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DTH News : Discovery Turbo to kick off 'Kit: An Autobody Experience' on 16 Feb
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MUMBAI: A new series, Kit: An Autobody Experience, on Discovery Turbo will teach viewers how they can build their own champagne street machine on a meagre budget.

The show will air every Wednesday at 10 pm from 16 February, The show will introduce viewers to the kit culture from clubs to car shows. It will showcase what it takes to build a kit car from the ground up.

On the show, an expert team of passionate individuals use car-kits to build a host of alluring vehicles.

The series will present four different style car builds from four different build teams. "It’s not just a competition but a great television experience filled with excitement of watching enthusiasts putting together great cars," an official statement said.

The show will take a look at a bevy of metallic wonders and classic beauties of yesteryears being built from today’s machines, with no more than a mere car building kit. The show also delves into reputed kit car shows, kit builds as a profession, radical kits race cars, car clubs, maintenance tips and much more.

A key highlight of the show is Bruce Meyers, better known as the Godfather of kit cars and the man who created the wildly famous Dune Buggy.

Viewers can follow the drama from conceptualisation to execution. "The Kit culture is growing rapidly to fill the need for fun cars, built by hand and built to last. Kits are no longer floppy fiberglass bodies bolted to a VW chassis, but cars produced by an industry constantly improving to meet the demands of car builders and owners today," an official statement said.

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Mumbai, February 14th, 2011: Exotics, roadsters, hot rods and more - Discovery Turbo explores how you can build your very own champagne street machine on a meagre budget. The 24-hour channel dedicated to speed – Discovery Turbo, brings a new series KIT: AN AUTOBODY EXPERIENCE filled with drama and exhilaration as an expert team of passionate individuals use car-kits to build a host of alluring vehicles.

Premiering every Wednesday at 10 pm from February 16, KIT: AN AUTOBODY EXPERIENCE will introduce viewers to the kit culture from clubs to car shows. A thrilling new series, KIT: AN AUTOBODY EXPERIENCE will showcase what it takes to build a kit car from the ground up.

The series will present four different style car builds from four different build teams. It’s not just a competition but a great television experience filled with excitement of watching enthusiasts putting together great cars.

Take a look at a bevy of metallic wonders and classic beauties of yesteryears being built from today’s machines, with no more than a mere car building kit. The show also delves into reputed kit car shows; kit builds as a profession, radical kits race cars, car clubs, maintenance tips and much more. A key highlight of the show is Bruce Meyers, better known as the Godfather of kit cars and the man who created the wildly famous Dune Buggy.

Desire to own something unique and custom? Follow the drama from conceptualisation to execution. The Kit culture is growing rapidly to fill the need for fun cars, built by hand and built to last. Kits are no longer floppy fiberglass bodies bolted to a VW chassis, but cars produced by an industry constantly improving to meet the demands of car builders and owners today.

Key Episodes Highlights:
  • Car Factory owner Mike Vetter and his crew are ready to show the viewers how to mount the new fiberglass body on GT super car build. Get ready for some great tips and tricks of the trade.
  • The Lamborghini Diablo is known by many as ‘Italian Royalty’ in the exotic supercar world. Some say that the mere sight of one makes young people’s hearts race uncontrollably. But what if one of these supercars turn out to be a fabulous fake?
  • Is it an El Camino or is it a lowered Chevy pickup? Or a Viper heritage? Is it a new series race truck? No, it’s a super simple, Super Stepside kit built by Ricks Rods of Lafayette, Louisiana and one can never guess what we used as a donor car.
  • No-one would ever guess that a radical truck could ever come from an 80’s era family sedan. Rick’s Rods is going to give the plain-Jane a facelift with some makeup and a new attitude, in just one week.
  • A new kit car! What do you really do with it? Drive it to its limits. The episode brings Eric Andreen as he takes his Daytona coupe all out for a shot on Pinks: All Out. The series also checks out some kit‑car clubs and some kit-car shows.

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