- Matt LeBlanc modified the tractor in a bid to revolutionise British agriculture
- The Stig smashed the previous fastest tractor world record by seven seconds
- LeBlanc and his co-presenter Chris Harris are also set to take on the challenge in Sunday night’s episode
This Lamborghini-inspired tractor is now the fastest in the world after The Stig smashed the previous record by seven seconds.
The uniquely modified tractor was altered by presenter Matt LeBlanc in a bid to revolutionise British agriculture.
LeBlanc and Chris Harris will also attempt to break the world record, with viewers kept in the dark over their result until the latest episode on Sunday night.
The Stig broke the world record for the fastest tractor in the world smashing the previous record by seven seconds
The presenters will also test the Lamborghini-style orange farming Frankenstein on a motorway, compete in a hedge-trimming contest against the farmer of the year, and take on a popular food manufacturer in a frozen vegetable challenge.
Meanwhile The Stig will cause chaos on the Countryfile farm with the tractor, soaking presenter Ellie Harrison and gatecrashing John Craven’s piece to camera.
LeBlanc said: ‘As the proud owner of no less than four tractors, you could say I’m a bit of an enthusiast.
The uniquely modified tractor was altered by presenter Matt LeBlanc in a bid to revolutionise British agriculture
‘The theme of this week’s film is that tractors are blocking up Britain. When you get stuck behind one, you can’t go anywhere. So we’re trying to speed up farming.
‘When Lewis Hamilton retires, this is what he’ll be driving.’
Top Gear airs at 8pm on BBC Two on Sunday night.
Just in case there was any confusion the BBC pointed out that The Stig is not a farmer
Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris are set to challenge The Stig’s record of 87.271 seconds in Sunday night’s episode of Top Gear