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Best The Grand Tour Episodes (August 2020)

The best Grand Tour episodes are comedic, uplifting, and satirical. In this article, we are going to take a look at the best Grand Tour episodes from across the four seasons on Amazon Prime.

Cast: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May

The Grand Tour Overview: Follow Jeremy, Richard, and James, as they embark on an adventure across the globe, driving new and exciting automobiles from manufacturers all over the world.

Best The Grand Tour Episodes: #20 – Opera, Arts and Donuts

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 1 – Episode 3

Aired Dec 2, 2016

The travelling tent lands on the quayside in Whitby, England where Jeremy, Richard and James introduce a modern take on the traditional Italian grand tour – featuring an Aston Martin DB11, a Rolls-Royce Dawn and an uninvited guest.

Directors: Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#19 – Legends and Luggage

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 12

Aired Mar 29, 2019

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. Also, Richard Hammond joins Clarkson to revolutionise air travel with two concepts for motorised hand luggage.

Directors: Gavin Whitehead, Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#18 – Well-Aged Scotch

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 7

Aired Feb 22, 2019

In this episode, Jeremy, Richard and James find three classic cars which haven’t appreciate much compared to their more valuable brothers and sisters—an Alfa Romeo GTV6, a Lancia Gamma coupé and a Fiat X1/9.

Directors: Brian Klein, Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#17 – Berks to the Future

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 1 – Episode 9

Aired Jan 6, 2017

The Grand Tour tent is pitched 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.

Directors: Gavin Whitehead, Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#16 – Up, Down and Round the Farm

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 2 – Episode 5

Aired Jan 5, 2018

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.

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.

Directors: Brian Klein, Phil Churchward

#15 – Bah humbug-atti

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 2 – Episode 3

Aired Dec 22, 2017

Jeremy blasts from the south of France to the Alps and then on to Turin in the 1479 HP Bugatti Chiron. Meanwhile, James races the Kia Stinger GT against skateboarders. Richard tries to relieve the boredom of office lunchtimes with the all-new sport of car park racing. Actor Hugh Bonneville goes against naturalist Casey Anderson to find the world’s fastest person who lives with a bear.

Directors: Brian Klein, Phil Churchward

#14 – Colombia Special (1)

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 2

Aired Jan 25, 2019

In a special episode, Clarkson, Hammond and May clatter across Colombia in a Jeep Wrangler, a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up and a Fiat Panda 4×4 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.

Directors: Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#13 – Motown Funk

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 1

Aired Jan 18, 2019

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.

Directors: Brian Klein, Gavin Whitehead, Phil Churchward

#12 – International Buffoons’ Vacation

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 8

Aired Mar 1, 2019

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are told to take an RV holiday across the southwestern United States but rapidly stage a mutiny before re-grouping in used RVs they have modified themselves, with mixed results.

Directors: Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#11 – Jaaaaaaaags

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 2 – Episode 6

Aired Jan 12, 2018

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.

Directors: Brian Klein, Gavin Whitehead, Phil Churchward

#10 – Sea to Unsalty Sea

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 11

Aired Mar 22, 2019

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.

Directors: Phil Churchward

#9 – An Itchy Urus

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 5

Aired Feb 8, 2019

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.

Directors: Brian Klein, Gavin Whitehead, Phil Churchward

#8 – The Beach (Buggy) Boys (2)

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 1 – Episode 8

Aired Dec 31, 2016

Jeremy, Richard and James continue their battle 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.

Directors: Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#7 – The Falls Guys

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 2 – Episode 2

Aired Dec 15, 2017

Jeremy, Richard and James partake in a public transportation challenge from New York City to Niagara Falls. They drive the all-new, 647 horsepower Ford GT, public transportation, complicated due to being accompanied by Richard. Jeremy also tests the Mercedes-AMG GTR. Cricketer Kevin Pietersen and baseball’s Brian Wilson go head-to-head to find the world’s fastest who makes a living from hitting and throwing and catching small balls.

Directors: Brian Klein, Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#6 – Colombia Special (2)

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 3

Aired Jan 26, 2019

Jeremy, Richard and James clatter across Colombia in a Jeep Wrangler, a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up and a Fiat Panda 4×4 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.

Directors: Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

#5 – The Grand Tour presents… Seamen

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 4 – Episode 1

Aired Dec 13, 2019

In the first of a series of feature length Specials, Clarkson, Hammond and May take a one time only break from cars and set out on an epic journey across Cambodia and Vietnam… in boats. This adventure packed voyage sees the hapless trio experience thrills, spills and genuine danger as they try to navigate their way through the world’s most iconic waterway – the Mekong Delta.

Directors: Gavin Whitehead

#4 – It’s a Gas, Gas, Gas

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 2 – Episode 7

Aired Jan 19, 2018

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.

Directors: Gavin Whitehead

#3 – The Holy Trinity

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 1 – Episode 1

Aired Nov 18, 2016

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.

Directors: Phil Churchward

#2 – Past v Future

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 1 – Episode 13

Aired Feb 3, 2017

The Grand Tour tent is in Dubai for the final show of the season in which Jeremy pits his old fashioned Volkswagen Golf GTI against James’ electrically-powered BMW i3.

Directors: Gavin Whitehead, Kit Lynch Robinson, Phil Churchward

The Best Grand Tour Episode: #1 – Survival of the Fattest

Best Grand Tour Episodes – Season 3 – Episode 13

Aired Apr 5, 2019

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.

Directors: Phil Churchward

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