The Best Episodes Directed by Gavin Whitehead
#2 - It's a Gas, Gas, Gas
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 2 - Episode 7
Richard and James 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.
#3 - Happy Finnish Christmas
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 - Episode 6
The Grand Tour tent is in Kakslauttanen, Finland – deep within the Arctic Circle – where Richard and Jeremy compare the Ford Mustang V8 and the Ford Focus RS. The presenters also run through some ideal Christmas gifts for car fans.
#5 - Pan (dem) icking
Clarkson's Farm Season 1 - Episode 5
As Covid-19 puts Britain on lockdown, Jeremy suddenly finds that his biggest worries aren't all related to the upcoming lambing season.
#6 - Oh, Canada
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 2 - Episode 10
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.
#7 - Past, Present or Future
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 2 - Episode 1
Jeremy, Richard and James are in Switzerland, where they 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. 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.
#10 - Jaaaaaaaags
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 2 - Episode 6
Jeremy, Richard and James set out on a road trip across Colorado to prove that old Jaguars are not only stylish and roguish, but also strong and reliable. 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. Celebrity Face Off finds the world's fastest actor whose middle name is George by pitting Luke Evans against Kiefer Sutherland.
#12 - Motown Funk
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 3 - Episode 1
The boys are back! 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.
#14 - Berks to the Future
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 - Episode 9
The Grand Tour tent is pitches in Stuttgart, Germany from where James introduces a test of the highly advanced Honda NSX, Jeremy tries to invent a new sort of SUV, Richard creates a machine to protect him from a future apocalypse, and the three hosts attempt to generate electricity from everyday activities.
#15 - Legends and Luggage
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 3 - Episode 12
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.
#16 - The Youth Vote
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 3 - Episode 10
Jeremy, Richard, and James love hot hatchbacks—and are excited to test the newest versions from Volkswagen, Ford, and Toyota. Hammond and May take two icons to the Eboladrome, the Lamborghini Countach (the same Countach featured in the new Top Gear studio) and the Ferrari Testarossa.
#17 - Chinese Food for Thought
The Grand Tour (2016) 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.
#18 - Aston, Astronauts and Angelina's Children
The Grand Tour (2016) Season 3 - Episode 9
Richard tests the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage, James looks back at the cars of the Apollo astronauts, and Jeremy performs a series of elaborate tests to prove that the Citroen C3 Aircross is spacious, practical and better than an elephant.