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Old 09-29-2008, 07:58 PM   #1
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Fifth Gear - Dodge Challenger SRT8

For those of you who dont know what Fifth Gear is, its and imitation of Top Gear with less humor and more accuracy in the review. Basiclly Top Gear judges a car from producer induced nonsense that has nothing to do with how a car drives. Happily, in Fifth Gear they actually review a car and add occasional humor. Anyway, Im suprised on this review. They PRAISED it.
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BTW I still like Top Gear better because its funnier
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:44 PM   #2
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I kinda like 5th gear, particularly the guy they had doing the challenger review. Look up his review of the Monaro (GTO)
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:54 PM   #3
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In the video he said 0 to 60 in 4.9 sec hmmm seems a bit slow no , he also said the handling of the car was well sloppy lol
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:25 PM   #4
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Tom ford is very cool!
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:57 PM   #5
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Ehhh, I'll take all 3 of the modern muscle cars... why the hell not.
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:45 PM   #6
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In the video he said 0 to 60 in 4.9 sec hmmm seems a bit slow no , he also said the handling of the car was well sloppy lol
No, thats pretty consistent I think. It does weigh ~4200 lbs.
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:54 AM   #7
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4.9 is consistent....the best is 4.7 but your average will be 4.9 with the auto. Dont complain te camaro auto is suppose to do the same thing but I am betting slightly better numbers. 4.8 consistent sounds good to me for the camaro auto,
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:57 AM   #8
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i agree with Motor Trend id take the Challenger over a mustang any day, who knows maybe in a couple years ill get a used srt8 for a second....errr...4th car.
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i agree with Motor Trend id take the Challenger over a mustang any day, who knows maybe in a couple years ill get a used srt8 for a second....errr...4th car.
damn I got all excited............... haha
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Old 09-30-2008, 03:36 AM   #10
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I like the jump....
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Old 09-30-2008, 07:34 AM   #11
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It's a great looking car with a lot of presense... notice it was all filmed out in the country though - not near anything that would make it look like a tank? :P
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Old 09-30-2008, 08:20 AM   #12
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Top Gear is designed to be both entertaining and informative. Because of this, Top Gear isn't reviewing Camrys and Civics. Top Gear reviews top-end luxury and performance cars. I'm sure Fifth Gear is more informative and less biased, but it's really hard to knock the success of Top Gear.
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Old 09-30-2008, 04:13 PM   #13
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Old 09-30-2008, 04:17 PM   #14
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i watched a bunch of fifth gear on the web, it sucks ill keep my top gear please, and hopefully top gear america will be good too
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