Aston Martin V12 Zagato

The limited to 101 copies sports car Aston Martin V12 Zagato was developed by the British car manufacturer Aston Martin in collaboration with the Italian designer Zagato.

History and Technology

He stands in the tradition of the 1960-1961 built DB4 GT Zagato is the successor to the Aston Martin V8 Zagato. Generated Its V12 petrol engine with 5.9 liter displacement 380 kW ( 517 hp ) and 570 Nm and drives the rear wheels. The V12 Zagato is based on the V12 Vantage, the engine was acquired. The manufacturer gives a top speed of 305 km / h and the sprint from a standstill to 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds. At its premiere on May 21, 2011 at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d' Este on Lake Como, he was elected by the audience as the most beautiful prototypes. Initially there were two models only not street legal with race track design, who participated in the 24 -hour race at the Nürburgring.

On 9 February 2012, production began on a small scale. Planned are 101 shares at a price of about 500,000 euros. In the compilation of the materials and in terms of design you used the experience gained from the development of the super sports car Aston Martin One -77. The roof, the bonnet and the doors are handmade from aluminum, the fenders front and rear, the trunk lid and the side skirts are made ​​of carbon fiber to keep the curb weight low.


The most important elements on the front are the dominant Grill with serrated blades, the oval headlights, the lip under the front bumper, the large air intakes on the hood and on the sides and be fixed rear spoiler. Compared to the Vantage base the body at the rear is significantly reduced, the round rear lights are reminiscent of the previous DB4 GT. The so-called " Double Bubble " - - In the roof for two typical Zagato buckles are inserted around the head for the passengers to increase. In the interior, Aston Martin puts on leather bucket seats with contrasting stitching, the "Z" from Zagato is found everywhere in the interior.

Current models: DB9 | V12 Zagato | Vantage | Rapide | Vanquish

Historic models: Cygnet | DB1 | DB2 | DB2 / 4 | DB4 | DB4 GT Zagato | DB5 | DB6 | DB7 | DBS (1967 ) | DBS (2007 ) | Lagonda | Lagonda Rapide | One-77 | V8 ( 1996) | V8 | V8 Zagato | V12 Vanquish | Vantage | Virage | Virage (2011)

Motorsport: DBR1 | DBR2 | DB3 | DBR4 | DBR9 | DBRS9 | Lola - Aston Martin LMP1

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