Richard Hammond: We've got to make The Grand Tour good or they will come and torch us

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TV presenter Richard Hammond has vowed that the former Top Gear trio's latest show will not disappoint.

Richard and James May followed Jeremy Clarkson to Amazon Prime Video after Jeremy parted company with the BBC for punching a producer.

May, Clarkson and Hammond
(Amazon Prime Video/PA)

Richard, 46, told The Daily Telegraph of the pressure of their latest motoring show, The Grand Tour.

He also dismissed "mad speculation" over each episode's budget, which has been reported to be up to £4 million.

The star said: "We're not going to disappoint, because we can't.

Richard Hammond
(Todd Williamson/Invision)

"We've got to make this good or they will come and torch us - and rightly so."

The Grand Tour makes its debut on Amazon Prime Video on Friday.