Watch How Craftsmen And Robots Make Your Favorite Ferraris

Some car manufacturers are looking to use nothing but robots in the construction of their vehicles. Fortunately, Ferrari isn’t one of them.

As part of the carmaker’s ongoing 70th anniversary celebrations, Wired was granted exclusive access to the Ferrari factory, filming all of the important construction processes and having a look at how robots and expert craftsmen combine to build the brand’s much-loved models.

While Ferrari produces less than 10,000 cars a year, its production line is incredibly advanced. In fact, the Italian marque has eight autonomous vehicles that carry powertrains throughout the factory and help to install them into every vehicle.

If you’re a fan of Ferrari, this video is well worth watching.

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  • ediotsavant

    I thought Ferraris were hand built?

    • DMJ

      Seats, leather, and some parts are. Not even a Rolls Royce is mostly hand built, it’s impossible to have good construction and tolerances of key components.
      Interiors and decorations (wood, for example) are mostly hand crafted.

  • SteersUright

    Funny, it looks so precise and high quality yet every used Ferrari I check out at the auctions feels so loose and rickety, with rattles, trim falling off, smells of whatever glues, and the same for older Lambo’s too. It appears, without meticulous car, they do NOT age as well as even any pedestrian Toyota.

    • Michelin

      In every case you can keep your pediatrian Toyota and leave me old Ferraris and lamborghinis. May be for the reasons you say if Toyotas are auctionned milions of dollars and Ferraris and Miuras are so cheap…. Good smell!!

  • annon

    “we protecto oura body from corrosion”…no shit Sherlock, EPD coating is pretty much a standard process in all automanufacturer’s these days??

    • DMJ

      But they are not all the same. BMW and Alfa Romeo (these I’m sure) have a pool of EPD coating where the car does a 360 flip to coat every inch. That’s not cheap…

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