Top Gear US

Sunday 8:00 PM on The History Channel Premiered Nov 21, 2010 In Season


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Episode Guide

    • Taxis
      Season 3 - Episode 11

      Since it's commonly acknowledged that taxi drivers have one of the most challenging jobs in the country, Rut, Tanner, and Adam head to Las Vegas to create the ultimate taxi that will keep both driver and passengers happy. After riding along with some real cabbies the guys use their new found experience to each create their own taxis, and then put them through a series of tests before they hit the Vegas strip to see who can get the most tips. There is also a review of the newest supercar to come out of the UK as the McLaren MP4-12C goes head to head against a good old American NASCAR Cup car.

    • Fully Charged
      Season 4 - Episode 7

      Tanner, Adam and Rutledge are each given a popular electric car to drive and complete tasks in. The winner gets the chance to drive the new 450bhp Tesla Model S electric car.

    • 150 MPH Challenge
      Season 3 - Episode 10

      It used to be that you'd need a supercar to hit 150 mph. These days a new 30,000 dollar car will get you there, but what's the least you can spend on a car and still reach this epic speed? The guys aim to find out as they spend as little as possible on three used cars, putting them through their paces as they head towards the famous El Mirage dry lakebed to attempt to reach 150. The winner's reward is a drive in the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse -- the fastest and most expensive production car in the world.

    • Viking Trucks
      Season 3 - Episode 16

      To prove that American trucks still have what it takes to conquer the world, Adam, Rut, and Tanner head to Iceland, the home of some of the toughest winter off-roading on the planet. Once there, they are challenged to drive their trucks over mountains, across frozen rivers, and through 30 feet deep snowdrifts in an attempt to reach their final destination: the top of an active volcano. What could possibly go wrong?

    • Cop Cars
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      Rutledge, Tanner, and Adam are set the challenge of finding a suitable cop car replacement for the Crown Vic. The winner's reward is to drive the Corvette ZO6 - the fastest police car in the country - through the Long Beach docks, while trying to catch a bad guy driving the ultimate getaway vehicle.moreless
    • America's Toughest Car
      Season 3 - Episode 8

      Rut, Adam, and Tanner set out to find America's toughest, most un-killable car. They each pick the toughest car they can think of and then put them through a series of tests using shotguns, bombs, and a giant crane. The winner gets to go head-to-head against the U.S. military in one of the toughest SUVs on the planet.

    • Worst Cars
      Season 2 - Episode 16

      The guys each buy what they believe to be the worst car in the states. Tanner nips over to England to see how fast a new super car, the Noble M600 (with no official top speed) can go.

    • Big Bad Trucks
      Season 4 - Episode 9

      Tanner, Adam, and Rutledge select their favorite luxurious light duty trucks and put them through a series of challenges. Finding out if their selections can perform both car and truck duties. As well as a showdown at a working airport where the guys attempt to tow a 727 airplane.

    • Monument to Moab
      Season 3 - Episode 6

      The guys set out to prove that you don't need an expensive 4x4 to go off road. Using three classic rental cars they attempt an epic journey through some of the toughest terrain in the country, from Monument Valley to Moab.

    • Minnesota Ice Driving
      Season 3 - Episode 15

      Getting your car ready for winter is serious business. It can cost a lot of money, and the harsh weather can cause serious wear and tear. To solve this issue, Adam, Rut, and Tanner each find a car that costs less than it would to prepare you car for winter, and pit them against the snow and ice in a series of tough challenges to find out which is the best winter car.

    • Continental Divide
      Season 2 - Episode 12

      The guys purchase themselves a minivan each, and proceed to cross the continental divide.

    • Mammoth Mountain
      Season 3 - Episode 14

      Adam, Rutledge, and Tanner set out to find the best SUV in the country. They each choose their favorite and meet up on Pismo Beach in California before setting out on an epic journey that will take them through vineyards and desert, and then high up into the Sierras. Along the way their SUVs will be put through a series of themed challenges until one of them is ultimately proclaimed the best SUV in the country.

    • Can Cars Float?
      Season 4 - Episode 6

      The guys discover if they can put together a vehicle that can travel on both land and water. Tests ensue including a trip across one of the great lakes.

    • One Tank
      Season 3 - Episode 4

      How far can you get on one tank of gas? The guys find out as they race from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco without being able to fill up. Whoever makes it closest gets the chance to drive the toughest off road machine in the world in a high-octane race in the remote Colorado mountains.

    • American Supercars
      Season 4 - Episode 8

      Adam, Rutledge and Tanner pick their favorite America supercar and travel from Beverly Hills to a race track in the desert where they go head-to-head with some of Europe's best. The winner gets to drive Mercedes-Benz's new SLS AMG Black Edition

    • Beater Boot Camp
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      The guys head out to Detroit, to put some old GM cars through their paces. Tony Hawk is this week's special guest.
    • America's Most Dangerous Cars
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The guys each choose a car that has at some point earned the title of 'most dangerous car in the country' and try to restore its reputation in a series of crazy challenges ending in a demolition derby. And Rutledge tries to teach Adam that it's possible to drive a car without breaking it by getting him behind the wheel of one of the quickest, most dangerous vehicles around.moreless
    • Big Rigs
      Season 2 - Episode 9

      The guys each purchase themselves a semi and are given tasks to determine the abilities of their machines. Ed Burns is this week's guest.

    • College Cars
      Season 3 - Episode 7

      The guys head south of the border on a spring break road trip through Mexico, driving the same model of car they did in college. To reach their destination, the party town of San Felipe on the Sea of Cortez, they first need to tackle the tough streets of Tijuana, as well as the treacherous mountain trails of the Baja Peninsula.

    • 8/28/12

      Could you own a classic car and not know it? Rutledge, Tanner and Adam each choose a car that they think is seriously undervalued and set out to reestablish its reputation, after which they're challenged to create a live commercial in San Diego and attempt to make money on their cars. The two losers have to entertain two celebrities in a crazy race in equally crazy vehicles, and it gets out of control fast.

    • Limousines
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Limousines have become more about Bachelorette parties than star-studded premieres, so Adam, Rutledge and Tanner decide it’s time to get some of the glamour back by building their own. To find out which is best, each of them has to transport a celebrity to the Primetime Emmy Awards.
    • Muscle Cars
      Season 2 - Episode 10

      The guys discover what the best modern muscle car is by putting their choices through several challenges.

    • Doomsday Drive
      Season 3 - Episode 13

      The guys are challenged to build the perfect car for the apocalypse. It has to be affordable, fun to drive, and be able to withstand a zombie onslaught. After a series of challenges designed to test their creation's performance, weaponry, and defenses, Adam, Rut, and Tanner are set one final task: to race across a deserted ghost town while avoiding the Post-Apocalypse Stig, who is in hot pursuit.

    • Flying Coupe DeVille
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      The guys head to North Carolina with $1000 dollars each to buy a car for moonshining runs. Ty Burrell is this week's "Big Star, in a Small Car".
    • The Tractor Challenge
      Season 3 - Episode 5

      The guys head to California to help a farmer do his chores using 3 different tractors. The new lamborghini Aventador is also taken for a spin.

    • Small Cars
      Season 3 - Episode 2

      Small cars work in the rest of the world, but what about in the US? The guys travel to Louisiana to answer that question by taking small cars out of their natural environment - the narrow streets of New Orleans - and venturing deep into Cajun Country, where they have to hunt and survive alongside the locals. Whoever does the worst in their small car is punished by having to drive the world's smallest car in their home town for a day.

    • America's Toughest Trucks
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      The guys are given $3000 each and the task of purchasing a truck. The stipulations are that they cannot peruse the car prior to purchasing, and the vehicle must have over 150000 miles on the clock. Once the trucks are bought and delivered, the arduous tasks begin; which truck will prevail as America's toughest truck?moreless
    • Fast in Florida
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      The guys race each other in a car, a boat and a plane. Tanner journeys to England to drive a wooden car. Michelle Rodriguez is the "Big Star in a Small Car".
    • Car vs Plane
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Tanner tests the new BMW X6M, and then races Rutledge to see which is faster over 500 miles, a car or a plane. Brett Michaels is this weeks special guest.
    • Adam's Show
      Season 3 - Episode 12

      It's Adam's turn to take control of the show, and his first order of business is to teach Tanner and Rutledge to play football -- with an automotive twist. He then introduces them to his concept car designed to protect the driver from the most dangerous things on the road: other drivers. Lastly, Adam tackles the classic Le Mans race where Ford beat Ferrari and gets behind the wheel of the legendary Ford GT40, while an unsuspecting Rutledge finds himself driving the Ferrari.

    • Halo vs Velociraptor
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Adam and Rutledge try to develop a new military vehicle to replace the Hummer. Tanner races the new F-150 Raptor against a parachutist jumping from 25000 feet, and Kid Rock is the star in a small car.
    • Hollywood Cars
      Season 2 - Episode 8

      The guys are set the task of constructing their own versions of their favorite Hollywood cars, after which they pit their creations again each other to see whose is best. Tanner drives the new Subaru Impreza WRX STi in a race against a biker. Steve Schirripa is this week's star in a small car.

    • First Cars
      Season 2 - Episode 2

      Tanner, Rutledge and Adam challenge each other to see who had the best first car in high school. Tanner and Adam race the Corvette ZR1 and the Ferrari 458. Pawn Stars Rick and Chumlee compete on the Top Gear test track.

    • Beating Tanner
      Season 2 - Episode 7

      Adam and Rutledge are fed up with Tanner's driving prowess and decide to take him down a notch. They issue him a series of challenges they are sure he cannot possibly win, including drifting a bus, racing a real life Lexus LFA against a time set in a computer game around the Infineon Raceway, and breaking the world indoor speed record. Bridget Marquardt is the week's Big Star in a Small Car.

    • Supercars
      Season 2 - Episode 13

      The guys complete challenges in the supercar of their choice.

    • America's Strongest Pickup
      Season 2 - Episode 3

      The guys take it to the mountains to find America's toughest truck, Tanner races a new off-roader against an air-boat through the Louisiana swamps, and comedian Bill Engvall is the week's Big Star in a Small Car.

    • Texas
      Season 2 - Episode 1

      The guys race across Texas in $2,000 cars in an attempt to find an alternative to the pickup truck.

    • Sturgis
      Season 4 - Episode 5

      The guys swap four wheels for two and head to the legendary Sturgis motorcycle rally. Starting with scooters the guys must complete challenges to upgrade to better motorcycles for their journey.

    • Death Valley
      Season 2 - Episode 4

      Tanner, Rutledge and Adam journey 400 miles through the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas in an attempt to find out how much 4x4 you can get for $5,000.

    • Fountain of Youth
      Season 4 - Episode 10

      The guys each pick a car that they see as the perfect midlife crisis car. Challenges ensue to find the best example.

    • Used Car Salesman
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      San Francisco is the setting for this week's race, with Adam and Rutledge racing a Honda CRZ against some extreme mountain bikers. Tim Allen is this week's special guest.
    • The $500 Challenge
      Season 2 - Episode 6

      The guys buy $500 cars and race each other along the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco and Twin Peaks. Rutledge reviews the Cadillac CTSV, pitting it against a Ferrari California, and Adam Levine stops by the Top Gear test track.

    • RVs
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      Adam, Tanner, and Rutledge all agree that while RVs are roomy and comfortable, they're terrible to drive. To solve this issue the guys design their own RVs, which have to be both comfortable and fun to drive, and set out on a southern road trip lined with wild challenges.
    • Luxury Car Challenge
      Season 2 - Episode 5

      Tanner, Rutledge and Adam journey to New Jersey to buy the most luxurious cars they can find for $5,000, after which the guys head for the Hamptons, where they try to pass off as locals in their new purchases. Tanner races the new 911 GT2 through downtown Los Angeles at night, and Arlene Tur takes a lap around the Top Gear test track.

    • Blind Drift
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Faust Tanner races skiers down a mountain in a Mitsubishi Evo, and Rutledge Wood compares the Aston Martin V8 Vantage with the V12 Vantage. Dominic Monaghan is guest of the week.
    • Off Road Racing
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      Tanner's favorite motor sport is the high speed, minimal-traction action sport of Rally racing, but how hard is it really? Rut and Adam enroll themselves in a rally school and with the help of professional driver Bucky Lasek, prepare themselves for a race against Tanner. Meanwhile, Tanner takes part in a genuine rally race in a stock Mini Paceman S, before they all meet up for the final race, which doesn't go the way Tanner is expecting.moreless
    • Alaskan Adventure
      Season 4 - Episode 2

      Adam, Rut and Tanner are given the task of constructing the perfect convertible to cope with the harsh weather and conditions of Alaska.

    • Rut's Show
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Rut's Show from the show Top Gear US is a British television series produced by John Hesling and Scott Messick. The program focuses on the world of motor racing and is presented by professional racing driver Tanner Foust, standup comedian Adam Ferrera and racing analyst Rutledge Wood. The episode Ruts Show is hosted by Rutledge Wood who risks his life during a truck race championship and almost kills his co host Adam Ferrara.moreless
    • America's Biggest Cars
      Season 4 - Episode 4

      The guys pick a car from the 60s and 70s which were renowned for being huge. Which one will come out on top? Tanner tests the new Corvette Stingray.

    • Coast to Coast
      Season 4 - Episode 1

      The guys each get a supercar this week and are given a set of challenges to complete on their coast to coast journey.

    • Cobra Attack
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Rutledge Wood and Tanner Faust pit a Cobra attack helicopter up against a Viper SRT through the streets of Georgia. Later, Adam Ferrera joins the fray for a Lamborghini test.
    • Bloopers
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Bloopers from the last nine episodes.
    • Fountain of Youth
      Fountain of Youth
      Season 4 - Episode 10

      A typical Stereotype of a man going through a midlife crisis is that he buys a sports car. In this season final episode, the guys grab a few sports cars and take a trip across Florida. Where they will face a series of challenges involving alligators, obstacle courses, and the glamour of Miami. In a journey to see if they can fight off all the wrinkles and baldness to recapture there youth.

    • Best of Top Gear
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Highlights from the first season.