Top Gear US - Season 3

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

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  • Viking Trucks
    Episode 16
    4/2/13
    9.5

    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?

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  • 3/26/13
    8.8

    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.

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  • Mammoth Mountain
    Episode 14
    3/19/13
    8.8

    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.

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  • Doomsday Drive
    Episode 13
    3/12/13
    8.4

    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.

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  • Adam's Show
    Episode 12
    3/5/13
    7.6

    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.

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  • Taxis
    Episode 11
    2/26/13
    9.4

    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.

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  • 150 MPH Challenge
    Episode 10
    2/19/13
    9.3

    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.

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  • RVs
    Episode 9
    2/12/13
    6.8
    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.
  • 2/5/13
    9.1

    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.

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  • College Cars
    Episode 7
    1/29/13
    8.5

    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.

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  • Monument to Moab
    Episode 6
    9/25/12
    8.8

    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.

  • 9/18/12
    7.9

    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.

  • One Tank
    Episode 4
    9/4/12
    8.7

    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.

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  • 8/28/12
    8.4

    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.

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  • Small Cars
    Episode 2
    8/21/12
    7.9

    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.

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  • Cop Cars
    Episode 1
    8/14/12
    9.2
    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
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