BBC smash hit TV show Top Gear is due to make its return to British screens in 2016 following the release of long time presentation trio Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. In the the build up to series 23 a short new trailer hit YouTube on Thursday already reaching nearly 1.5 million hits. With a brand new presentation team consisting of former TFI Friday host Chris Evans alongside American TV personality Matt Le Blanc, German Nordschleife specialist Sabine Schmidt and of course mercurial Irishman Eddie Jordan, Top Gear heads into brave new waters in 2016 with many viewers keen to have a first glimpse of the new direction the show is taking post Clarkson era. Although produced for UK TV viewers via the BBC Top Gear has somewhat of a cult status across the globe with petrol heads from all corners of the world enjoying the latest car related hijinks performed by the Top Gear team. With a new presentation team and change of production personnel heading into the new season fans of the show are excited to see how the most popular motoring programme on TV fairs in its new format. Alongside the new Top Gear, Clarkson, May and Hammond have once again rekindled their highly successful TV relationship to bring another new motoring show to growing media platform Amazon. The as yet untitled programme is currently under filming and should be aired on Amazon within the year. It will be very interesting as 2016 progresses to see how the two teams fair in the race to become top dog of the TV airwaves. How do you think the new look Top Gear will be received amongst fans? Do you think the presentation team are a good choice? Will you be watching come release date? Let us know in the comments section below!