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.

Aston Martin Zagato V12 At Nurburgring aston ring

The other car will be driven by One-77 Chief Engineer Chris Porritt, experienced sports car driver Oliver Mathai and automotive journalist Richard Meaden. based on the V12 Vantage road-going model, this gorgeous Zagato racer has a 510 hp engine which gives it a good chance of winning in the fierce Nürburgring 24-hour race which takes place between 25th – 26th June.