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Date: 03/28/08 12:10 PM

56 Responses to The World`s First Double-Decker Car

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 10:50 am
    Link: The World`s First Double-Decker Car - I`m going to assume this vehicle isn`t street legal.
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    patthebaker Male 18-29
    1768 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 11:17 am
    Um how would you be able to talk to the people on top
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    TacoChel Female 18-29
    343 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:14 pm
    I call shotgun!
  4. Profile photo of DragonWinter
    DragonWinter Female 13-17
    118 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:18 pm
    it would have been cooler to drive from the top car
  5. Profile photo of Camelnoise
    Camelnoise Male 18-29
    260 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:19 pm
    Fitting for the gay one to be on top
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    violingirl77 Female 13-17
    1426 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:19 pm
    Haha what a waste of money!

    Just put some lawn chairs on the top of the car and duct tape them in place. :-P

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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3302 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:22 pm
    In phoenix where I used to live there was this big blue bus with the top-half of a van welded to the top and what looks like a house attached to the back.

    You know, that arrangement might actually be feasible if you remove the engine block of the top vehicle, to save weight and crap.

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    Joey12 Male 13-17
    21 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:26 pm
    why actually stack up 2 cars...couldnt they just build up kind would need like a stair thing but that would be cool if it were just taller
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    yo-i-am-luke Male 18-29
    626 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:27 pm
    Props to his driving, he lasted quite well on two wheels with another cars weight pulling the top down!
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    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4230 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:28 pm
    Not a good idea I say
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    Mikeado Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:29 pm
    In case anyone`s wondering this is Channel 5 UK`s answer to TopGear. Called Fifth Gear, it`s, erm, not as good a show.

    And actually, TopGear raced double-decker cars at least three years ago. So the title is inaccurate.

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    eladrelkce Male 30-39
    528 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:29 pm
    How about some sort of wagon to pull behind it to fit more people that you can detach when you dont need it.
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    patthebaker Male 18-29
    1768 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:31 pm
    hey isnt today fancylads 1 year birthday on iab
  14. Profile photo of theshootist
    theshootist Male 18-29
    43 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:35 pm
    that guy with the camera`s really fast
  15. Profile photo of Tonyjet
    Tonyjet Male 18-29
    3299 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:36 pm
    I DUNNO WHY I COULDNT STOP LAUGHING when it was in two wheels
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    643197 Male 18-29
    1078 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:40 pm
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    gakuzuki Male 18-29
    57 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:42 pm
    What a lack of imagination!
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    soro Male 13-17
    693 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:42 pm
    Hahaha, I love the Smart. Finally, these babies are heading in the US. :-D
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    stumped4ever Male 13-17
    577 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 12:55 pm
    i dont know... but i found the last part friggin hilarious when he was on 2 wheels
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    duckinfuh Male 18-29
    891 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 1:02 pm
    i wish i had money to blow on "experiments". even though before i lay down the cash i know exactly what`s going to happen, but i have $25k laying around doing nothing, so why not?
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    antdow3 Male 18-29
    946 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 1:03 pm
    ^ me too, i thought he was gonna get back on four, but he didn`t haha :)
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    tashimashi Female 13-17
    77 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 1:06 pm
    LOL the end was funny "all i need is a toilet"
  23. Profile photo of paperbaka
    paperbaka Male 13-17
    85 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm
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    insaneee Female 13-17
    462 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 1:46 pm
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    xholdxonx Female 13-17
    37 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:06 pm
    just a tad freaky...
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    xboxman Male 13-17
    381 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:15 pm
    Completely street legal in BC. Has lights, mirrors, and fenders.
  27. Profile photo of Ashwindow
    Ashwindow Female 18-29
    775 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:20 pm
    I do not want to be the one to sit on the top car on a sharp turn.
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    AFTERSHOCK Male 18-29
    2784 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:27 pm
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    dannymet Male 18-29
    108 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:38 pm
    maybe if he played on racing games more, he would know which way to steer when its tilting like that... he steered the TOTAL wrong way
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    BikerTeen Male 13-17
    2113 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:57 pm
    kinda cool
  31. Profile photo of Trizz
    Trizz Male 18-29
    1383 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 2:58 pm
    You see this is why I don`t like IAB, making me watch this thinking "Hey this is the worlds first and it`s going to be a serious invention, but it may not be road legal". If I was imformed that this was a joke, I would have been more inticed to watch this.
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    moe13 Male 18-29
    5 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 3:00 pm
    anyone know the name of that song?
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    luckyse7en Male 13-17
    2400 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 3:03 pm
    It`s as smart as a smart car. :)
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    togetec Male 13-17
    608 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 3:56 pm
    roll up next to a girl, be like hey baby hows it goin
  35. Profile photo of AngeloMike
    AngeloMike Male 18-29
    64 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 4:00 pm
    Anyone know what music was playing when the guy first starts parking?
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    Clarkie_3 Female 13-17
    198 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    Tour busses are double decker in some places, and they`ve been around a very long time. This is not the first double decker car...
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    BigBonny Male 18-29
    2216 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 4:16 pm
    There are double decker busses the world over, but not double decker cars.

    But this isnt really a double decker car, its one car on top of another.

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    silly_a1804 Female 18-29
    296 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 4:27 pm
    lol that was so predictable! i knew it would flip
  39. Profile photo of Mantolwen
    Mantolwen Female 18-29
    387 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 4:43 pm
    Fifth Gear can never match up to the magic of Top Gear.
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    ak4775 Male 30-39
    354 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 5:01 pm
    That was really stupid. What show is that from, if any?
  41. Profile photo of Trizz
    Trizz Male 18-29
    1383 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 5:36 pm
    That wasn`t Top Gear...
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    FrogBlaster7 Male 18-29
    51 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 5:39 pm
    Taken from Top Gear, and, obviously, not even close to being as good!
  43. Profile photo of DCH4LiFe
    DCH4LiFe Male 13-17
    112 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 5:54 pm
    now lets try it with a hummer
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7936 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 7:06 pm
    I`VE SEEN ONE OF THESE (it is not really sold in the US)! It is so small. It looks like a really small motorcycle
  45. Profile photo of HarryBalszak
    HarryBalszak Male 40-49
    1589 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 7:44 pm
    Well, that wasn`t very Smart, was it?
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    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    March 28, 2008 at 11:46 pm

    If you took out the engine of the top car, the wheels, the base, and just stuck the upper Chassis + Chairs to the roof of the other smart, I reckon you could bring the weight down quite a bit, make it more stable....


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    Angilion Male 40-49
    12390 posts
    March 29, 2008 at 12:54 am
    To clear up the matter of which program it is:

    Top Gear started in the 1960s. By 2000, viewing figures had dropped and the BBC stopped making it. They didn`t formally cancel it, but they weren`t making new ones. The whole Top Gear people (presenters, producer, etc) went to Channel 5 instead. Since the BBC owned the copyright to the name "Top Gear" for a TV program, the Top Gear people renamed the program "Fifth Gear". So Fifth Gear is Top Gear.

    A year later, the BBC restarted Top Gear in a different format, making it an hour long instead of 30 minutes. No adverts, so that`s really 60 minutes, not the usual 44 minutes with 16 minutes left empty for adverts - if it`s fitted into a 60 minute slot on a channel with adverts, a lot has been cut. Top Gear resurrected was built around an old Top Gear presenter who did the silly segments in the mid 1990s before leaving the program - Jeremy Clarkson.

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    Kairobi Male 13-17
    134 posts
    March 29, 2008 at 3:27 am
    I think I`d need the toilet too if I`d just spent the time it took for my life to flash before my eyes on two wheels in a top-heavy suicide machine like that.

    Well, actually, I`d have probably already been... In my pantaloons.


  49. Profile photo of wtfstfu
    wtfstfu Male 13-17
    112 posts
    March 29, 2008 at 8:25 am
    saw that coming but its still a good idea but i mean obviously it was low budget with sum more moeny and equipment to do a better job than just bolting two cars together it might work
  50. Profile photo of Declan191919
    Declan191919 Male 13-17
    1275 posts
    March 29, 2008 at 9:11 am
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    anGiE_O_o Female 13-17
    488 posts
    March 29, 2008 at 10:12 am
    but he couldnt really see out the window
    ya know...
  52. Profile photo of pinker
    pinker Female 18-29
    427 posts
    March 29, 2008 at 2:56 pm
    I used to hate smart cars till I got a ride in one. A smooth quiet ride, savings on gas pay for the vehicle quite quickly and it has a surprising amount of leg room (with my long legs I was appreciative)
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    freeboxster Male 18-29
    74 posts
    March 30, 2008 at 4:37 am
    to everyone saying that fifth gear is no good. I love them because I won the porsche boxster from the first show of the new series!!! So i wont hear anything against them!! Yes it`s in my avvy!! Funny the only reason I joined is to stick up for fifth gear, if the truth be known, I hardly ever watch it and only caught the last five minutes of the show I won the car from! (which was just the competition and the credits!!!)
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    tinky10675 Male 30-39
    170 posts
    March 30, 2008 at 6:30 am
    What a waste of two cool little cars! I want one so bad and these dickheads ruined two!! A-holes! Geez wonder what would happen if we stuck Dynamite up our butts? I say they give that a whirl!
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    untitledxx Female 18-29
    68 posts
    March 30, 2008 at 1:44 pm
    ... well, at least the music was good, even if the cars weren`t in the end.

    I know they played Modern Way by Kaiser Chiefs when they were unloading the cars in the beginning, and Honest Mistake by The Bravery in the dodging part. I can`t remember the name of the parking one, but it sounds way familiar. Anyone else know?

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    milkshakes Female 18-29
    44 posts
    October 13, 2009 at 1:28 am
    i remember seeing that episode man i love these guys!!!

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