT on BBC AMERICA.
· Former Ashes-winning England cricketer and TV presenter
· Entertainment host and comedian
· Motoring journalist and racing-driver
NEPAL SPECIAL – PREMIERES SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 AT 8PM ET/PT
Paddy, Freddie and Chris set out on a high-altitude voyage from Kathmandu to the Forbidden City of Lo Manthang, through the highest mountains, deepest gorges and harshest terrain.
EPISODE ONE – PREMIERES SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 AT 8PM ET/PT
Paddy, Freddie and Chris head on a British summer holiday in super-cheap second-hand convertibles. Chris tests the new Ariel Atom on track, and Freddie attempts to bungee-jump an old Rover off a dam.
EPISODE TWO – PREMIERES SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 AT 8PM ET/PT
Paddy reveals his ultimate cheap, luxurious off-roader: the homebuilt Dirty Rascal. Chris races the £2.5m McLaren Speedtail against the RAF’s newest fighter jet. Romesh Ranganathan is the studio guest.
EPISODE THREE – PREMIERES SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 AT 8PM ET/PT
Paddy, Freddie and Chris are sent on a high-altitude mountain expedition across Peru in second-hand American cars. Back at the track, Chris tests out the latest electric car from Porsche.
EPISODE FOUR – PREMIERES SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT 8PM ET/PT
Freddie and Chris tackle the toughest off-road race on the planet: the brutal Baja 1000. Out on the track, there is a showdown between a Renault hot hatch, a Porsche sports car – and an old Lamborghini. Laurence and Emilia Fox are the studio guests.
EPISODE FIVE – PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 AT 8PM ET/PT
Paddy, Freddie and Chris take the latest sports cars from Ferrari, Aston and Porsche on a Yorkshire road trip. On the track, Chris tests out Volkswagen’s fearsome ID-R electric racer. YouTube sensation KSI is the studio guest.
EPISODE SIX – PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11 AT 8PM ET/PT
Paddy, Freddie and Chris find out which is the fastest of the emergency services: fire, police or ambulance. Chris celebrates legendary rally driver Colin McRae, while Paddy tests the new BMW M8. Tom Allen is the studio guest.
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BBC AMERICA RELEASES PREMIERE DATE, TRAILER AND KEY ART FOR AN ALL-NEW SEASON OF "TOP GEAR"
Fast-Paced Motor Show Returns to BBC AMERICA and AMC+ on November 23
The world's biggest motoring show, Top Gear, returns to BBC AMERICA and AMC+ on Tuesday, November 23 at 10pm ET/9c. In their fifth season at the wheel, hosts Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness hit the road again in a series of challenges designed to push them and their cars to the limit.
BBC AMERICA's new trailer, released today, shows a glimpse of the trio at the British Grand Prix, as well as them electric caravanning, going on an international expedition to Iceland, Freddie Flintoff zorbing, and Paddy McGuinness paying tribute to the legendary former stunt performer Eddie Kidd.
Cars featured in the trailer:
· Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm, McLaren 765LT, Aston Martin V8 Vantage F1 Edition
· Polestar 2 with the Mink caravan, Audi E-tron Sport Back 55 Quattro S-Line with the Opus caravan, Mercedes EQC 400 with the GoPod caravan
· Aston Martin Victor
· Chevrolet Corvette
· DMC DeLorean
· Lamborghini Huracan
· Rolls Royce Dawn
· Vauxhall Chevette
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