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Old 11-26-2006, 02:20 PM   #1
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Wow that was a ****ty race, they should out put the Ford GT up against it for some real fun.
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

I think they were just comparing it to the general sports car, not trying to put it against a true sports car.
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I think they were just comparing it to the general sports car, not trying to put it against a true sports car.
Then they need to specify that the Mustang was not built to compete with a Lotus Exige, and that it cost half as much as the Lotus, and not bash on a Mustang about how with twice the cylinders, and three times the displacement it can't accellerate, turn, or brake as well as the Exige. I don't care what anyone says that show(while entertaining) is buyiest against certain cars, and American cars are one of them. Just like all that crap they talked about a Lightning and a Corvette.
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

Topgear is crap euro-trash, thats why. They will use any chance they can to bash american cars.
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

So if they were trying to compare it up against another general sports car, they should of chose one at the same price range of $50,000, such as the GT500, a standard Corvette, and the GTO for ****s and giggles. All within the price range of $50,000. Then there might be some competition.
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

d00d GTO's are cheaper than that. My buddies grandpa just got one for 32k with all the fixings.

Id much rather see the Exige go up against the Sky Roadster(the new Turbo ones) or something like that.
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

^ or the ones with the LS2's and LS7's in em, mmmmmm
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That's why one of the hosts is on his second GT...
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pfft that was bullcrap`
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A nice car indeed, however, not a very good comparo.
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I love how at the end he says its a triumph(spelling) of British engineering and then shows a B1 flying over the car. 2:
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just because its on TV does not mean it is true
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

With the lotus being a hopped up go kart on steroids, the mustang kept up pretty well for having many more creature comforts, all season tires, three times the weight, and half the price tag..
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Screw Lotus
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Old 12-17-2006, 10:29 PM   #16
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

Here's an Exige S versus a Roush.(I assume Stage 3)

Apparently American cars suck.

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ive always been a fan of the lotus exiges.... and u can def. ebay one for 33k 8) hahahah
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Re: BBC Top Gear - Lotus Exige vs Ford Mustang

eBay Motors: Lotus : Loyus Exige (item 180063894591 end time Dec-20-06 13:48:09 PST)
Here it is, 35k for this exige... others go from 35-76k
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where the hell is the link
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Here it is again.

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Clarkson should be embarassed that he only beat the Mustang by a few car lengths. If they had swapped cars, the stig might have lapped him.
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Id say the mustang held its own pretty well against one of the best handling cars on the planet...
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Id say the mustang held its own pretty well against one of the best handling cars on the planet...
Clarkson just can't drive. Nothing against the Mustang, but it's a whole different kind of car.
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Clarkson just can't drive. Nothing against the Mustang, but it's a whole different kind of car.
Was clarkson driving the exige? I know they're completely different... thats why to me its impressive the mustang wasnt lapped


I love the whine of that roush charger tho... mmmmmm
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Was clarkson driving the exige? I know they're completely different... thats why to me its impressive the mustang wasnt lapped


I love the whine of that roush charger tho... mmmmmm
Yeah, Clarkson in the Lotus, Stig in the Stang.
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A Mustang hangin with a Exige isn't that suprising just like a C6Z06 hanging with a Carrera GT wouldn't be that suprising even though the Z06 is clearly outmatch/classed by the Carrera.

I thing the Roush would have won if that Stag guy or me had been driving it. The guy they had driving the Roush looked like he was trying to damn hard and kept giving up the inside line. I wish he would've rammed the little Exige off the road and stop and said "Take that you Blood Bastard." That would've been awesome.
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