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The fifth and final season of the History channel's American Top Gear adaptation premiered on the 26th of April, 2016. The show once again featured Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust, and Rutledge Wood as presenters. There are 10 episodes in the series, airing from April through to June, 2016.

Press Release Edit

"In this season of 'Top Gear,' Tanner Foust, Adam Ferrara and Rutledge Wood pull out all the stops exploring all things automobile, and taking on challenges that have never been done before. Whether it’s being the first people to photo map the legendary Rubicon Trail, or the first Americans to legally drag race in Cuba in a half century, they push the boundaries of what can be done on four wheels. They’ll also attempt to build the perfect postal delivery vehicle, train in war games with the U.S. Army, and compete in a grueling 24 hour endurance race. Tanner, Adam and Rutledge, along with The Stig, criss-cross the world from Sweden to Cuba, from the Rocky Mountains to the Mojave Desert, driving some of the most cutting edge vehicles the automotive industry has to offer, including the Koenigsegg One:1, the Tesla model S P90D, and the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR, in the most original and ground-breaking season of 'Top Gear' yet."

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Synopsis Air Date
Rubicon Trail The guys attempt to become the first motorists to photo map California's infamous Rubicon Trail, picking up a trio of 4x4s and then heading off an a gruelling off-road mission deep into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. April 26, 2016
America vs. Europe The guys attempt to prove definitively which country makes the best cars. To do so, they pit the past and present from the best manufacturers from the countries of their ancestors - Italy, the UK, and Germany - before all going head-to-head with one of America's fastest creations April 26, 2016
24 Hours of Budget Racing The guys compete in a 24 hour endurance race where every car costs less $500. 2 May, 2016
Car for Life Tanner, Adam, and Rutledge compete against each other to find out if one car could last a lifetime. Each picking a car from the year of their birth, the guys compete in a series of challenges to see if any of their picks are worthy. 9 May, 2016
Military Might The guys attempt to find an ordinary vehicle tough enough to survive deployment in the U.S. military, putting their choices through a series of challenges including a run in with a tank. 16 May, 2016
American Aftermarket The guys investigate the booming aftermarket-parts industry in America by each selecting a classic muscle car with some serious upgrades. Then, the guys compete in a series of tests to see if their upgrades are worth it. 23 May, 2016
Postal The guys have a go at designing an alternative postal delivery vehicle, putting their creations through a series of tests to prove their worth. 7 June, 2016
Winter Drop Tops The guys test a trio of the latest convertibles in the freezing temperatures of the Rocky Mountains, taking in a series of challenges whilst there. 14 June, 2016
City Saviors The guys attempt to find the perfect car for the city. 21 June, 2016
Cuba The guys head off an epic road trip across Cuba, a nation with a long and complicated history with the U.S. 28 June, 2016

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