Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are returning with a rival Top Gear show on Amazon, next year.
Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear following a fracas with a member of the production staff, Richard and James both followed and quit the BBC motoring show.
Now the trio are launching a new motoring show on Amazon Video which is produced by their long-time executive producer Andy Wilman.
On working with Amazon, Jeremy Clarkson said: “I feel like I’ve climbed out of a bi-plane and into a spaceship.”
Richard Hammond added: “Amazon? Oh yes. I have already been there. I got bitten by a bullet ant.”
James May said: “We have become part of the new age of smart TV. Ironic, isn’t it?”
Clarkson shared on Twitter: “I’m very excited to announce that Hammond, May and I have signed a deal with.”
I'm very excited to announce that Hammond, May and I have signed a deal with .@AmazonVideo
— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) July 30, 2015
Richard said: “I’ve got a job I’ve got a job I’ve got a job. Haircut, clean jeans and practice driving again. Forrrrwaaaaaaaard!!”
I've got a job I've got a job I've got a job.
Haircut, clean jeans and practice driving again. Forrrrwaaaaaaaard!!
— Richard Hammond (@RichardHammond) July 30, 2015
James shared: “Good news! I’ve got a job with
@AmazonVideoUK. Bad news! So have the other two. #AmazonPrime #ItSaysHere”
— James May (@MrJamesMay) July 30, 2015
Jay Marine, Vice President of Amazon Prime Video EU, said: “Customers told us they wanted to see the team back on screen, and we are excited to make that happen.
“Millions of Prime members are already enjoying our ground-breaking original shows. We can’t wait to see what Jeremy, Richard, James and the team will create in what is sure to be one of the most globally anticipated shows of 2016.”