First look at new Top Gear sees Matt LeBlanc rescuing a naked rambler

90-second film aired before Let it Shine on Saturday night


The first proper look at the next series of Top Gear sees star presenter Matt LeBlanc rescuing a group of naked ramblers on the Isle of Man.


The new 90-second trailer, which aired just before Let it Shine on Saturday night on BBC1, also features LeBlanc and fellow presenters Chris Harris and Rory Reid enduring an awkward BBC car insurance interview with a strict risk assessor. 

LeBlanc tells the interviewer  that there will be “no fire” on the second series of the rebooted show before The Stig emerges with a small flame burning his sleeve.

It is also interwoven with clips from the new series including a moment when Reid is seen crashing his taxi in Kazakhstan and Harris drives a Ferrari FXX K in Daytona, Florida.

The new series will, of course, also be without Chris Evans who quit the show after one series, saying he gave it his best shot but that his efforts were “not enough”.

This left the show’s producers in a race against time to make new episodes of the rebooted show.


As revealed last year, the BBC motoring programme initially committed to making up to 18 episodes in its first year, including two Christmas specials. So far only six have been shot and broadcast.