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  1. MWF

    Lotus Evija Electric Hypercar to be Revealed July 16th, 2019 - Complicate and Add Heaviness?

    https://www.topgear.com/car-news/british/lotuss-electric-hypercar-will-be-called-evija Curious to see what this will look like and get an idea of the performance stats but hard to imagine how high performance BPEV could align with Colin Chapman's philosophy.
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    [27x02] Jun 23, 2019 Electric Car Special

    Three home made electric cars compete for honours, and Harris Monkey gives the Tesla Model 3 a spanking (before nicking my joke about Elon Musk souding like one of those phermone colognes alleged to attract women, the bastard!)
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    [27x01] Jun 16, 2019

    The presenters buy examples of their personal first cars to drive across Ethiopia, and Harris thrashes Ferrari and McLaren's lastest track weapons around the TG test track.
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    Ian Callum leaves Jaguar Land Rover after 20 years

    https://www.topgear.com/car-news/design-boss-ian-callum-leaves-jaguar-after-20-years Not expecting any major changes in design direction which is a shame.
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    Season 27 Trailer has dropped - shows promise!

    https://www.topgear.com/videos/top-gear-tv/new-top-gear-series-27-trailer
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    Bond 25 - Possible title “Eclipse” - "Shatterhand" ruled out by producer Barbara Broccoli

    As it’s in the works I thought we might as well start a thread. It would appear the lastest 007 movie is having a rather difficult birth. Daniel Craig is persuaded to do one more on the basis that Danny Boyle will direct. Boyle leaves the project due to the old chestnut of “creative...
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    BrexitMeet 13-19 May 2019

    @IceBone will arrive at LGW the evening of Monday May 13 and depart same around 18.00 on Sunday May 19. Weather permitting we will spend the day at Southdown Gliding Club on the Saturday and on the Sunday head to Brighton for the finish of the London to Brighton Mini Run. Also on the agenda...
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    Google just took a massive dump on your Xboxstation (other consoles are also obselete).

    Google announces new gaming streaming service, no console, game discs or downloads required. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/19/google-stadia-new-streaming-game-service-announced.html This will probably impact phone app developers as well
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    What car(s) did you hate at launch but have grown to like as time has passed? Or vice versa

    So earlier today I happened to walk past a metallic blue Chrysler Crossfire. Really didn't think much of them when they came out and agreed with the majority that it rather looked like a dog taking a dump but I reckon the years have been kind to them and while I would never buy one for numerous...
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    [26x01] Feb 17, 2019

    TG Season 26 kicks off with some sensible family estate cars and some rugged off-road choices.
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    Royal Mail to issue series of Marvel Stamps

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/47289738 I know we have a fair few fans here on FG - if anyone wants help with obtaining First Day Covers of this collection I would be happy to assist. Or you may be able to order direct using the following link once the stamps are released mid March -...
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    Season 26 Confirmed to Start Feb 17th, 2019

    https://www.topgear.com/car-news/top-gear-tv/top-gear-tv-returns-series-26-starts-17-feb
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    HWF 3.0 has bigger cojones than I do!! WARNING: Incoming Charity Grovel!

    So later this year my intrepid fiancee is going to abseil (rappel for my US friends) down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth in aid of the local Hospice for the terminally ill. She is aiming to raise a minimum of £500 and I thought I would ask the good Burgers of AnalGear is they could, please...
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    Suggestions to get ma Tail a Wagon.....

    Fun as the Winbiza is, it's not the biggest thing in the world and at 13 years old it's not going to last forever. Not looking to replace it immediately but when I do I think I will be heading back towards small wagon territory. I had the 330D and while it wasn't bad to drive and pulled like a...
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    The Connections Trivia Quiz Game

    Simples. Think of two random things that can be connected fairly simply with a knowledge of trivia. No more than three steps in each case please or it will just get tricky. For example: Scooby Doo and The Borg Let's kick off with Huckleberry Finn and a standard laptop. Right answer gets...
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    The FG Wedding Thread

    So thanks to a random post from calvinhobbbes who, it seems, just got hitched without the common decency to tell us all in advance, the selfish bastard, I started wondering about how many members have tied the knot since they, personally have joined FG. Photos optional, but if you got hitched...
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    What's Your Personal Top Speed?

    Inspired by recent posts in the Bugatti Chiron thread... What's the highest (actual or indicated) speed you have ever achieved while a driver/rider of or passenger in a vehicle? This isn't just limited to road transport, but unless you've been in something other than a commercial airliner and...
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    Balkan Mini Meet III - October 2017

    So we just booked a flight to Ljubljana arriving 16.15 on Weds October 11, and we are due to leave 20.25 the following Monday. Plenty of time to discuss itinerary, routes and accommodation in the meantime but hoping to spend some quality time with Ice, nicjasno and of course the 47s and any...
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    Help Updating Forum Avatar

    So the MX5 Phoenix in grey with brown leather has gone and been replaced with this. I've had my current avatar for so long I'm loathe to change it, but I would quite like it updating to reflect the new colour combo. Any FG Photoshop geniuses fancy having a crack and helping out please...
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    The Worst Cabriolet............. In The World!

    We got chatting in the office this morning during a lull in incoming calls about some of the truly craptacular ragtops that automakers have foisted on the car-buying masses over the years. It was pretty much agreed that these are the worst two offenders, but feel free to chime in with your own...
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