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Old 01-12-2017, 14:30   #401
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James May is still alive

https://youtu.be/uaLwpoULKRY

Totally unrealistic, he’d never leave his garage in that condition
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Old 02-12-2017, 11:45   #402
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...or leave his keys in the ignition!
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Old 07-12-2017, 18:57   #403
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Should be up in 4 and a half hours or so
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Old 07-12-2017, 23:41   #404
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The Grand Tour (2016)

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Old 08-12-2017, 08:02   #405
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I'll give it a watch tonight if I remember
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:04   #406
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Enjoyed that!



Excited for the next 11 episodes
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:07   #407
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Old 08-12-2017, 13:01   #408
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Much better and obvious they are learning from mistakes and feedback. Even to the point of admitting it. Hopeful for the rest of the series
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Strangely enough it felt like more old school top gear with all the new nonsense removed. Only the stig is missing!


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Old 09-12-2017, 09:11   #410
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Really enjoyed it, they seem to have just decided to directly copy top gear. Banter seemed natural, nice car bits.
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Old 09-12-2017, 10:55   #411
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Thought it was a bit meh to be honest. Bizarrely I think I was enjoying the last Top Gear compared to this.

I'm also finding that I'm preferring even Doug DeMuro's channel on youtube for his actual car reviews.
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Old 10-12-2017, 18:16   #412
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It was all a bit meh. Why the **** did they include a celebrity driving segment?

They didn’t have one last year but made a stupid joke every week about it which people complained about. So they ditch the stupid joke and bring back the driving segment!

So they created a segment I will forward through again. Good job.

The scripted **** is just as bad it would seem.
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Old 11-12-2017, 11:50   #413
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Enjoyed it, but it was so much like old Top Gear that for a lot of it I thought I was watching a repeat. The supercar sections in particular were very familiar (making noise through tunnel, low ground clearance getting caught, too wide to go down a small village street).

The new track looked a bit tight & the gravel section felt remarkably similar to the off-road bit on the rebooted Top Gear...
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It was ok, i did find myself getting bored
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I enjoyed it but it felt too "safe". As others have said, it has just returned to the old Top Gear format & therefore offered nothing fresh...
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Episode 2 now live
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It was all a bit meh. Why the **** did they include a celebrity driving segment?

They didn’t have one last year but made a stupid joke every week about it which people complained about. So they ditch the stupid joke and bring back the driving segment!

So they created a segment I will forward through again. Good job.
Same Bored me to Sleep...
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Episode 2 now live
And it was rubbish.
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i liked it. felt more like the later top gear series
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And it was rubbish.
Yeah, I wonder what they had planned before Hammond disabled himself.
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