Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back with The Grand Tour. A show about adventure, excitement and friendship... as long as you accept that the people you call friends are also the ones you find extremely annoying. Sometimes it's even a show about cars. Follow them on their global adventure. Episodes contain product placement.
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.
We are in New York to find the fastest way from the Big Apple to Niagara Falls in a race featuring Jeremy in the new Ford GT versus James May on public transportation, dragging an injured Richard Hammond. Also, Jeremy tests the Mercedes-AMG GT R at the Eboladrome, cricketer Kevin Pietersen goes against baseball's Brian Wilson in Celebrity Face Off, and The American test driver is replaced.
In this episode, Jeremy Clarkson asks if Europe's glamour set still need their jets and helicopters or if they'd be better off with a car: the new, 1479 horsepower Bugatti Chiron with an epic cross-Europe dash. James May tests if the new Kia Stinger GT is faster than gravity itself with a race against some skateboarders. Plus May joins Richard Hammond to relieve the boredom of office lunchtimes with the all-new sport of car park racing. In Celebrity Face Off actor Hugh Bonneville goes against naturalist Casey Anderson to find the world's fastest person who lives with a bear.
In this episode Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May 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. All they agree is that the starting point will be in Croatia, where Jeremy arrives in an Audi TT RS, Richard turns up with a not-at-all-comparable Ariel Nomad, and James brings along an old Lada which he has decided to turn into a fire engine. What follows is a demonstration of why some kind of script is generally a good thing. Also in this show, Richard takes the new McLaren 720S to the Eboladrome and in Celebrity Face Off Michael Ball goes head-to-head against Alfie Boe to find the world's fastest classical singer with an interesting connection to the British motor industry.
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.
In this show, 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 in this show, Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest actor whose middle name is George by pitting Luke Evans against Kiefer Sutherland.
In this episode, Richard Hammond and James May 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. Also in this show; Hammond is at the Eboladrome track to test a new, hardcore version of the Lamborghini Huracan called the Performante, Meanwhile, Jeremy Clarkson tells us the story behind one of motorsport's greatest battle; the epic struggle between the mighty Audi Quattros and the underdog Lancia 037s in the 1983 world rally championship. Plus, Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest person who makes a living hitting or strangling other men, as boxer Anthony Joshua goes head-to-head against WWE star Bill Goldberg.
In this episode, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond visit some evocative old motorsport locations in Europe using a pair of re-born 1950s sports cars, painstakingly rebuilt by their manufacturers to the original designs. With Clarkson in the Aston Martin DB4 GT lightweight and Hammond in the Jaguar XKSS, the pair start their adventure on the street circuit in Pau, France before their fun is interrupted by the arrival of James May in a modern Honda Civic Type R which he insists is better in every way. Also in this show, Jeremy takes care of some unfinished business by track testing the Ford GT first seen on the road in episode 2. Plus, Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest drummer from a band beginning with the letter P as Stewart Copeland from The Police competes against Pink Floyd's Nick Mason.
The Grand Tour attempts to set a new British water speed record for amphibious cars. A staggering 85 percent of all people who try to break records on water are killed but this doesn't put off Clarkson, Hammond and May as they set about building their own road legal machine from an unholy union of car, boat and jet engine and then use it to spear across the choppy waters of a vast lake during something called "Coniston Speed Week". Also in this show, Jeremy makes a nostalgic trip to the Eboladrome to drive a pair of incredible supercars from the early 1990s, the Jaguar XJ220 and the Bugatti EB 110 Super Sport. Plus, Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest magician as Dynamo goes head-to-head against Penn & Teller.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May reluctantly agree to test three SUVs in the rugged landscapes of Canada. Clarkson in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, Hammond in the Porsche Macan Turbo Performance Pack and May 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. Also in this show, Jeremy embarks on a legally perilous test of the Tesla Model X. This will mark the first time we've seen him drive a Tesla on-screen since the controversial Roadster review in 2008. Plus, Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest golf enthusiast as Rory McIlroy takes on Paris Hilton.
In a mini special The Grand Tour decides to tackle world hunger by transporting fish from the bountiful coast of Mozambique to the impoverished interior using a Nissan pick-up, a Mercedes 200T, and a TVS Star motorcycle. Along the way they encounter mud, accidents, and fish preservation issues on what turns out to be an epic, challenging and extraordinary journey.