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Christopher Bruce0000-00-00 00:00:00

Updated Disney Test Track Now Sponsored by Chevy Opens

Ride attempts to tell story about how cars are created

 
 
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The ride accelerates up to 65mph

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and Disney have opened the redesigned Test Track ride at the Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida. The ride originally opened in 1999 with sponsorship from General MotorsGMGMUnited States of America, 1998 > present8 models
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“The re-imagined Test Track reflects the personality and values of Chevrolet design and offers guests a behind-the-scenes look at a discipline that drives our business. This first-of-its-kind automotive design attraction represents the best of Chevrolet design and Disney innovation," said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. 

The ride attempts to tell the story of how a car is created starting from initial drawings to going through testing. Riders enter and immediately see the Chevrolet MirayMi-RayChevrolet Mi-RayUnited States of America, 2011 > 201110 photos
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concepts. There are media displays that allow riders to create their own concept car that starts as a car, truck or crossover. It teaches visitors that automotive designers have to balance capability, efficiency, responsiveness and power. Riders can share their cars' designs online through social media. 

Then riders move onto the actual ride where six people get into a "test vehicle" that goes through changing terrain, extreme conditions and speeds up to 65mph (105km/h).

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