New Sports Car Aston Martin and Zagato Appear This Weekend

GAYDON (DP) - Aston Martin again took Zagato - famous design houses of Italy.
This collaboration is a 50-year anniversary DB4GT Aston Martin Zagato. The first production of their new collaboration will be exhibited first at the Villa D'Este Concours 21 May 2011. This sports car racing debut at the Nürburgring in June 2011.

"Now is the perfect time for a new Aston Martin Zagato and in combining the intelligence of our design. I think we can create something exactly like Zagato DB4GT who have gone. He became one of the most famous Aston Martin of all time, "said Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin.
Their first partnership to fruition in 1961 when Aston Martin tried hard to reduce weight DB4GT very special. To obtain the goal (the car lighter and performing), Aston Martin Zagato approach.
Then Elio Zagato Managing Director, Technical Director Gianni Zagato, and the team worked to design the main design Zagato DB4GT in a week.
In 1961 Aston Martin Zagato DB4GT orders began to pick up after the display at London Motor Show 1960. Zagato DB4GT only 19 units produced and everything is still there until now.
Of the 19 units, 3 of which are designed specifically for racing - two units owned db4 GT Zagato Essex Racing Stable and VEV terigistrasi as '1 'and '2 VEV'. Both are driven by Jim Clark and Roy Salvadori.

After a successful first project, in 1986 they re-arm with producing a V8 Vantage Zagato Volante and then V8 Zagato. Everything produced is limited.
DB7 Zagato into their final product, which was launched at the Paris Motor Show 2002. DB7 Zagato enter the production line a year later. A total of 99 units DB7 Zagato sold to the public, while the units of the 100th saved Aston Martin.
And, after half a century, made ​​their first collaboration, we will see a new page at the Villa D'Este Concours in Italy's Lake Como.

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