Rev up your engines! The episode of Amazon’s The Grand Tour filmed in Lincoln prepares to hit TV screens in less than three weeks.
‘Funeral For A Ford’ is listed as the series finale (episode 14) in season three of the show starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.
The latest series was first shown in the UK in January 2019. Episode 14, which is a tribute to the Ford car, was filmed in Lincoln in October last year. It will air on Friday, April 12.
Dozens of classic Fords then gathered around Lincoln Cathedral on October 26, 2018 with the presenters seen getting out of different models and going inside the iconic building.
The choir and the audience sang a hymn – “Dear Ford & Father of mankind” – as a tribute to the original mass producer of vehicles which is set to close the last episode of the series.
Hundreds of classic Ford cars gathered at the Lincolnshire Showground on the Saturday for the last part of filming.
The cars then went on a procession through to Lincoln Cathedral.
It wasn’t their first visit to Lincoln either as Clarkson and May stopped in the city in 2011 while filming an episode for series 17 of Top Gear.
In the episode, the pair tried to cross the country in the new Nissan Leaf and Peugeot iOn, two fully electric cars, but Clarkson ran out of battery and had to recharge at the University of Lincoln to a delighted crowd.