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Aston unleashes 760hp DBS Zagato. Image by Aston Martin.

Aston unleashes 760hp DBS Zagato
New coupe will set you back 6 million if you buy it with a DB4 GT Zagato.
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What's this then?

This is the Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato, a celebration of 100 years of the Zagato design house and almost 60 years of Aston Martin working with Zagato.

Wow, that's pretty... red.

Yes, and it's a unique red. Supernova Red, which will only be available on the Centenary edition version of this DBS Zagato. Inside, you'll find more red leather, stitched 'Z' logos and even optional gold printing on the centre console.

Gold?

Yes, and it's not the only thing that glitters. Check out the strakes in the wheelarch vents - solid 18-carat gold, those.

Must weigh a bit...

I don't think it matters much, being as the DBS uses a 760hp twin-turbo V12 engine.

Should be pretty rapid then. When can I buy one?

Depends - have you bought a Euromillions ticket? Because you'll need one. Aston's idea is that you will buy this DBS Zagato as a matching pair with a recreated 1960s DB4 GT Zagato. Aston's classic operation at Newport Pagnell is currently building 19 of those; perfect recreations of the Sixties original, made by Aston. Buying both together will set you back 6 million.

Marek Reichman, Aston Martin's executive vice-president and chief creative officer, said: "The design studio at Aston Martin has risen to the task magnificently, working alongside Andrea (Zagato) and his team. They have taken the already fabulous DBS Superleggera and shaped it into something which retains its Aston Martin identity, yet expresses itself as only a Zagato can. It is the modern expression of a timeless icon."

Andrea Zagato, CEO of the design house, added: "Aston Martin's elegance, class and purity of style have always blended perfectly with our own rationalistic design language. Zagato's Centenary represents a bridge between the past and the future, strengthened by the shared vision for an innovative approach to collectibles, recently coupled in pairs and twins with the aim to reach new standards of exclusivity in the world."

Paul Spires, president of Aston Martin Works, said: "Paired with the new beauty that is the stunning DBS GT Zagato, the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation cars are a unique and fitting celebration of the brand's 60-year love affair with this unmatched Italian automotive style icon."



Neil Briscoe - 4 Oct 2019

Earlier articles featuring 2020 Aston Martin DBS

2019-07-09: Aston Martin reveals DBS GT Zagato duo
2019-03-25: Aston gives glimpse of DBS GT Zagato


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