It will tell the story of British motoring across the ages, through the iconic cars and incredible personalities that helped establish the UK as a major driving force in the global motoring industry.
Each of the four programmes will focus on one aspect of British motoring: Speed; Glamour; Icons and Trail Blazers. In each, Paul will explore a key story that ties in with the episodesí central theme, as well as creating a wider picture for the viewer via archive footage, visits to some of the nationsí most impressive motoring museums, and interviews.
Speaking about his involvement in the series Paul said: "I'm thrilled to be part of Sky Atlantic HDís THE PETROL AGE. It promises to be something of a personal journey of discovery into our national love of cars, our spirit of invention and design, our sense of adventure and competitiveness and our fascination with beauty. And I might even get to drive some classics!"