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Is this road better than the Nürburgring Nordschleife?

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 Posted in BMW, Fifth Gear, Nurburgring news | No Comments »

Is the tight, twisty and ultra smooth Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road in Abu Dhabi better than the Nürburgring Nordschleife? Is it the best road in the world, as some people claim? In Series 15, Episode 7, Fifth Gear sent Tiff ...

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 8

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 Posted in Fifth Gear | No Comments »

Episode eight rolled off Fifth Gear's production line last night. Starting off at Anglesea, as usual, was another pointless comparison, as usual. This week saw a Porsche Cayenne GTS against a BMW X5 4.8 V8. And just in case you ...

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 7

Thursday, March 6th, 2008 Posted in Fifth Gear | No Comments »

The seventh episode of Fifth Gear's thirteenth series aired in the UK recently. Crumbs, this latest installment really was scraping the bottom of the barrel. As usual, Vicki kicked off the episode by punting a couple of cars around Anglesea, ...

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 6

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 Posted in Audi, Fifth Gear, Nissan, Video | 1 Comment »

Episode six of the current series of Fifth Gear featured the highly anticipated Nissan GT-R and Audi RS6 (see youtube clips below). In fact, Fifth Gear claimed theirs was the world's first TV clip to review the GT-R. Jonny and ...

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 5

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 Posted in BMW, Fifth Gear, Porsche, Video | No Comments »

Episode five of the current series of Fifth Gear featured the much anticipated comparo between the BMW 135i and the Porsche Cayman (see two part youtube clips below). A short interview with Moto-X legend and rallying hopeful Travis Patrana showed ...

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 4

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008 Posted in Aston Martin, Fifth Gear, Video | No Comments »

The latest episode of Five's Fifth Gear saw Jason Plato take us behind the doors of the Segrave Club—the latest way to access the world's greatest supercars, including one of my favourites, the Porsche Carrera GT. Johnny takes the new ...

Fifth Gear – Series 13, Episode 3

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 Posted in Fifth Gear | No Comments »

The latest episode of Five's Fifth Gear aired in the UK yesterday. Johnny and Tom tackled the gruelling Exeter Challenge in a Volkswagen Beetle. A brief glimpse of the upcoming Ford Focus was given and a Fifth Gear special crash ...