Good news, petrolheads: Top Gear is coming back for its 20th season, starting on June 30. Yes, we mean the original UK version of the hit motoring show. Time to get those DVRs fired up... hopefully that means it will air on BBC America in the States around the same time.

While we don't have any specific indication as to what we might expect from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May (plus The Stig, naturally), we're certain that season 20 will include plenty of beautiful camera work, exotic locations, the fastest cars in the world, the slowest cars in the world, celebrity guests and, of course, a handful of so-called challenges that pit the hosts and their ingenuity against one another.

Want more? Satiate your never-ending Top Gear fix by scrolling through a dozen teaser images showing scenes from the upcoming show at this link.


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      MileHighAudiGuy
      • 1 Year Ago
      Oliver!!
      Iosif Bogdan
      • 1 Year Ago
      Oh how I wish upon a star for the new reasonable priced car to be the Dacia Dust... ar
      Dixon Ticonderoga
      • 1 Year Ago
      BBCA has already started airing commercials for Top Gear to return with new episodes in July, so a couple of weeks delay.
      bookemd
      • 1 Year Ago
      Yes
      knightrider_6
      • 1 Year Ago
      I saw one episode on Netflix few weeks ago. This show is the British equivalent of Jersey Shore and Honey Boo Boo.
      EJD1984
      • 1 Year Ago
      Also in store this season is more of Jeremy Clarkson looking for any opportunity to criticize anything American. (*and get his facts wrong)
        icon149
        • 1 Year Ago
        @EJD1984
        wait you mean to tell me that a show that is solely for entertainment purposes might not be 100% true? i don't believe. next you are going to tell me that things i read on the internet aren't always true either... Dude it's funny, and most of the jokes on us Americans are funny because they are true or based on a truth.
          EJD1984
          • 1 Year Ago
          @icon149
          I REALLY groaned when a few years back he fawning over the technology in the MB SL, and how it had "the first ABS on a production car, first Airbags, first Night Vision......etc" - All WRONG ABS - 1971 Chrysler Imperial Airbag - 1974 Option on full size Buick and Cadillac cars Nigh Vision - 2000 Cadillac DeVille Traction Control - 1971 Buick Riviera (bonus fact) Entertaining yes, but that's about it. I can see why Tesla sued them.
          aatbloke1967
          • 1 Year Ago
          @icon149
          EJD1984, Americans hardly carry an international reputation for maintaining a sense of humour.
          FutureDoc
          • 1 Year Ago
          @icon149
          EDJ: Depends on how you want to split the technology... if you consider ABS to be electronic and to also feature the ability to have steering control (basically the Second-Gen ABS), then yes, it was MB and Bosch... they also coined "ABS" as wll. If you want the first application, then it would be Ford in 1969 but that was only on the rear wheels. Jensen can also be credited with the first mechanical application in '66 as well.
        m_2012
        • 1 Year Ago
        @EJD1984
        You don't understand comedy, huh? Most think its hilarious because he is so correct. The things he gets wrong are usually on purpose or just making up to fill a spot - and to give people a chance to complain.
      Street King
      • 1 Year Ago
      Last season none of them looked like they even wanted to be there (only watched the first 2 episodes, officially lost interest) - I doubt this one will be much different. Roadkill is what I like watching now
        Hey Sarge
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Street King
        Yep, I agree. Last season was boring, like I've seen it already. Matter of fact, the last 2,3 seasons were hoo-hum, so I'm not holding my breath. And then there's Roadkill, I am so glad I found that. Finnigan and Freiburger don't even have to try to be funny, it seems to come natural to them.
      RamSport
      • 1 Year Ago
      So much better than the US version!!!
        Jake S
        • 1 Year Ago
        @RamSport
        Agreed, but that\'s not really saying much. Your average infomercial is better than Top Gear USA.
      Time
      • 1 Year Ago
      Whilst Im excited to hear this news...Id be even more excited to hear Top Gear USA getting cancelled.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Time
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        cruizin03
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Time
        Im with you on that. For me, its Rutledge Wood that just kills it for me. Hes such a whiny little b1tch. I think the show would be pretty awesome with Chris Titus, Adam Carolla, and Jerry Seinfeld as the 3 hosts. I dont know who the hell picked these 3 clowns. I also would love to see a US vs UK Top Gear challenge. i loved the one they did with the Germans and I think the rivalry between te US and UK would make for some pretty entertaining pranks, jokes, and challenges.
          Time
          • 1 Year Ago
          @cruizin03
          I thought I was the only one that detested Rutledge Wood...he has to be the uncoolest TV character I've ever seen...And he actually doesnt serve a "purpose" in the show like how Tanner is the fast driver (though this sucks because it seems he's the only trusted driver by companies so hence he "wins" all the challenges to get to drive those special cars)..then theres Adam who is a tad funny as he's reckless then Rutledge...WTF does he do?
      Scooter
      • 1 Year Ago
      I've tried watching this show before, its okay, but I thought it was a "full-on car lovers show", I guess it's not. Mostly zany antics, ranting and an occasional super car.
        rtkewley
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Scooter
        You don't get to be as popular as TGUK is without pandering to the masses. For me, the show has jumped the shark - at this point it's just rehashing the same three or four bits over and over. If you're interested in a 'pure' car show, Fifth Gear is the better choice.
          Jake S
          • 1 Year Ago
          @rtkewley
          Yes, well said. Thank you.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @rtkewley
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      Jake S
      • 1 Year Ago
      I hate to say this and I\'m probably not going to get a single thumbs-up, but this show\'s formula is getting really tired. I think they peaked around the time they did their trip to the North Pole and it\'s been steadily declining ever sense. Some episodes are better than others, but for the most part, it\'s like watching the same bloody thing over and over every week. Some of their challenges have been done 3 or 4 times now and their stars in cars segment is an utter waste of time. When they blew off Ben Collins like he was superfluous to the show, you could see the politics behind the scenes and those politics were ugly, to say the least. I think it\'s time for the show to come to a graceful conclusion before they completely jump the shark.
        Time
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Jake S
        You don't get it...this "formula" you speak of is exactly what most people want. If you want a show that evolves and matures over time you can watch Greys Anatomy. Top Gear is a show to watch with your bros and not have to worry about trying to follow a TV program thats catering to the ever increasing TV "critics" of this world.
      • 1 Year Ago
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