5th Gear (2002– )

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A motor magazine with the recent driving news, expert opinions, and practical & reliable advices.

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Tiff Needell ...
 Himself - Presenter / ... (132 episodes, 2002-2013)
Vicki Butler-Henderson ...
 Herself - Presenter / ... (118 episodes, 2002-2013)
Jason Plato ...
 Himself - Presenter / ... (100 episodes, 2004-2013)
Jonny Smith ...
 Himself - Presenter (76 episodes, 2006-2013)
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A motor magazine with the recent driving news, expert opinions, and practical & reliable advices.

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Presenter: To be honest, you got beat fair and square, because there was a geezer out there in a cardigan, he was driving one-handed, doing 206 mile an hour in a white Sierra.
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Better than Top Gear, either UK or USA
18 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fifth Gear lives in the shadow of the top viewership car show ever. Top Gear UK has more worldwide viewers, but that's only because it is broad entertainment. It conveys only scraps of information, mostly through the Stig's segment. It's always funny when the bombastic Clarkson is shown to be wrong about a car by the Stig driving it in a way that would be impossible if Clarkson's review were true.

Fifth Gear's presenters all have the skills and athleticism to handle a fast car, unlike any of the speaking personalities on Top Gear UK. And they are better able to talk about the cars than the Top Gear US presenters. Fifth Gear does it all: watchable and interesting while managing to teach quite a bit about the cars. There is no bias that I can see, unlike Top Gear UK which favors British cars and mocks American cars, among others.

My criticism is that the show hasn't changed at all in the Internet era. There are a few complete episodes available only to UK viewers, and that's it. At minimum there should be episodes available to world viewers, not just UK; extended episodes and outtakes, which can be created at minimal additional cost; a forum with participation by the show's crew; and marketing tie-ins with auto makers and retailers to take advantage of the fact that many readers will be shopping for a car.


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