The controversy caused following the first two episodes of Top Gear Australia has divided the nation in a way comparable only to the iconic Holden versus Ford battle which has waged since before I can remember.
Fans expecting a UK quality performance have been left disappointed however many realise this is still early days, with the trio yet to find their rhythm.
As usual, CarAdvice has been given a sneak peek into the third instalment of Top Gear Australia which features the first trademark Top Gear cheap car challenge.
In the next episode, Charlie Cox, Warren Brown and Steve Pizzati will visit a local junkyard to piece together their own race car and compete in a series of challenges at Oran Park.
“Charlie, Warren or Steve threw themselves, and their cars, into this challenge with extraordinary gusto – all in the name of Top Gear Australia of course!” said Head of Production, Peter Abbott.
Warren will then take the BMW X6 Coupé 4WD and put it through its paces in a uniquely Australian manner while Pizzati road tests Clarkson’s favourite car – the F1-inspired Mercedes CLK 63 AMG Black Series coupe.
The “Celebrity in a Bog Standard Car” for this week is host of RocKwiz Julia Zemiro.
Top Gear Australia airs Mondays at 7:30pm on SBS.