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World's Top 5 - Series 2

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Experience the global search for the ultimate giants of engineering genius as ‘World's Top 5' returns for a brand new second series. The show puts the greatest mechanical marvels under the spotlight and pits them against each other to establish the best of the best. In each show, the World's Top 5 aircraft, trains and ships are tested, analysed and rated in five key categories to eventually reveal the overall winner. Along the way, top engineering talent take a closer look under the bonnet and behind-the-scenes to reveal the sheer engineering brilliance powering each magnificent machine. How will these mechanical titans measure up to the rest of the competition and what are the secrets of their success? Watch a plane put out a forest fire, an oil tanker carve its way through arctic ice. See how a personal submarine dives 300m below the wave, and how the ultimate people carrier survives a massive explosion. Each ‘World's Top 5' mega machine is a winner in its own right. But which is the ultimate world-beater?