[Video] James May’s candidate for the stunt driver is a… thief image

We all know May has some poor choices under his belt – his hair, the way he drives, his love for certain stupid cars – but of course it’s all part of his personal charm…

Well, we also know that when May brings an idea to the table we usually end up laughing – and after destroying a Renault Clio RS and a Megane RS earlier, it turns out it’s May’s turn to bring in another stunt driver candidate that would take the place of The American for the forthcoming season 2 of The Grand Tour – bound on December 8 on Amazon Prime Video.

This time around the guy seems to get along, before actually starting to drive like the car was stolen – a reminder of the trade, as May explains he used to be a car thief. At the end, much to the chagrin of the trio, it turns the old habits never died and the driver takes off with the rare BMW M4 CS – one of just 3000 units manufactured by the Bavarians. We’re pretty sure everything will turn out fine – perhaps after spending a few hours with the police explaining why they gave the keys to a prized car to a known felon, and also after recounting the tale of the grand theft auto of the shiny blue performance coupe…