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    It's a bit funny seeing the Grand Tour team go for an old men interior in the tent and the new Top Gear team go for shiny brightly coloured megastudio instead. With shit acoustics btw, can't remember them sounding so weird before when talking in the studio.

    Also, not entirely live but still: Top Gear episodes appear really really fast on usenet at least. The 720p was downloaded on my server at 23:10 CET, so fast enough to watch it the same night. 1080p took a few hours more though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Armyofme View Post
    Loved it. Was way better then expected, and with only 3 presenters, it felt like old top gear again.
    I actually think this show will turn out better then the first season of the grand tour did.
    Agree. Was genuinely fun, and I actually laughed out loud when
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    I'm glad they made a break with a brand new studio, but also respected the tradition and restored the original Test Track. Not sure how I feel about the choice of the 86 yet, though it does present a genuinely new challenge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruri View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Armyofme View Post
    Loved it. Was way better then expected, and with only 3 presenters, it felt like old top gear again.
    I actually think this show will turn out better then the first season of the grand tour did.
    Agree. Was genuinely fun, and I actually laughed out loud when
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    Rory's cab took off on it's own.


    I'm glad they made a break with a brand new studio, but also respected the tradition and restored the original Test Track. Not sure how I feel about the choice of the 86 yet, though it does present a genuinely new challenge.
    I don't get why they didn't go with the entirely logical choice of MX5s for the star lap. They're the defecto standard for a "good cheap sports car". Maybe Mazda wouldn't play ball, but you'd think they'd cream their panties at the publicity.
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    MX5 with a roll cage get's pretty fucking cramped. Hard to fit in with a helmet if you're not a midget.


    The GT86 will make some spectacular footage but the skill and time gap between stars will be fucking massive. The enire point of the SIARPC challenge was racing an idiot proof shitbox as fast as possible.
    Not sure if I like the new format.

    I do like how they switched the star format over though - all 3 guys + guest present. Not just a 5-10minute plug segment for the star.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoffl View Post
    MX5 with a roll cage get's pretty fucking cramped. Hard to fit in with a helmet if you're not a midget.


    The GT86 will make some spectacular footage but the skill and time gap between stars will be fucking massive. The enire point of the SIARPC challenge was racing an idiot proof shitbox as fast as possible.
    Not sure if I like the new format.

    I do like how they switched the star format over though - all 3 guys + guest present. Not just a 5-10minute plug segment for the star.
    Ahhh, size constraints makes sense. I still prefer they'd gone with something a bit more "standard". M3 for example would have been nice to see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mendolorian Girl View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Stoffl View Post
    MX5 with a roll cage get's pretty fucking cramped. Hard to fit in with a helmet if you're not a midget.


    The GT86 will make some spectacular footage but the skill and time gap between stars will be fucking massive. The enire point of the SIARPC challenge was racing an idiot proof shitbox as fast as possible.
    Not sure if I like the new format.

    I do like how they switched the star format over though - all 3 guys + guest present. Not just a 5-10minute plug segment for the star.
    Ahhh, size constraints makes sense. I still prefer they'd gone with something a bit more "standard". M3 for example would have been nice to see.
    The 86 is meant to be really easy to drive and stupid fun for what it is though, not as much of a brute as an m3.

    I need to watch this, sounds like fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Isyel View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoffl View Post
    MX5 with a roll cage get's pretty fucking cramped. Hard to fit in with a helmet if you're not a midget.


    The GT86 will make some spectacular footage but the skill and time gap between stars will be fucking massive. The enire point of the SIARPC challenge was racing an idiot proof shitbox as fast as possible.
    Not sure if I like the new format.

    I do like how they switched the star format over though - all 3 guys + guest present. Not just a 5-10minute plug segment for the star.
    Ahhh, size constraints makes sense. I still prefer they'd gone with something a bit more "standard". M3 for example would have been nice to see.
    The 86 is meant to be really easy to drive and stupid fun for what it is though, not as much of a brute as an m3.

    I need to watch this, sounds like fun.
    Not to mention it's pretty cheap/affordable too. At only 10% more than a top spec Mazda MX-5 RF it definetly comes in at the lower end of the spectrum regarding cost.

    Otherwise I thought it was a good 1:st episode.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruri View Post
    Agree. Was genuinely fun, and I actually laughed out loud when
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    Rory's cab took off on it's own.


    I'm glad they made a break with a brand new studio, but also respected the tradition and restored the original Test Track. Not sure how I feel about the choice of the 86 yet, though it does present a genuinely new challenge.
    I must admit i liked the idea of using the 86. Rearwheel drive presents a whole new challenge, and its still a "cheap" car.
    And yeah, having the old track back really made my day.
    Hoping we will see more of these fun challenges, as those were the great thing about the original top gear.

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    To be fair I also have a super soft spot for that car in general.

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    I thoroughly enjoyed this second episode, at least on par with the former trio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
    I thoroughly enjoyed this second episode, at least on par with the former trio.
    I agree and i really like the lighthearted and silly feel it has. Also stuff feels much less scripted compared to old TG or The Grand Tour (even tho it probably is on a similar level).

    Also I am genuinely happy for Chris Harris and Rory Reid, they must be making the money of their lifes while doing what they love.

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    Minor niggle: Matt is being a bit fake in the studio, but he's still fine in all the segments. Maybe the pressure of being the main presenter is finally getting to him?

    Otherwise a very enjoyable episode.

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    Going to hop in on the bandwagon here and just say that this feels like the old Top gear before they got stale.

    My only minor niggle for the last episode was Rory Reid being, literally, benched for the segments.

    Also, David Tennant is always enjoyable for me.

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    grand tour eco cars and romantische strasse episodes

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    also i thought bullying May was played out
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    Really loving the new style, it just feels right.

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    I like the new season


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    Hammond had a motorcycle accident and has had some head trauma.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Armyofme View Post
    Hammond had a motorcycle accident and has had some head trauma.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Armyofme View Post
    Hammond had a motorcycle accident and has had some head trauma.
    You mean 'additional head trauma', right?
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