Kyōfu no Illusion Cup! (恐怖のイリュージョン カップ!) is the 17th episode of Crush Gear Turbo. It was originally aired in Japan on January 27, 2002.


According to the synopsis from the DVD release of the English dub:

The Tobita Club needs to enter the Asian Champions Cup but don’t have enough qualifying points. In order to get more points they are forced to enter the Horror Cup, a Crush Gear competition that is about to be banned for being too dangerous. The club is forced to do battle in the most dangerous Crush Gear ring ever...



  • The doctor's secret told to Lilika is revealed in this episode
    • In a flashback, unknown to Jirou, the doctor says that his shoulder injury will never heal completely
  • Kouya breaks the fourth wall in this episode
    • Kouya tells Kyousuke that he rang the doorbell at the Gear Master's house 17 times. This is a reference to this episode's number
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