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Old 01-12-2013, 11:37 AM   #41
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To be fair the Mustang does need an IRS, just saying, and the interior quality pre 2010 was subpar even to some econoboxes. Top Gear has liked American cars in the past, remember the ZR1, CTS-V and Challanger US test?
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Oh I agree that the mustang needs an IRS.

and they did rave about the corvette, but then the next season they had a zr1 at the studio and Jeremy just complained about how it was too "rash" and raw and unrefined. He also went on about how it was made of plastic and the one he drove in america broke down....

I remember the challenger/zr1/cts-v episode... they did the standing mile at the salt flats over and over... of course the car is going to have an issue when you beat the **** out of it over and over with little cool down time....
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Yeah and May was being an old *** the whole time complaining about his Cadillac. I want one of those sososososo bad.
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He was until they hit the curves and he went mad
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I do wish they had a mustang or something for that bit... you had the vette and the caddy, both with the same engine, then hammond in the challenger...

but I wanna see how that snake fares against the train.

i dont think they can say too much about the inside of the shelby, I sat in one, and in a boss when I was getting my mustang serviced at the stealership... good lord the new mustangs have a nice cabin... I want to retrofit one into my 2005
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I actually just saw the one with the GT today. Clarkson loved it and bought one.

I'm not particularly concerned with how they say it's unrefined and cant handle. I am however excited to hear him go on and on about the power.

They pull like mad through the 160s.
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I actually just saw the one with the GT today. Clarkson loved it and bought one.

I'm not particularly concerned with how they say it's unrefined and cant handle. I am however excited to hear him go on and on about the power.

They pull like mad through the 160s.
But they still manage to put the GT in their Worst Car in the History of the World special.
http://www.streetfire.net/video/top-...-1_2413562.htm
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but then the next season they had a zr1 at the studio and Jeremy just complained about how it was too "rash" and raw and unrefined.
If I remember right he liked it because of that reason. I think he said you had to be a mad man to want one of these, and that is why I like it.
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I actually just saw the one with the GT today. Clarkson loved it and bought one.

I'm not particularly concerned with how they say it's unrefined and cant handle. I am however excited to hear him go on and on about the power.

They pull like mad through the 160s.
I live in Chicago you apparently in Indiana I dont see any listings (comcast) for season 19 or any shows on a GT except when Clarkson bought a FORD GT several years ago
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I live in Chicago you apparently in Indiana I dont see any listings (comcast) for season 19 or any shows on a GT except when Clarkson bought a FORD GT several years ago

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i think season 19 starts soon....according to the Top Gear web site...
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I dont see any listings (comcast) for season 19
I saw an advert yesterday on BBC America that said a new season of top gear "coming soon". Looks like season 19 starts in UK on Jan 27. Seems like in the past it takes several months before new UK episodes are on TV over here. Also the US version returns on Jan 29.
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is the americana version worth watching?
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is the americana version worth watching?
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I find it okay, UK Top Gear at it's best is still better, however Top Gear US is certainly getting better, this third season was pretty decent.
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is the americana version worth watching?
Seems like the US version struggles. They have some good segments, but it seems like the extent of their creativity is to give each guy a old car and then figure out a way to destroy it, which is fun at first but gets old when it's every other episode. The Mustang Vs Camaro Vs Challenger episode was good though.
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Tanner drifting the Boss on the big sweeping curves was damn impressive.
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I don't know what season it was that I watched the episode from.
It was about the Ford GT, not the Mustang GT, and Clarkson loved it.

It was red with white stripes, likely from around the time the car was realeased as he was mentioning waiting for his to show up.

I was saying that of course, Top Gear, and all their characters *which is what they are* will dog the car to no end about it's 300 hp suspension now loaded up with 662 of them. They'll talk about how plain the interior is, no telescoping wheel etc...

BUT, they'll absolutely love the power. He loved the power in the GT, and this Shelby accelerates around the same way, just for a lot less money.
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I don't know what season it was that I watched the episode from.
It was about the Ford GT, not the Mustang GT, and Clarkson loved it.

It was red with white stripes, likely from around the time the car was realeased as he was mentioning waiting for his to show up.

I was saying that of course, Top Gear, and all their characters *which is what they are* will dog the car to no end about it's 300 hp suspension now loaded up with 662 of them. They'll talk about how plain the interior is, no telescoping wheel etc...

BUT, they'll absolutely love the power. He loved the power in the GT, and this Shelby accelerates around the same way, just for a lot less money.
have you topped out yours yet? heard the new snakes can go 200?

I never took my 05 past 140...
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have you topped out yours yet? heard the new snakes can go 200?

I never took my 05 past 140...
165ish.. top of 4th

Probably won't try that again any time soon unless I'm somewhere sanctioned.
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The GT500 vs the train race was damn impressive, y'all should see that episode.
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