TV Guide

Find out what's on MOTORVISION TV right now and when your favourite car shows will air on television!

00:00 (CEST)

Perfect Ride

City Cars

Constructing a giant luxury car with a lot of space isn’t really difficult. But fitting just about everything you need for life into a small car is anything but an easy task. Perfect Ride reviews sexy city racers which try to achieve just that. The reviewed cars include the second generation of the Audi A1 from Ingolstadt and the Renault Twingo, which comes with rear engine and rear-wheel drive.

00:25 (CEST)

Classic Ride

Fascination Nurburgring

With the M3, BMW brings race car technology to the road! 120 years Mercedes motorsport history. In celebration, Motorvision TV starts at the Nürburgring in Germany, with DTM legends Bernd Schneider and Ellen Lohr! Turbo-Power in the DTM. The Ford Sierra RS Cosworth teaches the racing competition the meaning of fear.

00:50 (CEST)

Car History

Mercedes Motorsports: The New Silver Arrows

1969 saw Mercedes’ first win at a race after the 1955 Le Mans disaster and retiring from racing. What followed are the legendary appearance of AMG’s red S-Class nicknamed ‘red pig’ in Spa, uncountable victories in the German Touring Car Championship, the return to Le Mans, the Formula 1 championships with Mika Häkkinen and Mercedes’ own Grand Prix team featuring Lewis Hamilton.

01:20 (CEST)

4x4

SUV Brothers

Same platform, but three different models: The Skoda Kodiaq provides room for seven people and scores with a favorable entry-level price. The Volkswagen Tiguan is a bit more expensive, but offers a broader range of engines and more technical gadgets. And Seat injects Spanish passion into the SUV segment. 4x4 - The All Wheel Magazine checks out the three platform brothers.

01:45 (CEST)

Tuning

Drift Tools and Muscle Cars

US car specialist Frank Slopianka of Special Cars Berlin makes American muscle dreams come true. He builds a Chevelle Super Sport for Kati and Patrick, which was specifically imported from the US. American Muscle Cars like the Chevrolet Chevelle are extremely popular in Germany. But before one can comfortably cruise around town, a lot of work has to be done. Plus: Werner Gusenbauer teaches people how to drift in snow with a tuned Mitsubishi Evo X and explains all skills and tricks. And if you need a drift tool: How about the BMW 330d by Kelleners? It has an extra portion of performance, which catapults the car for sure.

02:15 (CEST)

High Octane

Monsters of Motocross

This week on High Octane we've got the Monsters Of Motocross. It's an all-star lineup of the rulingest roosters of the day! We've got current Supercross and Outdoor Nationals Champion, Ricky Carmichael.

02:40 (CEST)

Supercars

Special: 24h of Le Mans - Track Days

Two weeks before the 24 hours of Le Mans take place, all teams are on the famous long distance track in France in order to test their cars. Those test days promise bad weather, accidents and a lot of tension Supercars meets up with Audi, which herald a new era at the legendary race with their new R18 e-tron quattro and show how the future of motorsports can look like.

03:05 (CEST)

Top Ten Show

The Most Beautiful Cars

Today we are going for Lux. It has been said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So we promise to maintain some objectivity. Desirable cars are what we want, and what we shall get.

03:30 (CEST)

Top Ten Show

The Best-Loved Off-Roaders

At the moment, the industry considers the SUV, Crossover or SAC to be good choices. But is it such a good idea to drive off road with a Porsche Cayenne or BMW 6X? Today, we look at the real off road monsters.

03:55 (CEST)

Car People

Adhesive Foils Gianni de Padova

Adhesive foils for cars are in at the moment. You can get them in all shapes and colors. They are a good and cheap alternative to repainting. An expert on this field from Printtech.

04:20 (CEST)

On Tour

Snow Mobiles

At the grand Winter-opening of the Alps, no expense or effort is spared to turn the Austrian town into a snow-covered track for the 5th time. Professionals and celebrities provide a snow battle like no other.

04:45 (CEST)

Stunt Heroes

The Trailer Stunt

Today they are in Triptis - in the heart of Thuringen, on the Industrial site of the Fliegl vehicle Company - they have criminal activity on their minds...

05:10 (CEST)

MOTORVISION TV

Spotted

Episode 5

It's the most legendary road in the world: the Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica. Once the main route for travelling and economy, it now lives on as the most iconic street in the US. It stands for the 'American Way of Drive' like no other. Along the old Highway, you can experience the myth of the Route 66. Plus: A double-pack of GTR with the Nissan GTR and Mercedes-AMG GT R.

06:00 (CEST)

Perfect Ride

Rear-Wheel Drive for Everyone

A city car and a super sports car with the same drive concept? Exactly. The Porsche GT3 and Smart both have rear-wheel drive, which means that their engine is in the rear and feature driven rear wheels. Usually such cars are considered to be sporty, emotional, but also a bit unpredictable. Does this apply to these two models as well? Plus: Perfect Ride takes a look at the sportiest midsize sedan with rear-wheel drive on the market: the BMW 3 Series. Rear-Wheel Drive for Everyone - on Perfect Ride.

06:25 (CEST)

Classic Ride

Mobility in the Eastern Europe

Whoever believes in the socialist era of the East there was only oil smelly two-stroke Trabant and Wartburg or license production cars á la Lada, is wrong. Companies like Tatra from Czechoslovakia introduced in the fifties advanced, even pioneering automobiles. Unfortunately, the clientele was exclusive, and in the west countries the streamlined cars are big rarities. Today, these cars are cult and interesting collectibles. Classic Ride presents a lover and his extraordinary Tatra T87 of 1937.

06:50 (CEST)

Car History

Mercedes - Dawn of a Global Brand

After World War II vehicles from Mercedes-Benz soon became the imbodiment of status, quality, power and comfort again. No matter if it’s the Gullwing 300 SL, Fintail, /8, Baby Benz or S-Class: Many Mercedes vehicles from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s became cult classics. Then as now, they are a testimonial for the three-pointed star brand’s striving for perfection.

07:20 (CEST)

4x4

Compact and Mini SUVs

SUVs are still popular and the segment grows steadily. Especially smaller SUVs enter the market. They are perfect for the city, off-road capabilities are less important. With a length of just above four meters, the Seat Arona is a typical representative. Another pseudo off-roader is the Volkswagen T-Roc. Can the smallest Volkswagen SUV repeat the success of the best-selling Volkswagen Tiguan?

07:45 (CEST)

Tuning

Luxury Tuning

Tuning is on the hunt for speeders and parking offenders with the legendary supercars police fleet from Dubai. Back in Europe, MTM and Alpina improve the performance of Audis and BMWs. The Audi S8 MTM Talladega R features an impressive output of 802 hp. And the Stuck brothers Johannes and Ferdinand beat the Alpina D5 around the track and delight us with their driving tricks. Hopefully the police isn't watching.

08:15 (CEST)

High Octane

Travis Pastrana: Motocross Revelation

Today on High Octane we take an in depth look at the freestyle great, Travis Pastrana. We'll find out what boosts this young rider to be one of the very best in the motocross world.

08:40 (CEST)

Supercars

First Class for High Income

If you have only sat in the back of a big limousine and if you don't know how much these kind of limousines are, you are probably part of the management. When it comes to driving experience and performance, it makes sense that the driver's seat is less attractive. But that's only the case for seasoned state cars anyways. The Audi RS and Mercedes S-Class might even make some chauffeurs unemployed.

09:10 (CEST)

Biker Lifestyle

Boss Hoss Rally 2011, Part 1

No 'Boss Hoss' looks like the other. Each bike has been built and painted individually for its owner. The meteorites come unpainted to the dealer from the plant in Dyersbourg in the State of Tennessee, USA. The buyer can choose a solid color from the RAL color catalog. However, most opt for an airbrush finish with their own ideas, but for which the future owner must pay for.

09:35 (CEST)

Motorcycles

Roadtrip LA

'BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100' is the name of the motorcycle of the future. A helmet is no longer necessary; connectivity provides all the information on a rider's glasses. In addition to the world premiere of the future bike in Santa Monica, our Los Angeles Special pays tribute to the present with the new BMW G 310 R and the past with a the road trip around L.A.: Designer Ola Stenegard draws inspiration from past epochs.

10:05 (CEST)

Trackmasters

Episode 14

The fourth race of the VLN season is regarded as a dress rehearsal for the 24 hour race. For the top teams and best drivers this is the last opportunity for a real hard test.

10:35 (CEST)

Truck World

Episode 33

Today we meet Wolfgang Lohmann. He works in Hamburg, at the world's biggest luxury car showroom. The type of cars, that would leave us with our mouths gaping, are just an everyday part of his life. This time he is picking up a customer's vehicle in north Hamburg, and taking it for a service. The 7.5 tonne truck has 177 horse power to call upon, and can even pull a 3.5 ton trailer, if required. Until now it had mainly been subcontractors, who would do this sort of work. But due to the rising demand for this service, the company decided to get their very own HGV.

11:00 (CEST)

4x4

Climbing Tools

One of the selling points of SUVs is their off-road capabilities, but that's a feature that is rarely used in practice. Buyers opt rather for the off-road look. Whether it's a jacked-up station wagon like the Volvo V60 Cross Country or the Seat Tarraco, which with seven seats becomes the van of modern times: The crossover character is absolutely trendy these days.

11:25 (CEST)

4x4

Business Class with All-Wheel Drive

The Jaguar XF-S is supposed to put pressure on BMW, Audi and co. in the business class segment. With V6 power, 380 HP output and all-wheel drive it wants to teach the German top dogs the true meaning of the word fear. Volvo takes a different approach. The S90 is captivating due to its Scandinavian design and economical four-cylinder engines.

12:00 (CEST)

Perfect Ride

Parking War

Every day people in the city fight for the last parking spaces. More and more cars are being bought and they are getting bigger and wider. And the biggest problem is that more and more people tend to buy SUVs. Meanwhile there's a small war going on between compact cars and SUVs. Perfect Ride takes the BMW X6, the Citroen Cactus and the Smart forfour downtown, to fight for the last few parking spaces.

12:25 (CEST)

Classic Ride

50 years of Opel KAD

1964 marks Opel's foray into the upper class market and its attack on Mercedes-Benz. That year, Opel presented its KAD series with Kapitän, Admiral and Diplomat. While these cars offered an American design, they were equipped with solid German technology. Classic Ride presents three representative cars from the series, including an ultra-rare and extra elegant Diplomat Coupe.

12:50 (CEST)

Car History

Mercedes - Beginning of a Success Story

From the first three-wheel automobile to the shining star of the ‘30s, from Simplex to 500K: No other brand characterizes the first 50 years of the motor better than Mercedes, no other brand represents the evolution of the automobile more than Mercedes. Car History tells the full story of this iconic brand with the three-pointed star emblem, from the invention of the automobile to a global player.

13:20 (CEST)

4x4

ORZ Vehicles Brute

'If you own a Jeep, we're everything that you'll need' - That's what the people at ORZ Vehicles pride themselves with. By selling and assembling accessories for Jeep, they make the American off-road dream come true for European customers. Best example for this is the Brute, a pick-up version of the Wranglers, which has little in common with the production model.

13:45 (CEST)

Tuning

'R' is for Racing

Built with extra performance, created for the racing tracks: the Scirocco GT-R1 by Mathilda Racing, the Bentley GT3 R and the Golf R. Tuning shows three different concepts with an output of 300, 446 and 580 PS, respectively. Michael Paatz of Mathilda Racing explains his creation at the Nürburgring's legendary Nordschleife. The Scirocco was completely reconstructed; nothing is as it once was. When inside the Bentley GT3, you'll become a Bentley boy, too, because the R model is the road version of the latest GT3 racer. And at the end, Tuning drives some laps with the most powerful Golf of all times and crosses the Alps with the Volkswagen Golf R.

14:10 (CEST)

High Octane

The Sage Riders

This week on High Octane, we ramble to the scenic desert in Utah for some high speed racing. We've got the fastest desert racers in the world including Ty Davis and Destry Abbot competing at the Sage Riders Nationals.

14:40 (CEST)

Supercars

International Motor Show Frankfurt 2013

Beautiful, fast, strong and expensive - the Supercars of the IAA 2013 . The stars this year: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante, Porsche 918 and 911 turbo, Jaguar F type coupé or Dodge viper,. Mercedes shows the S-Class coupé for the first time and Maserati presents the Ghibli as competition to E-Class and 5s BMW.

15:05 (CEST)

Perfect Ride

Open Air Concert

Driving topless through the summer air and having a sound in the back of the car that gives you goose-bumps: Perfect Ride checks out the most beautiful convertibles and puts a focus on driving pleasure and sound. Amongst the reviewed cars is the new 300 hp Audi S3 convertible. It's hard to believe that its sound comes from a 4-cylinder engine.

15:30 (CEST)

MOTORVISION TV

Spotted

Episode 10

SUV Special: Sports Utility Vehicles become increasingly popular with customers. By now, almost every manufacturer offers at least one SUV. MOTORVISION TV - #SPOTTED presents the toughest off-roaders, the most exclusive luxury SUVs, the cheapest sports utility vehicles and the latest hybrid and electric SUVs. Plus: A look into the future. Will everyone drive an SUV in 20 years?

16:20 (CEST)

Go Green!

MB C 350 Blue Efficiency

For many years, the BMW 3 Series has been on top of its competition. But that might be about to change, because Mercedes launches its all-new C-Class Coupe. Go Green takes a look at the Mercedes-Benz C 350 Blue Efficiency. Plus: The third generation of the Toyota Prius received a face lift. If you don’t want to spend money on the new model, you could also buy a used one from the second generation.

16:40 (CEST)

Go Green!

International Motor Show Frankfurt 2013

The IAA in Frankfurt is the biggest motor show in the entire world. Every second year the automobile manufacturers display their newest models and reveal the innovations that they have been working on over the last couple of month. Environmental protection and alternative drive systems are two issues that become more and more important. Go Green presents the latest trends from the IAA

17:10 (CEST)

Made in...

BMW Plant in Spartanburg

We're in South Carolina, Middle East, USA. All BMW X3, X4, X5 and X6 models are built here. The largest BMW plant produces 32 percent of all BMW vehicles sold worldwide. And the new BMW X7 will also set new production records in the future. Sherry McCraw is the vice president of the plant and employee number 38. She was there from the beginning and explains the milestones of the expansion of the SUV factory to BMW's most important location.

17:35 (CEST)

Made in...

Roding

If four Engineers, that just left university, get the chance to built a super-sport scar arises one of the rarest and most extraordinary roadster in the world: the Roding Roadster. Special about it: the chassis, handcrafted in the own workshop, consists of carbon and is very light. The Car weighs only 950 kilograms and has a power to weight ratio of below 3 kg per horsepower. ""Made in"" shows the remarkable story of the Roding Roadster.

18:00 (CEST)

Perfect Ride

Fresh Air Experience

With these three convertibles, the open air season can start! Smart sends the newest version of its city car without a top to the dealers. It's available with a three-cylinder gasoline engine of 71 hp or 90 hp. The Mini Convertible is bigger - not just under the hood. It provides room for four people, the output ranges from 105 hp to 190 hp. When it comes to pure roadster feeling, there is only one option: the Mazda MX-5. Find out more about the fourth generation of this topless classic on Perfect Ride.

18:20 (CEST)

Classic Ride

Convertibles for a Country Jaunt

The most beautiful BMW ever. Superstars like Elvis Presley admire the brilliance of the 507 Roadster. Today, the 150-horsepower sports car from 1955 is one of the most valuable classics of all time. On a search for the cult brand from Stuttgart in a Porsche 356 Cabrio.

18:50 (CEST)

Car History

40 Years BMW Art Cars

It's the fastest art collection in the world. Designed by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Liechtenstein, Frank Stella or Jeef Koons, these racing artworks have been used by BMW in Le Mans for years. Whether it's the BMW M1, Le Mans Prototype or M3 GT2: BMA Art Cars are the most outstanding cars in the history of Le Mans, driven by the world's best pilots.

19:15 (CEST)

4x4

Off-road to the Max

Only true off-road vehicles convey the feeling of unlimited freedom and adventure. The Land Rover Defender ended production after more than 60 years, but the British make has already announced a successor. Visually, it could be modelled after the Discovery, whose fifth generation is a compromise between off-road vehicle and luxury truck. 4x4 - The All Wheel Magazine tested the 'Disco' in a mine.

19:45 (CEST)

Tuning

Porsche Garage and Chip Tuning

THE STABLE is the only Porsche garage in San Francisco for historic 911 models. Mike Fonfora put Marco Wendlandt's new Porsche 911 to the acid test to make sure, that Marco isn't disappointed when he sees his treasure for the very first time. The Chip Tuners from Race Chip have improved the Porsche Macan. The smallest SUV from Porsche offers now 480 hp, which are an additional 80 hp compared to the production model. Performmaster enhanced a power machine, too. Their Mercedes C 63 AMG T-model comes with an output of 612 hp and reaches a top speed of 310 km/h.

20:10 (CEST)

High Octane

The Dunes Off-Road Freestyle Motocross

Today, we've dumped a truckload of sand in the middle of the city to create a freestyle playground for the High Octane Dunes Competition.

20:40 (CEST)

Supercars

The Beauty is a Beast

They are legendary and their names sound like music in the ears of any petrol head: AMG SLS GT and Porsche 911 Turbi S. One comes with a massive V8 engine and winged doors, the other offers all-wheel drive and boxer turbo power. But both of them delight with an extreme performance. Plus: If you want your car to be comfortable and fast, you should check out the new Audi A8 4.0 TFSI.

21:05 (CEST)

Tuning

SEMA Highlights

The motherland of V8 engines is also home to the raddest auto show in the world. At SEMA in Los Angeles, car makers and customizing shops present their hand-finished automotive treasures. All big names from the tuning scene come together for this event. Be it the legendary Ryan Friedlinghaus of 'West Coast Customs' fame or off-road race driver Casey Currie: They all find inspiration at SEMA. MOTORVISION TV talks to the biggest names in the tuning scenes and shows the most spectacular cars of the SEMA.

21:30 (CEST)

Put your Car on TV

Episode 7

Once more, Mylene Gomera and Saif Hattawi are on the hunst for the most amazing cars in the world and ask car owners to bring their customized vehicles to Dubai, where it will be awarded points based on speed, style and sound. The car with the points wins a stay at the Sofitel Hotel Dubai Jumeirah Beach for two people. Among the presented cars are a limited edition Mercedes SLS and an Audi R8.

22:05 (CEST)

Supercars

Lightness to the Extreme

There are details which set super cars apart from normal cars and these details are essential. Super cars are the biggest, loudest and most expensive cars on the highway; they're four-wheeled works of arts.

22:30 (CEST)

Supercars

Supercars on the Rocks

Minus degrees, lots of snow and cold hands ' that doesn't mean that you have to forego any driving pleasure. With the right driving machines, there are no problems at all. The 550 hp strong all-wheel monster Nissan GT-R has to demonstrate its winter suitability and the new Porsche 911 with turbo engine finds it limits in Finnish Lapland. Hot whips on the rocks.

22:55 (CEST)

Dream Cars

German Coupés

German coupes like the Porsche 911, the Mercedes S-Class, the BMW 6 series or the Audi RS5 are among the most exciting cars worldwide. With powerful engines, sporty chassis, avant-garde design and advanced technology they embody the desire to drive passionately more than any other cars. DreamCars presents the most beautiful and fastest German coupes.

23:25 (CEST)

Dream Cars

German Supercars

Whether it is the Porsche 918 Spyder, the Audi R8, the Mercedes AMG GT or the BMW i8: German supercars are the fastest, most spectacular and most coveted supercars of the world with breathtaking top speeds and unbelievable engine powers. They not only drive ahead because of their unique performance, but they also set the standards, when it comes to design and innovative technology. DreamCars presents the most exciting and fastest German supercars.

00:00 (CEST)

Perfect Ride

Want Some More?

If you purchase a compact car, you neither have to forfeit convenience nor engine power. Perfect Ride proofs it to you, when the Volkswagen Polo GTI and Citroen DS4 are put to the test. Both are the flagships of their model range. While the Polo stuns with its 192 HP, the DS4 does the same with its equipment, which can usually only be found in higher equipment lines.