|Created by||BBC Worldwide|
|Based on|| Top Gear |
|Developed by||Toro Media|
|Presented by|| Davide Valsecchi |
|Country of origin||Italy|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6 (list of episodes)|
|Original network||Sky Uno|
|Original release||March 22 –|
April 26, 2016
|Related shows||Top Gear (franchise)|
Top Gear Italia is an Italian motoring show, which was first broadcast on 22 March 2016 on Sky Uno. It is an international version of the British BBC Two motoring show, Top Gear . This version of the show is presented by Davide Valsecchi, Guido Meda and Joe Bastianich. It also features the Italian version of "The Stig".
It was reported by The Guardian on 27 July 2015 that Sky Italy had purchased the right to the format and that Guido Meda (a presenter for the Italian version of Sky Sports and commentator of the Moto GP), Joe Bastianich (previously a judge on MasterChef Italia) and a then unconfirmed third host would be the presenters of the localised version.Later in the year it was revealed that the third presenter would be Davide Valsecchi, known for motorsport in Italy, through his personal Twitter account. Sky released an official statement on 16 February 2016 revealing that filming would take place between 18 February and 1 March of that year with first episode airing on 22 March, it also revealed that a test track had been set up at the Biella-Cerrione Airport.
One of the confirmed challenges is where the presenters are challenged to build a popemobile for 5000 Euros.
|No.||Title||Reviews||Features/challenges||Guest(s)||Original air date|
|1||Episode 1||Ferrari LaFerrari||Race across Rome (Audi R8 • Jaguar F-type SVR • Ford Mustang)||Cristiana Capotondi||22 March 2016|
|2||Episode 2||Lamborghini Huracán||Car road trip (McLaren P1 • Jaguar XFR • Volkswagen Golf)||Max Gazzè||29 March 2016|
|3||Episode 3||Porsche 911 GT3||SUV challenge (Land Rover Range Rover • Land Rover Mk1 • Porsche Macan)||Alessandro Borghi • Alessandro Roja||5 April 2016|
|4||Episode 4||BMW i8||Caravan drag race (Dodge Caravan • Nissan Caravan • Chevrolet Caravan)||Claudio Bisio||12 April 2016|
|5||Episode 5||Aston Martin DB11||Top Gear Awards||Ciro Priello • Simone Ruzzo||19 April 2016|
|6||Episode 6||Mercedes-Benz AMG C63||Best of Top Gear||Cesare Cremonini||26 April 2016|
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