Top Gear gift for a top man

Looking for that something extra special for your Dad this Father’s Day?

Why not give him the the chance to set a timed lap around the Top Gear test track at the wheel of the ‘reasonably priced car’.

Deserving Dads can climb into the venerable Kia Cee’d, the most-used of all the show’s ‘reasonably priced cars’, to test their mettle against the actors, singers and other celebrities who all set lap times in it.

And with Top Gear’s future secure for now, but the success of a Jeremy Clarkson-less format far from assured, there may not be too many more Father’s Days to grab this chance. And that’s not the only treat on offer at the Top Gear Experience. Kind (or not so kind) families can buy Dad a hot lap with The Stig himself, or an off-road challenge while being fired at by a man in a tank.

There’s also an option to reshape your face with a drive in the windscreen-less Ariel Atom. What’s more, with every voucher purchased, one additional adult and two children can go along to the track for free. There’s an off-road driving experience forchildren aged 11-17, too.

A special offer for this year’s Father’s Day is a 15-minute off-road drive and time spent in the Top Gear studio, for just £29. Inside the studio are displays of some of the old and battered cars used in challenges on the show, as well as the retired Cool Wall, the stage and, of course, the presenters’ chairs. Vouchers for experiences can be bought at www.topgeartrackexperience.com or by calling 0044 844 2250 767.

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