Petersen Engineering at Top Gear 

Top Gear Episode 6, Series 18.


The episode which aired March 2012, saw Jeremy Clarkson recreate the Battle of Britain with the Petersen aero-engined car and a flame-spitting retro BMW, called the 'Brutus'. SEE VIDEO >>


We also had a Petersen Blower with us which James May and Richard Hammond drove (SEE VIDEO BELOW). 


The Stig also had a play in the aero-engined car and took it around the track.

Top Gear Episode 1, Series 19

We were lucky enough to be given the challenge of making the aluminium bodywork for the P45.

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special

Petersen Engineering were asked to provide a Petersen Blower Bentley for Richard Hammond to drive in the filming of the Top Gear Special: 50 Years of Bond Cars.

Top Gear Episode 6, Series 20

Petersen Engineering had two cars in the 'Best Of British' line up on The Mall. A Petersen Blower and the Petersen 27 Litre car.

Top Gear Episode 4, Series 21

A Petersen car, at the rolling chassis stage, was used in an episode of Top Gear which aired February 2014, as a lead into a feature about coachbuilt cars.

COVID-19: Notice to all of our customers booked in for our Goodwood track day in June. As government restrictions due to COVID-19 prevents foreign travel we have postponed our track day at Goodwood until 2022. All those who booked and paid for track and hotel for this year will carry their booking forward to 2022, please do contact us with any queries regarding this. Sorry for any inconvenience caused but we would love our international customers to be able to join us all once restrictions have been lifted. 


Featured are all examples of our work. All our cars are built to order for our customers to their own specifications and ideas.


We very rarely have our cars for re-sale - if we do we have information on our For Sale page. Please email if you require any more details about having a car built or parts we supply.


Builders of the:
PETERSEN 4.5 litre Blower 
PETERSEN Speed Six 4.9 litre 
PETERSEN Speed Eight 6.5 litre 

PETERSEN 4.9 litre Blower Road Racer
PETERSEN 27 Litre Meteor
PETERSEN Boat Tail and Bob Tail 
PETERSEN 'Dartmoor' Coupe
PETERSEN Paulin Coupe










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Bob Petersen

Tel: 00 44 (0)1409 221749 




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