Aston Martin Zagato: driven at the ‘Ring
Where better to test a bespoke prototype than the Nürburgring 24 Hour race?
Posted: 28 May 2012
Basically, it feels like a Vantage V12 with all its senses and responses turned up to 11. It's lairy, in other words, but progressive and predictable with it. And I cannot tell you how happy I am when I return it to the pit lane intact. South American exile postponed...
Fast-forward to Saturday afternoon. There are 220,000 spectators in the grandstands and surrounding forest. The weather has been iffy right up to, and beyond, qualifying. The green car - Zig - lines up 47th on the grid, with a lap time of 9mins 7secs.