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2016-05-11 15:30

THE BOYS ARE BACK: Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will host a new motoring show on streaming service Amazon Prime. Image: Facebook

Cape Town - Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, the former hosts of the popular BBC motoring show, Top Gear, have announced the name of their new show due to be aired on Amazon Prime.

Clarkson, whose contract was unceremoniously canceled after he verbally attack Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon in March 2015, tweeted the name of the new show: The Grand Tour.

Unsurprisingly, the announcement went viral on social media.

Different filming locations

According to streaming service Amazon Prime: "Not only will the guys travel to different locations, but for the first time ever the studio audience recordings will travel every week, all housed within a giant tent. Amazon customers will have the chance to be in the audience when tickets are released through prize draws this summer."

Clarkson said: "Thing is, we'll be travelling the world hosting each episode in a different country, from a giant tent. It's a sort of 'grand tour', if you like. So we've decided to call it The Grand Tour."

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Richard Hammond tweeted:

The Grand Tour’s Facebook page features a video showing some of the "names" that were under consideration:


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