BBC Three and BBC Worldwide have co-commissioned Extra Gear, a new Top Gear show presented by Top Gear host Rory Reid. Filmed at the famous Top Gear studio, each week Extra Gear will bring fans exclusive new footage, interviews, specially-recorded films and behind-the-scenes access to Top Gear. Fans will be able to get closer to the action than ever before with Extra Gear, which will be available to view on BBC Three’s live page and BBC Three on iPlayer straight after Top Gear finishes on BBC Two.
Comedian George Lewis joins Chris Harris and Rory Reid for Extra Gear. In the first episode, Rory goes trackside at Dunsfold to watch Chris Harris put five brave celebrities through their paces as they set lap times in the all-new Reasonably Fast Car. Chris and Rory join George in the studio to delve deeper into their epic Kazakhstan adventure and what it's like to be one of Ferrari's chosen ones.
Extra Gear goes behind the scenes of the Alfa Giulia film and shows just how tricky it is to drift a car through a hole in a wall. Also featuring extra scenes from Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris's USA supercar challenge, and Chris takes his first super-saloon love, the BMW M3, around the Top Gear track and falls in love all over again.
In the third instalment of the series, Extra Gear lifts the lid on how to film a DB11 at speed down the runway at Dunsfold. George and Rory bond over their shared love of the Fiesta and find out where all the boy racers went from the modified car scene. And Sabine drops in to talk Golf GTI Clubsport and overtaking on the Nurburgring.
In this week's instalment of Extra Gear, Chris, Rory and George get under the bonnet of the new Bugatti Chiron. Chris shows us that luxury isn't just about cruising and takes the Bentley Mulsanne Speed around.Tribute to Jaguar; Boris Johnson is "The Star in a Reasonably Priced Car."
George and Rory go off road UK-style with the help of two British King of the Hammers drivers. Eddie and Sabine join the guys to talk about King of the Hammers and Chris laps the Ultra4 around the Top Gear track.
Rory and Chris tell us what it was like driving across Cuba together. Chris gets his hands on the Nissan GTR Nismo and takes it round Dunsfold, and Ross Noble stops in to explain his love of large machinery.
In this packed final episode of the series, Top Gear team mates Sabine Schmitz and Matt LeBlanc join Rory and Chris on the sofa to talk about their Porsche 911 film and discuss their favourite upcoming supercar releases. Rory heads to MG Live to get the fans' reaction to the new MG; we go behind the scenes to find out how the Top Gear supercars end up in studio; Chris Harris meets his match by taking the BMW i8 hybrid supercar round the test track; we lift the bonnet on the new Mustang V8 for a closer inspection; and finally reveal the Stig's Lap in the Ford Focus RS.
Extra Gear is back for a series packed full of Top Gear exclusives, special guests and even more motoring madness. In the first episode Texan tuner John Hennessey and Sabine Schmitz join host Rory Reid in the studio to celebrate all things V8. Rory gets behind the wheel of an MK 1 GT40 with 1969 Le Mans winner Jackie Oliver, and Chris Harris takes a Vauxhall VXR8 GTS R around the Top Gear test track.
In this week's installment, the team go behind the scenes of the McLaren 720S power test. Chris takes the 570S Spider around the Top Gear test track and Rory is joined in the studio by Marino Franchitti and Rob Bell.