Aston Martin V12 Zagato Design
Built at the Aston Martin Design Studios in Gaydon, the idea of a new show aluminum handcrafted body with a front similar to the one of the Vantage and the center of the heavily modified, the roof and the rear uniting both the companys design DNAs. One more is the endurance racing fuel tank carrying up to 120 liters of fuel.Production Following the great interest by customers, Aston Martin announced to build a version of the homologated car, only to produce a limited run of 150 Aston Martin headquarters in Gaydon. To begin delivery in the second half of 2012 the Zagato will be priced at around £ 330,000 excluding local taxes.
Aston Martin V12 Zagato Racing History
The Aston Martin V12 Zagato made its racing debut at the 53 ADAC Lucas H & R-Cup VLN round at the Nürburgring on 28 May, the event of the vehicle for the preparation and development experience in the Nürburgring 24-hour race, to be held on 25-26 June. Two Aston Martin V12 Zagato competed in the 51st ADAC Reinoldus Langstreckenrennen VLN four-hour race on 11 June. Again as a session at the test before the Nürburgring 24-hour race. Aston Martin Chief Executive, Dr Ulrich Bez lead the driver team joined by Nürburgring Test Centre Director of the company, Wolfgang Schuhbauer plus experienced racer amateur Peter cate in the first two V12 Zagato’s. The sister car driven by One-77 Chief Engineer Chris Porritt, experienced the sports car driver Oliver Mathai automotive journalist Richard Meaden.
Running the livery green ‘Zig’ was re–painted Persian blue and black for the Nurburgring 24 hours to match the GT3 his team mates. The car had a very good race and ran faultlessly throughout driven by Aston Martin CEO Dr Ulrich Bez (D), the chief engineer Chris Porritt (GB), Nürburgring Test Centre Director Wolfgang Schuhbauer (D) and journalist Richard Meaden (GB) and finished Cath- 26 overall and 2nd in class. The same car also attended the Aston Martin Le Mans Festival, a support race for the Le Mans 24 hours the first time in the fight to impressive fourth place, starting from the tenth, before handing over to his team–mate Dr Ulrich Bez.