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ENGINEERING VIDEOS

  • Body Robotic show

    Body Robotic

    105 robots and teams of skilled engineers join forces to weld the porsche 911 body together.

    (03:00)
  • Ferdinand Porsche show

    Ferdinand Porsche

    From the VW Beatle to Porsche's 911, discover what inspired Ferdinand Porsche and his sons.

    (02:56)
  • 117 stations show

    117 stations

    At station 18, the assembly areas' only robot installs the windshield and works entirely in the dark.

    (02:56)
  • Ready to Rock'n'Roll? show

    Ready to Rock'n'Roll?

    From assembly station 1 to 117, just what goes into ensuring the iconic Porsche is ready to roll?

    (02:47)
  • Precision Machine show

    Precision Machine

    Iconic, the 911 has been made for more than 4 decades, what's the secret of Porche's success?

    (01:23)
  • Luxury show

    Luxury

    Current owners BMW have revived the “Double R” motorcar brand with a transfusion of high technology.

    (03:00)
  • Road Dip show

    Road Dip

    A cross between a carwash and a carnival ride submerges the car into a series of 7 chemical baths.

    (02:52)
  • Spirit of Ecstasy show

    Spirit of Ecstasy

    The Spirit of Ecstacy Mascot, sculpted by Charles Sykes, has graced each and every Rolls Royce since 1911.

    (03:04)
  • The Coachline show

    The Coachline

    No machines or robots to paint the signature coachline! This finishing touch is entirely hand painted... by one man!

    (02:53)
  • Steel Skeleton show

    Steel Skeleton

    Every weld of every car must be perfect. The welders average six years of experience. Temperature is key.

    (02:54)
  • In the beginning show

    In the beginning

    The subway system has been part of the New York City landscape since 1904 and has played a critical role in NYC.

    (02:28)
  • Just in Time show

    Just in Time

    Workers have just 15 minutes to finish work on a particular piece before the line moves on - No Dynamic Breaking!

    (02:48)
  • Testing 123 show

    Testing 123

    It takes 90 days, 11,000 parts, two continents and hundreds of skilled workers to complete just one car.

    (02:45)
  • The Longest Subway Journey show

    The Longest Subway Journey

    Welded in Brazil, assembled in New York. Discover how this engineering marvel is built.

    (01:09)
  • From Subway to SubAqua show

    From Subway to SubAqua

    Almost 50 of the cities retired subway cars are now home to millions of fish!

    (01:00)
  • The 'Super' Supercar show

    The 'Super' Supercar

    Designed with aerospace technology and with nearly twice as much horsepower as other supercars, this Bugatti is far from normal.

    (02:59)
  • Monster Engine show

    Monster Engine

    It took engineers five years to design the Bugatti’s new and monstrous 16-cylinder engine. See how the engine is built by hand.

    (03:17)
  • Braking Power show

    Braking Power

    Bugatti brake engineers face a tough challenge...how do they stop a car that can travel at nearly one-third the speed of sound?

    (03:05)
  • Bugatti Veyron show

    Bugatti Veyron

    Part aeroplane, part automobile the Bugatti Veyron uses custom tires to help it reach a top speed of 253 miles per hour.

    (03:03)
  • The Artists’ Workshop show

    The Artists’ Workshop

    Step inside the Bugatti car factory where cars are built like airplanes, and watch how the supercar is built by hand.

    (03:03)