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    I must be mistaken, but it really sounded like Brewer said at the end of this week's episode that "Wheeler Dealers has done its first Capri", which ignores the dog eared Capri 1.6 Laser they did decades ago - the one they totally bodged by spray pinting the wings with rattle cans in very hot weather, which caused the paint to dry even before it settled, giving an effect like sand paper. They then sold the car to a young woman who admitted she had no idea what a Capri was, she just wanted a cheap car - any cheap car. Those were the days...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LastOne View Post
    I must be mistaken, but it really sounded like Brewer said at the end of this week's episode that "Wheeler Dealers has done its first Capri", ...
    I thought that too.

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    Didn’t no WD was back will have to check it out, wonder if they will do a vectra one day
    tbh I do like the cars on cars sos more than WD, the mk1 Astra gte they did was great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pocket infinity View Post
    if they will do a vectra one day .
    They've only done one Opel car IIRC, an old Opel GT.

    Probably have the same negative bias attitude to Vauxhall/Opel as Top Gear does.

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    this is what i found way back on the Vectra VXR: it is from EVO magazine..

    You approach the VXR with lower expectations, but against the odds it really delivers. Like the Impreza, some of the details don't convince - the steering and gearchange particularly - but overall it's an exploitable, composed and exciting car to hustle along, with a lovely engine, superb traction and great brakes. In case you haven't guessed, it's much better than any of us had expected.

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    I prefferd it with edd I can total. Get why he left as I would of to. If you ask me punt that chubs Mike brewer Edd and Ant would make a better show.

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    Just watched the Capri episode again. There are 4 mechanics listed in the closing credits, a lead mechanic and 3 more. Looks like Ant is just a presenter rather than doing any of the work.

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    Started going downhill when the yanks got hold of it.

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