Aston Martin Zagato: driven at the ‘Ring
Where better to test a bespoke prototype than the Nürburgring 24 Hour race?
Posted: 28 May 2012
The result might not be as effortlessly fluid as the original, but it's still way more than a callow tribute act. The nose and gaping grille - it needs to be that way
to maximise airflow - are serious statements, the roof and glasshouse add emphasis, and the rear end is both super-curvy and dominated by some hugely aggressive aero and a monster exhaust.
Riding on angry 20in rims, the new Zagato has a bit of edge and grit to it, which is exactly how it should be. "Zagato likes to do things differently," Porritt admits. "Those guys have some very... specific design obsessions."