The COVID19 epidemic is driving everyone crazy, not because it is dangerous but because it has limited you to your own home. Whether you like it or not, self-quarantine is the only option to save yourself and the country. Now, what can be done? For a petrolhead, I would suggest you watch car movies or shows according to your preference. Here is the list of car movies, click here. For the list of the top car shows you can binge-watch while the coronavirus passes off, stay here.
The Grand Tour
An Amazon Prime original British motoring television series, The Grand Tour is an amazing journey of Jeremy, Richard, and James as they roam across the globe and drive new and exciting automobiles from manufacturers all over the world. Its a show about adventure, excitement and friendship. There are a total of 39 episodes divided into 3 seasons. Each episode will have a different car so you are going to have a look at 39 different cars and of course some drama for sure.
‘Vegas is a gambling town. Most people bet with chips. I bet with rides. And I always go all in. I’m Danny, a.k.a. the Count and this is my all-star team. We find ’em, fix ’em, flip ’em, and sometimes, I keep ’em. For my crew, every job is high-stakes, and we can’t afford to lose. This is Counting Cars.’ Danny says these lines and you are hooked to the show. He along with his team buys cars, flips them for money after restoration or revamp session. He ha got a highly skilled team, each of them a pro in their respective jobs. I have been watching the show on TV History 18 from a very long time. Binge watch this car show and I bet you won’t feel the sadness of quarantine.
This British origin TV show has been around since 2002. The host of the Top Gear reviews new models of cars or vintage cars. The host then also tackles various automotive challenges and even invites celebrities to set a time on their specially designed race-course. There is a huge list of episodes with every episode having something new to watch. By the time you finish the whole series of 28 seasons, there is a good chance that the lockdown is over. And if you are able to finish it before the quarantine is over, don’t worry there is more in the list.
It is a Japenese animated series with 8 seasons to watch. It is the story of a young student who works at a gas station. He develops some insane driving skills while delivering tofu early in the morning using family-owned Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). With his skills at par, will he be able to join any team? Will he be able to become a racing legend? Even though it was released back in 1998, it has got great graphics and superb direction. There is even a movie series of the same as people loved the anime so much.
Hyperdrive is a new racing-themed series. The show will feature racers from across the globe. It is a tournament cum series in which the racers compete in one of the biggest automotive obstacle courses ever made in human history. The series will target the racer fan base of Netflix giving them real experience in the non-scripted American auto racing reality show.
The season consists of 10 episodes: Qualifier 1: Ready to Launch, Qualifier 2: Roll the Dice, Qualifier 3: Enter the Assassin, Qualifier 4: Go Hard or Go Home, Knockout 1: Head to Head, Knockout 2: Checkers or Wreckers, Knockout 3: Track is Hot, Wild Card: A Chance at Redemption, Semifinal: Last Chance and Finale: The Monster. I have added the names of the episodes as they are very tempting and I want to leave the list here and go watch the series. But wait, let me finish the list first.
Formula 1: Drive To Survive
You must have heard about the Formula 1 racing, where open-wheel, open-cockpit, single-seat racing car called formula cars from various companies such as Mercedes, Renault, Red Bull, Ferrari and others compete to triumph one of the toughest competitions in the automobile industry. The show, Formula 1: Drive to survive is a sneak peek, or rather I would say a documentary on the real formula racing world. If you are a car racing junkie, I would really suggest you watch the show, and even if you are not, this show will surely make you one.
The ones indulged in motocross have to sacrifice a lot in order to achieve something. One requires sheer passion and dedication to reach the top and a little bit luck too. Will Luke Dungey (the protagonist) be able to survive the rivalry, addiction and romance to follow his brother’s footsteps in order to become the number 1? Or will he stumble upon one of the obstacles?
Rust Valley Restorers
In the one season, 8 episode TV show, you’ll find an old-school auto collector Mike Hall with his pal Avery Shoaf and son Connor Hall restoring the retro cars and making profits out of them. You’ll get to see a lot of vintage in this car show so don’t miss it!
Another show of with skilled mechanics overhauling cars and trucks in order to earn bucks. The colourful crew at the Gotham Garage has one job, converting rust to riches in the Netflix original show, Car Masters. Well, when you talk about car shows, many of them will be such shows where you will find the automotive mechanics working their magic in restoring the classics. And Car Masters is no exception.
Inside West Coast Customs
West Coast Customs is an automobile repair shop which focuses on customisation of vehicles. This shop was created as a result of Ryan Friedlinghaus’ love of cars, his creative mind and passion to cross the limit and think out of the box. The show is the sneak peek inside the shop where Ryan and his team convert ordinary, factory-model vehicles into extraordinary, fully customised vehicles.
So this is how you can stop yourself from going out of your house and stay in self-quarantine. As we told you earlier, united we fall, alone we triumph, make sure that you don’t step outside and let the coronavirus pass. Stay safe, stay at home and keep reading. Stay tuned, as something necessary for your car care is on its way!0