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Old 2nd August 2013, 13:54   #76
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It's the new RR Sport and F-Type this week
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From Episode 5 I learned one thing - Pagani Huayra must be one among the most Value for Money cars in the world.

Apart from the maniacal attention to detail and the way things are put together in the car, its also faster around the track than the 'Track focused' Sesto Elemento. Its also less than half the cost of Sesto Elemento and can be used as a daily driver as well.

In my opinion, Lamborghini is basically charging that high because it can.

This series has been just average in my opinion. The men from Top-gear are trying too hard to be funny, to be insane and to be ridiculous. What got them the fame was the fact that they were their natural self and now trying too hard is just going too far (like hiring actors to pretend they were having lunch in the Hovervan episode).
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S20 E5 was the best episode in a long long time. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

Though, Liv Tyler instead of her Dad would have made it perfect.
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Got the new episode, will watch it shortly, F1 driver in a reasonably priced car today! And new JLR cars
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Did anybody watch the 6th and final episode of the season? It was really something.
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What a beautiful, beautiful episode Ep6 was!!

Fantastic films, SIARPC with Mark Webber was fantastic, F-Type film was awesome, and the Best of British film was just fantastic!

Loved every bit of it! Sad that this was the last episode of the series, can't wait for the next.

However many bad days come in Top Gear, but for the one time such fantastic stuff comes, it makes it all worth it.
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True it was a good film. But the most important part of it was mentioned when at the beginning Jeremy said, " Jaguar is now an Indian company". On the same lines pretty much everything that was shown in that film was made by a company which is no longer British owned.

The only companies which were still British owned were the small niche manufacturers like Ariel, Morgan, Noble etc. Probably the only really big company shown in that film which is still British owned is JCB.

So the rest of the world should thank the British for doing a good job and earning the rest of us a lot of money. I am sure the share holders of Tata Motors will be very happy with JLR.

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I have just one word to describe the 6th episode... outstanding!!
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Clarkson: " Being an Aussie, have you ever wanted to punch him (Vettel) ? "

Webber: "My dad always told me to punch boys".



I don't know how true of a reflection the lap times are of driving skills, but it seems that Lewis is the quickest driver naturally. I wonder what he would be able to do in a Red Bull.
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Really liked the last episode. But found the best of British to be a bit drab. But as JC mentioned the sheer volume and diversity of the metal parked was staggering.

The rest of the episode was fantastic. Apparently Webbo' Dad told him not to hit boys!
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Never.
Its Never.
If thats what his dad said, vettel would have been as blue as his uniform.
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LOL! "Dad asked to hit boys only" He should have rather said "only men and not to hit boys"
Jeremy and Mark are talking as if Mark drives for Ferrari and he and Vettel are arch-rivals. I personally loathe Vettel, he has always considered himself as the perfect replacement for Schumacher, which is not at all the case.

He can never attain the grandeur and greatness which Schumi achieved..

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Just finished watching Ep 6. The best episode of this season, Outstanding! F type review was really some eye candy, well shot. And Webber in SIARPC, hilarious!
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I saw the full episode yesterday and the interview was not this long. And Mark' dad said, you shouldn't hit boys!

Do we really need an all new thread here? Maybe this interview can be moved here: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intl-m...f1-season.html (2013 is Mark Webber's last F1 season !)
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Ep 6 : The finale of this season was somewhat of a mix. but the good part is that there was more positive than negative.

The Bad part: The London bus test, which I found unnecessary, of course I got the humor and all but still they could have used the airtime for something much better. The News : Didnt find it funny to mock somebody's face, Cmon JC

The Good Part: Range Rover sport Test good compilation of the off road & on track test, Stig was flying in that. The Jag F Type was super eye candy. SIARPC Mark Webber nice jabs and good lap time.

The Best Part: JC & team know how to give a fitting Finale. The British Film was just awesome I think, I mean one needs to understand the brit angle here, A country reeling under debt & slow growth, this seemed like a great morale booster for the whole country and the automotive industry, just the way this topic was managed and presented was enough proof of this fact.

All in all a great end to a fantastic season

eagerly waiting for Season 21

Cheers!
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