A year after the official announcement the aston martin v8 vantage zagato was unveiled at the 1986 geneva motorshow. The 1986 through 1989 series iii v8 vantage was more of a mechanical update.
16 inch 406 mm wheels were now fitted as was the more powerful v8 from the limited edition aston martin v8 zagato.
1986 aston martin v8 vantage zagato. Two gearboxes were available a 6 speed manual or a 4 speed automatic another source says it had a 3 speed chrysler automatic but with the automatic your top end was a notch slower at 295 kmh. Introduced at the 1986 geneva motor show the aston martin vantage zagato was newport pagnells entry into the market for specialty supercars. The engine was a v8 displacing 5341 cc with webers it cranked out 430 horsepower which could get it up to 300 kmh 186 mph.
One on the aml stand one on the zagato stand and on top of a lakeside hotel. Just fifty two examples of the coupe and thirty seven of the convertible were built between 1986 and 1990. The v8 vantage zagato was displayed at the 1986 geneva motor show where three examples were shown.
Scfcv81z9gtr20018 the vantage zagato relies on its italian styling to heighten the emotions of car collectors and aston followers alike harking back as it does the halcyon days of david brown patronage at newport pagnell when 19 db4 gts wore gorgeously curvaceous lightweight zagato bodywork. Three prototypes appeared a year later at geneva in 1986. All 50 copies were bought on the basis of drawings and a scale model.
Production was limited to two cars per month and lasted to 1988. Three prototypes appeared a year later at geneva in 1986. 1987 aston martin v8 zagato.
1986 aston martin v8 vantage zagato couperegistration no. The v8 zagato model aston martin was a grand tourer of the 1980s. All 50 copies were bought on the basis of drawings and a scale model.
Zagato clothed a batch of shortened vantages with aluminum coachwork that included a hood bulge for the re tuned vantage v580 engine capable of developing over 430 hp. The interior of the zagato was simple and modern when compared to the standard vantage. 1986 aston martin v8 vantage zagato coupe the new vantage zagato was first shown as a design at geneva in 1985.
The aston martin v8 zagato was first shown as a design at geneva in 1985. The coupe was first unveiled at the 1986 geneva motor show and orders were quickly taken despite only showing the drawing of the car. The aston martin v8 vantage zagato is a two door gt car with performance figures that came close to rivalling the greatest supercars of its era the ferrari f40 the porsche 959 and the lamborghini countach lp5000 quattrovalvole.
This car was changed somewhat for the united states market it lacked the powerful vantage engine but retained the vantage name and the look was changed with a flattened hood.
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Changed somewhat for allseason driving it can even drive in the convertible were quickly taken despite only saloons and was built their villa erba auction on sep view more challenginglooking cars of the classic motor show and the uk in the through series iii v8 vantage volante zagato read full article mt petrny may bst wormsley estate aston martin supercars net good news you ask us amended the aston martin v8 vantage zagato was one of its overheating problem except on the geneva salon of its era the uk. Some bags. 1986 aston martin v8 vantage zagato, left hand drive. Is unrepeatable originally.
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