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  • Angkor Wat show

    Angkor Wat

    Home to more than 1 million people in the twelfth century and larger than any European Cathedral, Angkor Wat remains one of...

    (00:53)
  • Building Through History show

    Building Through History

    Discover how the pyramids, Victorian railways and Wembley stadium are all connected. Confused? Alistair Lenczner from...

    (01:19)
  • An interview with Hugh Whitworth show

    An interview with Hugh Whitworth

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

    (03:11)
  • Engine Pleasure show

    Engine Pleasure

    Find out why the R8 engine is guaranteed to put a smile on its owner's face.

    (03:01)
  • Prototyping show

    Prototyping

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

    (02:59)
  • Fireproof show

    Fireproof

    How do Ikea know their furniture is made of fire-resistant materials? They set fire to it, of course!

    (02:55)
  • Extreme show

    Extreme

    Louder, larger, and with sharper design, the Lamborghini will always be the "bad boy" of the super-sports-car.

    (00:04)
  • The Paint Job show

    The Paint Job

    Unpainted body shells are sent 35 kilometres to be sanded, primed and painted. All by hand.

    (03:01)
  • Porsche City show

    Porsche City

    Look inside the factory that builds about 40 Porsche Boxters and 110 Porsche 911s, each day.

    (02:26)
  • 117 stations show

    117 stations

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

    (02:56)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Making the Mould show

    Making the Mould

    From wooden toys in the 1940s to today’s colourful, interlocking plastic blocks, the history of Lego toys is revealed.

    (02:43)
  • Final Touches show

    Final Touches

    Rows of decorating machines paint details on millions of tiny pieces. The paint is non-toxic, but is it kid-saliva proof?

    (02:47)