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[8 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Re-Imagined Test Track Celebrates Grand Opening at Epcot

This week has truly been an exciting one for Walt Disney World, with several different celebrations and grand openings taking place. In addition to the grand opening of New Fantasyland, Thursday also brought the grand opening of Epcot’s re-imagined Test Track Presented by Chevrolet.
Test Track Presented by Chevrolet is a completely revamped version of the former Test Track attraction. Guests now have the chance to design their own customized vehicle before boarding a “SimCar,” which allows them to test out their design on the attraction’s test course full of turns, …

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[26 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Cast Member Costumes for Test Track Revealed

While the completely revamped version of Epcot’s Test Track won’t open until later next week, Disney is now giving us a look at the cast member costumes that will be worn at the renovated attraction.
Last week, cast members were on hand at Test Track in these new costumes to answer questions about the attraction before its official reopening. The new costumes reflect the updated design of the attraction, with a sleek, modern look that reflects both style and innovation. Disney collaborated with Chevrolet on the uniforms, and the costume’s colors …

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[10 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Concept Art Revealed for Revamped Test Track in Epcot

A few weeks ago, we gave you a look at what the exterior of the revamped Test Track attraction in Walt Disney World’s Epcot will look like when the attraction reopens December 6. Now, GM and Disney have released even more concept art for the attraction, giving us a look inside this futuristic renovation.
“The re-imagined Test Track portrays an optimistic view of the future, and reflects the deep collaboration between Disney and Chevrolet on both the design and the overall experience,” said Eric Jacobson, senior vice president, Walt Disney Imagineering. …

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[29 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Epcot’s ‘Test Track’ Celebrates a Construction Milestone this Week

Epcot’s Test Track – Presented by Chevrolet will be celebrating a construction milestone this week – unveiling its new exterior for guests to check out.
Previously, the attraction’s color scheme was a yellow and black checkerboard pattern. Now, the new exterior features a sleek, blue design with smaller icons guests will notice throughout the attraction. The new marquee for the ride also features an automotive-inspired design.
Test Track will officially reopen December 6, 2012.
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[10 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Test Track Reopens at Epcot in December

Few details have emerged regarding Epcot’s Test Track attraction since the announcement of its renovation, but now the refurbished ride has been given an official opening date – December 6, 2012.
Once this new attraction opens, guests will be able to experience the exciting world of automotive design first hand by creating their very own virtual custom concept vehicle. Then, guests will be able to board a SimCar for a test drive to see how the car stacks up to their own design.
After the ride, guests can see how well their …

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[28 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Details of the New Reimagined Test Track Revealed

Our friends at the Disney Parks Blog spoke with Disney Imagineer Melissa Jeselnick recently about the new reimagined Test Track ride in Epcot’s Future World. The refurbished ride is scheduled to debut this fall, and today’s interview provided new details, including the release of a new marquee rendering for the attraction.
During a live chat, Melissa revealed details about the revamped queue which will educate guests about the automotive design process. She says, “The queue will look like nothing our guests are used to seeing it look. We’ll use …

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[29 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Concept Art Released for Reimagined Test Track Attraction

Just a few weeks ago, Epcot’s Test Track attraction closed its doors to undergo a major renovation. This week, the Disney Parks Blog gave us a better look at what we can expect from the attraction once it reopens, thanks to some recently released concept art for the reimagined experience.
In Test Track’s new iteration, guests will be able to design their own custom concept car or truck and test it out on the hills and switchbacks of the Test Track circuit. In the attraction’s post-show area, guests will be able …

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[11 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World’s Test Track Closing for Renovations

Sunday will be the last day Walt Disney World guests will be able to ride the “Test Track,” as it will be closing for a months-long renovation project.
While few details about the makeover have been released, in January sources announced the ride would be refurbished to be a more “design-centric” riding experience presented by Chevrolet. Additionally, the park will be adding a new Chevrolet Design Center at Epcot where visitors will be able to design their own concept cars.
An official re-opening date has yet to be announced, but Disney expects …

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[6 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Refurbished Test Track Attraction at Epcot Will  Turn Guests into Automotive Designers

This fall, a new version of the popular Epcot Test Track attraction will be unveiled, giving guests an exclusive look at the world of automotive design.
The refurbished attraction will be called the Chevrolet Design Center at Epcot, and will allow guests to design their own custom vehicles. After designing a vehicle, they’ll be able to take a ride on a six-passenger SimCar to test out their design on the race track.
Once they’ve finished the ride, guests are transported to the all-new showroom, where they can see the future of transportation …