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Top Gear 7/11/2008

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by alijames, Dec 7, 2008.

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    Even Hammond is having a go at Audi drivers now!!!

    Mind you, finally an RS3, but sadly a Veritas rather than an Audi...

    Looks like something from Gerry Anderson in the 60s.

    £250k ?????
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    Was that shopping centre bit the best EVER bit of Top Gear???

    How did they get permission????
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    Yes, it was a good car review wasn't it? :)
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    Loved Clarksons comments about the Morris Marina........
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    I loved that! I was pissing my self with laughter!!!
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Fell asleep watching it, did see the Corvette leave some nice tyre marks in the shopping centre though!!! Probably the best bit really....Wasnt too impressed with tonights episode!!
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    kind of makes me want to buy a fiesta, all they need to do is release a ST version. I wouldn't want to buy the test model though, not with the amount of water they drove it thru !
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    I'm suprised he didn't kill it driving into such deep Seawater, surely the engine might have sucked up a little lol.
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    it was above the bonnet ! I wonder if they modified it in anyway ???
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    over in Oz, we are only just watching season 11 - just saw hammond racing the Audi RS6 in the snow against some skiers.

    We now have our own Oz version of Top Gear - apparently the first licenced overseas version.

    I strongly recommend you guys DON'T watch it. Its absolute garbage and the population have unanimously bagged the **** out of it. Its embarrassing!!!
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    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Is it like fifth gear where they try and copy the whitty banter.....and fail misserably?
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    Nickynibbles Damn it where's 7th gear when you need it?!

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    I loved the Fiesta piece, it started so sensibly then jsut went mental in a typical Top Gear way! Im local to Basingstoke where they filmed the shopping centre scene & will never feel the same walking around the shopping centre! Thats some serious skill to not crash into a shop & do some serious damage, although bet the cleaners were'nt too pleased with the amount of tyre marks the Corvette left behind!! Bet the security guards were p'ing themselves watching the cameras!!!

    Also, how quick was that Caterham??!! What the heck is under the bonnet as they never said??
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    you are right there. but its redneck as well. think 3 "crocodile hunter" steve irwins in cars.

    the upside is that season 2 can only be better
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    **** episode apart from fiesta clip at the end
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    2.0 Ford lump. It's quick because it's so light.

    When I heard it initially I thought it might be a Hayabusa engine as the revs sounded more bike than car.
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    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Yeh well it certainly isnt a standard ford lump but yeh it was hellish fast. Quicker than the atom which I wasnt expecting.
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