Fifth Gear

Fifth Gear

2002 - 2015,
Motoring magazine, presented by Tiff Needell, Vicki Butler-Henderson, Jason Plato and Jonny Smith

Episode Guide

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 25 Episode 6)
    Season 25 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Rebecca and Tiff tackle the eccentric and muddy Exeter Trial; Jonny test drives the David Brown Speedback GT.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 25 Episode 5)
    Season 25 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    The team put the Ferrari 458 Speciale and the Porsche 911 GT3 to the test;, Jonny Smith takes part in a challenge at the the Ascari Circuit in Spain.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 25 Episode 4)
    Season 25 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    The team head to Warsaw; Tiff gets behind the wheel for the final stage of the Barborka Rally; Vicki test drives three extraordinary cars.

  • Fifth Gear - Rally Driving 101 (Season 24 Episode 9)
    Season 24 Episode 9:

    Rally Driving 101

    Mark Higgins and Nicky Grist teach rally driving to Jason and Tiff; Vicki presents affordable rally cars for the road; Jonny tests an Audi Quattro model.

  • Fifth Gear - Icon Showdown (Season 24 Episode 8)
    Season 24 Episode 8:

    Icon Showdown

    Tiff and Jason pit iconic vehicles against modern models to see how the classics compare.

  • Fifth Gear - Smith, Bakkerud and Loeb (Season 24 Episode 7)
    Season 24 Episode 7:

    Smith, Bakkerud and Loeb

    Jonny watches a rallycross race featuring Andreas Bakkerud and Sébastien Loeb; Vicki reveals the inaccuracy of fuel economy figures; Tiff drives the Ford Transit.

  • Fifth Gear - European NASCAR (Season 24 Episode 6)
    Season 24 Episode 6:

    European NASCAR

    Tiff heads to Le Mans, France, for a European race series much like the American NASCAR events; Vicki tests the Rolls-Royce Wraith; Jonny puts Renault's electric Zoe supermini to the test.

  • Fifth Gear - Vicki Joins the Special Forces (Season 24 Episode 5)
    Season 24 Episode 5:

    Vicki Joins the Special Forces

    Vicki learns driving skills that are necessary for the special forces; Tiff tests the Maserati Ghibli; Jonny issues a racing challenge to the man who tuned his 1973 Ford Capri.

  • Fifth Gear - Audi RS6 vs. Mercedes E63 (Season 24 Episode 4)
    Season 24 Episode 4:

    Audi RS6 vs. Mercedes E63

    The Audi RS6 takes on the Mercedes-Benz E63; Jonny tests the Range Rover Sport's all-terrain abilities; Vicki reveals the best secondhand super saloons; Jonny examines Volvo's hybrid vehicle.

  • Fifth Gear - Indy 500 (Season 24 Episode 3)
    Season 24 Episode 3:

    Indy 500

    Jonny goes behind the scenes at the Indianapolis 500; Tiff tests the Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG against an Aston Martin; Vicki visits a high-tech lab to see what happens when a car's motor oil isn't changed.

  • Fifth Gear - Dakar Rally (Season 24 Episode 2)
    Season 24 Episode 2:

    Dakar Rally

    Vicky experiences the three most difficult jobs in motor sports; Jason tests the Lamborghini Aventador roadster; Kia's hot hatch is pitted against a Renault Sport rival.

  • Fifth Gear - Budget Bertone (Season 24 Episode 1)
    Season 24 Episode 1:

    Budget Bertone

    Jason and Tiff conduct their fastest track test ever with the help of driver Bruno Senna; Jonny visits the headquarters of Italian automobile company Bertone to test their latest supercar; Vicki explores budget-priced Bertone vehicles.

  • Fifth Gear - BMW M6 vs. Porsche 911 (Season 23 Episode 18)
    Season 23 Episode 18:

    BMW M6 vs. Porsche 911

    German racing legend Sabine Schmitz joins Tiff for a head-to-head battle between the BMW M6 and the Porsche 911.

  • Fifth Gear - F12berlinetta (Season 23 Episode 16)
    Season 23 Episode 16:

    F12berlinetta

    Vicki travels to Italy to push the new Ferrari F12berlinetta sports car to the limit.

  • Fifth Gear - Rally Prodigy Andreas Mikkelsen (Season 23 Episode 15)
    Season 23 Episode 15:

    Rally Prodigy Andreas Mikkelsen

    Vicki joins Norwegian rally driver Andreas Mikkelsen for a motoring triathlon.

  • Fifth Gear - Pagani Huayra (Season 23 Episode 11)
    Season 23 Episode 11:

    Pagani Huayra

    Jason travels to Italy to take the Pagani Huayra sports car for a spin.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 23 Episode 6)
    Season 23 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 23 Episode 5)
    Season 23 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 23 Episode 4)
    Season 23 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 10)
    Season 22 Episode 10:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff pits the Cadwell Park Mini Cooper SD against the Seat Ibiza FR TDI; Jonny checks out the new Porsche 911 at the Los Angeles Motor Show; Vicki drives with police pros.

  • Fifth Gear - The Flying Spur (Season 22 Episode 9)
    Season 22 Episode 9:

    The Flying Spur

    Professional truck racing; tuned-up Ford Mustang; testing the Skoda Octavia and the Bentley Flying Spur.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 9)
    Season 22 Episode 9:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki races the new BMW M5 round the Pau Circuit in France and the team tests the Mercedes Benz G-Wagen; a test to see if the Renault Megane hot hatch can outperform the Nissan 370Z.

  • Fifth Gear - Volvo S60 Polestar (Season 22 Episode 8)
    Season 22 Episode 8:

    Volvo S60 Polestar

    The Volvo S60 Polestar, Volkswagen GTI and Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake are put through their paces; Jason reveals budget-priced thrill cars.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 8)
    Season 22 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff pushes the latest Cherokee to its limits on a military off-road course; Jonny enjoys the new Honda Civic in Spain; James Anderson takes up the Nurburgring challenge.

  • Fifth Gear - Aston Martin 100th Anniversary (Season 22 Episode 7)
    Season 22 Episode 7:

    Aston Martin 100th Anniversary

    Tiff and Jason drive some famous vehicles from the 100-year history of Aston Martin; Vicki takes an electric Land Rover on rough ground; testing the Citroen DS3 convertible.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 7)
    Season 22 Episode 7:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff checks out the new convertible Aston Martin Virage; Jonny looks out for bargain off-road four-wheel drives; Stuart Broad and Matt Prior race the Jaguar XFR.

  • Fifth Gear - Mercedes G63 AMG (Season 22 Episode 6)
    Season 22 Episode 6:

    Mercedes G63 AMG

    The Caterham 7 challenges rivals; Jason gives his opinion on the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG; Vicki gets behind the wheel of a Peugeot 205 GTI; Hyundai Veloster Turbo.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 6)
    Season 22 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Jonny explores a Marrakech mountain pass in the Dacia Duster and Vicki conducts a Baywatch-inspired car test; Kevin Keegan races the Jaguar XKRS on the Nurburgring.

  • Fifth Gear - Bentley Headquarters (Season 22 Episode 5)
    Season 22 Episode 5:

    Bentley Headquarters

    Cheap hot hatches battle it out; Vicki tests the Donkervoort D8 GTO at Circuit Park Zandvoort; Jonny visits the headquarters of Bentley Motors, then drives the Mulsanne.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 5)
    Season 22 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff takes the limited edition Porsche 911 GT3 RS for a spin; Vicki enjoys a mad hybrid Honda with a $200k price tag; Jonny tests the latest battery-powered Renault.

  • Fifth Gear - Aston Martin Vanquish (Season 22 Episode 4)
    Season 22 Episode 4:

    Aston Martin Vanquish

    Tiff investigates the trend of updating classic vehicles with modern components; Jason and professional driver Bruno Senna take the Aston Martin Vanquish through Wales' mountain roads; Vicki tests must-have gadgets for motorists.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 4)
    Season 22 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki takes an expensive convertible Ferrari Spider for a spin in Italy; Jonny checks out the gadget-packed Citroen DS5.

  • Fifth Gear - McLaren 12C Spider (Season 22 Episode 3)
    Season 22 Episode 3:

    McLaren 12C Spider

    Johnny reveals how vehicles are crash-tested in the 21st century; Tiff gets behind the wheel of the new McLaren 12C Spider; testing the Volkswagen Golf; Jason tests the Porsche Cayman with champion rally driver Marcus Grönholm.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 3)
    Season 22 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

    Jonny visits the firm that chromed Sir Elton John's Audi R8 and tries to do the same with an old Metro; the team investigates whether it is possible to have a diesel sports car.

  • Fifth Gear - Jaguar F-Type (Season 22 Episode 2)
    Season 22 Episode 2:

    Jaguar F-Type

    The Toyota GT 86 is pitted against the Renault Sport; Jonny tests the Jaguar F-Type in Spain; Jason reveals how to restore the performance of older vehicles.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 2)
    Season 22 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki races the Ford Mustang Boss 302 around the Paddock at Le Mans; Jonny test drives the Lada Niva; comparing the BMW 1 Series M Coupé to the Audi RS3.

  • Fifth Gear - Range Rover (Season 22 Episode 1)
    Season 22 Episode 1:

    Range Rover

    Track testing an Audi, a Maserati and a Mercedes; motorcycle racer Chaz Davies races Vicki in BMW's M135i; Jonny drives a cheap vehicle from the U.K. to the French Alps; pitting the new Range Rover against the Rolls-Royce Phantom.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 22 Episode 1)
    Season 22 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff puts in some serious laps to find out if the new Jaguar sports car is as quick as the iconic XJ220; Jonny champions the Hyundai Santa Fe soft-roader as an underdog hero.

  • Fifth Gear - Behind Pininfarina (Season 21 Episode 17)
    Season 21 Episode 17:

    Behind Pininfarina

    Vicki goes behind the scenes of Pininfarina, an Italian automotive design firm known for their work with Ferrari and other manufacturers.

  • Fifth Gear - Modified BMW M5 (Season 21 Episode 14)
    Season 21 Episode 14:

    Modified BMW M5

    Jonny takes the wheel of a specially modified BMW M5 and competes against professional drifters in Norway's famous Gatebil show.

  • Fifth Gear - Hot Hatch Showdown With Kris Meeke (Season 21 Episode 13)
    Season 21 Episode 13:

    Hot Hatch Showdown With Kris Meeke

    Rally driver Kris Meeke joins Tiff on the track for a high-octane knockout tournament between four new hatch models.

  • Fifth Gear - Jet Plane vs. Porsche Boxster (Season 21 Episode 10)
    Season 21 Episode 10:

    Jet Plane vs. Porsche Boxster

    Vicki races a new Porsche Boxster against a jet plane; Jason pits the new Audi S8 super saloon against the Audi R8 supercar.

  • Fifth Gear - The Sounds of Jaguar, Audi and Bentley (Season 21 Episode 9)
    Season 21 Episode 9:

    The Sounds of Jaguar, Audi and Bentley

    Sweden hosts the world's largest American car show; Tiff drives the KTM X-BOW R; Jason explores inexpensive ways to upgrade a car stereo.

  • Fifth Gear - Ferrari Aluminum (Season 21 Episode 8)
    Season 21 Episode 8:

    Ferrari Aluminum

    Denmark motorbike speedway; Ferrari supercar; examining fuel-saving technologies that boast economical advantages.

  • Fifth Gear - Subaru BRZ (Season 21 Episode 7)
    Season 21 Episode 7:

    Subaru BRZ

    Jonny travels to the Isle of Man TT and goes behind the scenes with motorcycle racer John McGuinness; testing the new Subaru BRZ sports car.

  • Fifth Gear - Mercedes AMG vs. BMW M (Season 21 Episode 6)
    Season 21 Episode 6:

    Mercedes AMG vs. BMW M

    The new Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series is pitted against its BMW rival; celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Ferrari F40; test-driving the new Land Rover Defender.

  • Fifth Gear - Testing Bentley's Continental GT (Season 21 Episode 5)
    Season 21 Episode 5:

    Testing Bentley's Continental GT

    Jason drives Formula off-road buggies in Iceland; Tiff test-drives the Bentley Continental GT; cleaning a Rolls-Royce at the world's priciest car wash.

  • Fifth Gear - Gasheads (Season 21 Episode 4)
    Season 21 Episode 4:

    Gasheads

    Tiff works the Italian F1 circuit in the hope of qualifying for the Lamborghini Series; measuring how different types of gas affect a car's performance.

  • Fifth Gear - Stability Control Off (Season 21 Episode 3)
    Season 21 Episode 3:

    Stability Control Off

    Vicki attends an exclusive Monte Carlo motor show; the Radical competes against the Ariel Atom; safe secondhand cars.

  • Fifth Gear - Mercedes SLS AMG vs. Aston Martin vs. Jaguar vs. Bentley (Season 21 Episode 2)
    Season 21 Episode 2:

    Mercedes SLS AMG vs. Aston Martin vs. Jaguar vs. Bentley

    A Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG takes on rivals; rally driver Stig Blomqvist.

  • Fifth Gear - Porsche 911 Carrera S Test Track (Season 21 Episode 1)
    Season 21 Episode 1:

    Porsche 911 Carrera S Test Track

    Test-driving the Porsche 911 Carrera S; the crew hopes a new refueling method will allow it to break a world record for distance traveled in an hour.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 20 Episode 6)
    Season 20 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    The best driving track in the world; Vicki goes to Portugal.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 20 Episode 2)
    Season 20 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff meets British rally legend Mark Higgins; the team test out a Mercedes convertible; Vicki races a Ford Mustang around Le Mans.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 20 Episode 1)
    Season 20 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    The team conduct a shocking 120 mph crash test; they pit the two most powerful Jaguars ever head to head; they blast through Croatia in a 150,000 pound Bentley.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 10)
    Season 19 Episode 10:

    Fifth Gear

    A look back at some of the most memorable moments over the years.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 9)
    Season 19 Episode 9:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff Needell hits the roads above Nice in the South of France to test the Lamborghini Gallardo Performante.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 8)
    Season 19 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    The team is joined by legendary Hollywood stunt co-ordinator Vic Armstrong.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 6)
    Season 19 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki hits southern Spain with BMW's new convertible.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 5)
    Season 19 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    The Audi A7 is pushed to the edge; Tiff and Jason have a high-speed holiday in Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 4)
    Season 19 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason and Tiff face-off in supercars; Jonny hits the Nurburgring track in Germany.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 3)
    Season 19 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 2)
    Season 19 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason takes the new Aston Martin for a spin in Spain; Jonny heads to Norway; Tiff tries his hand at ice-driving in Lapland; Vicki test-drives the powerful new BMW M3 GTS.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 19 Episode 1)
    Season 19 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    The Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi; Vicki hits the winding streets of Monaco.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 10)
    Season 18 Episode 10:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki presents the Fifth Gear Car of the Year awards while Tiff, Jason and Ben test three sports cars.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 9)
    Season 18 Episode 9:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 8)
    Season 18 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason tests the Sport Turbo from track-car specialists Westfield.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 7)
    Season 18 Episode 7:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff and Jason race two of the fastest off-roaders on the market -- the Audi Q7 V12 and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 6)
    Season 18 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Jonny and Ben perform a two-wheel stunt; Vicki puts the four-door Mini Countryman through its paces.

  • Fifth Gear - Mercedes CLS63 AMG vs. Porsche Panamera GTS (Season 18 Episode 5)
    Season 18 Episode 5:

    Mercedes CLS63 AMG vs. Porsche Panamera GTS

    The Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG takes to the track against the rival four-door supercar Porsche Panamera GTS.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 4)
    Season 18 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason heads to Silverstone to set a new lap record for a road-legal production car; Tiff pits two leading BMWs head-to-head.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 3)
    Season 18 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff offers a behind-the-scenes look at the final British Touring Car Championship race of the year as Jason attempts to take the championship.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 2)
    Season 18 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason teaches Radio One's Comedy Dave to drive a race-inspired Aston Martin convertible; Jonny gets a ride in Europe's fastest street-legal car.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 18 Episode 1)
    Season 18 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    Ben Collins is put through his paces as the team challenges him to tame an 800-bhp dragster.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 10)
    Season 17 Episode 10:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki judges the Best Supercar award at the most exclusive motorshow in the world, Salon Prive.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 9)
    Season 17 Episode 9:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff pits the 260-bhp Volkswagen Golf R against the SEAT Leon Cupra R.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 8)
    Season 17 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff races the Peugeot RCZ Coupe against its Volkswagen Scirocco rival.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 7)
    Season 17 Episode 7:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff talks to Formula legend David Coulthard about the Mercedes SLS AMG before driving it faster than 150 mph.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 6)
    Season 17 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff gets behind the wheel of the Lexus LFA hypercar.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 5)
    Season 17 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason drives Porsche's 911 GT3 RS.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 4)
    Season 17 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff puts Aston Martin's four-door Rapide through its paces.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 3)
    Season 17 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

    Vicki heads to Monaco in Maserati's GranCabrio.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 2)
    Season 17 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason rips through Italy in Lamorghini's Gallardo Superleggera; Vicki gets under the skin of the mad-looking Nissan Cube.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 17 Episode 1)
    Season 17 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    A look at America's most glamorous car club, based in an underground bunker; Tiff and Jason race the BMW M3 against the Audi RS4.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 10)
    Season 16 Episode 10:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff puts the Caterham Roadsport 175 through an unusual test that checks out the vehicle's practicality and performance.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 9)
    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff and Jonny have fun with four tiny hot hatches: the 500 Abarth, Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart, RenaultSport Twingo and Suzuki Swift Sport.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 8)
    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    Tim samples the craze for car share clubs; Jason arranges a treat at Silverstone for chef and car fanatic James Martin.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason and Tiff race a pair of double decker buses; Tiff gives rally-car driving lessons to John Barrowman; Jason takes the Audi TT R5 for a spin.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff tests out the Caterham Roadsport 175 by becoming a medical courier; Torchwood star John Barrowman gets a crash course in rally driving.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff and Jason enter an off-road playground in a variety of tanks.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    The Mini Cooper Cabriolet and Mazda MX-5 battle to see which drop-top is the quickest to get home when it rains.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    Jonny Smith compares the Audi A5 Cabriolet and the BMW 3 Series convertible; while Tim Shaw investigates the accuracy of the combined economy cycle.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    Featuring a death-defying loop-the-loop stunt, a race against David Coulthard, and a test to see if buying an old car can beat the credit crunch.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:

    Fifth Gear

    The Vauxhall Astra GTE 16v and Ford Escort RS Turbo take on the Fifth Gear test track.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Fifth Gear

    Tim finds out which car washes are effective -- and which ones can permanently damage a car's paint.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff pits two classic '80s hatchbacks against each other, Jonny tests the new hybrid from Honda before attempting to make a profit from scraps and Jason heads to Spain.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff tests hatches including the Ford Focus RS; Vicki looks at a second-hand Lotus Elise; Quentin examines the personalized number plate market.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Braving the velodrome is Olympic cyclist Bradley Wiggins and Vicki demonstrates the racing capabilities of the BMW 330d.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    Jason and BBC Radio 1 star Comedy Dave recreate a Ford Capri car chase scene from '70s UK TV show "The Professionals." Tim tests different car polishes.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    Tom Ford tests Audi's new off-roader, the Q7, to see if it lives up to its hype. Also, Paul Dalton sets out to discover why motorists are paying a huge price for a vehicle wax.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

    Tim uses the recession as an excuse to barter for a cheaper price label on the Mini Cooper. Vicki and Bill Bailey get to grips with a chip fat-powered Mercedes.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

    In this week's shootout, two Renaults go head-to-head to find out which is the better model: the modern Sport Twingo 133 or its ancestor, the R5 GT Turbo.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff Needell takes boxer Joe Calzaghe and his girlfriend Jo-Emma on a crash course of off-road driving. Jonny Smith takes a look at the Volkswagen Golf's latest model, while Vicki Butler-Henderson takes a spin in Sicily in the new Ferrari California.

  • Fifth Gear - Bond Car (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Bond Car

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 6 (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Test driving a Lotus Europa S; favorite Bond car chases; driving the VXR 500.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

    "Fifth Gear" quite literally takes to new heights by staging a race between cars and planes.

  • Fifth Gear - Italian Supercar (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Italian Supercar

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 8 (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Testing a 16-year old Mercedes E Class; Tokyo services station hosts a car party at night.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 2 (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Crash testing a Renault Espace; Audi Q7; comparing a Subaru Impreza STI and Subaru Forrester STI.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 1 (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Choosing a supercar; Jaguar XK; Mazda MX5.

  • Fifth Gear - Celebrity Cars (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Celebrity Cars

    Adrian meets the people who collect celebrity cars; pop star Jay Kay gives Tiff and Vicki a tour of his car collection; Tom tests the Peugeot 407.

  • Fifth Gear - Britain's Best 4x4 (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Britain's Best 4x4

    Vicki and Tiff choose their favorite four-by-four; touring car champion Jason Plato test Chrysler's 300C.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 7 (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Property tycoon Frank Mountain collects his new purchase, Michael Schumacher's Formula One car. See the car re-tailored for its lucky new owner.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 5 (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff Needell meets some of the people whose lives have been blighted by a crippling fear of driving and considers the latest solutions to this widespread problem; meanwhile, Tom Ford gets behind the wheel of Mercedes' new SLK.

  • Fifth Gear - The Nation's Favorite Ferrari (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Nation's Favorite Ferrari

    Jon Bentley reveals the methods used by traffic accident investigators; he tests the experts with remote control cars.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 8 (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 7 (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 5 (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 4 (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

  • Fifth Gear - Eighties Special (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Eighties Special

    Quentin Willson, Adrian Simpson, Vicky Butler-Henderson and Tiff Needell review the best new cars, industry news and the popular cars of the '80s.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 6 (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff Needell and Adrian Simpson get under the skin of bulletproof cars and Tom Ford climbs up Europe's biggest glacier in a Toyota Land Cruiser.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 4 (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Tiff Needell and Adrian Simpson go to the secret labratory that the world's leading car armorer uses for weapons testing.

  • Fifth Gear - Men vs. Women (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Men vs. Women

    The presenters explore whether men or women are better drivers; Adrian Simpson meets the people behind the record-breaking jet-engine go-kart.

  • Fifth Gear - Drunk vs. Tired (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Drunk vs. Tired

  • Fifth Gear - The Ultimate Menace: Snoozers or Boozers (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Ultimate Menace: Snoozers or Boozers

    Tiff and Adrian stage a car chase; Tom and Vicki sample glamorous cars at the Geneva Motor Show.

  • Fifth Gear - The Ultimate Crash Test (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Ultimate Crash Test

    Quentin and Tiff stage a head-on-collision with two remote-controlled cars; Tom tries out the Jaguar XJ.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 9 (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Fifth Gear

    Adrian drives the Renault VelSatis; Quentin shows the benefits of liquefied petroleum gas; Vicki tests the Audi A4 Cabriolet.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Fifth Gear

    Adrian Simpson road tests the Vauxhall Vectra; Quentin Willson reveals two big sports car bargains, the Jaguar XK8 and Mercedes SL.

  • Fifth Gear - EPISODE: 6 (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Quentin Wilson reveals some of the surprising ways people try to get off their speeding tickets.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Fifth Gear

    Tom Ford rekindles his childhood romance with BMW's 6-series; a look at one of the fastest-growing types of car crash in Britain.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Fifth Gear

    Tiff tests the Pagani Zonda; Quentin investigates the second-hand BMW market; Adrian discovers the vehicle for the style-conscious celebrity.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Fifth Gear

    The new Ford Focus ST170 hatchback.

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Fifth Gear (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Fifth Gear

  • Fifth Gear - Driving High (Special)
    Special:

    Driving High

    A driver performs a series of tests while impaired.

  • Fifth Gear - Bargain Classics (Special)
    Special:

    Bargain Classics

    Three classic bargains - a Morris Minor, a Jaguar S-type and a 1967 Maserati Ghibli.

  • Fifth Gear - Ultimate Shootout (Special)
    Special:

    Ultimate Shootout

    The team heads to a special test track on the Isle of Anglesey with six of the most desirable performance cars of the moment.