Tonight (20/11/11) at 8pm on BBC 2 is the program 'How to build a Super Car' which features the new McLaren MP4-12C
Thanks for the share, gonna grab some tea+biscuits & kick'back this afternoon w/ that playing!This is the program that aired last night on the BBC on the MP4-12C, MTC and MPC. For those of us not in the UK this is one of the few ways to view it however these clips might not last on YouTube so get there quick!
One other intersting fact (to me at least!) that I picked up from my trip to the MTC, which they didn't mention, was that no power tools are used. Every nut, bolt and screw are all done by hand (and torque wrench)Thoroughly enjoyed that!!!
Many incredible images throughout, but perhaps what struck me most were the various personalities - just a collection of people that know what they are trying to accomplish and working hard at it, with a healthy level of pride. A nice contrast to many of the magazine articles that would have us believe that computers and robots run the place.
What a massive undertaking. Against that backdrop, I'm actually surprised that they're even as close as they are to their original delivery targets.
Would love to have a copy for keeping, if anybody hears of a way to get a DVD or download full file to hard drive?
'Ere, Guvnor, can I do yer chimminies?Texas, can you do an English accent, a bit better than Dick Van Dyke?
Certainly seemed that way. Very quiet working environment, for a factory! Also, that wiring loom looked very heavy as the two chaps had to carry it over to the car in the bin. The downside of all the electronics.One other intersting fact (to me at least!) that I picked up from my trip to the MTC, which they didn't mention, was that no power tools are used. Every nut, bolt and screw are all done by hand (and torque wrench)
I've tried my dealer, other dealers, the Special Ops boys, and even the Group business development man - each time I was politely advised that "we are not receiving American visitors just yet". Go figure!