Aston Martin DBZ Centenary Assortment marks 60-year Zagato partnership
The Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Continuation was introduced final yr, with the promise that it might observe the template of the unique automobile, albeit with just a few trendy engineering and efficiency enhancements. Very similar to the agency’s DB4 GT Continuation mannequin, it will likely be a brand-new model of the unique 1960s automobile.
• First continuation Aston Martin DB4 GT constructed at Newport Pagnell
Constructed utilizing a mix of yesteryear craftsmanship and modern-day know-how, the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation will function a tubular chassis and thin-gauge, aluminium panelling. Your entire physique is hand-beaten, with its styling checked towards a digital scan of an unique DB4 GT Zagato.
Aston Martin claims an influence determine of 380bhp, which can possible come courtesy of a reworked model of the identical Tadek Marek-designed 4.2-litre twin-spark straight-six petrol engine from the DB4 GT Continuation. Energy can be despatched to the rear wheels through a four-speed guide transmission and a restricted slip differential.
Paired with the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation would be the new DBS GT Zagato. Based mostly on the brand new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, it’ll function a redesigned physique with a wider wrap-around windscreen, flared wheel arches, distinctive headlamps, a brand new grille and a swooping carbon fibre double-bubble roof.
Efficiency specs for the DBS GT Zagato are but to be launched, however we anticipate it’ll function a reworked model of the 715bhp 5.2-litre twin-turbocharged V12 from the usual DBS Superleggera.
The DBZ Centenary Assortment is priced at £6 million, with deliveries for the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation beginning by the top of the yr. The DBS GT Zagato will observe, reaching prospects by the top of 2020. Manufacturing can be restricted to only 19 pairs, with the 2 fashions being offered solely as a duo.
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