Quentin Willson and Jodie Kidd to present new Channel 5 classic car show

Former Top Gear presenter Quentin Willson is joining model Jodie Kidd to present a new Channel 5 classic car programme featuring a host of A-list celebrities.

In a series of 13 hour-long episodes, The Classic Car Show will delve deep into the phenomenon of the classic car, with contributions from the likes of Steve Coogan and Tinie Temper.

Feature stories from will include Quentin Willson celebrating 50 years of the Ford Mustang in California, Jodie Kidd in a Jaguar XK120 at the Mille Miglia and resident racer Bruno Senna putting 10 classics through their paces on track at Brooklands.

It’s not all about expensive classic cars, however. Willson will show you the future classics you should buy now while they’re cheap, while 4Music presenter Will Best will look at low-cost motorsport.

Quentin Willson, presenter and executive producer, The Classic Car Show said: “I’m delighted that Channel 5 will be showing The Classic Car Show. The global growth in classic cars, not just in terms of auction prices of high-end Ferraris, but the sheer number of people who share the passion, has driven the creation of The Classic Car Show.

“No one has done what we are doing ever before. We’ve got gorgeous cars, passionate stories, an extraordinary filming budget and endless enthusiasm. The Classic Car Show is an amazing, insightful series without a socket set in sight.”

The Classic Car Show will be shown on Channel 5 next month. Watch the trailer here: