It rockets from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds and reaches 155mph before an electronic speed limiter says "that's fast enough". It handles so well, the G-forces might make you lose your lunch before the Z4 loses its grip on the road. To manufacture such an artful instrument of automotive pleasure requires three super factories.
The first factory, in the Bavarian heartland of Landshut, Germany, casts the automotive industry's first magnesium composite crankcase, which results in the world's lightest six-cylinder crankcase. The second factory is in Munich, Germany which takes the lightweight crankcase and precision assembles a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine that delivers 255 horsepower. The lean German muscle is then shipped to a third factory -- in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA. This last plant is a forerunner in environmental innovation, being the world's first automotive factory to recycle landfill methane gas from rotting trash to power its plant.
Now onto the sleek and raw power of the Corvette Z06, the fastest most powerful production Corvette every built. Visit the Corvette factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the only location in the world where a Z06 is built from start to finish in 36 hours.
The materials used to make the sports car's body and frame are more technologically advanced than what is commonly used in a racecar. Every Z06 engine is hand assembled by one builder and the structure of the sports car has been painstakingly crafted to be lightweight. It is the most aerodynamically efficient Corvette ever, travelling almost half a kilometer in less than 12 seconds at two hundred kilometers per hour.
All these components make the Corvette Z06 a fierce competitor in the sports car world, surpassing most in road performance and handling.
Megafactories: Dodge Challenger
The Dodge Challenger rules the road with an intoxicating mix of muscle
technology and eye popping style...
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BMW X5 (F15) 2014 50i - ЖермесАвто. Эпизод 1 - Большой тест-драйв
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Вторая часть обзора BMW X5 (F15) 2014 50i. Мы
решили привлечь к «Большому тест-драйву»
Кирилла a.k.a. Жермеса, имеющего уникальный
взгляд на автомобили и их юзабилити в
частности. Понравился ли обновленный X5
Жермесу, какие плюсы и минусы он смог
найти? Что сказал владелец Tesla Model S -
Андрей, которого Сергей Стиллавин и
Рустам Вахидов случайно встретили в
небольшом городе под названием Москва.
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► New Corvette Engine Build Experience
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For enthusiasts who want to be personally involved in creating their
Corvette, Chevrolet's new Corvette Engine Build Experience allows them to
literally build the engine for their new car. In what is believed to be the
first program of its kind, customers who order a 2011 Corvette Z06 or ZR1
can choose to pay an additional $5,800 and hand-assemble their cars' LS7 or
LS9 engines at GM's Performance Build Center (PBC) in Wixom, Mich. In
addition to building their own engines, Corvette buyers can attend driving
school in Arizona or Nevada, take delivery of their vehicles at the
National Corvette Museum or watch their vehicles being built at the
Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green, Ky.
Ultimate Factories Camaro 3 /6
National Geographic, Outlining The 2010 Camaro Production, Ultimate
Factories. Oshawa Ontario Canada.
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National Geographic - Armored Vehicles by Alpine Armoring
National Geographic's Ultimate Factories does a 45 minute special on
armoured vehicles by the armouring firm Alpine Armoring. In the video you
can see how a normal sedan or SUV is made into a bulletproof car. For more
information on Alpine Armoring vehicles:
YOSHIMURA FACTORY TOUR - YOKOHAMA JAPAN
Quick little behind the scenes vid we did whilst shooting photos of the
factory for a number of magazines
HoonTV and AFG Moto were lucky enough to get a first hand tour of the
entire Yoshimura factory in Yokohama Japan with Fujio Yoshimura himself!
Ferrari and the 458 Italia: part 2...Dan Neil For Top Gear US
Dan Neil visits the Ferrari classics shop, tours the garage and much more.
Check out some of Ferarri's vintage cars.
Visit the Ferrari factory line and hear about the latest in automotive
technology. Dan Neil reports.
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