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Top Gear America

Top Gear America

Motor Trend 2021

The world’s most popular motoring show comes to MotorTrend. Based on the original motoring series by the BBC, this version pays homage to the legacy of the Top Gear brand with a few original ideas from the minds at MotorTrend.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Top Gear America

Top Gear America - S2E1

#1 - Supercars in Montana (Season 2 - Episode 1)

The guys travel to Butte, Mont., hometown of celebrated American stuntman Evel Knievel, where they're inspired by Evel's audacity to attempt reaching 200 miles per hour. To do so, Dax chooses to drive the 2021 Ford GT Heritage Edition with a top speed of 216 miles per hour and a $748,000 price tag; Rob hops behind the wheel of the 770 horsepower Lamborghini Aventador SVJ; and Jethro sports the $3.78 million Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport that can reach 124 miles per hour in 5.5 seconds. Plus, Rob does some important work dispelling an urban myth about his first car, the Ford Pinto.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 15 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E5

#2 - Hot Rods (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Dax, Rob and Jethro take to local streets and remote lakebeds in hot rods for under $5,000, while The Stig surprises the guys with a little extra pressure. Dax makes it personal while racing an iconic Ferrari with a homemade station wagon.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 18 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E6

#3 - Save Rally Racing (Season 1 - Episode 6)

The guys attempt to fix rally racing in an Infiniti, a Nissan and a Subaru.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 17 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E9

#4 - Desert Toys (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Rob calls for a lifeline in the new Jeep Mojave as Dax tries to prove to him that the Polaris RZR is the most capable desert vehicle ever made. Jethro lets viewers in on what it feels like to really drive a Ferrari F8 Tributo.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 14 votes.

Top Gear America - S2E2

#5 - Electric Executives (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Are you an environmentally conscious CEO in the market for a new car? Dax, Rob and Jethro race across Seattle to close a critical deal with a mysterious CEO. Meanwhile, Dax celebrates his birthday with the Porsche 911 Turbo S.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 11 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E4

#6 - Luxury SUV's (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Dax, Rob and Jethro take a Porsche, Bentley and Lamborghini SUV to Colorado to see if they're worth it, and if altitude is the best remedy for a headache. Jethro goes to a frozen lake to see how many tires it takes to float a 10,000 pound vehicle.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 23 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E10

#7 - The Best Best Selling Pickup Truck (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Things go south in Texas for Dax, Rob and Jethro when a horse in Arizona shows the guys who pulls the most weight. Jethro also teaches Rob how a carnival ride can help you drive over 200 miles-per-hour in a McLaren Senna.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 13 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E8

#8 - Ultimate Drivers Car (Season 1 - Episode 8)

The guys struggle to find the ultimate driver’s car for under $100,000. They resort to fast food, feelings and G forces until the producers step in with an Indycar. Meanwhile Jethro leaves the real world while reviewing a Bugatti Chiron.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 18 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E11

#9 - Poster Cars (Season 1 - Episode 11)

In the season one finale, Dax, Rob and Jethro relive their youth in a Vector, a Lancia and a Firebird. Dax gets a little heated when Jethro gives him a run for the money. Meanwhile, Rob goes to the desert to dethrone the king in a Hyundai Veloster N.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 16 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E7

#10 - Build the TGA Track (Season 1 - Episode 7)

The guys convince the producers to let them build a new Top Gear America home track. Things blow up in their faces when Dax renovates the production office and Jethro takes one for the team. Rob has an identity crisis in the new Aston Martin Vantage.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 14 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E1

#11 - Supercars (Season 1 - Episode 1)

In the season premiere Dax, Rob and Jethro attempt a trip across America. They pick a Ford, a Porsche and a McLaren, and try to figure out what they are. Meanwhile, Dax heads to the airport for a fitting sendoff to the Lamborghini Huracan.

The episode was rated 7.22 from 46 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E3

#12 - Future Classics (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Dax, Rob and Jethro are off to Arizona to pick up cars they think will sell for big money in the future, and drive them back to LA. Meanwhile, Jethro has double vision while reviewing a Pagani Huayra, and The Stig establishes the leaderboard.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 28 votes.

Top Gear America - S1E2

#13 - Overlanding for 5K (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The guys head to an ancient lava field to see if you need big bucks to go overlanding, or if you can you do it in $5,000 vehicles. Meanwhile, Dax has a revelation about turning left as he reviews the new Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody.

The episode was rated 6.97 from 37 votes.


Last updated: jan 18, 2023


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