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http://jalopnik.com/meet-the-internet-frauds-who-want-to-sell-you-a-top-gea-456281683
Meet The Internet Frauds Who Want To Sell You A Top Gear-Endorsed $49,000 Bugatti
When we were first alerted to the existence of poorly shot, poorly edited YouTube videos made by a replica car manufacturer that featured Tanner Foust and clips from Top Gear, it raised a number of red flags. What was Foust (and Steven Spielberg) doing endorsing this company? Can they really make you a Saleen S7 for $20,000? How come they never feature any completed cars on their websites? This was our first foray into the the bizarre world of Panama-based Super Replicas, lately known as "Top Gear Carbon Copies." It's a world full of unsubstantiated claims and falsehoods about celebrity-endorsed exotic cars that cost as much as a Toyota Camry and it's been going on for years.
 

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There wouldn't be anything to link to last week because Jalopnik got the story from reading TCL.
There's a first time for everything! :p

I'd actually be surprised if Patrick heard about it from TCL. It started here, and it's *possible* that "MCMIKE" got it from TCL... but... who knows, honestly.
 

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LOL if you people think the super replicas bust started on TCL, or now(within the last few days) for that matter.

They have been at it for 10+ years at least. Discussed from lambo Lounge to Madmechanics, from Scrachbuilders.com to Supercars.net.....from youtube and facebook.

In other words, its amazing they still make any profit off this. Its clear their pockets are'nt empty. They can at the least afford to rent some ferraris because they are seen driving alot of real cars they say are replicas in the video.

I hope interpol busts them. Would love it.
 

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