Jeremy Clarkson was nearly killed by a trailer on the last Grand Tour adventure – .

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Jeremy Clarkson was nearly killed by a trailer on the last Grand Tour adventure – .


As he cruised through a tight bend in Scotland, Jeremy Clarkson thought he might have seen his last day as the trailer he was towing began to overtake him.

Jeremy’s near-death experience took place in Amazon Prime’s latest Grand Tour adventure, which saw the comedy trio travel to Edinburgh and the Outer Hebrides.

Jeremy, 61, and his co-star James May, 58, told The Sun they believe the car enthusiast who hates trailers might die because of their antics which saw the tow bar connecting his trailer to the car will come off.

Scary: As he cruised through a tight bend in Scotland, Jeremy Clarkson thought he might have seen his last day as the trailer he was towing began to overtake him. Pictured: The presenter trio of the Grand Tour: Lochdown

James said: “For half a second I thought the whole platform had derailed. I thought, “We’ve finally got rid of Jeremy, with his beloved trailer.”

Jeremy added, “There was a point when it started to overwhelm me, I was like, ‘God, I have the biggest accident of my life.’

“Then I thought, ‘No, wait, I’m still in control.’ And then, “The trailer came off,” and the whole tow bar came off.

‘It really happened. I thought James’ lungs were going to come out, he was laughing so hard.

Almost missed: Jeremy, 61, and his co-star James May, 58, told The Sun they think the car enthusiast who hates trailers might die because of their antics

Adventure: Jeremy's near-death experience took place in Amazon Prime's latest Grand Tour adventure, which saw the comedy trio travel to Edinburgh and the Outer Hebrides.

Adventure: Jeremy’s near-death experience took place in Amazon Prime’s latest Grand Tour adventure, which saw the comedy trio travel to Edinburgh and the Outer Hebrides.

Their words come after fans on Thursday got their first glimpse of The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown, which sees the stars of the series wreak havoc in Scotland.

In addition to Jeremy’s terrifying experience, the show will follow Jeremy, Richard Hammond, 51, and James as they attempt to cross a plastic bridge in the middle of a lake in 1970s American cars. they used to see on television programs when they were young.

Along the way, the trio will drive the streets of Edinburgh, enjoy a hilarious and intense showdown with driver Abbie Eaton on the race track, and also stage an epic Cold War shootout between the worst Soviet and American cars ever. manufactured.

Failure: During the show the tow bar connecting Jeremy's trailer to his car came loose

Failure: During the show the tow bar connecting Jeremy’s trailer to his car came loose

Good luck!  The show will follow the trio as they attempt to cross a plastic bridge in the middle of a lake in 1970s American cars.

Good luck! The show will follow the trio as they attempt to cross a plastic bridge in the middle of a lake in 1970s American cars.

James, Jeremy and Richard roam the roads of Scotland in a Cadillac Coupe De Ville driven by Elvis, a Lincoln Continental driven by Jock Ewing of Dallas and a Buick Riviera driven by Clint Eastwood.

Co-hosts will also use classic muscle cars to put an infamous Pizza Express trip to the test, and they’ll head to the Outer Hebrides for one of their toughest challenges yet.

They are also tasked with building a homemade floating bridge across the Hebridean Sea, capable of supporting them and their huge cars on a perilous journey to their final destination.

Jeremy previously admitted that they came across a number of famous faces during their trips to Scotland.

Stars: Fans got their first glimpse of The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown which sees the stars of the series travel to Scotland to wreak havoc on Thursday

Stars: Fans got their first glimpse of The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown which sees the stars of the series travel to Scotland to wreak havoc on Thursday

Let's go !  The Amazon Prime Video show features American cars from the 1970s that they used to see on TV shows when they were young (pictured crossing the plastic bridge)

Let’s go ! The Amazon Prime Video show features American cars from the 1970s that they used to see on TV shows when they were young (pictured crossing the plastic bridge)

Speed: Along the way, the trio will drive through the streets of Edinburgh and enjoy a hilarious and intense showdown with driver Abbie Eaton on the race track

Speed: Along the way, the trio will drive through the streets of Edinburgh and enjoy a hilarious and intense showdown with driver Abbie Eaton on the race track

Challenge: They are tasked with building a homemade floating bridge (pictured) across the Hebridean Sea, capable of supporting them and their huge cars on a perilous journey to their final destination

Challenge: They are tasked with building a homemade floating bridge (pictured) across the Hebridean Sea, capable of supporting them and their huge cars on a perilous journey to their final destination

He said: “With Scotland we knew we couldn’t go overseas, so we took a look and thought, ‘Well, the Outer Hebrides then’.

“And when we got there we met the producer of ‘A League of their Own’, Joanna Lumley, Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse, every TV show you could think of that would normally be elsewhere in the world the Hebrides. exterior. ‘

It comes after the trio’s 2020 Christmas special, The Grand Tour Presents: A Massive Hunt, received an early release in December.

Fun: The co-hosts will also use classic muscle cars to put an infamous Pizza Express trip to the test, and they'll head to the Outer Hebrides for one of their toughest challenges yet

Fun: The co-hosts will also use classic muscle cars to put an infamous Pizza Express trip to the test, and they’ll head to the Outer Hebrides for one of their toughest challenges yet

Destination: Jeremy previously admitted they came across a number of famous faces on their trips to Scotland

Destination: Jeremy previously admitted they came across a number of famous faces on their trips to Scotland

Good idea: trailer explains how the guys are confined to the UK by Covid and decided to visit Scotland in a 'Lochdown Special' (pictured, Richard Hammond)

Good idea: trailer explains how the guys are confined to the UK by Covid and decided to visit Scotland in a ‘Lochdown Special’ (pictured, Richard Hammond)

Yay!  The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown is the first part of a special British double billed program and 90 minutes in total

Yay! The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown is the first part of a special British double billed program and 90 minutes in total

Journey: The trio also explore part of Scotland in caravans, but end up having problems when they hit rough terrain

Journey: The trio also explore part of Scotland in caravans, but end up having problems when they encounter rough terrain

Oh my God: the trailer showed the interior of the trailers completely shaken up

Oops: they were a mess inside

Oh my God: the trailer showed the interior of the trailers completely shaken up

Wild: Stars will also stage epic Cold War shootout between worst Soviet and American cars ever made

Wild: The stars will also stage an epic Cold War shootout between the worst Soviet and American cars ever made

Jeremy said at the time: “We had [the speculation] consistently now for a year. We are very, very fed up. So we decided he could get out earlier.

The popular host trio – who previously hosted ‘Top Gear’ on the BBC – go on treasure hunts in four-wheeled vehicles on the program.

The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown will launch on July 30.

Exciting: The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown launches July 30

Exciting: The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown launches July 30

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