SOLD | 2012 Aston Martin V12 Zagato
“Working with the legendary Italian styling house Zagato to combine traditional craftsmanship with high technology and absolute exclusivity, the Aston Martin V12 Zagato delivers a unique combination of race-proven handling and performance, rarity and fastidious attention to detail, both inside and out.
With its effortless beauty guaranteed to stir the senses, the V12 Zagato is destined to be one of the most highly coveted models in Aston Martin’s 98?year history.
A fabulous celebration of the iconic DB4GT Zagato, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, it provides the perfect inspiration for the next 50 years.”
Dr Ulrich Bez, Chief Executive Officer, Aston Martin
“Aston Martin and Zagato have collaborated for 50 years since my own Father Elio and Uncle Gianni worked with David Brown and his talented team to produce the iconic DB4GT Zagato.
The fruits of our combined work have always been crafted in limited numbers because they should be something truly special and collectable.
The Aston Martin V12 Zagato embodies so much of our combined design language, we pride ourselves on the balance of high technology and hand craftsmanship which make up the heart and soul of every V12 Zagato.
They are indeed the choice of the ‘individualist’, a person who appreciates understated style, beauty and substance, but is not afraid to be different.”
Dr Andrea Zagato, President, Zagato
The Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato was introduced in October 1960 at the London Motor Show. It was effectively a DB4GT, lightened and improved by the Zagato factory in Italy.
At its world premiere, the Aston Martin V12 Zagato win the Concorso d’Eleganza design award for concept cars and prototypes at Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, Italy.
Clothed in lightweight hand-rolled aluminium and carbon fibre body panels, over 2000 hours of craftsmanship are involved in the construction of the V12 Zagato. This represents the extreme application of Aston Martin’s know-how and the technologies, materials and techniques that have been gained by creating the current generation of Aston Martin cars making the Aston Martin Zagato a contemporary Aston Martin like no other.
The car offered here, no. 20 of fewer than 70 built, was invoiced on 30th November 2012 by Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. The invoice showed a considerable £7,500 of options including £1,000 for bespoke commissioning by Aston Martin Works ‘Q’ department. The car is finished in a timelessly elegant combination of Alloro Green with green leather ‘Zagato’ interior and displays less than 6,100 KMS from new.
A fabulously timeless car which celebrates one of the most historic partnerships between two of the most influential automotive companies, Aston Martin and Zagato.