New 'Top Gear' Coming to Amazon Next Fall

Craig Cole
by Craig Cole

Online retail giant Amazon is relaunching a version of Top Gear. The yet-unnamed show is set to premiere in the fall of 2016 but true enthusiasts of this program may be a bit disappointed.

Everyone that loves to binge-watch content will have to be patient. The company has no plans to push out every episode all at once. According to the show’s producer Andy Wilman, who’s also anew Amazon employee, a metered release schedule is more appropriate for a program of this format, which has studio segments and covers a lot of news.

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Other details about the new Top Gear series are starting to emerge as well. It turns out Amazon has signed up for three 12-episode seasons. Each installment will run for 60 minutes, just like the current format.

Undoubtedly more details about this hugely popular program will emerge in the coming months as planning and production ramp up for next year’s big introduction. Can you wait? We can’t.

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Craig Cole
Craig Cole

Born and raised in metro Detroit, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. Putting his Bachelor's Degree in Journalism to good use, he's always pumping out videos, reviews, and features for When the workday is over, he can be found out driving his fully restored 1936 Ford V8 sedan. Craig has covered the automotive industry full time for more than 10 years and is a member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).

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  • Craig Cole Craig Cole on Aug 03, 2015

    I really wonder what this Amazon show will be called. High Gear? Overdrive? The Upshift Hour? LOL!

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    • GentlemanJim GentlemanJim on Aug 04, 2015

      perhaps a nod to the new American roots... Gearheads

  • GentlemanJim GentlemanJim on Aug 04, 2015

    Final Gear or whatever they call it, it will double Amazon subscribership. Get your Amazon stock while it's still cheap.