Ready for a Scottish holiday, The Grand Tour way, during lockdown? Then you are in luck. The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown preview and premiere date have been revealed. Best of all, it won’t be long until that episode begins streaming.
This is the episode where Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May disrupt Scotland during the worldwide pandemic. In addition, this is yet another episode where Hammond crashes again.
This is what we know about the upcoming Scottish episode.
What Do We Know About The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown?
Finally, fans can gather up and watch Jeremy, Richard, and James in a new special, The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown on Amazon Prime. This is the infamous Scotland episode that was filmed during the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic.
This is the first episode of Season 5. Usually, the trio embark on exotic journeys to places like the southern tip of South America, or the North Pole. However, the worldwide pandemic kept them home in the U.K. Moreover, this new episode is a bit of a documentary about travel during this crazy time.
According to the show’s longtime producer, Andy Wilman, who told The Sun a bit about the Scottish excursion. “We were trying to think of different options, and where we ended up was we just shot one recently up in Scotland, a kind of mini coronavirus special, which will be 60-odd minutes rather than 90.”
Thanks to IMDb, we get a bit more description. “The presenters are celebrating the great 70s American cars they saw in TV shows, as they road trip around Scotland, creating chaos on the streets of Edinburgh and building a homemade floating bridge across the Hebridean sea.”
When Will Amazon Prime Drop The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown?
Are you ready to head over to “McScotland” with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May? Get ready, as it is soon happening. According to Jeremy Clarkson’s recent tweet, The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown drops on Friday, July 30, on Amazon Prime.
The first of my news announcements this week is…. pic.twitter.com/YcKrNgkPdT
— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) July 15, 2021
When Is The Next Special?
IMDb also posted another episode for Season 5 called “Untitled Grand Tour Special.” What do we know about this one? We know quite a bit. The former Top Gear trio was filmed in areas around the United Kingdom for this episode.
The first location was Beachy Head. This is an iconic British site, with a dramatic chalk sea cliff. The surrounding cliffs in the East Sussex area are visually stunning. Don’t forget the 1972 Citroen SM car that Jeremy and Richard were driving in!
In addition, the trio filmed in Warwickshire, at the Leamington Spa. Jeremy, Richard, and James drove French cars around. Including a Citroen CX station wagon, Talbot-Matra Murena sports car, and Renault Avantime MPV.
As for the drop date of this second Season 5 episode of The Grand Tour, which should be released later in the year. However, The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown drops on Friday, July 30, on Amazon Prime.
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