Top Gear Trio Play Outlaws With V8 Supercars Chased By Ken Block

The very first episode of Top Gear’s Series 25 will include the three hosts taking on Ken Block in a V8 police chase that’s supposed to hark back to the days when privateers illegally produced alcohol, aka moonshine – and, yes, that brings to mind the Dukes of Hazard TV series.

For this challenge, each host had to pick a V8-powered car. Chris Harris went with a McLaren 570GT, Rory Reid with a Jaguar F-Type SVR and Matt LeBlanc with a Mustang GT350R. Their opponent, who plays the role of a police officer chasing the three “outlaws”, is professional rally driver Ken Block, who is driving his Can-Am Maverick X3.

Aside from this chase, Series 25 of Top Gear will also feature a review of an old Citroen 2CV, some track time at Willow Springs with a Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE and loads more.

In fact, during last month’s Series 25 trailer, we saw the three hosts take turns at reviewing all sorts of new cars, from the Mercedes-AMG E63 to the Kia Stinger, Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Lexus LC and Honda Civic Type-R.

While UK viewers will be able to see the new series’ first episode this Sunday, those watching in the U.S. on BBC America will have to wait until March 3rd.

  • Bo Hanan

    More please.

  • LeStori

    Yawn…. Seen it all before when Top Gear was Top Gear .

  • Bash

    This actually interests me.

  • fabri99

    Anything with Chris Harris I’ll take. Plus, Rory is pretty good and even Matt works well with them (even though I’m not a big fan of his). New Top Gear being interesting? Bring it on!

  • Moveon Libtards

    Ken Block’s helmet is the finest.

  • Knotmyrealname

    Is it just me who finds this cringe-worthy?

  • Major Lee Gassole

    LOL

Jay Leno Checks Out Mil-Spec’s Hummers At His LA Garage

The legendary military truck-turned-fashion icon has been thoroughly updated without losing its identity.

Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Widebody: Big, Bad, And Old School To The Core

Some pristine, low-mileage 560SEC AMG 6.0 examples sell for more than $100,000 these days.

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider Sets The Benchmark In Open-Top Supercars

Can anyone find a flaw in the way the new 488 Pista Spider drives? Well, they can sure try…

BMW M2 Competition, M4 And Others Recalled Over Potentially Faulty Airbags

Certain 2019-2020 2-Series, 3-Series and 4-Series models are also included in the recall.

Several States Want To Use Credit Cards At EV Stations, Security Concerns Arise

Most current electric vehicles chargers use an app or secure, contactless payment methods.

Corvette Z06 Driver Does A Mustang By Attempting Burnout, Ending Up In Ditch

The ‘Vette disappears in a cloud of white smoke before crashing in an embarrassing manner.

Red Is So Overrated; Ferrari SF90 Stradale Is Much Better In Azzurro Dino Blue

The SF90 Stradale uses a twin-turbo V8 and three electric motors – and looks stunning in that hue.

Watch A VW Driver Try To Inflate Their Tires With… An EV Charger!

An EV charger looks nothing like an air pump – yet, somehow this driver thought it would do the trick.

You Don’t Have To Be An Aston Martin Fan To Be Mesmerized By The New Vantage

The baby Aston combines killer looks with lots of grunt in a nearly perfect package.

Honda City Car Lets You Take A Hot Bath And Relax While Being Driven Around

This sounds crazy, but with the advent of fully autonomous cars, maybe it’s not such a bad idea after all.