From there, they make a “verification model” out of hard foam. It’s the real deal, the most accurate model that will be made. Every single team looks at it to, ahem, verify that it meets their standards. After that, it’s just a matter of fine-tuning minor pieces here and there, and on to production.
Note: At the time of publication, bits and pieces continue to evolve ahead of production.
Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor. He was first shocked, then unsurprised to realize how similar the car designing process is to the editing process. Follow him on Twitter, where he's definitely not artistic enough to make models.