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The Ad that was banned

Discussion in 'Motoring Related Discussion' started by carnut13, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. carnut13

    carnut13 Senior Member

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    Chrishazle Senior Member

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    Saw that at the cinema last week before skyfall. There's been a lot of comment about that car on my Porsche forums as it looked like a possible spiritual successor to the 944/968 - but then they only put 200bhp in it, which is a shame. 5th gear also said the same when they took it round the Isle of Man TT circuit.
     
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    Should have been pulled for the quality of it's graphics . . .
     
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    Naraic Moderator

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    Didn't know it was banned.:confused:
     
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    where exactly was the excitement?
     
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    Banning an advert is a great way to get more people watching it ...
     
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    If only people would realise that there is more to a car's abilities that the Top Trumps pi$$ing competition about the numbers.

    And we wonder why these days cars have rock solid 'suspension' and peaky engines that don't do the claimed mpg...

    Not all cars are built with the sole purpose to get the fastest time around the Nurburgring.

    (These comments are not aimed solely at you, Chris. More at the motor industry in general.)
     
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    Yes if the reviewers rave about a cars handling I would save my teeth and run the other way.
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    Meaning??
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    Just the youthful side showing up after all those years with the love of your life
     
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    Just one of those things that has to be done before one dies ;)
     
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    Certainly doesn't make me want one!!

    No excitement here :lol:
     
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    It's not a case of fastest time around the ring etc, it was about the capabilities of the chassis and suspension - this car has the capability to be superb, a proper drivers car and worthy successor to the likes of the 968, except they did not give it quite enough horses. That's not my opinion - I haven't driven it, I've just had a 968 for 14 years. It's the opinion of professional drivers. It's aparently a superb (almost) drivers car that just needs some more horses to make it really superb - both as a drivers car and as value for money.
     

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