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Old 6th February 2012, 22:03   #46
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After the disastrous India special episode of TG, the first episode of this season proved to be pretty sedate for me. Just a Italian drive on three super cars didn't really cut it for me. And Will.i.am. looked so drugged and for the most part looked as if he really was so so bored.
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Anybody saw the 2nd episode? Am currently downloading the HD version. Waiting to see it.

Here are the details
Season 18, Episode 2
Review - Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster
Challenge - Jeremy and James travel to Beijing for a look at China's ever-expanding car industry, Richard goes to Texas to learn about NASCAR racing
Star - Matt LeBlanc

Next Episode on 12th Feb - Season 18, Episode 2
Review - Vauxhall Corsa VXR Nurburgring, Fiat Panda
Challenge - Jeremy and Richard are on location with the forthcoming Sweeney movie as they take charge of shooting the film's climactic car chase
Star - Ryan Reynolds
May I know from where do you download HD version. I do it from streetfire and its not that good.
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May I know from where do you download HD version. I do it from streetfire and its not that good.
Please find all the seasons here
FinalGear.com :: Shows :: Top Gear

They have it in standard def, 720 and 1080 HD. 720 alone would do the job. Size would be 1.5gb whereas the 1080 video will come to 10gb (Am talking about just a single episode). HD videos starts from season 14.
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E2 - Lovely episode again. The SLS AMG Roadster was great, China was hilarious and the ending was bombshell.
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Nice 2nd episode. It lacked the adrenaline buzz of the 1st but was good nevertheless. Matt LeBlanc as the SIARPC was really good! Fastest lap ever! He looks so subdued! Obviously, like many others, I relate with Joey Tribbiani and was expecting the real life MAtt to be much moire lively. But he was quite calm and composed! Hardly showed any reaction when the laptime was announced!
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I loved the humor in the china bit. Trumpchi is the funniest name for a car ever .
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Finally watched Episode 2
Good film on the Merc SLS AMG, Jeremy is back to his best
NASCAR: Great to know the history of NASCAR and how it started, Good job Hammond
SIARPC: Matt le blanc: could have been better, he is a funny guy, but he look tired, clean driving I must say.
China film: Good info on the copycats and Hilarious Chinese STIG

Those who don't want to download, or feel all this downloading is wrong, well, good news for you. Top Gear Season 18 starts Wednesday 11.00pm on BBC Entertainment. Only that you would have to wait roughly 10 days after the UK screening of a particular episode.
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Last night's episode was a lot of fun. Specially liked the "Crash Test" on Chinese cars
I don't know what prevented them from reviewing Indian cars in the Special. They came to India as if they were on an adventure, while they were quite at home reviewing JACs & GuangChis in China.
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I don't know what prevented them from reviewing Indian cars in the Special. They came to India as if they were on an adventure, while they were quite at home reviewing JACs & GuangChis in China.
Exactly my thoughts. IMO, the India Special was a damp squib.
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Well after the damp squib that Indian Special was, the season opener just doest it!!! Super Duuuper!!
Its got to be one of the best episodes of theirs i have ever seen. It also reminded me why i loved the show so much.

Bdw, I just finished the episode few minutes before. Like somebody else pointed out, the Blue stuff spitting Aventador's and the Mclaren's music in the tunnel was just pure adrenalin!! I dont think i am going to sleep anytime soon now. All fired up.

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People, Be warned! A recent Transmission blog by JC and AW indicates that the next episode in the series (Episode 3) may not be to the liking of extreme petrol-heads.
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Loved the last episode. Laughed like crazy especially during the news segment, when they were discussing about electric car plugs and bike locks :P

Matt LeBlanc was great, felt like he might have been actually high.
Chinese car part was pretty good too.
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any place where i can watch or download the episodes apart from torrents? Please pm if one can't post here. thanks
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Watched both the episodes back to Back. The First one was absolutely Brilliant, I simply love the Lamborghini Aventador. Second episode was good but not as much as the first one.

Surprisingly both the stars so far were Americans, have they run out of British Celebrities?

But the season looks to be on par with the usual stuff.
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2nd episode was absolutely hilarious and that chinese attack Stig was making me rolling on the floor laughing. And I was rooting for Joey, errr I mean Matt LeBlanc to do the fastest lap. :-D

BTW, for you guys who are asking why they've not made a similar story on Indian Cars, well, seeing the reaction from many (specially the media and the Govt.) I thank God that they've not made a similar story here. Otherwise half of us would've been asking for Jeremy's blood for making fun of us. We are too sensitive to take any joke on us.
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