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Anyone read Chris Harris's article on page 57 in Autocar today... what a blinder! 169144-ok.gif

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Nope, what is it about? Is it worth buying?

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Chris Harris, who normally only reviews Supercars/porsches etc, says that the GTI is the best car you can buy today. Nothing but praise praise praise!

Only a 1 page article, but worth the £2.20 i'd say 169144-ok.gif

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Wow, that certainly is high praise smile.gif I will go get that at lunchtime I think.

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And then what's his face sutcliffe will say the Astra VXR is a better drive and it doesn't matter that if you floor it you go sideways through the next available hedge.

Funny it's just like the old Astra GTE 16 vs the MKII GTI 16v, grunt vs poise.

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At least it's up there though, not laughed at by the jap and French hatches! beerchug.gif

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And then what's his face sutcliffe will say the Astra VXR is a better drive and it doesn't matter that if you floor it you go sideways through the next available hedge.

Funny it's just like the old Astra GTE 16 vs the MKII GTI 16v, grunt vs poise.

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I wonder if VW will do that advert again were they show the astra and golf at the lights. Was a great advert for the mk2 Golf GTI back then and would work great again today with the newer versions.

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I wonder if VW will do that advert again were they show the astra and golf at the lights. Was a great advert for the mk2 Golf GTI back then and would work great again today with the newer versions.

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Regulations. You can't imply or be seen to condone fast driving... bunch of w4nk if you ask me sportifs2.gif

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I wonder if VW will do that advert again were they show the astra and golf at the lights. Was a great advert for the mk2 Golf GTI back then and would work great again today with the newer versions.

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Regulations. You can't imply or be seen to condone fast driving... bunch of w4nk if you ask me sportifs2.gif

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I thought the implication behind that advert was that the Astra driver was so desperate to prove he was faster but the Golf driver was above such things and was thus more responsible but it's been a while since I saw that ad.

Are there any online archives of VW ads?

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Just bought Autocar. That is exactly the sort of article that I wanted to read 2 days before collecting my car smile.gif

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I wonder if VW will do that advert again were they show the astra and golf at the lights. Was a great advert for the mk2 Golf GTI back then and would work great again today with the newer versions.

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Regulations. You can't imply or be seen to condone fast driving... bunch of w4nk if you ask me sportifs2.gif

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I thought the implication behind that advert was that the Astra driver was so desperate to prove he was faster but the Golf driver was above such things and was thus more responsible but it's been a while since I saw that ad.

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Even if it was an Astra driver trying to prove a point against a Granny on a Zimma frame (about right) it wouldn't be allowed. It's a minefield!

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Just bought Autocar. That is exactly the sort of article that I wanted to read 2 days before collecting my car smile.gif

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It's exactly the article i didn't want to read with 10 weeks to wait! smashfreakB.gif

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People BUY Autocar? laughing.gif

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Eerr yeh. Why what do you read?

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It has to be Evo, TopGear and Autosport for me (well those are the ones that I subscribe to anyway)

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People BUY Autocar? laughing.gif

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Eerr yeh. Why what do you read?

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I read it to laugh at some of the crap inside but I wouldn't buy it ROLLEY~14.GIF

I buy Evo, Practical Performance Car, Car and Jaguar World

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My favourite Autocar piece of fiction was earlier this year when the banner was "Ford reintroduces the Scorpio"

When you read the article inside, it was about a people carrier the size of a Transit, which was a concept only at that stage, that bore no resemblance to any Granada or Scorpio and that had at no time been referred to by anyone connected with Ford, or indeed the writer of the article as a Scorpio.

They make up so much crap just to try and sell the mag

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I agree, Autocar is full of Sh1t!!! The stories are hardly ever accurate, like the 30k boxster coupe crazy.gif that ended up at over 50k absolute drivel!!!

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I still get it each week but I'm finding that I'm reading it less and less.

I get Car, Evo, Classic and Sportscar and Octane.

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I only get Octane. What is on the cover of this issue of Autocar? We don't get them at the same time here and I don't want to buy Autocar for nothing!

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Yeh but i want a weekly, and prefer Autocar to Auto Express. Anyway, look at the pictures, read the articles (then iginore them) and work out for yourself what to believe... that's how i digest it.

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Auto Express is utterly utterly dreadful.

The funny thing is when Car Magazine tried a weekly it was awful too.

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Yep.. best weekly by a mile, and second to EVO IMO.

Have read them all from time to time but if I only got EVO and Autocar I would be more than happy. 169144-ok.gif

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