Tiff Needell BMW Passenger Ride Experience

1 hours long
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3 laps covered
7.2 miles covered

Sideways with Tiff Needell!

Star of Top Gear and Fifth Gear, F1 Driver and Le Mans racer Tiff Needell at the wheel of the BMW M2 around the sweeping curves at Thruxton. Hold on tight, this is a white knuckle ride you'll never forget

  • Experience Tiff's sideways driving
  • Hold on tight whilst Tiff extracts the most from the BMW M2
  • Exclusive to Thruxton
Only   £159

Experience Format

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Meet Tiff

Tiff will take the time to explain the details of the BMW M2 and what to expect. Time to get your camera out for a photo next to the car!

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High Speed Passenger Ride with Tiff Needell

3 laps

Three exhilarating laps with Tiff at the wheel as he talks you around Thruxton and squeezes every last horse power out of the new BMW M2 whilst pointing sideways at the same time!

About the Tiff Needell BMW Passenger Ride Experience

Have you ever watched Top Gear or 5th Gear and seen Tiff Needell performing seemingly impossible sideways slides in all manner of cars? If not, a quick search on YouTube will soon show what Tiff is about.

Thruxton is pleased to offer our customers the chance to experience Tiff's legendary car control first-hand from the passenger seat of the BMW M2. The BMW M2 holds a 3 litre straight 6 twin turbo with all 405hp sent to the rear wheels, making it the perfect machine for Tiff to demonstrate why he made it all the way to Formula 1 and the Le Mans 24 hours.

The BMW feels like it was made to lap Thruxton's fast sweeping corners and with Tiff at the wheel, you're guaranteed to experience the car's full potential.

To complete this unique experience you will be filmed from inside the car with a 360 video, including Tiff's commentary of your laps, which will be yours to keep and relive the excitement.

The Cars

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The BMW M2 feels like it was made to lap Thruxton's fast sweeping corners. The car is equipped with a 405hp 3.0 Litre Twin Turbo engine with a seven-speed Double Clutch Transmission.

4.2 seconds
Top Speed
155 mph
405 bhp
406 lb/ft
Engine Size
3 litre straight 6 with twin turbos
7 speed double clutch paddleshift gearbox
Front engine rear wheel drive
Cars with In-Car Recording

Tiff Needell BMW Passenger Ride Experience Availability

Open Dated Voucher

Open Voucher Valid for 12 months - £159

Show Dates For

Tuesday 23 August 2022 - £159
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Friday 2 September 2022 - £159
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Saturday 3 September 2022 - £159
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Friday 23 September 2022 - £159
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Saturday 24 September 2022 - £159
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Saturday 24 September 2022 - £159
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Thursday 29 September 2022 - £159
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Friday 30 September 2022 - £159
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Friday 7 October 2022 - £159
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Friday 14 October 2022 - £159
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Saturday 15 October 2022 - £159
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Gift Pack Options

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E-Voucher - Free

Your gift will be delivered by email straight to your inbox, so it's ideal for last-minute presents. Delivery is free and you’ll receive a personalised experience voucher with an optional gift message.

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Gift Voucher Pack - £2.50

Gift voucher pack includes; our current brochure with details of all our experiences and information about Thruxton, personalised gift voucher with an optional gift message and a list of dates to attend.

Why Buy A Driving Experience From Thruxton

Our Top Reasons For Buying A Driving Experience At Thruxton

  1. No on the day pressure to purchase expensive accident damage waiver at registration. The price you see is the price you pay.
  2. Over 35 years of experience in operating driving experiences.
  3. We'll automatically extend your voucher if you have to cancel due to Covid-19.
  4. Our driving experience days operate in a covid safe environment. Find out more
  5. Thruxton is the fastest race track in the UK and a fully licensed FIA venue - not a disused airfield.
  6. No 70mph speed limits or numerous "cone chicanes" to keep the speed artificially slow.
  7. Models from Ferrari, Mclaren, Aston Martin, Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Ford, BMW, Alpine and single-seat racing cars.
  8. You drive on the full 2.4-mile circuit as used by the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and other top-class championships plus we have all the expected venue spectator facilities.
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Need to Know Information

This experience can be purchased as an open gift voucher valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.

This experience operates from Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire.

We operate on selected weekdays and Saturdays.

On the day drivers must wear clothes that cover their arms and legs.

Spectators are welcome - free of charge