Let Clarkson Take You on a 360-Degrees Tour Through a Moroccan Movie Set

The Grand Tour's first episode did not live up to the expectations. It couldn't possibly have, considering all the hype that was built around it, with the promised world's most expensive TV opening scene and all.
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But it wasn't just that the bar was raised too high. The show itself wasn't exactly great either - sure, it was better than the new Top Gear, but it wasn't better than the old one. The three were a bit rusty, and it looked like the show was focusing more on being 'grand' than being 'good.'

Those who stuck with it, though, and watched the following episodes as well, could notice things started to pick up after that dodgy debut. The trio is back at it, delivering the kind of entertainment we've come to expect.

The show's YouTube channel, in the meantime, has kept itself busy as well. While most of the clips are usually teasers for the upcoming episode, some of them feature exclusive content that can't be seen anywhere else.

The video below falls nicely into the latter category, and it shows a Jeremy Clarkson dressed in a white suit driving a white Alfa Romeo 4C Spider through what looks like a movie set. It's either that or somebody built a modern hangar over an ancient Egyptian temple.

The speed isn't great, but we do get to see a few slides, with the most spectacular one coming right at the end. If you look closely, you can even spot Jeremy mistiming his approach into one of the gravel corners and ending up biting the inside, but without any dramatic consequences other than those affecting his ego.

A lot of the people in the comments say they've spent the entire video staring directly at Clarkson's face as if they were strapped to the hood, but we don't recommend doing that. Well, at least not during the first viewing.

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