Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell tries to outdo David Coulthard in the SLS AMG – Click above to watch video after the jump

David Coulthard was called to the Isle of Man to pilot an SLS AMG for a scene in a 3-D film. To ensure that DC could strut the coupe's stuff, some of the island's roads were closed to the public. That meant a place with no speed limits also had no traffic. And that meant Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell felt the need to join DC and take the wheel himself. His goal: beat David's top speed of 160 miles per hour. The sound of him making the effort alone is worth following the jump for the video.


  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • Roots of a legend: Mexico�s Carrera Panamericana with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

[Source: Fifth Gear]


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