Sunday, November 19, 2017

USA Season 1 Episode 9

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To determine America’s toughest truck, the hosts travel to Alaska. They are given $3,000 to buy pick-up trucks, with the conditions that the truck has at least 150,000 miles (240,000 km) and are bought sight unseen. Tanner buys a 1983 Chevrolet C/K, Rutledge buys a 1997 Dodge Ram, and Adam buys a 1976 Ford F-250. After [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 8

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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.
Challenge: Tanner and Rutledge race from Hollywood to Las Vegas to [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 7

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In San Francisco, Rutledge and Adam will race the Honda CRZ against extreme mountain bikers Tanner, Adam and Rutledge will have to test their sales skills at a used car dealership comedic actor Tim Allen will enter the test track.
Challenge: Rutledge drives the new Honda CR-Z hybrid, which he finds to be slow and less [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 6

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A wooden sports car in England will be tested by Tanner and afterwards, the three men will compete in a race against one another from Miami to Key West, using a car boat and plane; actress Michelle Rodriguez will enter the test track.
Challenge: Race from Miami to Key West, Florida. Tanner in a Cessna 206 [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 5

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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.
Challenge: Old GM cars put through series of challenges [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 4

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Tanner Foust takes the wheel of Ford’s new F150 Raptor and – as you can see from the pic above – races a parachutist jumping from 25,000 feet. Adam is giving his verdict on the mighty Mercedes SLS AMG, while Rutledge and Adam see if they can rumble up a replacement for the Hummer for [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 3

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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.
Challenge: The hosts are given a budget of $1,000 to buy a car and report to North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 2

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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 [...]

USA Season 1 Episode 1

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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 [...]

Season 1 Episode 6

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In Top Girl, sorry, Gear, Tara Palmer-Tomkinson was our star in a reasonably priced car, and the show was given over to image and style as we launched our ‘Cool Wall’.
But first – grannies. Our silver-haired superstars were back to take on handbrake parking. Anne was the most accurate with the handbrake on the day [...]

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