- All photos from TopGear on Twitter

TopGear Is Back, Drive-In Theatre Style

Chris Harris, Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness turn Dunsfold into a stage in preview of the new series

6w ago

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It's been a while since the last TopGear series, but even widespread human malware won't stop the BBC from bringing reviews and specials from the new trio. But to satisfy Health and Safety protocols, the audience must drive to Dunsfold.

TopGear has previewed the new-look set yesterday, with the video above uploaded on Twitter three hours after that. And even at night, it looks immense.

Look at this place!

Look at this place!

Out of the warehouse and into the field, this setup seems sensible enough as a way to adapt to the current situation while still hosting a live audience, who are now parked on the Dunsfold airstrip overlooking the stage. Also, they put a Boeing 747 there.

Yes, that's the studio now.

Yes, that's the studio now.

Now, now, it does look like the BBC copped the stylings of The Grand Tour's first-ever episode (which will fuel the TG/GT fires in the comments below), but unlike that show, there is every indication that the new series of TopGear will air entirely outside, possibly with a rotating and ever-changing audience of people and cars. So far, there is no airing date for the new series, but you'll certainly see it on BBC One and the iPlayer.

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Comments (15)

  • I look forward to it, the new trio aren’t terrible and can be entertaining. Something to watch while we wait for The Grand Tour.

      1 month ago
    • Knowing how well Harris reviews cars, I'm more surprised that he can loosen up and stay in pace with the bigger men, and makes the show more enjoyable. I do still pine for the alt-verse where other former EVOMag presenters got there first, but...

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        1 month ago
  • I find this new trio entertaining and much better than the original revamped with the carrot topper with the squeaky voice and Sabine. I found her too over enthusiastic and she grated on me, fantastically talented behind the wheel but still???Has paddy been kicked in the acorns a bit too much because he also seems to have the squeaky voice syndrome. I think it is almost as good as the original trio of Top Gear presenters adn can see both GT and TG surviving .

      1 month ago
  • Not bad! Kinda exciting

      1 month ago
  • Hahaha yes I love too dear especially with Chris,Freddie and paddy could not of picked a better trio is say they were pushing on the verge of being better than Richard James and Jeremy I'm sorry but I had to say so good job guys

      1 month ago
  • It's look cool, to be honest. But these three guys will have to take a long time to reach the experience of the former trios.

      1 month ago
    • Well, two of them. Harris we more or less know, so it's a matter of whether the chemistry of all three lasts. So far, this iteration has worked surprisingly well, I reckon. And besides, it'd be too much faff to deliberately try and be like the...

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        1 month ago

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