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This informative and even entertaining video takes us on a guided tour of the Ferrari 458 Italia V-8 engine assembly process. Though it's just the highlights, it gives us a peek into the computer-aided assembly and quality assurance measures taken, as well as the importance of the human element.
Building a 4.5-liter V-8 engine that will spin to 9,000 rpm and generate 570 horsepower is not a simple affair, as you might have guessed--there's a lot of precision that goes into building such a machine. But even so, Ferrari has the process down to a science.