EPisodeWorld Logo
Welcome Visitor.
[ Login ]  [ Register ]
 

Top Gear USA

2010- Fate To Be Determined
 
News | DVDs | Images

Show Summary

 Buy Season 1 from Amazon.comBuy Season 1 from Amazon.ca

See all DVDs
Featuring super-cars, extreme stunts and challenges, car reviews and celebrity interviews, Top Gear is the home for anyone with a love of cars. The U.S. version will be packed with high-adrenaline action entertainment as it tracks the colorful history of the automobile as well as the eccentric adventures of its hosts with Top Gear’s customary wit and humor.

Hosted by comedian and car enthusiast Adam Ferrara (Rescue Me, Paul Blart: Mall Cop), stunt driver Tanner Foust (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift and The Dukes of Hazard) and car-obsessed NASCAR expert Rutledge Wood, Top Gear is bringing out all the stops for the US iteration. Of course, the show would not be complete without its own version of The Stig, a masked driver who will performing stunts and high-octane feats.
Show Gallery
© Jeffrey Sauger/Getty Images for BBC Worldwide
© Jeffrey Sauger/Getty Images for BBC Worldwide
© Jeffrey Sauger/Getty Images for BBC Worldwide
© Zach DIlgard
Main Cast
Adam Ferrara
as (host) [S 1-4]
 
Rutledge Wood
as (host) [S 1-4]
 
Tanner Foust
as (host) [S 1-4]


Premiered on Network:
History Channel in US

Genres: Documentary

Language: english  Runtime: 60 mins

Official Website / IMDB-Link

No news entries yet

 
Guide available in: english
Choose Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | All Seasons
Plot
1x01 - Cobra Attack:
In episode one there's a battle between two snakes as Rutledge Wood and Tanner Foust give the soon to be replaced Dodge Viper SRT a fitting send off by pitting it against a Cobra attack helicopter through the streets of Griffin, Georgia. Adam Ferrara, Rutledge Wood and Tanner Foust settle which is the best Lamborghini ever, in a 180 mile an hour desert drag race. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin takes to the Top Gear test track.
1x02 - Blind Drift:
Tanner races his favorite cut price sports car against two extreme skiers down a mountain. Rutledge finds out if Aston Martin has solved a horsepower problem in the new Vantage model and Adam and Rutledge try to beat professional drift champion Tanner Foust in a drifting competition by cheating. Actor Dominic Monahan takes to the Top Gear test track.
1x03 - Flying Coupe DeVille:
Adam, Rutledge and Tanner have to buy cars for $1000 and then put them through a series of crazy moonshine-running related challenges in North Carolina. Modern Family's Ty Burrell gets on the Top Gear test track.
1x04 - Halo vs. Velociraptor:
Tanner races Ford's new F150 Raptor against a parachutist jumping from 25,000 feet. Adam reviews the new Mercedes SLS AMG, and Rutledge and Adam go into battle as they attempt to create a replacement to the Hummer for the military. Kid Rock races on the Top Gear test track.
1x05 - Beater Boot Camp:
Tanner, Adam and Rutledge head to Detroit to choose their favorite old GM cars and put them through a series of crazy challenges to decide which one should be brought back into production. Skateboard legend and game designer Tony Hawk gets on the Top Gear test track.
1x06 - Fast In Florida:
Tanner goes to England to try out a sports car made from wood--with surprising results, and the three of them race against each other from Miami to Key West in car, boat and plane. Michelle Rodriguez gets on the Top Gear test track.
1x07 - Used Car Salesman:
Rutledge and Adam race the new Honda CRZ against extreme mountain bikers through the streets of San Francisco. Tanner, Adam and Rutledge become used car salesman with crazy results. Tim Allen gets on the Top Gear test track.
1x08 - Car vs. Plane:
Rutledge races Tanner to see if it's faster to fly or drive if your journey is less than 500 miles, Tanner tries out the new BMW X6M and Rutledge gets confused by the new Porsche Panamera. Brett Michaels gets on the Top Gear test track.
1x09 - America's Toughest Trucks:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam set out to answer the question of which is America's toughest truck in America's toughest state, Alaska.
1x10 - Best of Top Gear:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam look back on the best moments and favorite highlights from the first season of Top Gear.
2x01 - Texas:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam wrangle, haul and race their way across Texas in a crazy attempt to find an alternative to the pickup. Comedian Adam Ferrara, champion rally and drift racer Tanner Foust and racing analyst Rutledge Wood return for an all-new season of Top Gear.
2x02 - First Cars:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam fight over who had the best first car. Tanner and Adam get to race their dream first cars--the Corvette ZR1 and Ferrari 458. And Pawn Stars Rick and Chumlee stop by to test their skills on the Top Gear test track.
2x03 - America's Strongest Pickup:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam set out to answer the question of which is America's toughest truck in America's toughest state, Alaska.
2x04 - Death Valley:
What's the best 4x4 you can by for $5,000? Tanner, Rutledge and Adam compete in an epic 400 mile journey from the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas in an attempt to find out.
2x05 - Luxury Car Challenge:
New Jersey is home to more luxury cars than anywhere else in America. Tanner, Rutledge and Adam head to the Hamptons to see if they can pass off these cars to locals. Plus, Tanner puts the new 911 GT2 through its paces.
2x06 - The $500 Challenge:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam race along the Pacific Coast Highway to see who's $500 clunker is best. Tanner puts the new Subaru Impreza WRX STi through its paces by racing a biker through a deserted town.
2x07 - Beating Tanner:
Adam and Rutledge have had enough of Tanner. They decide to teach him a lesson in a series of challenges aimed at embarrassing him.
2x08 - Hollywood Cars:
Tanner, Rutledge and Adam create versions of their favorite Hollywood cars and then pit them against each other to see whose is best. Tanner and Rutledge race a horse and two Mustangs through the Utah desert.
2x09 - Big Rigs:
Rutledge, Adam and Tanner decide that driving Big Rigs can't be as difficult as everyone says, and to prove it, set themselves the challenge of delivering tons of precious (and explosive) cargo across Michigan after only a few hours practice. What could possibly go wrong?
2x10 - Muscle Cars:
Which is the best modern muscle car? Adam, Rutledge and Tanner fight it out on the way to a high speed attempt at a NASCAR track, and Rutledge takes Tanner into the Utah desert to prove how fast their new mustangs are in a relay race against horses.
2x11 - Dangerous Cars:
The hosts 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.
2x12 - Continental Divide:
The early pioneers and settlers crossed the Rockies in covered wagons, braving tough weather and harsh terrain. So how would modern day covered wagons cope with the same journey, carrying the same things and having to cross the same rivers and mountains? Rutledge, Adam and Tanner decide to find out, and set out to conquer the Rockies in soccer-mom vans.
2x13 - Supercars:
The hosts have each been asked to choose what they think is the perfect high-end convertible by an anonymous celebrity buyer. On the way to meet them, they put the cars through a series of challenges which hint at the celebrity's identity.
2x14 - Limos:
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.
2x15 - Rut's Show:
We find out what goes on in Rut's head as he takes control of the show and gets to do whatever he wants. In the process he enters a championship race and almost kills himself, becomes an inventor and almost kills Adam, and tries it out as a designated driver on the late night streets of San Francisco and almost kills them both.
2x16 - Worst Cars:
The hosts buy each other what they think is the worst car in the country and set themselves a challenge--whoever can make the car they've been given coolest and sell for most money at an auction at the end of the journey wins. Tanner travels to England to find out just how fast a brand new supercar--with no official top speed--can go.
3x01 - Police Cars:
It's the battle of the big 3 as the guys compete over which is the best new police car to replace the Crown Vic, in a series of madcap challenges around Detroit, Michigan. The winner gets to race the fastest Police Car in the country -- the Corvette ZO6 -- in an action film style chase through the Long Beach docks as he tries to catch a "perp" riding the ultimate escape vehicle.
3x02 - Small Cars:
Small cars work in the rest of the world but will they ever work here? The guys try to answer the question and travel to Louisiana to take them out of their natural home on the narrow city streets of New Orleans and deep into Cajun Country where they have to hunt and survive alongside the locals. Whoever did the worst in their car suffers the humiliation of having to drive the world s smallest car for a day in their home town.
3x03 - Cult Classics:
Could you own a classic car and not know it? The guys each get a car that they think is seriously undervalued and set out to reestablish its reputation before creating a live commercial in San Diego and attempting to make money on it. The two losers have to entertain two celebrities in a crazy race in equally crazy vehicles, and it gets out of control fast.
3x04 - One Tank:
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.
3x05 - The Tractor Challenge:
The guys head to rural California and attempt to help a farmer with three of the biggest tractors on the market. It quickly descends into chaos as they try to transport livestock and heavy equipment and complete farm chores. We then review the fastest "tractor" of them all--the new Lamborghini Aventador--and see how its claims stack up in a race against a crop dusting plane.
3x06 - Monument to Moab:
Do you really need an expensive 4x4 to go off road? The guys don't think so and to prove their point use three classic rental cars and attempt to complete and epic journey on some of the toughest terrain in the country from Monument Valley to Moab.
3x07 - College Cars:
The guys find the same model cars they drove in college and then head south of the border on an epic spring break road trip through Mexico to determine whose ride is the best college car. They tackle the tough streets of Tijuana and the treacherous mountain trails of the Baja Peninsula on their journey to reach the party town of San Felipe on the Sea of Cortez. Comedian Adam Ferrara, champion race car driver Tanner Foust and racing analyst Rutledge Wood host.
3x08 - America's Toughest Car:
What's America's toughest, most un-killable car? Adam, Tanner and Rutledge each pick the toughest car they can think of and put them through a series of brutal 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 SUV's on the planet.
3x09 - RVs:
RVs are roomy and comfortable, but they're terrible to drive. So to solve this issue, Adam, Tanner and Rutledge design their own RV that has to be not only comfortable but also fun to drive, and take them on a southern road trip. Along the way they compete in a series of wild challenges, culminating at the famous infield of Charlotte Motor Speedway.
3x10 - 150 MPH Challenge:
Getting to 150 mph used to be the preserve of supercars. These days you can reach that speed in a new 30,000 dollar car, but what's the least you can spend and still reach this epic speed? The guys find out as they spend as little as possible on three used cars, put them through their paces and then head out to the famous El Mirage dry lakebed to attempt to reach 150. The winner gets to review the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse--the fastest and most expensive production car in the world.  [...] (More)
3x11 - Taxis:
Being a taxi driver always ranks among the most challenging jobs in the country, so the guys head to Las Vegas on a quest to create the ultimate taxi, aiming to keep both driver and passengers happy. After getting some experience riding along with real cabbies, they reveal their creations, put them through a series of tests and then hit the Vegas strip to see who can get the most tips. Then we review the newest supercar to come out of the UK--the McLaren MP4-12C, and see how it stacks up against  [...] (More)
3x12 - Adam's Show:
We find out what goes on in Adam's head as he takes control of the show and gets to do whatever he wants. First he tries to teach Tanner and Rut how to play football--with an automotive twist. Then he reveals his own concept car designed to protect you against the worst things on the road--other drivers. Finally, he gets behind the wheel of the legendary Ford GT40 and puts a bizarre twist on the classic Le Mans race where Ford beat Ferrari, with an unsuspecting Rutledge at the wheel of the Ferrari.  [...] (More)
3x13 - Doomsday Drive:
The guys attempt to build the perfect car for the apocalypse--affordable, fun to drive, and still zombie-proof. After testing its performance, weaponry, and defenses, they have to race across a ghost town with the Post-Apocalypse Stig in hot pursuit.
3x14 - Mammoth Mountain:
Which is the best SUV in the country? Our hosts find out as they each choose their favorite and meet up on California's Pismo Beach. They then set out on an epic journey inland through vineyards and desert before climbing high into the Sierras above the snow line, putting their choices through a series of SUV themed challenges along the way.
3x15 - Minnesota Ice Driving:
Getting your car ready for winter can cost a lot of cash and the brutal weather can cause serious wear and tear. So the Top Gear hosts set out to solve this issue by finding three cars that cost less than it costs to prepare your car for the snow and ice and put them through a series of tough challenges to find out which is the best winter car.
3x16 - Viking Trucks:
The hosts head to Iceland–home of some of the toughest winter off-roading on the planet–to try and prove to the locals that American trucks still have what it takes to conquer the world. Their challenge is to drive their trucks over mountains, across frozen rivers and through 30 foot deep snowdrifts to the virgin land at the top of an active volcano. What could possibly go wrong?
4x01 - Coast to Coast:
The hosts decide to take three expensive supercars on a 3,000 mile road trip across the United States from Lower Manhattan in New York, to Venice Beach in Los Angeles. The loser would have to pay for the entire gasoline bill for all three cars. Rutledge chose a $280,000 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trafeo Stradale. Tanner decided on a $320,000 McLaren MP4-12C Spider. Adam drove a $152,000 SRT Viper
4x02 - Alaskan Adventure:
Adam, Tanner and Rut face one of their biggest challenges yet: create the perfect convertible for Alaska. The guys construct home made vehicles tough enough to survive in America's 49th state and road test them in a series of challenges as they drive from Anchorage to Homer.
4x03 - Off Road Racing:
Tanner takes Adam and Rut to try out extreme off road racing in rally cars, which involves driving at high speeds through the woods on narrow dirt roads with hairpin turns. Despite Tanner's experience, Rut and Adam challenge him to a race. While they take lessons to prepare, Tanner hones his skills at a nearby rally race. When they all meet up again, their friendly competition turns out to be way more epic than Tanner expected.
4x04 - America's Biggest Cars:
America is known for making big cars and the 60s and 70s saw some of the biggest. But which one of these behemoths is the best? To find out, the Top Gear guys select their favorite and compete in a series of challenges as they travel along the Mississippi. The winner gets to drive the new Corvette Stingray.
4x05 - Sturgis:
The Top Gear hosts embark on a two-wheel road trip through South Dakota to the world's largest automotive event, the annual Sturgis Bike Week. Starting out on scooters and needing to pass challenges to progress to the bigger bikes they'll need to ride to fit in at the rally, the hosts go through hell as they close in on Sturgis. The winner will race a super-charged Ariel Atom against a 200 mph sports bike, while the loser will have to take part in a stunt, courtesy of HISTORY channel's newest  [...] (More)
4x06 - Can Cars Float?:
Is it possible to make a vehicle that's as good on water as it is on land? Rut, Adam and Tanner build their own amphibious vehicle and put them through a series of road tests before embarking on a huge water challenge, attempting to cross one of the Great Lakes.
4x07 - Fully Charged:
Adam, Rut and Tanner drive three of the bestselling electric cars on a journey through Michigan to determine which is best and showcase some surprising features. The unusual tests include a reverse high speed challenge, a race indoors, and a stealth mission. The winner gets to drive the new all electric sports package Tesla Model S.
4x08 - American Supercars:
American Supercars are in the midst of a rebirth. To determine which one is the best, the hosts select their favorite and drive from Beverly Hills to a test track in the desert for a performance showdown. The competition culminates in the ultimate test: a head to race against European supercar powerhouses Lamborghini, Porsche and Ferrari. The winner gets to drive a brand new muscle car–the $300,000 622 horsepower Mercedes SLS AMG black.
4x09 - Big Bad Trucks:
Is it possible for a truck to be comfortable, easy to drive, and still maintain its toughness? To find out, the guys select their favorite no-expense-spared light duty truck and put them to the test in a series of escalating challenges to determine if they can perform both car and truck duties. The showdown culminates at a working airport where they'll each attempt to tow a massive 727 airplane.
4x10 - Fountain of Youth:
(No plot available)
5x01 - American Muscle:
(No plot available)
5x02 - Desert Trailblazers:
(No plot available)
5x03 - 80's Power:
(No plot available)
5x04 - Snow Show:
(No plot available)
5x05 - Off Road Big Rigs:
(No plot available)
5x06 - Cool Cars for Grownups:
(No plot available)
5x07 - What Can It Take:
(No plot available)
5x08 - Need for Speed:
(No plot available)
5x09 - Weekend Race Cars:
(No plot available)
5x10 - Appalachian Trail:
(No plot available)
Choose Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | All Seasons
General Info:
Click on the episode names to get more information about them.
 
[ Submit Episode ]
 
Guide available in: english