The Best Car TV Shows

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List Criteria: No planes or trains on this list. It's all about the automobiles.

The very best car shows on television, ranked from best to worst by hot rod fanatics like you. This list of the greatest car TV shows is a compilation of all the best car repair shows, the top factual car shows, the best sitcoms featuring cars, and the greatest DIY car shows. Automotive TV series have been a television staple for years, so there are plenty of great car TV shows to choose from when selecting what you consider to be the best car TV show. This list of the top car TV programs is made up of long-running car series like (British favorite) "Top Gear" and "Wrecked" – "Life In The Crash Lane" as well as car related sitcoms like "Car 54, Where Are You?" and "Home Improvement." 

What are the top TV shows about cars? What are the most informative car shows? What are the most entertaining car shows? Since this list is ranked best to worst by other car TV show enthusiasts like you, it should be a good staring point to answer those questions. If you don't see your favorite car TV show on the list, make sure to add it to this list of the greatest automotive series.

If all this car talk has you in the mood to look at more cars, skip the Netflix binge session, and first check out the worst cars ever (which have probably been featured in some kind of "Top Gear" demolition derby at some point) and the worst race car crashes of all time to see what they likely looked like after.
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    Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May

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    Jesse James, Jesse James, Thom Beers

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    Top Gear US is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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    Top Gear US

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    Tiff Needell, Vicki Butler-Henderson, Jason Plato

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    Mark Worman, Royal Yoakum, Mike Hill

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    Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman

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    Jay Leno's Garage is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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    Jay Leno's Garage

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    Mel Fair, Stacey David, Paul Vinson

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    Jason Priestley, Chip Foose, Troy Trepanier

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    Charlie Cox, Warren Brown

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    Ray Evernham AmeriCarna takes viewers on a tour through American culture through the lens of one of its greatest inventions: the automobile. Three-time NASCAR champion crew chief and ultimate car guy Ray Evernham

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    Roadkill is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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    Roadkill by Motortred, sponsored by Dodge

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    Daws Butler, Don Messick, John Stephenson

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    Wrecks to Riches is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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    Barry White Wrecks To Riches is a television show shown on Discovery channel. The show focuses on Barry White and his staff buying old cars for little money and turning them into Super Muscle cars.

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    Pinks / Pinks All Out is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car TV Shows


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    Barrett-jackson Auction Compan... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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    Barrett-jackson Auction Company - the World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions

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    Full Custom Garage is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car TV Shows

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    Full Custom Garage Ian Roussel Ian Roussel builds far out kustom cars and trucks from left over scrap metal and parts into beautiful kustom autos and makes it look easy.A true artist and kustomizer.You can watch his shows on Mav tv

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    Alex Debogorski, Thom Beers, Hugh Rowland

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