Matt LeBlanc has been confirmed as the new co-host of the revamped Top Gear alongside Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans.
In a tweet by BBC Two the Friends star is pictured alongside Evans and the Stig promising to drive the show into a new era.
— BBC Two (@BBCTwo) February 4, 2016
LeBlanc has appeared on the show twice and has the record lap time as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. He said: "As a car nut and a massive fan of Top Gear, I'm honoured and excited to be a part of this iconic show’s new chapter. What a thrill!"
Host Chris Evans mentioned his excitement at the appointment, adding "Matt’s a lifelong fellow petrolhead and I’m thrilled he's joining Top Gear. Acting out our craziest car notions on screen is a dream job and I know we’ll both be debating some epic road trip ideas."
Additional Top Gear appointments are yet to be announced.
Top Gear returns to our screens in May 2016