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.
Inside a top-secret factory in Italy, witness the creation of the newest
and most powerful Ferrari yet. Learn the design secrets of this incredible
sports car at every point along the production line.
Maserati Factory LiveTour in Modena Italy
Maserati of Cleveland in Solon, Ohio U.S.A. We are pleased to bring you the
pride and tradition that comes with hand built Gran Turismos and
Quattroportes in Modena Italy. Comments at: firstname.lastname@example.org
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
Read the story here:
Mercedes-Benz plant production of cars part 1 (1/3)
Development of a Mercedes-Benz includes history,design,safety test,assembly
Mercedes-Benz plant production of cars part 2 (2/3)
Mercedes-Benz plant production of cars part 3 (3/3)
The Daimler group
Porsche 911 GT2 v Corvette ZR1 - drag race by autocar.co.uk
Which is faster in a one-mile drag
race? Porsche 911 GT2 or Corvette ZR1? Visit
http://www.autocar.co.uk/porsche/ for the latest Porsche news and reviews,
or http://www.autocar.co.uk/chevrolet for the ZR1 reviews.
Get the latest car news and reviews at http://www.autocar.co.uk
2005 Corvette test drive
2005 Corvette test drive and inspection. An excellent example of a first
year C6, this Vette was ordered in Magnetic Red Metallic and wears factory
For more info please contact a sales person at Buyavette. 770-414-5552
See more than 135 Corvettes for sale at http://www.buyavette.net
Z06 National Corvette Museum Delivery
Roy and Rosemary take delivery of their 2009 Z06 at the National Corvette
Museum. This is an experience that every new Corvette owner should have. We
also participated in the Buyers Tour to follow our Z06 every minute on the
assembly line. What an experience that is. The Assembly Plant workers are
so friendly and appreciative of a buyer.
Harley Earl's Auto-Americana Lifestyle Story Could Revive New GM
To kick off the new century, starting in 2001, a few authentic GM car execs
joined Richard Earl in creating the Harley Earl Buick TV ad campaign.
Directed by Tony Scott and starring Tiger Woods these ads illuminated a
rich and powerful modern auto design legacy that once came from America's
auto capital. To fully appreciate the breadth and scope of Harley Earl's
inventions and influence, it's important to remember that GM was America's
crown jewel of the 20th century business world. The secret behind GM's
unparalleled success was Harley Earl's pioneering the art of making cars.
For the first time, he turned the auto industry into the world's largest
art market and today his greatest motoramic masterpieces often sell for
millions of dollars.