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Old 25th December 2016, 00:17   #166
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Ep6 was bit of disappointing to me. The humour was meehhhh and christmas gift thing was lame. But the James May part of Ford vs Ferrari was great.
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Who would have thought the first properly good feature of the Grand Tour would be by James? I thoroughly enjoyed the GT40 film, it was brilliant.
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I finally got around to watch the first episode of the Grand Tour and it was awesome as expected, except the celebrity invite segment which I found to be a little too dragged and it was getting boring towards the end.

Best part of the episode for me:
Clarkson to Hammond: 94 miles to a gallon! Just tell me Porsche is owned by...?

Hammond: Volkswagen!

The wicked sense of humor returns.

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Just watched Ep6, it was a miss. Captain Slow is getting all the fast cars. The last segment was the best part of Ep6. I think they are yet to find their feet in GT. Ep5 seems to be a one off hit. Its all there but not really coming together yet.

P.S: I didn't get the joke about Finnish women moving to UK when they turn 19!! Its really bugging me. Can someone care to explain??

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P.S: I didn't get the joke about Finnish women moving to UK when they turn 19!! Its really bugging me. Can someone care to explain??
This maybe.
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Is there any option to choose the video resolution in Amazone Prime??
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The Grand Tour - Namibia Adventure Special Trailer



Couple of days left. Cant wait to see this. Part 2 of the special will follow the next day.

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I was watching some old Motorworld episodes from my archives in my HD and then I saw Grand Tour. While I don't have any complaints about GT, I wished it would have more about the location they go to. For example, in Episode 6, they arrive in a Fisker Karma, Porsche Boxster and a SAAB 900 and thats that about them. Not even a mention in the Episode. I bet nobody knows their Finnish connection - Valmet Automotive.
Fisker Karma - Valmet Automotive was to build it for Fisker for Global sales.
Porsche Boxster - Valmet Automotive designed and manufactured the soft top system.
SAAB 900 - Valmet Automotive manufactured it for several years.

now, a few bits about the locals would've made it unique. something Motorworld used to be ( refer Motorworld, Dubai, Japan, Cuba etc). now I see that only the background of the tent is a different country. The barely seen audience are local and it hardly matters as it only for max 5 mins that we see them. The Challenges, the race tracks etc are all in other countries..some in UK as well.

If that is a grouse, well,so be it. but I say that's a suggestion for improvement.

note - I don't work for Valmet.
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I was watching some old Motorworld episodes from my archives in my HD and then I saw Grand Tour.
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But then, motorworld was about the countries, yeah.
Off note though, where did you get it from? I have been looking everywhere for it.
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But then, motorworld was about the countries, yeah.
So is the Grand Tour.

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Off note though, where did you get it from? I have been looking everywhere for it.
Don't have a clue now. it was a long time ago when torrents were alive.
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But then, motorworld was about the countries, yeah.
Off note though, where did you get it from? I have been looking everywhere for it.
You can Motor world on youtube albeit with poor quality

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Episode 7 was amazing. I was always a fan of the Top Gear Specials as well.

Unfortunately the special is in two parts. I really hope its not a week's wait for Episode 8
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Episode 7 was amazing. I was always a fan of the Top Gear Specials as well.

Unfortunately the special is in two parts. I really hope its not a week's wait for Episode 8
Episode 7 & 8 are aired on consecutive days i.e 30th and 31st December, 2016. The stream for Episode 8 should be available tomorrow.
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The Grand Tour: Week 8 Trailer



They arrive in Germany this week. Should be interesting.

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Are there 2 episodes this week? I can see Episode 8 as well as Episode 9.
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