Happy 100th Birthday Aston Martin!
Yes, the iconic British firm celebrates its centenary today. And here’s a TG.com tribute
Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Aston Martin Zagato on the Furka Pass
"Driving the Zagato hard on these lofty mountain roads is a lethally, brilliantly simple exercise: go as fast as your bravery reserves allow; crash and die as soon as you exceed them. Unlike so many modern cars, the Zag doesn't feel idiot-proof. It has the brutish mien of a Sixties muscle car: a car built around a big engine with secondary regard for driver wellbeing.
Not that it's bad to drive, simply uncompromising. The Zag's steering is seriously weighty, the sort of wheel you grip hard, biceps tensed, rather than twirl with a couple of fingers..."
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