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25/09/2015 05:11 BST | Updated 25/09/2015 05:59 BST

Peter Andre To Host 'Top Gear' Rival For ITV, 'It's Me Or The Car'?

Peter Andre is reportedly channelling his inner Jeremy Clarkson, and fronting a brand new car show for ITV.

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New reports suggest that Peter, who is the current favourite to win the new series of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, has already shot a pilot episode of a new show called ‘It’s Me Or The Car’, which it’s claimed will act as a family-oriented version of ‘Top Gear’.

An insider tells The Sun: “It’s a big-money deal for Peter. It’s still in the pilot stage at the moment but the initial signs are promising.

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“It’ll be like ‘Top Gear’ for all the family. Peter’s very excited.”

The source also suggests that the new show could be a move to try and keep Peter at ITV, for whom he’s already hosted ‘60 Minute Makeover’ and appeared on a practically innumerable amount of reality shows.

The insider continues: “There’s a general feeling at ITV that his Strictly stint could turn into something more permanent on the channel.

“This opportunity is very much a tactical move to keep him on the channel as well as making a new television show.”

Peter isn’t the only star about to get behind the wheel of a new motoring project, though, with Dermot O’Leary about to host a new car show for the BBC, titled ‘The Getaway Car’.

Chris Evans will also be fronting a new series of ‘Top Gear’ next year, while Jeremy Clarkson and his former co-presenters have landed their own new show, which will be streaming on Amazon Prime.

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