This time around the BBC said it was confident "stringent" safety rules had been met. The stunt was filmed as part of a new series that hits the airwaves in October. The segment had Hammond behind the wheel of a car capable of speeds of more than 250 miles per hour, and which can travel from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds.
The Bugatti Veyron is said to be the world's fastest production car.
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