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Old 25th November 2008, 15:13   #136
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The 4th Episode is too good, finally captian slow gets his hands on a zonda and after several re-takes, hands the wheel over to the stig for make the car slide, the eco drive challange was also awsome, nice to see a jag xj come 2nd inspite of the tank being empty.
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Old 25th November 2008, 15:18   #137
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Well, To all who are "eagerly" anticipating the veyrons Lap Times, let me just assure this, Its very close to the top!!...But not at the top!!!

Sorry for playing spoiler, but i had a feeling it wasnt going to come first, and i was right. As Jezza says, its too Damn heavy.

Also, make sure you watch SIARPC this time!!! Its Hilarious..Harry Enfield!!
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A wonderful episode as usual. Harry Enfield was hilarious and i nearly fell off my chair during 'Clarkson Island'. "The best car...........*incredibly long pause*..............IN THE WORLD "

I worked out the math.

1mpg= .35 kmpl (approx)

So the Jag at one point did 49 mpg. Thats 17 kmpl!! That's diesel hatch territory. Whats a twin turbo V6 doing there?
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Old 25th November 2008, 16:49   #139
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I just could not believe the Jag finished the race with a further 120 Miles capacity! God Dayumm its one hell of a car!

And it was so funny when Jezza said there is only person who loves such things - Captain Slow..who never reached there on time!!

Though I was surprised that the Zonda beat the Veyron!
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Old 25th November 2008, 17:18   #140
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Veyron not coming first wasnt a shock actually.But the zonda beating the veyron was a shock.Amazing episode as usual.The race was not as lively but was exciting at the end.Hats off to James May for carrying the test.
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Old 25th November 2008, 21:27   #141
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Did you see how fast May went, after he put on a helmet to keep the hair out of his eyes?
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Old 25th November 2008, 22:48   #142
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Lol.
Amazing episode. I was sure that the heavy bugatti wont go around the corners pretty fast.

Bang on.
I was amazed at the fact that the Jag still had fuel to go another 125 kms after completing 850 something kms.

And dont be amazed by 17 kmpl , it included motor ways and constant cruising at 56 miles an hour.
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Can someone ping me which location is the best to get the episodes from?

I use a certain Mini.., if something is better ping me.
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Can someone ping me which location is the best to get the episodes from?

I use a certain Mini.., if something is better ping me.
Well, Even i use mininova. But, try using different torrents than what Final Gear provides. Sometimes you get better seeding in other torrents.
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Old 26th November 2008, 00:43   #145
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Well, Even i use mininova. But, try using different torrents than what Final Gear provides. Sometimes you get better seeding in other torrents.
And here I was trying to be subtle. Sometimes I find even though the seeding number is high, takes longer than a file with lesser seeders.

Thanks for the PMs guys.
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Old 26th November 2008, 00:46   #146
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Awesome episode. But i wonder why none of the guys chose the Audi A8 which jezza had driven from London to Edinburgh and back [800miles] on a single tank of Diesel.
Also is it just me or has The Stig really but on some weight as compared to the last season.
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Also is it just me or has The Stig really but on some weight as compared to the last season.
SHH!!!So have I!! Am I getting too obvious here??
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Old 26th November 2008, 01:29   #148
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Awesome episode. But i wonder why none of the guys chose the Audi A8 which jezza had driven from London to Edinburgh and back [800miles] on a single tank of Diesel.

Thats because Blackburn was 750 miles if anyone has a car which can do 800 miles it wont serve the purpose. It wont be exciting. They wanted such cars which according to trip computer would fall short of the target 750 miles and these guys would prove it wrong.
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Frankly, I wasnt expecting the Veyron to top the power lap board because of its weight. Plus, the power is way enough to beat anything in terms of straight line speed but not in corners. It did corner flat but not efficiently enough is what I feel. Fantastic episode though!
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Old 26th November 2008, 08:31   #150
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well before the veyron went around i knew it couldnt beat the gumpert.
that is because gumpert apollo is a complete racer. and for your information the caparo t1 did it in around 1:10:something, it wasnt considered because ??? ( i dont know)
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