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Old 5th September 2013, 08:12   #1
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I am an ardent fan of the reviews put out by Chris Harris. He is a very good driver with great taste and know his cars very well. See how he uses the full width of the track while talking on the camera and you'll know how good a driver he really is.

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And I am glad he is not a racing driver as I get to watch these awesome reviews. And above all, the self proclaimed Hoonigan gives an amazing technical perspective on each automobile that he reviews. And it is not easy to make reviews with such depth without making the the viewers bored. And those videos are beautifully shot with great soundtrack as well. And did I mention the dry wit?

I have shared many of his reviews all over T-BHP on the respective thread for the car. This thread is solely for his reviews which feature cars that doesn't fit into the thread that we already have here in T-BHP.

I will try to put up the very latest and please don't share the old ones here. I am sure you'll be able to find most of them in a bunch of threads.

And here is the first of them all for this thread. And the best one to date: Ferrari F40 v Ferrari F50. Like You've Never Seen Them Before. Enjoy!



It got one of my all time favorite cars and the soundtrack is the best that I have seen in a car review. It muted at the right places to let the Ferraris scream and then there is a moment of silence towards the end. I have got a new respect for the F50 after watching this video. Its perfect!

PS: And if you watch closely, you can see the F50 and the F40 kicking the rear wheel up.

Want more?

Blast From The Past: The Singer 911!
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3023429 (Blast From The Past: The Singer 911!)

Pagani Huayra: Test Drive in Italy!
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post2840763 (C9 spy shots! EDIT: Unveiled as the Pagani Huayra!! Pics on Pg 3)

A45 AMG v BMW M135i on Road and Track
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/offici...ml#post3186360 (Mercedes A-Class : Official Review)

Jaguar F-Type V8S v Aston V8 Vantage Roadster v 911S Convertible on UK roads and a track
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/offici...ml#post3154548 (Jaguar F-Type : Driven)

Ford Fiesta ST armed with the 1.6 EcoBoost
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3129300 (New Ford Fiesta – Budget Ford with Aston looks!)

R8 V10 Plus v Litchfield GT-R v 997 Turbo S
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/super-...ml#post3118015 (Audi R8 V10 Plus : Launch & Drive Report)

Toyota GT-86/FT-86 around a track
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post2953365 (Toyota FT-86 - Pics and Specs Leaked. EDIT : Now officially revealed!)

Chris Harris drives the S60 Polestar on snow
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/offici...ml#post3029171 (Volvo S60 (304 BHP AWD) : Test Drive & Review)

The new 2013 Golf GTI
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3161413 (World Car of the Year 2013 - VW Golf)

The Alpina B3 on road and track
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/offici...review-16.html (BMW 320d & 328i : Official Review)

The RS6 Estate with the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...ml#post3202819 (Audi S6 priced at 85.99 lakhs, ex-Delhi)

Chris Harris on the importance of power to rubber figure. The C63 AMG experiment.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...ml#post2910026 (Wide Tyres - More Contact? More Grip? or Overrated?)

1) Add some more reviews from the different threads in T-BHP
2) Make the links shared more presentable, like keeping the car names on Bold etc.

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Old 5th September 2013, 08:51   #2
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It was a surprise, there was never a dedicated thread for this man on TeamBHP! Thanks for starting one

My favorite episode has to be the Formula Ford with the EcoBoost doing rounds in the ring. That noise is car-porn for any petrohead
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Thanks for starting this thread. I like his video's more than Fifthgear.
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Thanks for this thread!

He is one of the best reviewers of cars I have ever seen, with classic British humour and facts rolled into one.

I am surprised there was not a thread on him already, so thanks(again) for creating this thread!
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Just watched the Ferrari one you have posted above.

WOW

Loved it to bits, fantastic video, music where appropriate, unlike many other videos where the actual music(engine noises) is drowned out by the unnecessary music.

MODS: Sorry for back to back posts, edit limit on earlier post had expired.
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If there is any car journalist worth watching, it has to be Chris Harris. And now he is on the /drive network. All their videos are amazing work and made for the automobile lover.
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Great to finally have a thread on Chris Harris.He is one hell of a presenter. Brilliant videos with apt amount of slow motion sideways and fast cornering, British humour and unbiased facts and figures all rolled into one. I have never enjoyed watching Fifth Gear because of the lack of quality humour and ofcourse facts and information. Top Gear has been up there for a long time and Chris comes very very close to it.
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Wow! So many fans? Now, its all the more surprising that we didn't have a thread on him for so long. More videos.

Mercedes SLS Electric Drive
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3091527 (SLS AMG E-CELL: The gullwing going green!)

Morgan Three Wheeler v Caterham Seven
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/super-...ml#post3136357 (Morgan 3 Wheeler in Mumbai)

New BMW 435i at Estoril Circuit
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3188623 (BMW to kick-off a new segment with 4-Series!)

Formula Ford single seater with the 1L EcoBoost motor on road and The Ring
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3141337 (1.0 EcoBoost engined Ford laps the ring faster than hypercars!)

The amazing Nissan DeltaWing
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intl-m...ml#post2953268 (Nissan DeltaWing. Like nothing you have ever seen before !)

Ford Fiesta ST v. Mercedes G63 AMG, sort Of.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...ml#post3195988 (Mercedes-Benz Launches the G63 AMG @ Rs. 1.46 Crore)

Ferrari 458 Spider Nailed
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3029154 (Ferrari 458 Italia Spyder - Details Emerge. EDIT : Now officially unveiled!)

2013 Porsche Cayman S thrashed
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3048587 (2013 Porsche Cayman - Now caught undisguised!)

Bentley Continental GT Speed
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3070060 (Spied: New 2nd generation 2011 Bentley continental GT coupe)

SL63 AMG and the M6 coupe
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3035203 (2013 Merc SL63 AMG - Revealed!)

2013 Geneva Motor Show with the P1, LaFerrari
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ml#post3060391 (Geneva Motor Show - 2013)
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Great Thread!

The best thing about Chris Harris reviews is the fact that he doesn't hold back on the sheer excitement that comes from driving such cars that most of us can't and/or atleast not in a way that they are meant to be driven.

While most of the other presenters "talk" about how it feels to drive a supercar - Chris manages to "express" it.

And in his reviews - it is mostly the CAR that is the main limelight - Not the presenter
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For me Chris Harris and the entire /drive network is doing a better job than TopGear. After /drive got Chris Harris and Larry Kosilla, I never felt the need to watch other car shows. Its a wholesome experience. Do check out their other videos as well. They had got exclusive coverage of the ROC 2013. As well as their videos of Koeniggsegg and Morgan car factory.
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I have to say he is the best car reviewer I have seen. Fifth gear is far too serious and boring at times. I am a subsciber to his channel and always watch any fresh material posted there.
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Its been a while since I watched it, but I really enjoyed this one.

The car belongs to Chris, so I felt like they had more time to shoot it and plan the shots etc - so it was a step up in terms of cinematography (maybe it was also just when Neil Carey came on board for the video?).



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Thanks for starting this thread. I have been following Chris for around 6 months now and I have seen almost all of his videos. His videos of Porsches specifically have made me into a Porsche fan.

He really is one of the best car reviewers right now. Perfect combination of information and flair.

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Renault Clio RS 200 EDC v Ford Fiesta ST Mountune.

Drag race!! Love it when hot hatches slide. And I love that Fiesta.

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Chris Harris takes a stock of all the cars at 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Enjoy!

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