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      03-13-2019 08:30 PM #3
      I never cared for Chris Harris, glad this was short. He is still an obnoxious wanker.
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      03-13-2019 08:59 PM #4
      Well that about sums up how I feel about "crossovers". Ewh

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      03-13-2019 09:10 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by ZPayne View Post
      Well that about sums up how I feel about "crossovers". Ewh
      "Small SUVs... *Spits on the ground*... Buy a Golf."

    7. 03-13-2019 09:12 PM #6
      Brilliant. Agreed with all his choices.

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      03-13-2019 09:41 PM #7
      Agree w/ everything except the C-class
      "No manual, no care."

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      It wasn't just about the top of the dash. Or stroking it. It was just the overall feel inside the cabin. Everything was fine until you looked at the dashboard.

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      03-14-2019 11:37 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by NoXenons View Post
      Agree w/ everything except the C-class
      What'd be your choice for that category? I'd personally rank them Audi first, Alfa, Benz, and the BMW last by far, but that's just me.

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      03-14-2019 12:25 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by squelchy451 View Post
      what'd be your choice for that category? I'd personally rank them audi first, alfa, benz, and the bmw last by far, but that's just me.
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      "No manual, no care."

      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      It wasn't just about the top of the dash. Or stroking it. It was just the overall feel inside the cabin. Everything was fine until you looked at the dashboard.

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      03-14-2019 12:39 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I never cared for Chris Harris, glad this was short. He is still an obnoxious wanker.
      yet you still gave him the click?
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      If you want to spend a bunch of money for something to look at, buy a painting. I'll happily drive my car til its worth nothing.
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      03-14-2019 01:39 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Dravenport View Post
      yet you still gave him the click?
      What’s your point?
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      03-14-2019 01:43 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I never cared for Chris Harris, glad this was short. He is still an obnoxious wanker.
      This clip was kind of like listening to Clarkson but with less charisma.
      He's really showing us what a man with a cannon in his chest can do!

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      03-14-2019 01:50 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I never cared for Chris Harris, glad this was short. He is still an obnoxious wanker.
      It's hilarious that we all have different preferences. I can't stand Matt Farrah or Doug Demurro. Clarkson can be entertaining. I've always liked Chris Harris' enthusiasm and perspective though. Even if he does think Miatas are terrible.
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      03-14-2019 02:07 PM #14
      The small SUV bit summed up exactly how I feel too
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      03-14-2019 03:33 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by VarianceVQ View Post
      This clip was kind of like listening to Clarkson but with less charisma.
      I’m sure that’s exactly what they were going for.

      Quote Originally Posted by Diamond Dave View Post
      It's hilarious that we all have different preferences. I can't stand Matt Farrah or Doug Demurro. Clarkson can be entertaining. I've always liked Chris Harris' enthusiasm and perspective though. Even if he does think Miatas are terrible.
      Fair enough, I’m less annoyed by him than most of these journalists though.
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      03-14-2019 03:45 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by iliveoncaffiene View Post
      The small SUV bit summed up exactly how I feel too
      I've tried to like them. I don't mind SUVs too much, but once you get shorter wheelbase than a CX-5 or so I feel like I'm riding a teeter-totter.

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      03-14-2019 05:50 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by NoXenons View Post
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      C'mon man, of the selections listed, which would you choose? Your ranking? For me I'd go Alfa (QV), MB (C43), Audi (Allroad), BMW (3 GT).

      I enjoyed the video, I don't mind Chris Harris. Maybe it's the British accent thing. I grew up watching Monty Python. I'd find listening to a Brit read a dishwasher repair manual aloud enjoyable.

      Love that V90 too, absolutely gorgeous! V60 is beautiful as well. E400 Wagon is overlooked, but pretty expensive. Since we're on the topic of wagons - Regal TourX is an incredible value, and also very handsome. Wagons making a comeback?!
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      03-14-2019 06:37 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by lowlight View Post
      Wagons making a comeback?!
      Anyone got that J. Jonah Jameson laughing GIF?
      He's really showing us what a man with a cannon in his chest can do!

    20. 03-14-2019 10:22 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by lowlight View Post
      Wagons making a comeback?!
      Wagons have always been popular in the UK. It's like their SUV.

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      03-15-2019 12:19 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by lowlight View Post
      C'mon man, of the selections listed, which would you choose? Your ranking? For me I'd go Alfa (QV), MB (C43), Audi (Allroad), BMW (3 GT).

      I enjoyed the video, I don't mind Chris Harris. Maybe it's the British accent thing. I grew up watching Monty Python. I'd find listening to a Brit read a dishwasher repair manual aloud enjoyable.

      Love that V90 too, absolutely gorgeous! V60 is beautiful as well. E400 Wagon is overlooked, but pretty expensive. Since we're on the topic of wagons - Regal TourX is an incredible value, and also very handsome. Wagons making a comeback?!
      Well if you put a gun to my head and forced me to rank the 4-cyl leaseboxes in the video, I'd do Alfa, Audi, BMW, and Mercedes in that order.

      But if performance models I'm doing Quadrifoglio, C63, RS4, M3.
      "No manual, no care."

      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      It wasn't just about the top of the dash. Or stroking it. It was just the overall feel inside the cabin. Everything was fine until you looked at the dashboard.

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