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Top Gear Tonight ...

wigginer Jul 6, 2003

  1. wigginer

    wigginer Member

    Did anyone see tonights Top Gear?

    Not wanting to insult anyone but the comment about the A4 Diesel Cabriolet made me smile /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    " A diesel cabriolet is like a 'Super model' smoking a pipe! "

    Made me laugh ...
  2. excursion

    excursion Member

    Yeah saw it. What the hell was that small yellow thing? About the worst attempt of a car I've seen /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

    They managed to pick the worst colour for the cabriolet, and I didn't quite get his comment when comparing the Audi diesel to the merc V8 as you can get a 3 litre petrol in the cab anyway can't you? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/idea.gif

  3. Moresauce

    Moresauce Member

    Shame Audi picked that as the press car to lend to Top Gear they were always going to slate it for two reasons:

    1) It's a diesel
    2) The Colour /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/vomit.gif

    Still came out the best though and it is the only way in the line up I would have bought. As they said in their report the A4 Cab is the benchmark for all other 4 seater ragtops and it wins handsdown /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
  4. wigginer

    wigginer Member

    I have always been a little uncomfortable with diesels. Thinks its a basic discrimination that I have not yet managed to get over.

    I was interested in the BMW 330d this time around. Phenomenal mid range acceleration (Torque in the region of 450Nm). Was seriously considering one until I heard one start up on a Car Park.

    I would imagine that you would be constantly reminded of that in a Cabriolet. Without the sound insulation etc...

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