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National Geographic Megafactories features Aston Martin One-77 in Season Opener

It took Aston Martin three years to finally start producing their powerful and limited One-77 , and inquiring minds will now be able to get a first look at what the heck took so long. National Geographic’s Megafactories series will be opening their next season this weekend, featuring the Aston Martin supercar and its short and tumultuous history. The one-hour show will follow the intense One-77 development program from the car’s conception in October 2007 to the build of the first production One-77 in October 2010.

The episode will give viewers an inside look into the exclusive facility where up to 77 examples of the One-77 will be hand-crafted. Megafactories will detail the highly skilled manufacturing process fusing modern technology with traditional hand-craftsmanship and painstaking attention to detail. Each ultimate One-77 model takes over 2,700 man-hours and a dedicated team of 27 technicians to complete.

The One-77 is powered by a naturally aspirated 7.3-liter V12 engine that develops a total of 750 HP. With this power, the supercar make the 0 to 60 mph sprint in around 3.5 seconds with an impressive top speed of 220 mph.

MegaFactories: Aston Martin will air on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 9pm on on National Geographic, Sky Channels (526, 543-HD) and Virgin Media (230, 232-HD).

Hit the jump to watch the trailer.



5 comments:

This vehicle has been great even on is first debut. The speed is quite drooling and the styling is kind of elegant. I want to thank for a increase in the figure performance as well.

Yeah, I have to say that I’m really impressed with the styling of the vehicle! The boost in the figure performance is quite a great offer! BTW, it seems faster in 0-60 mph as well.

Well, I have to say that I’m really impressed on the speed performance of the car!Including the details this production is kind of an awesome car. I bet it will sell like hotcakes. BTW, I would definitely watch this National Geographic Megafactories series. 

The first debut of this car is quite impressive. If I could remember, it wasn’t a month before the actual released when it was sold out! I was glad to see that Aston Martin have granted the wish of everyone to released another version. Its speed performance really is impressive

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