The last series might have been as patchy as Clarkson's hair, but it's always nice to see the Top Gear team back at the coalface making consumer-focused television.
This video, captured at the University of Lincoln recently, shows Clarkson and May on the hunt for a power supply as they test the latest electric cars.
Clearly the Nissan Leaf and the Mitsubishi i-Miev are the models in for a tongue lashing. At least Top Gear can always count on huge crowd to give them a push. Click below to watch.