In 50th anniversary year of the iconic DB4GT Zagato, Aston Martin introduces a modern interpretation of the famous Aston Martin and Zagato collaboration • New V12 Zagato concept was premiered at the Villa D’Este Concours on 21st May 2011 to gauge customer interest • The V12 Zagato appeared in the form of an endurance race car while competing at the Nürburgring 24 hour race on 25/26 June of this year; following tradition of recent new Aston Martins.
Aston Martin V12 Zagato Endurance Race Car Specification:
Body: Two door, two seat coupe body Bonded aluminium structure Bespoke steel roll cage. Hand crafted Aluminium body.
Engine: All alloy quad overhead cam 48 valve 5935cc V12 Compression ratio 10.9:1 Front mid-mounted engine, rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Rear mid-mounted, six-speed automated manual gearbox with auto shift manual/select shift manual (ASM/SSM) electric hydraulic control system Magnesium alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft Twin Plate competition clutch. Limited slip differential.
Suspension: All round independent double wishbone with fully adjustable Multimatic DSSV dampers. Brakes: Front: Ventilated floating grooved discs with 6 piston callipers Rear: Ventilated floating grooved discs with 4 piston calipers.