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‘Top Gear’ Unveils New Lineup

May 28, 2019  •  Post A Comment

Viewers get their first look today at the updated version of the global hit “Top Gear” with new hosts Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness along with returning host Chris Harris. The BBC America series premieres this summer, but the channel unveiled a new trailer today.

The first full teaser for the 27th season of the car series includes Bornean jungles, electric shock driving, The Stig’s “family” and Icelandic vertical cliff scaling. You can watch the clip below.

“And it wouldn’t be ‘Top Gear’ without a smorgasbord of the world’s most exclusive, weird and wonderful cars to keep even the grumpiest petrolhead happy — with everything from the McLaren 600LT; the Ferrari 488 Pista; the legendary Lotus 79 F1; a Daimler Hearse; a specially adapted electric Triumph Spitfire; and even an obscure French 1970s Matra Bagheera,” BBC America adds.

Here’s the clip …

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