BBC Top Gear in Oman 2017

With the BBCs Top Gear series 24 due to start on March 5th Matt LeBlanc of Top Gear explains about the filming he did in Oman and Dubai. ‘That was really fun.

Top Gear Oman by z336
Top Gear Oman by z336

There was a supercar, a superboat, a superbike and a superplane. It was a race off from the Marina in Dubai to a mountaintop retreat in the Omani mountains. We had a blast.’

Gulf News Top Gear Anantara Cake
Gulf News Top Gear Anantara Cake

In late January the presenters of the program raced cars, including an 8litre 420 km/h Bugatti Chiron, to the 2,000m high Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman.

Top Gear up in Al Jabal Al Akhdar by Muscat Daily
Up in Al Jabal Al Akhdar by Muscat Daily

Fortunatly, the Bugatti is all-wheel-drive which complies with the 4×4 regulations needed to ascend the mountain road.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4

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