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Missing your fill of Top Gear since Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have been removed from the show? Well, get your credit cards ready, as it appears that the trio have just begun filming for their new motoring show on the Amazon Prime Video streaming service!

And it looks to be a right treat – a photo tweeted by Clarkson shows them in front the latest and greatest hybrid hypercar brigade, consisting of the LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder. Behind them sits what Clarkson termed a “skeleton crew”: several crew members (including what appear to be Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche personnel), two large lorries and a camera chase car.

The new show – produced by former Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman – was confirmed late July, and will make its debut next fall. Three seasons have been finalised, consisting of 12 one-hour episodes each.


Wilman told The Hollywood Reporter that the show featuring the trio will be similar to Top Gear but will incorporate “lots of newness” including a “new look, new elements, [and a] new home.” There were other offers on the table for sure, but they were won over by Amazon’s “money, freedom and a love of quality,” Wilman said. Sounds to us like it’s gonna be very exciting indeed – what do you guys think?

Meanwhile, the original Top Gear is gearing up for its own relaunch next May – the BBC has brought on Chris Evans (the British radio host, that is, not Captain America) as lead presenter and retained the show’s “tame racing driver,” the Stig for two 16-episode seasons. Global auditions for new hosts have concluded, and Evans has recently confirmed that the show will not replicate the previous three-presenter format.