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By fpena944
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Listen to the contrast between the two reviews. Yes I know they're years apart but listen to the monotone, fact-based review of the K-car:



Now listen to the emotion-driven and much happier review of the 992:



Just cracked me up as you can absolutely tell quite the difference between their thoughts on the two cars.
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By Scott at Team Harco
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David993S wrote: Thu Oct 27, 2022 2:11 pm Ah, yes.......Motorweek. The only car program that makes cars look boring.
The car show for people that don't like cars.

I mentioned previously how I never learned a single thing from the Goss's Garage segment.

Not previously mentioned - I worked as a suspension engineer and have a significant history in vehicle dynamics (professionally and as a hobby racer). A co-worker was talking about looking for a new job. I told him he could be the test driver at MotorWeek. We had a good laugh.
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By fpena944
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My parents used to have a subscription to Consumer Reports years ago when I was a teen.

I remember reading their car reviews and it was also hilarious because absolutely no emotion or attempt to paint an image in the mind of the reader. It read like if a robot wrote it.

The reviews for performance cars read something like, "acceleration is brisk with the ability to pass slower traffic" - yeah no kidding!
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By UDPride
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John Davis has lost 5,000 pounds over the years and gained it all back multiple times over. Remember the big-haired dolled-up broad on Motorweek who reported the trade news? Was her name Dana Barrow? I dont know why that name is coming to me.

Remember when they would test out 1987 Honda Accords and some guy in a pair of Bike softball shorts, a Garanimal shirt, gold aviator glasses, and a porn stache would jump in the front seat and start yanking on all the switches, seat levers, knobs, adjusters, and releases like he was putting the car through a 60-second torture test? Then he'd jump in the back seat, buckle up, and fuck with the ashtrays and armrest like he was gonna be back there for 6 weeks for R&R? I do. For some reason I always found it funny and unforgettable.
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