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Old 02-27-2006, 10:27 PM   #1
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http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/art...4313_1,00.html

Jeremy Clarkson is that tall, British bloke on Top Gear.

Heres my take:
Seems like Jeremy Clarkson has a big mouth. I also take issue with the snobby attitude. We may not have the likes of Lotus, Ferrari, ect most likely because most Americans cannot afford such cars. This is why we like the affordable sports car, Firebird, Mustang, Camaro, Corvette, ect, both current and yesteryears generation. That is why they were so prevalent years ago and why car companies are bringing back such cars. Granted most cars manufactured here are total *****, but not all. In fact its unfair to paint with a broad brush American cars because even some of America'* own do not seem to get the respect that they deserve (IE Bonneville).

Just because its expensive does not mean its good by default.
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you just realized that he rips on american cars? you must have never seen top gear.
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Yeah, the whole point about Jeremy Clarkson is that you can't take it as gold. I for one, thought that was a pretty interesting article.

Did you read page 2 by any chance?
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I remember watching the episode about the C6 Vette. He had to make it so clear that it used leaf springs, yet handled just as well as any sports car with a state-of-the-art suspension system.

And then when he drove the Ford GT, he was in love with it.
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