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Been watching a lot of Top Gear UK.

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by stchman, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. stchman

    stchman New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Been watching Top Gear UK on Netflix and have had to get used to the British automobile terms.

    Boot - Trunk
    Bonnet - Hood
    Windscreen - Windshield
    Saloon - Sedan
    Estate car - Station Wagon
    Lorry - Tractor Trailer
    Cabriolet - Convertible
    Coupe' - Coupe
    Gearbox - Manual transmission
    Petrol - Gasoline

    I still don't know what the British call a differential. Some of their colloquialisms leave me baffled.
  2. RayVoy

    RayVoy Active Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

  3. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

  4. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    No other top gear fans?
  5. ujdmd

    ujdmd New Member

    Love top gear! Favorite episode is the one in Vietnam
  6. FrigginNoodles

    FrigginNoodles Member 100 Posts

    I'm also a fan. Favorite episode is the new where Richard takes the Marauder for a ride in South Africa.

    For those of you saying what the heck is a Marauder, here it is...

    image.jpg And yes that little dinky ride it's next to is a hummer :lol:

    Edit- for your viewing pleasure
  7. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    Yeah. Those are a couple of great episodes. Lol

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