In a first look at Top Gear’s upcoming series, Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris find themselves in trouble at airport customs.
In the newly released trailer, the posing trio is seen having an uncomfortable encounter with customs officers when a search of their luggage reveals a speed gun, a pair of handcuffs and some oily boxer shorts.
The motoring entertainment show is set to return for its 32nd series, though an official launch date is yet to be announced.
Set to debut on BBC One after Saturday’s FA Cup final, the trailer shows McGuinness, 48, Flintoff, 44, and Harris, 47, forced to explain the unusual contents of their suitcases – filming the new series His relationship with her prompts a flashback.
Things go from bad to worse when a humorless customer executive decides to question the fourth member of the Top Gear team – the show’s unnamed racing driver, The Stig.
The trailer also gives a glimpse of what viewers can expect in the upcoming series, which includes going head-to-head at Presenter Swamp Buggy Racing in Florida and Donk Racing, America’s latest official motorsport, where classic American muscle cars were raced in the 2000s. is modified to produce up to horsepower. ,
The final event of Team Top Gear’s Florida motorsport adventure sees them line up in a grid of heavily modified Ford Crown Victoria Police cars, all equipped with power-boosting nitrous oxide.
The trio will also celebrate English inventor Sir Clive Sinclair, as Flintoff turns the Sinclair C5 – a one-man electric car designed by Sinclair – into a bobsleigh before attempting to reach 60mph down the Olympic luge track in Lillehammer, Norway.
In August last year it was announced that BBC Studios was moving from London to Bristol producing Top Gear.
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It was also confirmed that Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey would continue to be used as a Top Gear track, while the series would still feature films shot around the world.
Top Gear will be back on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in due course.