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    Video: Fifth Gear Follies - Tiff puts a scare into Jason aboard Porsche 911 Turbo
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    Tiff Needell scares the life out of Jason Plato – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We revel in watching someone get their wits scared out of them in the passenger seat of a car. It's why we take the time to watch Subaru's slew of new ads for the 2011 WRX STI sedan any time we're ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear rips it up in Chevrolet Camaro SS
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    Fifth Gear hangs out with the Chevrolet Camaro SS – Click above to watch after the jump
    The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro has been in U.S. dealerships for over a year now, and demand for Chevy's newest pony car has been strong from the get-go. And though the Camaro is based off the Australian Zeta ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear joins David Coulthard on the Isle of Man with Benz's SLS AMG
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    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 ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits Audi R8 Spyder vs. Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet
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    Fifth Gear compares the Audi R8 V10 against the Porsche 911 Turbo - Follow the jump to watch the video
    The problem with physics is that it is largely immutable. Less mass plus more low-end torque and comparable power generally equates to better performance. Take, for example, the Porsche 911 ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear takes a crack at the Honda CR-Z
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    Fifth Gear road tests the 2010 Honda CR-Z – click above to watch the video
    So far in early drives of the new 2010 CR-Z hybrid coupe, Honda's latest has been getting decidedly mediocre to middling reviews. It's not really quick enough to be a proper sports car and not efficient enough to be ...

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    Top Gear and Fifth Gear reportedly back on the air in June
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    Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson with Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell and Vicki Butler-Henderson
    Been hankering for a little British car show action? So have we. But it looks like we've got a few months to go until our favorite shows from the Beeb return with new episodes. After having been spied filming a ...

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    Five Alive! Fifth Gear reportedly set to return in April... with some changes
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    Fans of British car shows take heart. Nope, we're not talking about Top Gear, but it's cross-town rival Fifth Gear. The Channel 5 car show that picked up after the original Top Gear was canceled was itself the victim of cutbacks recently. In the face of reduced viewership (compared to the five ...

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    Fifth Gear: Hope yet for Britain's other car show?
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    Our heart goes out to the crew at Fifth Gear. It really does. Because it's got to be tough living in the shadow of the BBC show that spawned it. We're talking about Top Gear, of course, and by any other yardstick, Fifth Gear is a fantastic car show. But its popularity has never approached what ...

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    Trouble in U.K. TelevisionLand: Has Fifth Gear been canceled?
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    News coming out of the U.K. today suggests that everybody's second-favorite British motoring television show may be facing the axe. According to the Daily Mail, Fifth Gear, which has never quite mustered the following of rival Top Gear, has been put on ice. Or has it? A quick check on ...

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    VIDEO: Fifth Gear exercises the outlandish Tramontana R Edition
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    Tramontana in fighter plane regalia - Click above for high-res image gallery
    You've seen the Tramontana before, and now, you can see it in motion. This Spanish made beast sports a 100% carbon fiber chassis, a twin-turbocharged AMG 5.5-liter V12 that makes 720 hp and 811 lb-ft of torque, it ...

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    VIDEO: Tiff Needell and actor John Barrowman crash Subaru rally car on Fifth Gear
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    Click the image above to view the video after the jump
    In case Richard Hammond's spectacular jet-car crash wasn't enough to convince you of the inherent dangers of filming British television's top car shows, the presenters of Fifth Gear have given us another startling reminder. Barrowman, who plays ...

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    VIDEO: Fifth Gear pits Ford Focus RS vs. Mitsubishi Evo X
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Yesterday, we showed you Fifth Gear's take on the new Audi R8 V10 - notable more for their footage of the gorgeous blue test car than for much in the way of actual performance driving and analysis. In an effort to correct that oversight, we've found ...

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    VIDEO: Blue By You - Fifth Gear samples the stunning Audi R8 V10
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 16th season of the hit British motorcar show Fifth Gear is just getting off the ground, and it's starting in style with a review of a stunningly beautiful Audi R8 V10. Unfortunately, Fifth Gear didn't appear to really wring out the 522 hp, V10 ...

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    Fifth Gear attempts world's biggest loop-the-loop
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    Stuntman Steve Truglia attempts what is believed to be the tallest loop-the-loop by a real car
    We've heard that 'Ring times have become the de facto benchmark for performance cars of late, but this is ridiculous. Not so much a ring as a loop, stuntman Steve Truglia just attempted to drive a Toyota ...

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    VIDEO: Jason Plato's firey review of the Caparo T1
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    Earlier this month, Fifth Gear presenter and British Touring Car Championship driver Jason Plato was hurt behind the wheel of the high-performance Caparo T1 supercar while filming a segment for the UK television show. In this video footage of the incident, all looks swell as Plato takes the car ...

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    Fifth Gear takes the MINI Clubman for a spin
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    The MINI Clubman isn't a major breakthrough over the current Cooper but it does have one glaring distinction worth taking a closer look at and that's the suicide-style rear opening door. Fifth Gear's Johnny Smith shows us all there is to like and loathe about the new car in sunny Madrid. [Source: ...

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    Jason Plato injured when Caparo T1 bursts into flames at 150 mph
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    Jason Plato, BTCC champion and Fifth Gear presenter, found himself in the midst of a Caparo T1 barbeque while testing the new supercar at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire. According to Plato, he noticed a loss of power while traveling upwards of 150 MPH. He checked the outside ...

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    Fifth Gear host injured while drifting A-Team van
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    Is it just us, or are more high profile folks having more high speed encounters with large, high density objects? Next up in the queue is Tom Ford, presenter for Fifth Gear, who crashed while drifting a van. And not just any van, but a van painted like the A-Team van, home to Hannibal, Murdock, ...

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    VIDEO: Fifth Gear takes on the Vauxhall VXR8 (aka the Pontiac G8)
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    Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear crew aren't the only car show on British television. In fact Top Gear was canceled by the BBC and the producers relaunched it as Fifth Gear before the Beeb eventually revived Top Gear as well. Fifth Gear is still around and they recently got a chance to spend some ...

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    Autoblog Night Watch: Needell hints at Veyron 'vert, 5th Gear pegs Audi A5 vs. BMW 335i
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    We found a couple great Fifth Gear videos for you from the new season, so we decided to put both into one post. First (above), Vicky Butler-Henderson pits two of the hottest luxury sport coupes, the all-new Audi S5 and the BMW 335i. These two vehicles show just how far the sport coupe market has ...

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