The BEST Episodes of Car Masters: Rust to Riches
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2021
The colorful crew at Gotham Garage overhauls an eclectic collection of cars and trucks, trading up to a showstopper they can sell for big bucks.
#1 - Back to the Future
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
The crew hustles to complete its ambitious upgrade of a 1955 Futura in time for a big auto show. Has Gotham Garage finally landed its six-figure car?
#2 - Petersen Built
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
The crew collectively weighs the opportunity of a lifetime — one that entails a great deal of prestige, but comes at a hefty cost.
#3 - Proof of Concept
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
Mark's Hayabusa hopes are tied to his take on a Prius. Shawn tries to generate buzz ahead of an auction, but a real-world roadblock gets in his way.
#4 - Going, Going... Gone?
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
The crew gets creative when social distancing hurts their hopes for a big payday. But Mark's high price demands may end up costing them even more.
#5 - Deal with It
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
As Mark overhauls a 1947 military-style Dodge Power Wagon, Shawn finds himself in the driver’s seat when he surveys buyers for a 1960 Plymouth XNR.
#6 - Life-Size
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
The team aims to bring some Hot Wheels dreams to life in order to trade up for a rare Lincoln Futura replica. Shawn tries to rein in Mark’s impulses.
#7 - Frank'N'Bus
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
Shawn locates an unconventional option for the bus engine but struggles to find a potential buyer. The crew gets some help from a hot-rod icon.
#8 - Hot Tub Time Machine
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
As Mark presses to finish the hot-tub car and fulfill a commitment to some friends, Shawn persuades him to upgrade a vintage Ford pickup as insurance.
#9 - The Italian Job
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
To finance a costly job redo, the crew works on an El Camino cash car for a very demanding client while overhauling an International Harvester Scout.
#10 - Taking the High-End Road
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
Business is booming for the Gotham crew, thanks to their recent recognition. Next up, they tackle turning a 1933 Ford replica into an art deco Delahaye.
#11 - Wheels on the Bus
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
After some creative dealmaking, Shawn frets over Mark's hot take on a Bel Air. An academic achievement leads to a school bus upgrade for Caveman.
#12 - Lowrider Long Shot
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
Mark harbors a lowrider vision for a vintage Impala, aimed at financing his high-concept car. As expected, the plans quickly get very elaborate.
#13 - Two for the Money
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
The team members race to beat the clock in pursuit of a six-figure car. Mark's quest for a shop truck brings up meaningful memories.
#14 - Something Borrowed, Something Renewed
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
As Shawn tries to rectify a deal gone bad, he pushes Mark to take on a sentimental project. The garage gets a chance to impress a splashy new client.
#15 - Later, Vaydor
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
Shawn pursues the pieces he needs for a big trade while Mark puts his stamp on a kit car. The garage is treated to a surprise visitor: Caveman’s mom.
#16 - The Crow
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
Mark and Shawn finally make progress on a big deal. The crew fixes up a jalopy for a local race, then dives in to upgrade a legit vintage race car.
#17 - Junkyard Jewels
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
Shawn and Mark get a sweet haul in a trade. Tony and Caveman tag-team a 1956 Chevy truck as Constance takes on a vintage VW microbus.
#18 - Electric Drag
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
With the new shop open for business, the Gotham crew upgrades a 1953 Buick Special and then attempts a first: converting a gas engine to electric.
#19 - Motorboatin'
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
Mark pushes more boundaries with his next two upgrades: overhauling a minivan so it’s fit for rock stars and giving the Corvette treatment to a boat.
#20 - Totaled Disaster
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 27, 2020
After suffering a massive setback, the crew focuses on flipping a souped-up motorcycle for some cash and finding their next great trade-up car.
#21 - Green Is the New Black
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
The team tackles a disassembled 1970 Chevy C-10 Fleetside in order to upgrade and trade it for a very valuable 1939 Zephyr car body.
#22 - Ride from the Ashes
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 4, 2021
With everyone desperate for cash, Tony sees opportunity in a sentimental build. Shawn has a tough time finding a buyer for Mark's woody iteration.
#23 - Outsmarted
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
The Gotham Garage crew tries to convert a 1964 Ford Thunderbird into a bonafide "rocket car" while giving a smart car the monster-truck treatment.
#24 - Buggin' Out
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 2018
The crew tries to help out a friend at a steep discount with a Volkswagen Bug hot-rod upgrade. Mark gets overly creative with a T-bucket overhaul.