Top Gear 2022 start date and first look trailer as new series comes to BBC One

When is Top Gear back on TV? New season air date

Top Gear’s new 2022 series is on its way – here’s all about the 33rd series.

The show is back on BBC One with Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness

Five new episodes will air on BBC One this autumn, starting with Freddie, Chris and Paddy heading to Thailand on a road trip in old pick-ups.

Top Gear: Freddie Flintoff; Chris Harris; Paddy McGuinness.
Top Gear: Freddie Flintoff; Chris Harris; Paddy McGuinness. Credit: BBC/Lee Brimble

When does Top Gear new series start?

Top Gear series 33 has been confirmed to start on Sunday, 30 October at 8PM on BBC One. Episodes will continue weekly.

You’ll be able to watch episodes on TV and online via the BBC iPlayer.

The new series will see the trio on a roadtrip to Thailand in old pick-ups.

Back in Britain, Chris tests out the astonishing Rimac Nevera, an electric two-seater that might just be the fastest car on the planet.

Elsewhere in the new series, Freddie, Chris and Paddy celebrate 100 years of the BBC by tackling motorsport 1920s-style. Paddy also delves into the history of BMW’s legendary M-cars, Chris gets to grips with Ford’s new WRC racer, and the team investigate the future of fuel.

You can watch a first trailer below!

Top Gear starts Sunday, 30 October on BBC One and iPlayer.

You can also catch up on past episodes with more than 200 instalments available to watch online via the iPlayer, including the most recent series from this summer.

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