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Old 03-01-2019, 08:50 PM
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Season 3, Episode 8 came out today and features the ZR1.
ZR1 shows up around the 47 min mark.
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And Jeremy calls it the last ever FE Corvette. Even they are on the bandwagon.

Was hoping for a bit more of a real track run / review.

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While the show is mostly for entertainment purposes, it sometimes has some segments where they provide some decent observations about the cars. This was not one of those. That segment was pretty worthless.
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That whole episode was worthless, there’s only been one good episode this season.
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That whole episode was worthless, thereís only been one good episode this season.
Yeah, it's sad, but I have to agree with you. I think they've run out of steam and as much as I love those three knuckleheads it may be time for them to retire. That whole thing at Spring Mountain was a half-assed attempt to re-create what they'd done while at Top Gear back during the C6 ZR1 days; Jeremy in the ZR1, James in the Caddie, and Hamster in a hyped-up Dodge. It was pretty easy to see through that whole thing.
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Was hoping for a bit more of a real track run / review.
Having seen the ZR1 in the season preview I had been looking forward to a track time all season. Was pretty bummed out they didn't get one.
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Old 03-02-2019, 02:54 PM
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All of the replies here are on point. I love these guys but they really seem to have lost that special something that made them so great on Top Gear. Since the first episode when they showed clips of things to come this season I've been waiting for the track review and lap time from the ZR1, what they actually did with it here was a huge disappointment. If they couldn't get one in England, at least scrap the motorhome idea and dedicate the whole episode to the three American cars even if it is a rehash of an old TG episode, it would have been much more enjoyable than this.

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Agree, too much fake reality show BS, and not enough focus on reviewing details of awesome autos.
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Motor Trend (and itís variey of shows) has filled the void of the imploded Top Gear series quite nicely. Light splashes of humor with a full on in depth review of the cars. I enjoyed the old top gear eps but always felt they were way more on the goofy factor and less on tech review of the cars.
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Old 03-04-2019, 11:34 AM
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Certainly not what I was hoping for...
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Because of this thread, I watched it was OK.

I'm getting bored with the show.....
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