Road-Going Aston Zagato V12 Revealed

August 25, 2011 at 10:13 pm

Aston Martin and Zagato released teh first image of the road-going Zagato V12, which will go on sale next year, in limited numbers of only 150 units. The design seems to be a mix of the race car and the Villa d’Este concept. Hand assembled at the company’s global headquarters in Gaydon, England, the V12 Zagato is based on the highly acclaimed V12 Vantage and features a beautiful ’handcrafted‘ aluminium and carbon fibre body. Combining traditional craftsmanship and high technology, the V12 Zagato also boasts Aston Martin’s most dynamic bonded aluminium platform and the power of the company’s acclaimed 6.0-litre V12 engine producing 510 bhp (380 kW / 517 PS), and 570 Nm (420 lb ft) of torque. 50 years [...]

Aston Martin Zagato Priced At £330,000

July 8, 2011 at 9:15 am

There is a saying that rich people don’t care about price of things. They see things, they want them, and they get them. And I’m sure they do, but I don’t think anyone likes being ripped off. Take the Aston Martin Zagato V12, a fabulous car that appeals to car collectors and those looking for a very very very special car. Given the fact that it’s just a V12 Vantage underneath, you would imagine the fancy Zagato dress would result in a healthy premium over the standard car. 200,000 GBP sounds reasonable. But no. Aston confirmed they are going to make it in 150 units, each for a whopping £330,000 GBP (exc. local taxes). So realistically, you are going to [...]

Aston Martin Zagato V12 At Nurburgring

June 9, 2011 at 10:13 am

The pictures of the magnificent Aston Martin Zagato V12, the concept car that won the Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes at its first public appearance at the Villa D’Este Concours last month, at the Nurburgring released as the car is preparing for its racing debut later this month. Before the two Zagato V12s get on the grid for the actual 24-hour race, they will warm up in the Reinoldus-Langstreckenrennen VLN5 four-hour race on Saturday. Aston Martin Chief Executive, Dr Ulrich Bez will lead the driver team joined by the company’s Nürburgring Test Centre Director, Wolfgang Schuhbauer plus experienced amateur racer Peter Cate in the first of the two V12 Zagato’s. The other car will be driven [...]

Zagato Aston Martin V12 Concept

May 21, 2011 at 12:52 pm

The latest Aston Martin model styled by Zagato is this V12 which is based on the V12 Vantage and celebrates the new partnership between the two great British and Italian companies. The V12 Zagato will appear in the form of an endurance race car to compete at the Nürburgring 24 hour race on 25/26 June; following tradition of recent new Aston Martins, but before that it will first stop at the Villa D’Este Concours on 21st May to make its public debut and also gauge customer interest. They have plans to make this car in a strictly limited number, if the feedback is positive. Featuring a new handcrafted aluminium body, the V12 Zagato delivers a beautiful and  muscular design not [...]