Richard Porter, script writer of The Grand Tour and previously Top Gear, has given us a peek into what’s coming up in the long awaited Season 2 of The Grand Tour. So below, we’ll give you a complete episode breakdown. If you haven’t realised yet, this means… SPOILERS!
Clarkson, Hammond and May journey to Switzerland to drive a Lamborghini Aventador S, Honda NSX, and a Rimac Concept One. We all know how this one ends, but just in case you haven’t heard, it involves Hammond’s faultless car control. Yep.
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The boys decide to take a step back into, what we could describe as proper motoring journalism, as they test three high-end SUVs: The Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Porsche Macan, and a Range Rover Velar. The trio asses four things: Practicality, agility, performance, and off-roadability. All within the gorgeous landscape of Canada.
The Grand Tour hosts cruise the roads of Penticton, British Columbia, Canada Wednesday, October 11, 2017 pic.twitter.com/uE488QRR0y
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You knew it was coming – of course The Grand Tour is getting its hands on a Chiron! Clarkson takes the hypercar and races it around France and Italy, taking a morning break at a luxury yacht, a quick ski, and a trip through Turin. This happens at the same time as a broken Hammond, accompanied by James May, try and alleviate office boredom by carpark racing.
As you’ve seen in the trailer, in this episode the boys travel to Colorado to prove to Americans that British made Jaguars can actually be reliable. They test straight-line performance on the highest US runway, with a few negative consequences… And then take to the ski slopes of Telluride for an epic downhill race.
New York to Niagara Falls
Clarkson gets his hand on the new ford GT, and in true Top Gear fashion, sorry, I mean Grand Tour fashion, races against Hammond and May who are using public transport. First to get to Niagara Falls wins, even though Hammond is at a serious lost after that bit with the Rimac… Yeah, that bit.
The trio attempt to set a world water speed record on the waters of Cumbria. And if you’ve heard the news, they succeed.
In the Gulf state, Hammond takes to the sand in a very quick tank named the Ripsaw. And while Hammond is stretching his love for speed in raucousness, James May tests the VW Up! GTI at the Eboladrome (yes, they’re still using it), and Clarkson drives a Subaru around the English countryside.
This episode, to much surprise, is going to be completely unscripted. They travel to Croatia in the hopes they put something together, and find themselves after the world’s most spectacular fire extinguisher. We can only imagine…
In a quest to save the people of Mozambique from hunger, the trio go on a quest to transport fish from the coast of Mozambique, to its centre. this will be the special of the Season, and will most certainly be the one to not miss! Especially as we know Hammond has another little accident. Poor Hammond, it’s been a hard year for the hamster.