Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back for another season of adventure and idiocy, travelling the world to drive everything from hypercars and Italian classics to RVs and American muscle. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to rampage around the globe with your most entertaining friends, don’t ask these three. They find each other very annoying.
In the first episode of a brand new season, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May make a pilgrimage to Detroit to drive three highly tuned muscle cars on the deserted streets of this once-great motor city. Also in this show, Jeremy drives the super-lightweight, super-hardcore, 789 horsepower McLaren Senna.
In a special episode, Clarkson, Hammond and May clatter across Colombia in a Jeep Wrangler, a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up and a Fiat Panda 4x4 as they attempt to capture high quality images of interesting animals to be used as Amazon’s new screensavers, encountering epic scenery, extreme peril, weird hobbies and even some actual animals along the way.
In this episode Jeremy Clarkson drives the Volkswagen Amarok, Richard Hammond tries a Ford Ranger and James May is in a Mercedes X-class as they attempt to find the best of the new breed of European pick-up trucks with a series of tests based on life in the developing world. Also in the show, Jeremy is at the Eboladrome to try out the snorting, swollen, near-600 horsepower Jaguar XE Project 8.
In this episode, Jeremy Clarkson is in Sweden driving the new Lamborghini Urus SUV, James May is at the Eboladrome trying the Alpine A110 sports car, and Richard Hammond profiles Scottish racing driver Jim Clark, arguably the greatest racer of any generation.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are in China to sell the virtues of second-hand Western luxury cars to local business people while getting sweaty, lost and almost burnt. Also in this show, Hammond is at the track to test the NIO EP9 electric supercar.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May tour the most beautiful parts of Scotland in three old Italian cars which they believe to be future classics. Also in this show, Clarkson is at the Eboladrome to test the new BMW M5 sports saloon against the comfort-orientated Alpina B5.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are told to take an RV holiday across the south western United States but rapidly stage a mutiny before re-grouping in used RVs they have modified themselves, with mixed results.
In this episode, Richard Hammond is at the track in the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage, James May looks back at the cars of the legendary Apollo astronauts, and Jeremy Clarkson embarks on a series of elaborate and extremely thorough tests to prove that the Citroen C3 Aircross is spacious, practical and better than an elephant.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May compare the VW Polo GTI, Ford Fiesta ST and Toyota Yaris GRMN at the track before attempting to make these cars more appealing to young people. Also in this show, Hammond and May compare the Lamborghini Countach and the Ferrari Testarossa.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take an Aston Martin DBS, a Bentley Continental GT and a BMW M850i for an epic drive between the salty Black Sea in Georgia and the fresh water Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan in order to find the best grand touring car for a fish enthusiast.
Jeremy Clarkson drives two re-born Lancias, a Delta Integrale and a Stratos, James May looks back at the history of the legendary Porsche 917 racing car, and Richard Hammond joins Clarkson to revolutionise air travel with two concepts for motorised hand luggage.
In a special episode, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are dropped in the vast wilderness of Mongolia, then provided with some basic rations and all the flat-packed parts they need to build a vehicle which will provide their only chance of escape to civilisation before they starve or strangle each other.
In the final episode of the series, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May pay tribute to one of the bedrocks of British life, the medium-sized Ford saloon, starting with the Cortina of the ’60s and ‘70s, moving on to the Sierra of the 1980s and ending with the Mondeo, a model that has achieved something no other car in history has managed.