Top Gear (US)
Season 3

s03e01 / Police Cars

15th Aug '12 - 1:00am
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.

792 have watched this episode

s03e02 / Small Cars

22nd Aug '12 - 1:00am
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.

800 have watched this episode

s03e03 / Cult Classics

29th Aug '12 - 1:00am
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 re-establish 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.

765 have watched this episode

s03e04 / One Tank

5th Sep '12 - 1:00am
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.

815 have watched this episode

s03e05 / The Tractor Challenge

19th Sep '12 - 1:00am
The Tractor Challenge

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.

793 have watched this episode

s03e06 / Monument to Moab

26th Sep '12 - 1:00am
Monument to Moab

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.

786 have watched this episode

s03e07 / College Cars

30th Jan '13 - 2:00am
College Cars

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.

796 have watched this episode

s03e08 / America's Toughest Car

6th Feb '13 - 2:00am
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.

793 have watched this episode

s03e09 / RVs

13th Feb '13 - 2:00am
RVs

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.

790 have watched this episode

s03e10 / 150 MPH Challenge

20th Feb '13 - 2:00am
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.

775 have watched this episode

s03e11 / Taxis

27th Feb '13 - 2:00am
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 a good old American NASCAR Cup car.

778 have watched this episode

s03e12 / Adam's Show

6th Mar '13 - 2:00am
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.

782 have watched this episode

s03e13 / Doomsday Drive

13th Mar '13 - 1:00am
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.

787 have watched this episode

s03e14 / Mammoth Mountain

20th Mar '13 - 1:00am
Mammoth Mountain

The guys choose their favorite SUV's and meet up on California's Pismo Beach to start an epic journey and put their vehicles through a series of challenges.

779 have watched this episode

s03e15 / Minnesota Ice Driving

27th Mar '13 - 1:00am
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.

782 have watched this episode

s03e16 / Viking Trucks

3rd Apr '13 - 1:00am
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?

803 have watched this episode
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