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  • Petra: Water in the Desert show

    Petra: Water in the Desert

    Discover how the Nabutian builders of Petra transported water through the scorching desert using terracotta pipes, and...

    (02:59)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building show

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake...

    (02:59)
  • Wren’s Best Building show

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

    (01:19)
  • Flying High show

    Flying High

    Our very own investigative engineering expert Sean Riley literally scrambles his brain in an air-pressure experiment that...

    (01:59)
  • Behind the Scenes show

    Behind the Scenes

    Go behind the scenes with Chris Barrie during the making of Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:29)
  • An interview with Hugh Whitworth show

    An interview with Hugh Whitworth

    Series Producer, Hugh Whitworth, talks about making Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:11)
  • Painting by Science show

    Painting by Science

    The aluminum body is submerged into electrostatic coat to protect against corrosion.

    (03:00)
  • Prototyping show

    Prototyping

    2000 prototypes are made each year. Some products take up to two years to develop.

    (02:59)
  • Finishing Touches show

    Finishing Touches

    The SV gets its finishing touches before being tested, then it’s onto the public road for a spin around the block.

    (02:57)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)
  • Delivering Beer show

    Delivering Beer

    Bottled, canned or kegged the beer is packaged and ready to be sent around the world. Nine million bottles are shipped out daily.

    (02:54)
  • Super Car show

    Super Car

    Will this super car pass the crash-test?

    (00:38)
  • Left Wing show

    Left Wing

    In Italy engineers use a unique process to add strength to the air frame.

    (02:57)
  • Panameras Interior show

    Panameras Interior

    From wiring to windshields, this car is built by hand and by robot.

    (02:55)
  • Motion Capture show

    Motion Capture

    Footballers wear motion sensors to capture precise movements in a studio.

    (02:51)