Video: Top Gear USA Places Spotlight on Volkswagen Group Cars

Say what you will about the American version of BBC Two’s motoring franchise Top Gear, but the show has come a long way in its four seasons on air.  Last night, the team of Tanner Foust, Rutlidge Wood and Adam Ferrara took three of the Volkswagen Group’s most potent vehicles on a tour of Germany, ending at the legendary Nürburgring after the usual series of challenges.  While the premise sure seems formulaic enough, the end result was an episode that we’d say was easily one of their best.

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In the full episode linked HERE, the trio sets forth from Wolfsburg with Rutlidge in a new Porsche 911 Carrera 4S, Adam in the new Lamborghini Huracán, and Tanner in a new Volkswagen Golf R.  Due to Tanners choice, he becomes a running joke throughout the episode due to being completely out-muscled by the other hosts.  As he also happens to be the most competitive, Tanner has something special up his sleeve for his lap of the ‘Ring.

The next new episode of Top Gear USA will air on The History Channel next Tuesday at 9/8 Central.