Top Gear's Stig makes another appearance on Google Street View

He's one of TV's most secretive personalities. Usually only wheeled out on Sunday nights for a few weeks every year, he's known as the Stig, and appears to have been holidaying in Scotland recently

A while ago, there was much excitement online when Top Gear's tame racing driver, the Stig, was spotted standing in a window at the BBC's White City complex. As it turned out, this was, in fact, a cardboard cut-out. But this time it looks like the Stig has been caught out and about for real, in Scotland.

This image of the white-clad racing driver, said by some to sleep upside down like a bat, was taken by Google on the A82, which joins Fort William, in the south, with Inverness in the north. Popular with many motorists, this road has been voted one of the country's greatest. It's also the second-longest A road in Scotland after the A9.

But what is the Stig doing there? Who knows? It's fair to assume, though, that Top Gear could be planning a tour of the UK's best roads at some point soon. Or perhaps the Stig had just popped out of the car to relieve himself after a long journey. After all, some say he urinates more often than most because he drinks only premium unleaded petrol.


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