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Old 07-10-2010, 07:30 PM   #57
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from the looks of that picture, if they're supposed to be following the curved lines the camaro is doing a way better job of it than the benz, you can tell by the tire tracks in the water that the benz was in between the lines right before that shot. should be interesting to see though, if only it were on BBC america
If you look closer, they're both power sliding thru the corner, they weren't trying to stay between the lines. A split second later the Camaro was probably close to the same spot as the Merc
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Old 07-10-2010, 08:31 PM   #58
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top gear doesnt necessarily 'hate' american cars, it all depends on what they are comparing it to....

knowing top gear and the presenters.... im pretty sure they will have negative things to say about the car... but they are a world apart from the one we live in.
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if only it were on BBC america
It doesn't need to be, just go on www.finalgear.com and download the show. It will be online to download early Sunday evening in the US. Usually takes about 2 hours after it finishes airing in the UK. It will be Season 15, episode 3. Just make sure you have uTorrent downloaded first. Just download the SD version, as you will have it much faster.
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Old 07-10-2010, 09:52 PM   #60
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If you look closer, they're both power sliding thru the corner, they weren't trying to stay between the lines. A split second later the Camaro was probably close to the same spot as the Merc
i know they are power sliding, especially the camaro, but i was saying that IF their goal was to stay between the lines around the curve, then the benz doesn't appear to be doing a good job of it. but you're probably right, the camaro most likely ends up in about the same spot a couple seconds later
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Old 07-10-2010, 10:59 PM   #61
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http://www.topgear.com/uk/photos/top...als?imageNo=13

This episode is supposed to be out today. Looks damn interesting...Jeremy can't possibly bash this car
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i hate top gear they always bash muscle cars. all they care about is high end autobahn cars.
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i hate top gear they always bash muscle cars. all they care about is high end autobahn cars.
well they bash them because euro sports cars can handle and be fast as hell, muscle cars are just fast as hell... like whats better on a track a m3 or gt500 lol..... m3
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I wonder if it will air before or after the World Cup final tomorrow?
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Old 07-11-2010, 03:15 AM   #66
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Still should be worth the watch. But come on, the show IS funny
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I wonder if it will air before or after the World Cup final tomorrow?
Smack bang in the middle of it, 8pm UK time. I'll be streaming it live via my UK VPN so I can watch it in the UAE.
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Old 07-11-2010, 04:54 AM   #68
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well they bash them because euro sports cars can handle and be fast as hell, muscle cars are just fast as hell... like whats better on a track a m3 or gt500 lol..... m3
I dont know, my Camaro holds up just fine with turns. Euro cars are trash... sorry. All they are is an engine wrapped in paper (might as well be when you hit a tree, wall, or another car because you're screwed). I will give the Germans a +1 for most of their Volkswagen models as they're pretty damn sturdy. The rest are garbage.

Bottomline... I wouldn't rule out American muscle at all in any department.
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Jeremy admitted to loving the Challenger, Cadillac, and the Corvette.
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I dont know, my Camaro holds up just fine with turns. Euro cars are trash... sorry. All they are is an engine wrapped in paper (might as well be when you hit a tree, wall, or another car because you're screwed). I will give the Germans a +1 for most of their Volkswagen models as they're pretty damn sturdy. The rest are garbage.

Bottomline... I wouldn't rule out American muscle at all in any department.

Comon Dude, I LOVE American muscle. Nothing can come close in my opinion. But you can't honestly say that Beemers, Mercs, Audi's, Porsche's..etc are trash?! I mean I know they're expensive..but COME ON! lol
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