Take two well-known UK car journalists – Tom ‘Wookie’ Ford and Jonny Smith, give them each a couple of serious car nuts to work with and a 24-hour time limit to transform a couple of – as they describe them – underappreciated motors.
Then put those mutated automotive beasts to some gruelling tests: races, stunts, stunts and more stunts. And, finally, destroy the losing vehicle. And there you have the premise of BBC America’s Mud Sweat and Gears, which premieres on January 26, 2015 (10/9C).
It’s not Death Race 2000, but it’s close! Follow the jump for more.