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Apex: The Story of the Hypercar (2016)

Unrated | | Documentary | 29 March 2016 (USA)
"APEX: The Story of the Hypercar" spotlights a new class of exotic sports cars designed to blast from zero to 200 miles per hour in seconds. Rocket science meets the auto industry as "APEX"... See full summary »

Directors:

J.F. Musial, Josh Vietze

Writer:

Mike Spinelli
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Credited cast:
Manuel Berglung Manuel Berglung ... Manuel Berglung
Chris Goodwin Chris Goodwin ... Chris Goodwin
Dan Greenawalt Dan Greenawalt ... Dan Greenawalt
Chris Harris ... Chris Harris
Julius Kruta Julius Kruta ... Julius Kruta
Zachary Levi ... Narrator (voice)
Patrick Long Patrick Long ... Patrick Long
Paul Mackenzie Paul Mackenzie ... Paul Mackenzie
Dan Neil Dan Neil ... Dan Neil
Lennart Ohlsson Lennart Ohlsson ... Lennart Ohlsson
Travis Okulski Travis Okulski ... Travis Okulski
Horacio Pagani Horacio Pagani ... Horacio Pagani
Alexander Roy Alexander Roy ... Alex Roy
Robert Serwanski Robert Serwanski ... Rovert Serwanski
Mike Spinelli ... Mike Spinelli
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"APEX: The Story of the Hypercar" spotlights a new class of exotic sports cars designed to blast from zero to 200 miles per hour in seconds. Rocket science meets the auto industry as "APEX" follows a thread that starts in the design studios and R&D labs where these "fighter jets of the street" are created, and leads to a perilous racetrack in Germany where drivers can reach new heights of speed and performance -- if they dare. Equal parts human drama and speed, "APEX" follows Swedish entrepreneur Christian von Koenigsegg, a lifelong sports car enthusiast on a personal quest to build a "mega" car whose golden ratio defies all expectations for a hypercar's velocity and power, while competing against the biggest names in motorsports for space on the world stage. With insights from top engineers and designers, "APEX" pulls back the curtain on the top-secret development facilities at Porsche, Ferrari, McLaren and Pagani, where awe-inspiring hypercars are imagined and built, and puts you ...

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Tedious, dragging, boring.
8 July 2019 | by sam-102See all my reviews

I enjoy a good documentary about passions and technology, and I've enjoyed quite a few similar car documentaries, but this one was just unwatchable. Just drags on and on and on with no point, no plot, no punchline. It's like the entire documentary is an "intro" to another documentary, I sat there waiting and waiting and waiting for it to start, and by the half-hour point just gave up. Devoid of any fascinating technical details, exploration of the car, survey of the design process, view of the production process, etc. This entire documentary could have been a three minute special, with two or three shots of the car and an interview with the team leader. Instead, you got about three hundred shots of the car from every angle over the course of an hour, and still, no meaningful interviews...all style with no substance. Watching this documentary is the equivalent of staring at a few pretty magazine pictures, with small, poorly informative captions underneath. Don't waste your time.


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