WATCH: Pagani's Extraordinary Factory And Museum Are What Dreams Are Made Of

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YouTuber Harry Metcalfe takes us on an in-depth tour of the stunning facility.

Touring Pagani's headquarters would be a dream come true for supercar fans worldwide. This will remain a dream for many of us, but now, thanks to the YouTube channel Harry's Garage, we can get an in-depth look at Horacio Pagani's incredible museum and factory.

Harry Metcalfe, a well-known gearhead and former Zonda owner, is completely blown over by the facility in San Cesario sul Panaro, Italy. He strides in and is immediately taken aback by the various vehicles on display. One vehicle is particularly interesting to Metcalfe. Known as "Zonda La Nonna," he has driven the car numerous times. Why? For the duration of the model's lifespan, Pagani used it as a development vehicle.

"This was basically the prototype test car. Whenever you visited the factory, and they did a new iteration, this was the car that was improved to that spec." Over the years, this vehicle has covered an incredible 341,700 miles.

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The museum also details Mr. Pagani's illustrious career, from his early projects to his later work at Lamborghini. After reminiscing about his own Zonda S (a car he famously ran as a long-term test car), Metcalfe has the privilege of visiting the factory. The work that goes into making the carbon fiber components is nothing short of astonishing.

The assembly hall isn't what you'd expect. The space is tastefully furnished and boasts unique details like street lamps, tasteful brickwork, and an overall keen sense of style. But make no mistake, this is where some of the world's greatest supercars are produced.

But all of this, as incredible as it is, isn't the reason behind Metcalfe's visit: it's the all-new Utopia that attracted him to the facility. Christopher Pagani, son of founder Horacio Pagani, explains that the newcomer's 852-horsepower engine and gearbox are an evolution of the powertrain found in the Huayra.

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Pagani notes that the Utopia is available with a manual gearbox spurred on by customer requests. "People have been asking for [it]. We've had a lot of requests," he explains. Just 99 examples will be built - and all of them are already spoken for. Interestingly, more than 60% of buyers have selected a manual 'box.

If you're a fan of all things Pagani, it's well worth watching the entire 42-minute video. Not only do you get an in-depth look at the new Utopia, but it's also astonishing to see models from years ago, including the incredibly rare Zonda Cinque Roadster (only five were ever made) and the Zonda Revo Barchetta.

If you're disappointed that the Utopia is sold out, don't fret: we anticipate the boutique automaker will release additional special editions in the future. Perhaps one of them will be inspired by this rendering of a Utopia R.

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