We watched the first episode of this last night and I have to channel John Hurd from "Big" when I say...I don't get it.
It's obviously a way that Discovery Channel is trying to milk the popularity of a far better show, Mythbusters. But...I seriously don't get it. The point of yesterday's episode was to replicate aerated concrete, which is admittedly a cool technology that helps runaway planes. So...they tried to replicate this for cars.
Look, I like things crashing, but they never really said WHY they were trying to replicate this - was it so that new roads could be paved with it? To test out some theory? the beauty of Mythbusters is that their tests are designed to prove or dprove things (generally speaking, myths, though often they are barely that...but there's still a test.)
This seemed simply like an excuse to crash a series of cars. Cool for the folks on the show...but not interesting enough for a full hour.
I think they should have simply doubled the Mythbusters budget and be done with it.