2018-2019 Aston Martin V12 Zagato – a new work, the fruit of a collaborative effort between the British manufacturer of super cars and Milan design house. Luxury sports car appeared before the public today at the annual auto show cars Concorso d’Eleganza in Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como in Italy.
The last of the fruit of half a century of cooperation 2018-2019 Aston Martin and Zagato takes inspiration from the classic model of the legendary GT DB4, but has a combination of light weight with high performance. The power unit 2018-2019 Aston Martin V12 Zagato – is a 6.0-liter engine has a capacity of 510 horsepower and maximum torque of 570 Nm.
Chris Porritt, previously responsible for the development of the model 2018-2019 Aston Martin One-77 led the development of 2018-2019 Aston Martin V12 Zagato, in collaboration with the original design team. As a result of cooperation turned super sports car with impressive performance, stylish exterior design and latest technological developments of our time.
The first version of the racing 2018-2019 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, which began a long and successful road model was unveiled at the end of the distant 60s. The Curious Case of the car has a lot of awards and wins, with famous drivers behind the wheel, as Jim Clark and Roy Salvadori. V12 Zagato hallmark is low weight combined with high performance.
Debut V12 Zagato in the action will take place at the Nürburgring on 28 May with the participation of two cars in the 24-hour race. Both adhere to the philosophy of 2018-2019 Aston Martin in the race in accordance with the FIA safety requirements, but with the body close to the production version.
In , the V12 the Vantage , which is the basis for 2018-2019 Aston Martin V12 Zagato, has already proven championship winning performance cars in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring . It is worth noting that the car has been modified compared to the standard version only for weight loss, a change in characteristics of the suspension and modifications to meet safety requirements. The aerodynamic characteristics of the production model remained unchanged.
2018-2019 Aston Martin V12 Zagato specifications
- Type: two-door, two-seater coupe;
- Body: steel frame with aluminum body handmade;
- Engine: centrally located 6.0-liter V12;
- Drive to the rear wheels;
- Transmission: 6-speed automated manual transmission with manual and automatic controls;
- Driveshaft: magnesium alloy;
- Suspension: Independent double wishbones and adjustable shock absorbers;
- Front brakes: ventilated discs with 6-piston calipers;
- Rear brakes: ventilated discs with 4-piston calipers.
In addition, the new 2018-2019 Aston Martin used a dual clutch and limited slip differential. Fuel tank capacity in view of endurance racing is 120 liters. The exhibition Villa d’Este in , 2018-2019 Aston Martin V12 Zagato will make the company the BMW 328 Hommage – the modern prototype of the legendary Roadster BMW 328 Miglia range the Mille .