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    Video: Jaguar F-Type pitted against Porsche 911 Cabriolet by Tiff Needell
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    You knew it wouldn't take long and it looks like EVO is first onto YouTube with a battle between the 2014 Jaguar F-Type and the 2013 Porsche 911. Tiff Needell spends a few laps warming up the tires (read: drifting like mad) in each droptop before getting in a timed run to see who's champion and ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear headed to Velocity Channel in October
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    For those familiar with Fifth Gear, it's a welcomed alternative if you have burnt yourself out from watching 12 hours straight of Top Gear on torrents and BBC America reruns. The show is hosted by former TG presenters Tiff Needell and Vicki Butler-Henderson, along with two-time BTCC champ Jason ...

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    Official: Toyota GT86 to make British motorsport debut in Britcar 24 Hours wearing AE86 livery [w/video]
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    If you liked the Martini Racing Porsche 918 Spyder we just brought you, then you ought to dig this, too. Toyota is bringing back its Team Toyota GB livery for the GT 86 entry into the Britcar 24 Hours. Unlike the the classically decorated 918, we can confirm that the so-hot-right-now Toyota coupe ...

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    Video: Tiff Needell Track Battle: SLS AMG Roadster vs. DBS Volante
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    Here we have another EVO TV video that's a fine recipe for car-guy action: the 3,990-pound Aston Martin DBS Volante and its 510-horsepower 6.0-liter V12, the 3,661-pound Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster and its 571-horse 6.2-liter V8, one English track, Tiff Needell, and one million drops of rain. ...

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    Video: Tiff Needell pits latest Porsche 911 Carrera S against Nissan GT-R
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    Few rivalries are as heated as that between the Nissan GT-R and the Porsche 911. And with both models having recently been updated, Evo magazine has taken the updated GT-R and the new 911 Carrera S to the Bedford Autodrome for a little head-on-head action. And who better to put in front of the ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits Renault Sport Megane 265 Trophy vs Nissan 370Z
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    Fifth Gear host Tiff Needell had such a good time throwing the Renault Sport Megane 265 Trophy around the track that it made him ask a silly question. Could the 261-horsepower, front-wheel drive, four-seat hot hatch lap quicker than the 324-hp, rear-wheel drive, two-seat Nissan 370Z? This ...

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    Video: Tiff Needell hoons it up in the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0
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    We know, we know. We miss Top Gear, too. But it'll be another month or so before the hit BBC program comes back for another season. Fortunately, that's what Fifth Gear is for. The Channel 5 program was launched in 2002 when BBC canceled the original Top Gear. The better-known program came back ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear hot shoe Tiff Needell takes issue with Lamborghini's Aventador
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    With nearly 700 horsepower and a stunningly angular supercar skin, the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is one impressive exotic. And speaking of impressive, the resume of Fifth Gear presenter Tiff Needell is nothing to shake a stick at either. Two titans in their respective fields, but do they go ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits Audi RS3 against BMW 1 Series M Coupe
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    It seems the press is bent on brewing up a rivalry brewing between the BMW 1 Series M Coupe and the Audi RS3. As you may recall, AutoExpress recently pitted the pint-sized Germans against each another in a drag race. Now, Fifth Gear lined up both machines for a one-lap battle with Tiff Needell ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits McLaren MP4-12c against Ferrari 458 Italia
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    Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell and Jason Plato (lucky bums!) had a go at both the McLaren MP4-12C and Ferrari 458 Italia, testing each car for thrills and for precision. While both may seem to be winners in the pantheon of automotive excellence, one one can come off victorious. Both drivers render ...

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    Video: Hockenheim recreated on ice, Porsche taken out to play
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    Imagine a vast frozen plain of iced-over lakes located 50 miles from the Arctic Circle. Now imagine 500 acres of that expanse converted into a playground for cars. The region is known as Lapland, and it stretches across Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia. Laponie Ice Driving has turned a portion ...

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    Video: Proof positive of Tiff Needell standing in for The Stig on Top Gear
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    Tiff Needell in Top Gear out-takes – Click above to watch the video after the jump What a good sport, that Tiff Needell. The affable Brit was once a Top Gear co-host, but these days he's headlining rival program Fifth Gear. But when his old friends Clarkson and company needed a replacement ...

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    Some Say He's Tiff Needell: Fifth Gear host back at Top Gear to fill in for The Stig?
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    Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. No, we're not going anywhere, but there's a race on. After Ben Collins revealed himself to be The Stig, there will be a new one to replace him. And once he, she or it is in place, the speculation of The Stig's real identity will start afresh. So who's ...

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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 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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    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: 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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