A thousand bucks can’t get you much these days — or can it? Hosted by Matty Blake, Battle of the Beaters features two teams of automotive experts, each given $1000 and three days to purchase a dilapidated car and turn it into the ultimate driving machine. . From rally racing to demolition derbies to tests of pure, pointless endurance, Battle of the Beaters promises to put these junkers through their paces, with viewers deciding which team wins the top spot.