Victory by Design

Speed TV Premiered Jan 01, 2007 Unknown


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Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • Jaguar
      Episode 1
      This is a definitive show for lovers of thoroughbred Jags. All the important milestone competition and production cars are featured. The cars are taken to locations in the US and UK and driven and appraised by Alain de Cadenet. This show will give the Jaguar enthusiast a real chance to appreciate the beauty and power of the Jaguar heritage and the marque's place in automobile history.moreless
    • Aston Martin
      Episode 2
      Alain de Cadenet drives a DBR1 and powers through a dusty mountain pass as though racing the Targa Florio in the late 1950s. Aston Martin's show is a must for those who love the marque. Featuring the milestone cars that helped make Aston Martin such a charismatic name on the race tracks of the world, from the early cars of Lionel Martin, through to the present day.moreless
    • Porsche
      Episode 3
      Porsche was the featured marque in the very first "Victory by Design" show. Combining this extensive archive film with Alain de Cadenet driving and appraising the milestone competition and production cars spanning Porsche's history - from "Porsche Number One" through to the latest limited-edition supercar, the Carrera GT - a complete picture of the marque is built up.moreless
    • Ferrari
      Episode 4
      Alain de Cadenet, a long-time Ferrari enthusiast and aficionado, drives some of the great sports racers and production sports cars that helped establish the marque's reputation. This show features those milestone sports cars in the marque's history and some the most valuable collectors' cars anywhere in the world (including the TR60, 250P and 250GTO, 330/P3 and 312PB).moreless
    • Maserati
      Episode 5
      "It's red. It's quick. It's a Maserati ...and it's all mine!". Alain de Cadenet excitedly shouts out these words as he introduces the Maserati show from behind the wheel of a flame-red 300S sports racer, driving hell-bent across a dust-strewn mountain pass. Maserati would build some of the truly great Grand Prix and sports racing cars in automobile history.moreless
    • Alfa Romeo
      Episode 6
      The Alfa Romeo show is a pure treat for 'the Alfisti'. Featuring most of the milestone sports racers and Grand Prix cars that helped establish Alfa Romeo as one of the truly great marques in automobile history. Alain de Cadenet drives and appraises many of the actual cars that won the great classic races which would help create the Alfa legend that's still with us today.moreless
    • Lotus
      Episode 7
      Features cars from Classic Team Lotus and includes world championship cars as driven by Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mario Andretti. Truly groundbreaking original cars are driven by presenter de Cadenet, including the Lotus 49B and the Lotus 72 and 79. Also includes many other fine examples housed at the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum.moreless
    • Corvette
      Episode 8
      America's sports car is celebrated with a line up of the most important versions of the Corvette ever to hit road and track. Filmed in the UK and the US, with cars from some rare and unique private collections, the program includes the experimental racers Cerv 1 and Cerv II along with the iconic Grand Sport 001, a De Lorenzo, a Greenwood racer and an original 1954 Blue Flame Six.moreless
    • Ford Muscle
      Episode 9
      Alain De Cadenet drives a mouth watering selection of Ford Muscle cars including an original 1955 Thunderbird, a selection of AC Cobras, Lotus Cortinas, racing Mustangs and Galaxies and of course the iconic Ford GT 40, the Shelby Daytona Coupe, the car that was developed to win the FIA world Sports Car Championship and more!moreless
    • Grand Prix Greats
      Episode 10
      Highlighting the most important Grand Prix cars racing up to 1960 including famous names such as Bugatti, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Mercedes and Auto Union. De Cadenet drives unique examples including a 1908 Panhard, a 1914 Mercedes GP, two engined Alfa Romeo Bi-motore, 1939 Auto Union Type D and finishes with the Cooper Climax, the car that transformed post war racing that ensured Grand Prix racing would never be the same again.moreless
    • 11/19/03
      The "Making of" program highlights some of the behind the scenes material from the shoots that make up the Victory By Design series that covers Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar, Ford, Lotus, Corvette, and some of the most important Grand Rrix Greats cars ever built. All shot in international locations: driven and presented by race car expert Alain De Cadenet.moreless