For the opening episode, We are in Switzerland where the presenters compare a Lamborghini Aventador S, a Honda NSX and an all-electric Croatian supercar called the Rimac Concept One in a battle of past, present and future. Richard's hillclimb takes an unexpected turn. And Ricky Wilson of The Voice UK and David Hasselhoff from America's Got Talent go head-to-head in the all-new Celebrity Face Off.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May partake in a public transportation challenge from New York City to Niagara Falls. Clarkson drives the all-new, 647 horsepower Ford GT, May takes public transportation May who, using only public transportation complicated due to being accompanied by Hammond. Also in this show, Jeremy tests the Mercedes-AMG GT R and another burning question is answered by Celebrity Face Off as cricketer Kevin Pietersen and baseball's Brian Wilson go head-to-head to find the world's fastest who makes a living from hitting and throwing and catching small balls.
In this show Jeremy blasts from the South of France to the Alps and then on to Turin in the 1479 HP Bugatti Chiron, James races the Kia Stinger GT against skateboarders, and Richard tries to relieve the boredom of office lunchtimes with the all-new sport of car park racing. Plus, actor Hugh Bonneville goes against naturalist Casey Anderson to find the world's fastest person who lives with a bear.
Jeremy, Richard and James attempt to show what would happen if The Grand Tour made a completely unscripted film with no pre-arranged locations, no set-up stunts and no planned incidents.
Jeremy Clarkson decides to make one of those Ken Block-style car skidding videos that are very popular on the internet using an old Subaru and a suitable swathe of English farmland. His endeavours are swiftly dismantled by Richard Hammond and James May who are on hand in the studio tent to reveal some of the embarrassing behind-the-scenes footage. Also in this show, May makes a rare trip to the Eboladrome test track to try out the tiny Volkswagen Up! GTI while Richard Hammond is in Dubai rummaging in the toy box of machinery and coming out with an incredible high-speed tracked vehicle called the Ripsaw. Plus, Celebrity Face Off sets out to find the world's fastest person with a failed early career in a band as Preacher star Dominic Cooper goes head-to-head against comedian Bill Bailey.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set out to prove that old Jaguars are not only stylish and roguish, but also strong and reliable with a road trip across Colorado. Along the way they set laps around a punishing dirt track and test 0-100-0 performance at America's highest commercial airport before embarking on one of the most perilous challenges they've ever attempted; avoiding the expense of lift passes and ski equipment by going skiing in their cars. Also Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest actor whose middle name is George by pitting Luke Evans against Kiefer Sutherland.
Richard and James work out that the average motorist loses 36 days of their lives filling up with fuel. The pair vow to do something about it, using their skill and ingenuity to invent a system for filling up on the move.
Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond tour Europe in brand new British sports cars built to designs from the 1950s, an undertaking spoilt by the arrival of James May in a modern Honda Civic Type R. Back in the UK, Jeremy is at the track to test the Ford GT, and Celebrity Face Off sees Stewart Copeland from The Police go head-to-head against Pink Floyd's Nick Mason in a battle of the drummers.
Clarkson, Hammond, and May attempt to break the British speed record for amphibious cars by strapping a jet engine to an old off-roader. After testing their creation, they take it to the Coniston Speed Week to set their record.
Jeremy, Richard and James reluctantly agree to test three SUVs in the rugged landscapes of Canada - Jeremy in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, Richard in the Porsche Macan Turbo Performance Pack and James in the Range Rover Velar. The boys will test their cars' sporting side at a race track and their utilitarian side with some enormous dogs, before ending in an epic race across the snowy mountains. Jeremy embarks on a legally perilous test of the Tesla Model X. This will mark the first time he's driven a Tesla on-screen since the controversial Roadster review in 2008. Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest golf enthusiast as Rory McIlroy takes on Paris Hilton.
The presenters are forced to work together to transport fish to impoverished communities in Mozambique's interior. The starting point is Mozambique, at the very southern end of the country.