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    Supercar Superbuild

    S2 E1 Mercedes AMG GT

    The oldest automotive company in the world is about to put out its newest speedster with one goal in mind: to unseat the definitive sports car, the Porsche 911. Enter the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant, a massive facility roughly the size of Vatican City, where a uniquely dedicated team of craftspeople are designing and building a lighter, faster, and smaller Mercedes from the ground up: the AMG GT. It's a five-year journey, from one man's idea to a 500-horsepower supercar, and we're there to capture all the high-speed drama.

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In the ultra-competitive automotive environment, they out-race and outperform the pack. These are the world's most powerful, stylish, and desirable supercars. Buckle up as we lift the hoods and gun the engines on the latest exotic vehicles from Porsche, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, and more. From the boardrooms to the factories to the showrooms, Supercar Superbuild reveals the high-stakes gambles, engineering challenges, and years of sacrifice designers and craftspeople face to bring these ultimate fantasy cars to life.
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