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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby Jim_H » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:01 pm

I hope this is within rules - I thought you might enjoy this video interview with the chief engineer of the new Alpine A110:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTGmR9RQ2us&spfreload=5

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WTGmR9RQ2us" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby stephendell » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:07 pm

No problem at all. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby BIG_MVS » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:54 am

I see the New Alpine got a mention on Top Gear last night.

Gorgeous, but over priced and sounds like toilet cleaner were the comments. I think the UK market might struggle again but hopefully not.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby simontaylor » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:15 am

So the current TG presenters are no better than the last lot.
Did I hear in the past they they killed of Vecra sales, because the car was too good at everything which made it "boring". An image that no one wanted.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby eastlmark » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:35 am

BIG_MVS wrote:I see the New Alpine got a mention on Top Gear last night.

Gorgeous, but over priced and sounds like toilet cleaner were the comments. I think the UK market might struggle again but hopefully not.


we have to assume that the BBC had their request for a car either tested or in the studio turned down hence their rather negative mention...... got the weight completely wrong and UK pricing not even disclosed yet.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby reprs » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:10 am

Finally watched the bit on Top Gear about the new Alpine. Now I really know why I can't watch any of the rest of that amateur TV Show!

Tamsin Gregg asking why they called it after a toilet cleaner and not one of the so-called car fan presenters picking her up about the outstanding history of the name! Then Chris Harris suggesting that Renault had spotted a gap in the market and missed the target with the price!! Try getting a mass produced Cayman new with anything in it for £40k as he suggested!

Outrageous BBC rubbish poorly presented and acted.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby johnb » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:22 am

Yes, it was rubbish.
I'm sure they're all just reading scripts, I can't believe that what you see is 'sort of structured' chat.
So I blame the script writers who are probably more interested in getting laughs and nudge-nudge giggles than talking sensibly about the cars. That would be too boring.
And, as others have pointed out, factually incorrect 'fake news'.
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Re: The new Alpine topic

Postby paulrob100 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:55 pm

johnb wrote:Yes, it was rubbish.
I'm sure they're all just reading scripts, I can't believe that what you see is 'sort of structured' chat.
So I blame the script writers who are probably more interested in getting laughs and nudge-nudge giggles than talking sensibly about the cars. That would be too boring.
And, as others have pointed out, factually incorrect 'fake news'.


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