Fifth Gear is a British show and as implied by the title, it's about cars. The hosts have motor sport backgrounds and take you under the hoods of the latest speedsters and conduct tests and stunts to see what different cars are capable of.
American Chopper profiles the lives of New York natives Paul Teutul Sr. and son Paul Jr. of Orange County Choppers (OCC), creators of the world's most outrageous custom motorcycles. Follow the day-to-day drama of this volatile father and son team as they battle impossible deadlines – and each other – to push the envelope of motorcycle design and fabrication.
In each episode, motor mastermind Richard Rawlings and mechanical prodigy Aaron Kaufmann search the far flung corners of Texas and surrounding states for forgotten and derelict classic cars to buy and restore at their Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas, Texas.