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Netflix goes bonnet to bonnet with Amazon’s Clarkson vehicle

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By John Glenday, Reporter

March 4, 2016 | 1 min read

Streaming giants Netflix and Amazon Prime are set to race each other to win over motorheads with reports in the guardian that Netflix is bidding to host the BBC’s revamped Top Gear show.

Such a move would pitch Chris Evans and Matt Le Blanc against Jeremy Clarkson and the ex-Top Gear team who are currently filming a budget busting £160m series for rival streaming service Amazon Prime.

Making the contest even more personal is the fact that Netflix previously rejected an offer to work with the former Top Gear trio of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond after deciding that they weren’t worth the money.

All new Top gear episodes are set to return to television screens next May meaning they could be made available for streaming as early as autumn on Netflix, coinciding with the launch window for Clarkson’s unnamed show.

Netflix already streams archive episodes of the show to its 75m subscribers.

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