Monday Drool – A Perfect Example of Italian/British Cooperation


There are few automotive duos as iconic as the Aston Martin-Zagato partnership. And today’s drool car is one of the most stunning examples of their work. This Vanquish Zagato Speedster is an absolute stunner. You will be hard-pressed to find another design that packs the same punch as this one. Sure, the standard Vanquish is impressive in its own right, but few other production cars on the planet take drop-top GT recipe to this level. Let’s dive in and see why this model is so special.

Motivating this gorgeous Speedster is the same V12 used in the Vanquish S. With 595 bhp and 630 Nm of torque on tap, the car can reach a top speed of over 200 mph. A Touchtronic III 8-speed gearbox made by ZF fires off lightning-quick shifts while achieving respectable fuel economy figures, at least for a sports car boasting a 6.0-litre, 12-cylinder engine. Aston claims the Zagato can hit the 62-mph mark in just 3.5 seconds. The real story here, of course, is the Vanquish Zagato’s achingly beautiful new carbon-fibre bodywork. In Speedster guise, two curvaceous humps lead up to the open-roof cockpit. Like the standard Vanquish, carbon fibre is everywhere, including the hood vents and front splitter

This spectacular Vanquish Zagato Speedster is offered for sale by Aston Martin Walton-on-Thames. Here are the options listed on their site:

1 Owner Vehicle

Supplied by HWM

1000W B&O BeoSound Audio System

Adaptive Damping System (ADS)

Apple Car Play

Aston Martin DAB Radio

Garmin Satellite Navigation

Wireless Music Streaming

Bluetooth Phone Connection

Aston Martin Quad Sports Exhaust

Front and rear parking cameras

Auto Dimming Interior Rear View Mirror

Memory Front Seats

Electric Lumber Support

Heated Front Seats

Balance of Aston Martin Warranty

Carbon Ceramic Brakes

Carbon Bonnet Louvres

Carbon Fibre Splitter and Diffuser

Cruise Control

Facia Trim – Full Length Herringbone

With just over 500 miles on the odometer, this Zagato promises to be a nearly pristine example of the Italian-British design. As you can see in the photos, this is a picture-perfect vehicle. And I just love that green paint – it seems to perfectly match the effortless grace of the Vanquish Zagato. Of course, that means it will not come cheaply. Listed at £1.5 million, this is one pricey Aston Martin. Top-down GT perfection might just be worth it, however. I’ll start saving now, I think.

The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Gallery

This car is available at: HWM Sports Cars.

Andy Rasool

Founder - Although he has been a Certified Ferrari Tifosi since the age of 10, his fate was sealed when at the age of 14 he persuaded a Ferrari dealer in London that he wanted to buy a new Ferrari. A phone call to his dad the following day soon put an end to that! His therapist suggested that to overcome the addiction a healthy dose of Ferrari Blogging and Spotting will help, and with that SupercarTribe.com was born!

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