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Well looks like there'll be an Esprit video coming from Harry's Garage. I suppose the fact he went after one is enough in itself but... baited breath!

 

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Saw that. Certainly looks like a clean one!

Look forward to the vid - his pieces on older cars are always much more engaging (imho).

I guess now he can supply all the cars for the Top Gear studio backdrop.... :)

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Did he supply some in the past?

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Yeah - the elevated CountachQV and the Testarossa is the set are Harry's.

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Ah the new series, I haven't caught any of it yet. What's the verdict?

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Well chuffed by this - Harry is still the best Motoring Journo IMO and I love Harry's' Garage channel on YouTube. We must have similar taste as I also had a silver 105 Giulia Coupe (though not similar bank balances!?!) - which was his previous purchase. Can't wait for the Vid!  He got it from Paul Matty's and I know the car was up for around £50k as it was a one owner car with just 19k on the clock.

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51 seconds in - and I think he’s a knob. Sorry - gotta put it out there.

he said the esprit was lacking behind what Ferrari were offering. 

Umm.....umm....really - think he may well find the Ferrari was behind in the rear view mirror of the esprit. 

Ive deleted the rest 

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😄

He says a few things that are a little wrong technically, and frankly who isn't a knob, but watch this bit Bazza

 

 

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He wants to make his mind up.

absolutely typical of the loads of trouble folks. I’d challenge anyone to drive one and not love it. Don’t compare it to other cars  - that’s uncouth and you shouldn’t do that with women 🤣

 

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I agree. The point of Harrys experience is that he admit he was wrong. Sort of never gave the Esprit a decent chance to really show itself.

Now, after all the cars he's ever driven, this is in the Top 3 of all cars.

Admitting that for the World to see, tells a lot about Harry. I respect his view on the car(-s). And everyone are entitled to have their own, or form their own oppinion, of course. This is in Deep contrast to the phlefora of "testers" WHO either only burn ruber or seemingly are "bought" but an expensive invitation to a facy place or racetrack, or last but not least, thrash the cars to bits, proving their "manhood" by welding two cars on top of each other, driving through a load of shopping trolleys and so on. And then there's the knob-fixated car-reviewers, being focussed on how many smart infotainment functions they can find, or how many miliseconds this new model shifts faster than the previous one. Oh dear.

Copuple that together with say Patagonia Special, where two other famous car icons falls through, the Esprit survives on top as the far better car.

Now, there's a Picture here, and food for thoughts.

Thanks to Harry, as he seems to get it right nearly every single time, of how to present a car, being an Esprit or anything else.

Kind regards,

Jacques

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I thought it was a good video, Harry's clearly very enthusiastic about it and to his credit, he does explain on more than one occasion that he ignored the Esprit for so long but now wished he hadn't.

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On 19/04/2018 at 22:01, Barrykearley said:

 I’d challenge anyone to drive one and not love it. 

Challenge accepted, throw us your keys then 😁

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You can have a go in the blue one anytime. That’s amazing 

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Can I get in the queue behind George?

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9 hours ago, JayEmm said:

Can I get in the queue behind George?

Yup - I’ve been meaning to try an Evora 👍

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Where do we sign?

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