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    Anyone else sick to death of the "That's a Truck Engine" comments

    After 4 days at the London Classic Car Show, I really was ready to kill the next person that made that comment!

    Clarkson and Top Gear have a lot to answer for, from throw away comments to create a TV show His comments and lazy journalism have destroyed the brand reputation in the UK if not the world

    Time and time again I have to educate the the public morons and explain about the link with Lamborghini and the construction of the all aluminium V10, Cylinder heads and Blocks sandcast in the UK then shipped to the USA for final machining and assembly......

    I think the next time I do a show I am going to hang a sign over the engine saying "NOT A TRUCK ENGINE!"
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    Clarkson always held some sort of grudge against the Viper. They never tested one on Top Gear until after he was off the show. He's very biased and opinionated. Also known as fake news.

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    I guess you have never seen this then

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    And

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    Later after Clarkson and crew left Top Gear, they tested the Gen5 ACRE. Can't remember if they ran a lap around the track, but if they did it probably broke the track record there, along with all the other tracks it dominated. I guess I really don't get annoyed at the stupidity of the lay person who doesn't know as much as they think they do about things in general. There is so much misinformation running amuck these days about EVERYTHING you just have to be a duck and let it roll off your back. I guess you could say, "Yeah..... Truck engine co-developed by Lamborghini. But they made tractors as well."
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    HaHa, YES I think I will use the Tractor reference from now on

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    Clarkson also reviewed the Gen3. He used it to write the word viper in rubber. If I remember correctly he reads warning label "drive carefully" and then says no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatboy 18 View Post
    HaHa, YES I think I will use the Tractor reference from now on
    The "it has a UPS truck engine" reference will work too.
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