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Summaries

Follow Jeremy, Richard, and James, as they embark on an adventure across the globe, driving new and exciting automobiles from manufacturers all over the world.

Did You Know?

– The opening scene cost 3.4 million dollars to produce. In total 150 cars participated, worth 26 million dollars.

– When presenting Top Gear, James May always uttered the phrase, “Oh, cock!” whenever something went wrong. Since leaving Top Gear James May has refrained from using this phrase on The Grand Tour as Top Gear have claimed they own the catchphrase due to copyright. Much to the annoyance of James May as this is a regular phrase he would use on an everyday basis.

– The show was granted a £160million budget for the 36 episodes ordered, equating to £4.5million an episode; more than 4 times that which was given when the trio presented Top Gear on BBC.

– The ‘celebrity braincrash’ segment is meant for the celebrity guests to do a timed lap on the circuit and compete against other celebrities. However, Top Gear have claimed that if The Grand Tour has too many similarities including their ‘star in the reasonably priced car’ segment then the BBC will sue The Grand Tour for copyright. This resulted in the celebrity guests having comic ‘deaths’.

– One of the most expensive budgets ever for a tv show with a reported price tag of £160million.

– After Jeremy Clarkson failed to have his contract renewed by the BBC after a physical altercation with a fellow employee, long time friends and co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May decided it was in their best interests to leave Top Gear (2002) as well. Amazon quickly set out to acquire the popular trio and made a deal with its streaming service. The show premiered in fall of 2016, accessed exclusively on Amazon Prime.

– ‘Hammond, you idiot!’ is an expression that originated in 1969 and was actually first said by Alan Hammond to Eileen Hammond, shortly after Alan had seen what Eileen had just given birth to.

– In every episode, when the guys arrived to the airport the person waiting for them, could be a guy or a girl, has a sign with their names. Every time, at least one of the names, is either misspelled or has been changed.

– Each ‘Conversation Street’ segment shows Jeremy, Richard & James’ silhouettes holding a different prop or performing a ridiculous gesture.

– The Grand Tour Game is the first of its kind offering the chance to actually control in show footage at the click of a button. Amazon plans to release the game in January of 2019.

– The new test driver for the show is referred to as “The American”, and the new test track is called “The Eboladrome” because of its similarity to the Ebola virus.

– In the opening of The Grand Tour, Jeremy Clarkson finds himself in an American parking garage and finds a blue Mustang. This Mustang was created by Henrik Fisker and was named the Galpin Rocket. The engine is from the Mustang GT Coyote and has a 2.9 liter supercharger. It is said to have over 720 horsepower.

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The Grand Tour has delivered many excellent specials, so we’ve ranked them to find out which one is best.

After Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May moved on from Top Gear, everyone wondered what their next adventure would take them. Happily, The Grand Tour was soon announced by Amazon and was very similar to Top Gear in many ways. The main difference was the size of the budget given to the trio to spend per episode.

Thanks to this large amount of money, Clarkson, Hammond, and May were able to produce more exciting and bigger scale episodes than they had ever done before. This resulted in special episodes becoming more and more frequent. Indeed, the fourth season of The Grand Tour will consist only of specials. To celebrate this, we’ve ranked all of the specials so far.

About Jeremy Clarkson

Filming Jeremy Clarkson at his farm

Jeremy Clarkson was born in 1960 in the Yorkshire town of Doncaster in the North of England, an area renowned for its loud shouting and rampant exaggeration. He went to Repton school but didn’t really pay attention and then got a job with a local newspaper where he was famed for stories such as ‘Literally 50 billion people visit cake sale’.

About Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond takes his daughters off-roading


Richard Hammond was born in 1969 in the British town of Solihull, which is near to Birmingham although it tries to pretend that it isn’t. He started his career in local radio before getting a break on a cable TV car show where he was able to hone his presenting skills, safe in the knowledge that no one was watching.

About James May

James May roasts YouTubers’ cars!


James May was born in the 18th century in the British city of Bristol. He studied music at university, although secretly he was thinking about old motorcycles. In his career to date he has been sacked from Autocar, let go from Driven, and relieved of his duties at CAR magazine.

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