“Prime Gear” followers, mark your calendars for Feb. 17. The 26th season of the motoring present returns to BBC Two this Sunday.
The present’s present spherical of hosts—Matt LeBlanc, Rory Reid, and Chris Harris—return for 5 one-hour episodes, and “Prime Gear” mentioned we will anticipate the standard slew of exams and adventures. The 5 episodes will sort out such questions as one of the best supercar alternate options to an property automobile and which is one of the best used luxurious automobile for the value of a brand new Dacia Sandero. The hosts may also race to the highest of a mountain within the UK’s most cost-effective 4×4 autos, drive throughout Sri Lanka in Tuk-tuks, and watch Harris drift a Porsche 911 GT2 RS. Seems like “Prime Gear” to us.
Season 26 would be the closing season with the present hosts. LeBlanc shared final yr this is able to be his closing season with the present and cited the intensive journey as a significant component for his leaving. LeBlanc got here aboard the collection in 2016. Reid will step again as a most important presenter as nicely, and give attention to the “Further Gear” companion present.
Harris will take over most important presenting duties alongside two new faces to “Prime Gear”: Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff. McGuinness is an English comic, whereas Flintoff is a former English cricket champion and self-described lover of automobiles. Will probably be fascinating how the brand new hosts develop chemistry. The rapport LeBlanc, Reid, and Harris constructed has confirmed to be a key ingredient of the present.
Season 27 will almost definitely debut later this yr. Followers can even binge-watch the unique “Prime Gear” trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James Might on their new present, “The Grand Tour,” on Amazon Prime. Their third season kicked off final month.
Try the “Prime Gear” season 26 trailer above forward of the debut this Sunday.