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Offline Guzzle

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #310 on: 03 April 2021, 09:47 »
I wonder what featuring in a Carwow drag race video is going to do for his channel now. Sudden exposure to over 5m followers.  :shocked:

Can only be good for him one would have thought.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #311 on: 03 April 2021, 10:01 »
Yes, exactly.  Bloody drag race videos. Auto journalists equivalent of going on the game.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #312 on: 03 April 2021, 10:49 »
He always said he hated drag races and they were pointless. But, offered that chance you have to take it. It’ll hopefully help his channel grow a lot.
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« Reply #313 on: 03 April 2021, 11:37 »
Yes.

I just hope he doesn't drastically alter the slant of his content to cater for all his about to be new followers.  :undecided:
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« Reply #314 on: 03 April 2021, 23:19 »
Will Mr Wizard get much more than a passing mention in Carwow’s vid? Most guests don’t, just a quick link to their channel or insta. Certain people get full cameo roles but not many. We shall see, but Mat seemed a bit blasé with Andrew in the snippets from the ‘day in the life’ vid.

Andrew desperately wants VW Press to take him seriously but he cut his teeth with Volkswagen Driver mag over the years as a contributor so he’s stayed true to what he does so far in being open and fairly frank and honest.
He’s a car dealer that relies on enthusiasts too so can’t go overboard with saying new cars are the best to appease VW. He’s on the right track I think, by and large.
Mind you, even Clarkson and Harris had their heads reasonably in tune with regular people before fame and fortune inserted their heads somewhere else.

Having owned a TCR and mk8 Clubsport myself I think he’s got that review pretty spot on in areas that are significant. Obviously to go into deep nitty gritty stuff he’d be recording two hour long vids that just wouldn’t keep most people’s attention span and would be a nightmare for him too.
It’ll be interesting to see what he makes of the R.
Unfortunately the 8R is doomed to attract a certain following but it’ll be good for viewing figures. A drag race is what the R excels at so he did exactly the right thing there, putting it up against supposedly bigger guns as well as doing his usual thing driving his usual roads etc.
I’m looking forward to his R vid.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #315 on: 07 April 2021, 13:16 »
Carwow have just posted their video, unfortunately Volkswizard doesn't feature at all. Not even a mention

https://youtu.be/sfqRshK7z3k
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« Reply #316 on: 07 April 2021, 13:51 »
Carwow have just posted their video, unfortunately Volkswizard doesn't feature at all. Not even a mention

https://youtu.be/sfqRshK7z3k

Doesn’t seem fair to me. We’ll borrow your car but not even mention you.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #317 on: 07 April 2021, 13:53 »
That’s not the video is it? He was up against an A45S.

It’s the car but they had it before him too.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #318 on: 07 April 2021, 15:43 »
Actually, you're right. It was the A45 not the S3🙈
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« Reply #319 on: 07 April 2021, 16:44 »
Doesn’t happen often.  :wink:
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