Jeremy Clarkson 'Had a Bit of an Accident' While Filming New Show

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

It looks like we have something to look forward to when Jeremy Clarkson’s new show debuts on Amazon.

The former Top Gear presenter recently tweeted that he “had a bit of an accident while filming” accompanied with a photo of a car that looks like it has been thoroughly destroyed. Maybe an accident is an understatement for the carnage represented in the image, which shows the engine exposed, metal bent and broken and the front bumper and license plate wrapped up and facing the wrong way.

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Other than what Clarkson tweeted, there aren’t any other details of the accident, which occurred in Barbados. But something tells us it was all caught on film and will likely air in an upcoming episode of the new show. The new show started filming last year and still doesn’t have an official name.

Meanwhile, the new Top Gear will have a plethora of new hosts with Chris Evans at the helm, joined by Matt LeBlanc, Sabine Schmitz and others.

Had a bit of an accident while filming today.

— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) March 2, 2016

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Tyler Regas Tyler Regas on Mar 04, 2016

    Ok. I'll be the first nerd to bite, though I'm not fantastic at components. My initial guess is that it's a truck or SUV. * Look at those tires. What road car would have those tires. They're practically knobbies. Knobby Lite? * The air intake has been replaced with an after-market piece. I'm pretty sure that also means it's naturally aspirated. * The radiator is kind of beefy, but that's not much to go on. * That bottle in the front looks like the brake fluid reservoir on my 1997 Saab 900 2.3, which is one of the early GM models, so it could be a GM vehicle. * I can't tell if it's a V6 or V8, but it is a V something. * It is rear wheel drive, so definitely not a low-end ride. My guess: Late 90's Chevy S10.

  • SteveO SteveO on Mar 05, 2016

    I wouldn't think S10 just cause those marker lights on the bumper don't look familiar as from an S10. But who knows. For sure is some sort of SUV, guess we'll all have to watch to find out! I'm excited for this show to start Top Gear was the best car show on tv. Sucks I'll have to get a subscription to Amazon tv or whatever it is to see it but I can't wait none the less...