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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Rumor has it that Audi's planning on replacing the glorious R8 with an electric supercar. And a new report says that they're reaching out to boutique EV supercar-maker Rimac. The Audi e-tron family is getting ready to expand in a big way. I'll save you the "charging up" puns. The supercar was...
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    The Grand Tour is looking for a new resident racing driver after sacking ‘The American’ Mike Skinner following Season 1.  Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond gave Porsche factory driver and former F1 driver Mark Webber an audition earlier this week, but his bias for Porsche put him...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    You may have heard that The Grand Tour has sacked their previous driver, Mike Skinner, also known as ‘The American’ for the second season of the show. That means Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are searching for a new racing driver to help them lap the latest supercars around...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Grand Tour: Series 2 is very close to its debut and a first look trailer has just been released. Set to launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on the 8th of December 2017, the second series of The Grand Tour will feature yet again Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    You have the chance to attend filming for an episode of The Grand Tour – but you will have to be in the U.K. Unlike last season when The Grand Tour‘s tent traveled around the world, this year’s studio tent will reside in one spot. “Given the show’s presenters sore joints, struggling lungs and...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    The second season of The Grand Tour is set to arrive this October, despite Richard Hammond’s recent crash while behind the wheel of a Rimac Concept One. Amazon Prime Video has released the first trailer for the upcoming season , giving us a preview of what we’ve all come to expect from the...
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    By now we’ve all seen the footage of the monumental crash that The Grand Tour’s Richard Hammond had while driving a Rimac Concept 1 at a hill climb event in Switzerland. Now, you can watch the man himself, and the man who made the car discussing exactly what happened. If this half hour video...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    He was behind the wheel of a Rimac Concept One when it happened. According to a tweet from The Grand Tour’s official account, Hammond was involved in a serious crash after completing the Hemburg Hill Climb in Switzerland. Fortunately he didn’t suffer any serious injuries and was conscious and...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Season 2 of The Grand Tour will be available on Amazon Prime sometime in October. In a recent interview on The One Show, James May confirmed the show will return in October, but unfortunately he didn’t share much else. It appears the trio and Amazon Prime are currently putting the finishing...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The second season of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May’s new series "Definitely Not the Top Gear" (read: "The Grand Tour") was out filming a segment out in Croatia recently and fans caught this race between the TT RS and the Ariel Nomad. Seeing as how the Ariel Nomad has no real...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Don’t be surprised if you look up to the sky and see Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s heads floating above you. The huge heads have been sighted in Los Angeles, California, and Amazon showed off a photo of them flying past the iconic Hollywood sign. The company has also been...
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    Two out of three hosts of The Grand Tour were on hand to talk to Jalopnik’s Andrew Collins about the new series, set to debut later this month. Between shots of Jeremy Clarkson and James May speaking—according to whom Richard Hammond was too hungover to be in the video—the video runs press...
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    The new car show starring everyone’s favorite ex-Top Gear hosts is set to debut on November 18.  Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back in the Amazon-backed show The Grand Tour , which appears to pickup where Top Gear left off. A new trailer shows some tidbits of what we can...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Great news!  Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have signed a deal which will bring a new program to Amazon Prime TV, that will be produced by former Top Gear head Andy Wilman.  While the new show is sure to be a return to form for the trio, it will be interesting to see which...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Famous for camper demolition, car soccer and trying (yet failing) to destroy a Toyota Hilux, no one could ever accuse the Top Gear crew of being easy on vehicles.  Last week, the boys took a Bentley Continental GT, BMW M6 Gran Coupé and Nissan GTR to the Australian Outback to try their hand at...
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