Jeremy Clarkson, James Might, and Richard Hammond are again with a brand new particular. “The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown” arrives on Amazon Prime on July 30.
Because the title implies, this time the trio will likely be driving via Scotland, on an journey that was filmed in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Their automobiles of selection are classic American land yachts, together with a Lincoln Continental Mark V for Clarkson, a Cadillac Coupe de Ville for Might, and a Buick Riviera for Hammond. These huge automobiles ought to make social distancing straightforward, at the very least. It additionally seems that they guys drive pony automobiles from the Nineteen Sixties for at the very least a part of the particular.
A trailer launched Thursday exhibits the same old “Grand Tour” shenanigans, together with caravan towing, ill-advised modifications, and plenty of shouting.
The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown
This marks the primary new “Grand Tour” episode since “A Large Hunt” was launched in December 2020. That noticed the trio seek for pirate treasure in Madagascar, utilizing a Bentley Continental GT, Ford Focus RS, and a Caterham Seven.
Like most different issues, manufacturing of “The Grand Tour,” which continues to be technically in its fourth season, has been impacted by the pandemic. In March 2020, Clarkson stated launch of “A Large Hunt” was being held up, regardless of filming being accomplished, and warned followers that filming future episodes below pandemic circumstances can be tough.
The trio ditched the acquainted studio format (a holdover from their time at “Prime Gear”) after the third season, in favor of large-scale adventures. A 2018 renewal settlement requires filming of 4 of those specials per 12 months, one thing that is been disrupted by the pandemic. “Lochdown” would be the third episode below the brand new format, following “A Large Hunt” and “The Grand Tour Presents: Seamen,” which premiered in 2019.