'Top Gear' Season 28: Release date, cars, presenters, trailer and all you need to know about the hit BBC show
'Top Gear' is a factual series that puts some of the world's most cutting edge automobiles through tests and challenges, all with infectiously fun energy and set in some really beautiful locales
The iconic BBC series, 'Top Gear', is all set to premiere its Season 28 in the US. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past three decades or so, 'Top Gear' is a factual series that puts some of the world's most cutting edge automobiles through tests and challenges, all with infectiously fun energy and set in some really beautiful locales.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new season:
'Top Gear' Season 28 will premiere in the US at 8/7 c on Sunday, August 30.
Where to watch
The six-episode season first aired in the UK on BBC Two and will premiere in the US on BBC America.
Of course, the biggest attractions of the factual series are the cars that they test and review. This season, these are some of the cars that will be featured:
Ariel Atom 4
Renault Mégane RS Trophy R
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4
Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff
Season 28 will be the second season presented by Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff. German professional racer and 'Top Gear' presenter, Sabine Schmitz, also makes an appearance. The mysterious driver, known only as "The Stig", will also be returning. Harris has been the main presenter for the show since 2016, while McGuinness and Flintoff joined in 2019. Outside of the show, Flintoff is a television personality and former English international cricketer, McGuinness is a comedian and actor, and Harris is an automotive journalist and racing driver.
A trailer for the new season was released online by BBC America on July 20. The minute-long clip teases the biggest season of the show ever. There are glimpses of the action to come, including bungee jumping (with a car), racing against an aircraft, and much more. It really does look like this season is going to be an enjoyable escape from the pandemic situation and of course, the banter and chemistry between the presenters are on full display. Don't miss it!
If you like this, you’ll love these:
'Formula 1: Drive to Survive'
'Pimp My Ride'
'Car Masters: Rust to Riches'