Top Gear's Stig takes on Google Street View

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Google Streetview has previously taken us to all sorts of unusual locations – from the Large Hadron Collider to the bottom of the oceans – and now it has expanded even further, to an airfield in Surrey.

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This isn’t just any old airfield though – it’s perhaps better known as the Top Gear test track, which is a place that people who inexplicably like to applaud cars go. To celebrate the addition, TopGear and Google have released the below video showing a Google Streetview car taking on the best member of the Top Gear cast, The Stig (he’s the best because he can’t talk) driving a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. It isn’t hugely surprising who wins.

If you’d like to click around yourself you can do so here – just start muttering about why climate change isn’t real because it’s a bit cold today, and the full Top Gear experience will be complete.

James O’Malley