BBC Top Gear visits Anantara Jabal Al Akhdar Oman

'Friends' star Matt Le Blanc wins the race across the Arabian Peninsula that culminated at the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman

The car used by Top Gear presenter Chris Harris in the show.
The car used by Top Gear presenter Chris Harris in the show.

Top Gear filmed at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman as part of a race across the Arabian Peninsula.

The programme, which has a reported viewership of 350 million, aired on BBC Two in the UK towards the end of March.

Top Gear hosts Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris raced against each other to compare travelling for a weekend away to an exclusive resort in the mountains using different modes of transport which included a £2 million (US$ 2.5 million) Bugatti Chiron and travelling by air.

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The show culminated with former Friends star Matt LeBlanc celebrating his win on Diana’s Point, a cliff-edge platform at the luxury resort.

The Top Gear team also spent the night at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, along with a special Top Gear themed cake.

The filming follows several other supercar events that have taken place at the recently opened resort, including a test drive of the latest Lamborghini Huracán and a Porsche Club Oman group drive for members.

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