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 on later that year, but by then, Channel 5 had already poached a few of Clarkson's former co-hosts and started its own show.

In the latest segment, former Top Gear host and racing driver Tiff Needell has taken to the wheel of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 – the ultimate in-car-nation of the previous Elfen – on a wet track. (It is, after all, in England. And it's not the summer.) To say he enjoyed the experience would be an understatement, but we'll let you see that for yourself in the video after the jump.



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      edgardo
      • 3 Years Ago
      If you want entertainment watch Top Gear, if you're a true petrol head 5th Gear is the best. Can't say enough about Tiff.
      Lachmund
      • 3 Years Ago
      brilliant car. can't wait for the 991 gt3 rs
      KAG
      • 3 Years Ago
      Driving that car in the ran for him is fun, for any of us would be a pants wetting moment of scary. To bad they didn't do it in the dry.
      stuck in 90s
      • 3 Years Ago
      WOW all sold out! Not even a chance to get anymore! Not surprising. Cue in for ColumbianRicer...
        Xedicon
        • 3 Years Ago
        @stuck in 90s
        I'll do my best, as ColumbianRicer seems to be MIA *ahem* 1 - The design is like, way old! 2 - The engine is in the wrong place! 3 - It needs moar grafix! 4 - What, no Brembos? 5 - It doesn't count because you can't buy one! Okay I tired - I hope I did good. I can't help myself, I can't pass up a chance to tease someone! ColumbianRicer I hope you're having a good holiday! (and yes I mean that)
      Rampant
      • 3 Years Ago
      I can only wonder what the 991 GT3 will be like.
      Corvette9
      • 3 Years Ago
      Superb track car. Quite nothing like it.
      diffrunt
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hoon----hoon 1. To travel at speed in a confined area, or do burnouts on a public road in traffic .. 2. To show off in a dangerous manner, mostly with a vehicle or engine powered item In my day, we were explicatively called------ hotrods
      Alex Butti
      • 3 Years Ago
      Epic car ! Such a marvelous machine !
      Brett
      • 3 Years Ago
      Haha, could have done without the rose at the end, but I do love me some Fifth Gear.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Young Oh
      • 3 Years Ago
      I cried at the end
      • 3 Years Ago
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        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        special as in special ed. just another overweight garbage spewing primate. time for trolling already, obtuse Dan
        Evan McMiller
        • 3 Years Ago
        For someone that tries to appear so "smart", you truly are a moron. There's not one thing on this car that is cast iron. What is wrong with you. Overweight? This is the lightest car in its class by a country mile. IT'S LIGHTER THAN A GODDAMN TESLA ROADSTER YOU DENSE FOOL! Will you please get out of here until you find a doctor? We don't care anymore.
        Redline
        • 3 Years Ago
        Herp derp derp
        bytor42
        • 3 Years Ago
        Huh?
        Rampant
        • 3 Years Ago
        Wow, The stupidity of that comment is not even worth replying to.
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