Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back with 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.
Season 1 | Episode 9 This week, The Grand Tour arrives in Stuttgart, the home of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz. In this show, James May takes the new Honda NSX supercar to the Eboladrome to push its cutting-edge hybrid technology to the limit and Richard Hammond immerses himself in the world of doomsday preppers as he constructs a ‘bugout’ vehicle that will allow him to survive a bleak future of nuclear winters, alien invasions and massed herds of zombies. Meanwhile, in a less realistic attempt at engineering, Jeremy Clarkson invents a new kind of fashionable SUV. Also in this show, the hosts attempt to meet the future demands of electric cars by harnessing power from the currently untapped actions of everyday life.
Season 1 | Episode 7 In the first of two special shows, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are challenged to complete an epic journey across Namibia in three beach buggies, each built to their personal spec. What starts off as a simple determination to win an argument with their boss turns into an amazing adventure across some of the most incredible desert scenery Africa has to offer.
Season 1 | Episode 6 The Grand Tour tent is in Kakslauttanen, Finland, deep within the Arctic Circle with a show in which Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson compare the Ford Mustang V8 and the Ford Focus RS, James May recounts the bitter 1960s battle for endurance racing supremacy between Ferrari and Ford, and the presenters run through some ideal Christmas gifts for car fans.
Season 1 | Episode 5 The Grand Tour studio arrives in Rotterdam where Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May introduce a lightweight sport car test featuring the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider, the Mazda MX5 and the Zenos E10 in the stunning landscapes of Morocco. Also in this show, Hammond and May play a traditional board game using cars and Dutch band Golden Earring are the guest stars.
Season 1 | Episode 4 The studio tent is back in Whitby, England as Jeremy Clarkson introduces an almost impartial test of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS against the BMW M4 GTS, and the three hosts attempt to make cars from sustainable materials. Comedian Jimmy Carr is the celebrity guest.
Season 1 | Episode 3 The travelling tent lands on the quayside in Whitby, England where Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May introduce a modern take on the traditional Italian grand tour featuring an Aston Martin DB11, a Rolls-Royce Dawn and an uninvited guest. Also in this show, Jeremy faces the consequences of a foolish bet and Simon Pegg is the star guest.
Season 1 | Episode 13 Jeremy Clarkson and James May introduce a battle between their own, personal cars. Jeremy champions the past with his Volkswagen Golf GTI while James makes a case for the future with his electrically powered BMW i3. Meanwhile, Richard Hammond is in France learning how to drift a car like a pro, and James is sent to a damp part of England to take part, against his will, in a strange sport called winching. Plus, the recently deceased Bugatti Veyron takes part in a drag race against the current hypercar speed champion, the Porsche 918 Spyder.
Season 1 | Episode 2 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May bring the traveling Grand Tour tent to The Cradle of Humankind near Johannesburg in South Africa. In this show, the three hosts are forced to become special forces soldiers with an all action challenge at a top secret training base, deep within Jordan. Also in this episode, Jeremy introduces the 800 horsepower Aston Martin Vulcan to the Grand Tour test track, and James is sent to investigate an unusual form of motorsport called spinning.
Season 1 | Episode 10 The Grand Tour: Dumb Fight at the O.K. Coral sees the tent travelling to Nashville. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May introduce their attempt to save the world's coral reefs. In the interests of conservation, the three travel to Barbados and begin an earnest attempt to establish a new reef using only some car bodyshells as a foundation. Their efforts start badly and then get worse, involving inept crane driving, useless boat steering, and an embarrassing moment with a local hotel. Also in this show, Jeremy finally indulges his series-long Alfa Romeo obsession with a test of the new, 500 horsepower Giulia Quadrifoglio.
Season 1 | Episode 1 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May start their brand new car show with hundreds of cars, thousands of people, a fire spitting metal scorpion and a squadron of jets in the California desert, plus three amazing hybrid hypercars and a brilliant BMW.
Season 1 | Episode 11 From the shores of Loch Ness in Scotland, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May introduce their attempts to buy used Maseratis for a bargain price and then use them to tour the drizzle flecked landscapes of the North of France. Also in this programme, Richard takes the Abarth 124 Spider to the Eboladrome, Jeremy comes up with a way to install cutting edge features in an older car, and Olympic cycling champion turned car racer Sir Chris Hoy is invited to try Celebrity Brain Crash.
Season 1 | Episode 12 The Grand Tour tent is once again in Loch Ness, Scotland after a monster discovery since the last show. This week, the hosts tour central Europe in a Jaguar F-Pace, a Bentley Bentayga and a Range Rover Autobiography, arguing over which is the best SUV and trying not to giggle at road signs. Also in this show, Jeremy kills preconceptions as he laps the Eboladrome in a Lexus GS F, the hosts examine the point of launch control, and Hollywood legend Tim Burton is invited to play Celebrity Brain Crash.
Season 1 | Episode 8 In the second show of a two-part special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are battling across Namibia in a quest to prove that beach buggies are brilliant. Having survived the challenges of the desert, the trio must now brace themselves for even greater hardship involving rough roads, camping, rhino conservation and a rather unusual river crossing.
Season 2 | Episode 6 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…
Season 2 | Episode 7 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.…
Season 2 | Episode 8 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.
Season 2 | Episode 9 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.
Season 2 | Episode 11 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.
Season 2 | Episode 11 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.
Season 2 | Episode 1 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.
Season 2 | Episode 2 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.
Season 2 | Episode 3 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
Season 2 | Episode 4 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.
Season 2 | Episode 5 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.
Season 3 | Episode 1
Season 3 | Episode 2 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.
Season 3 | Episode 3 In part two of this episode, Clarkson, Hammond and May continue their task of getting high-quality photos depicting interesting animals. In Colombia, they drive a Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Silverado pick-up and a Fiat Panda 4x4.
Season 3 | Episode 4 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.
Season 3 | Episode 5 Jeremy Clarkson heads to Sweden to test the new Lamborghini Urus against driver Abbie Eaton. James May visits the Eboladrome in the Alpine A110 and Richard Hammond profiles Scottish racing driver Jim Clark.
Season 3 | Episode 6 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.
Season 3 | Episode 7 Clarkson, May and Hammond set out to buy rare classic cars that have yet to increase significantly in price. With Clarkson in an Alfa Romeo GTV6, Hammond in a Fiat X1/9 and May in a Lancia Gamma Coupe, the three set off on a road trip around the top of Scotland.
Season 3 | Episode 8 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are forced to go on an RV holiday in the southwestern United States, despite regarding such things as slow, uncomfortable and pointless. They buying a used RV which they can then modify to suit their own personal preferences before continuing their vacation across Nevada in comfort.
Season 3 | Episode 9 We can look forward to seeing Hammond testing the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage. He compares it to his favourite car the Porsche 911. James May gives us a history lesson as he takes a look at the cars driven by the astronauts of the Apollo moon missions. Clarkson is testing the Citroen C3 Aircross as he attempts to convince the others that it’s spacious, versatile and better than an elephant.
Season 3 | Episode 10 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May celebrate the affordable, practical and fun wonder that is the hot hatchback. With Clarkson in the VW Polo GTI, Hammond in the Ford Fiesta ST and May in the unpronounceable Toyota Yaris GRMN.
Season 3 | Episode 11 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are driving the Aston Martin DBS, the Bentley Continental GT and the BMW M850i on an epic 1000 kilometre trip from the shores of the salt water Black Sea in Georgia to the edge of the freshwater Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan.
Season 3 | Episode 12 Jeremy Clarkson tests two modernised versions of classic Lancias. James May looks back at the incredible story of the Porsche 917 and Richard Hammond joins Clarkson at Stansted airport as the pair attempt to speed up the journey from check-in to security to the actual aeroplane by devising two radical takes on the idea of motorised hand luggage.
Season 3 | Episode 13 Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are dropped in the vast wilderness of Mongolia and told to await a delivery which turns out to be some basic rations and all the flat-packed parts they need to assemble a vehicle in which they can escape to civilisation.
Season 3 | Episode 14 In the final episode of the series, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May present a short and informative history class on one of the bedrocks of British life.