Clarkson: Help! Clarkson tested a red saloon...

galindez

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Hello

I caught the end of Clarkson testing a red saloon-like car on the Top Gear track. He marvelled at how the car, once in fourth gear, accelerated from 40 to 60, 40 to 70 and even 40 to 100mph in exactly the same time. "You never need to change gear," he proclaimed.

Can anyone tell me what the car was?
 

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Vauxhall VXR8 I think.
 

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Wasnt it the Saab
 

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And the Saab was dark blue, and in that one he mentions it doing that acceleration faster than a 911 Turbo.
 

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Could it possibly be the red 5-Series diesel review? (Forgot the season/episode)
 

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And the Saab was dark blue, and in that one he mentions it doing that acceleration faster than a 911 Turbo.

Wasn't that Saab black?
 

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For sure, there was a VXR8. I know this because I was in the car with him for the filming (that was June 2007 if I recall). That sequence also had a Marc, Jag, and an Audi.
 

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For sure, there was a VXR8. I know this because I was in the car with him for the filming (that was June 2007 if I recall). That sequence also had a Marc, Jag, and an Audi.

Yes but this isn't that.
 

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Exactly.
 
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