Fifth Gear - VXR8 (Pontiac G8) vs Lotus Carlton *Video* - 4 door supercars

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  1. Mitchj

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    i agree, i don't like the 5th gear presenters much

    i didn't actually expect the vxr8 to win, the enormous breaks would be part of that, it can stop faster than a bmw m5
     
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    the front end on the carlton reminds me of a mustang svo

    guess its the headlights
     
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    :ugh: Vicki's got an honorary dick
     
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    Wheels Magazine did this comparison using the LS2 Monaro vs Lotus Carlton over 2 years ago....



    TV sucks.
     
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    God, I loved the Lotus Carlton when it came out. Any colour you want as long as it's British Racing Green.
     
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    carlton's gonna win, love those things.

    ill watch later
     
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    supercars eh
     
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    Holden = supercar
     
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    that was a great shootout.

    such a damn shame we didn't get that car in the states. :hs:
     
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    www.pontiac.com/g8/

    the 2009 model GXP version with the LS3 will actually 1 up that car
     
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    I think he was refering to the Lotus. :o
     
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    Why is it always so dark and miserable when they are filming cars on that show?
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    its england it always rains
     
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    Must be miserable
     
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    i'm taking off what he said

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=3LtKEAw2Jkk

    have you seen that lap of the stig? Were he takes the aussie perspective, its fucking hilarious :o
     
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    VXR8 huh? Only a few months after Top gear played with it. :rolleyes:
     
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    5th gear actually done it first
     
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    lies
     
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    They should have thrown a Quattroporte into the mix.
     
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    VBH > Most
     
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    in for Vicki vs Sabine Schmitz :noes:
     

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