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    It can take a while for a dynamic to work - the presenters will get used to each other and get a rapport going. I'm sure it will improve. I remember when Sue Barker first took over Q of Sport from David Coleman - she was terrible. After a few shows she found her own style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VectraMan View Post
    I think most petrol-heads are going to be disappointed not to see Chris Harris playing a much bigger role.
    He is very good, what a pity he stopped now making youtube videos for his channel...

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    I was prepared for the worst. It was pretty good. I think there's a few papers who are out to do a hatchet job on the Beeb (as ever), so even if it was the most amazingly brilliant thing ever on TV, they (and their believers) would still slate it.

    I think it will improve with a few episodes under their belts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    Especially if someone can find the volume control on the ginger twat and turn it down to 0.
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    Quote Originally Posted by malvolio View Post
    Sabine and the Stig are both pro racing drivers, not presenters.
    Just to clarify, Sabine Schmitz presents at least 3 programs on Germany TV; D Motor,Turbo and Test my Ride. Those are the only 3 I've seen but she might do more for all I know...
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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    Just to clarify, Sabine Schmitz presents at least 3 programs on Germany TV; D Motor,Turbo and Test my Ride. Those are the only 3 I've seen but she might do more for all I know...
    Yes, I know. She's not being used as a presenter on the twat's version of Top Gear though, is she...?
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    Occasionally watched old Top Gear with son though not really my scene. Watched 15mins of new one just to see what all the fuss was about, like lots of others I suspect. The true viewing figures/success will only be apparent after a few weeks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VectraMan View Post
    You think on those road trips they didn't have a backup team of mechanics and just filmed May and Hammond looking into the engine bay every now and again?
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    And most "accidents" and problems are staged.

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    It was more fun to watch the reaction on Twitter when it largely got panned.

    There were a few standing up for it but fell into one or all of the bellow;

    1/ Clarkson hating lefties
    2/ Car haters
    3/ Middle aged women
    4/ People who did not watch old Top Gear

    One of whoem tweeted that it was racist and xenophobic not to like it


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