The Discovery en Español television channel starting July 13 will air the "Cuban Chrome" docu-series about classic automobiles, filmed exclusively in Cuba and narrated by Cuban-American actor William Levy, the company announced Thursday.
The production explores the culture of vintage automobiles on the Caribbean island through "the men and women who put everything on the line to keep these classic cars running," Discovery en Español said in a communique.
"Cuban Chrome" is the "first American television series produced entirely on location in Cuba" and will be also be broadcast on July 13 in English by the Discovery Channel.
"Today, thousands of classic American cars can be found in Cuba, each of them with a unique story to tell," such as the difficulty in obtaining spare parts for these autos.
One of the parts of the series deals with the world of the passionate mechanics, restoration experts and vintage car owners who meet at the "A Lo Cubano Car Club," an establishment where they share their experiences.
Produced by Pilgrims Studios, the series is a chronicle of the day-to-day activities of several members of the club, exploring the "challenges and joys of life in Cuba, presenting an authentic look into their culture of passion, grit, determination and ingenuity."