March 30, 2015

Zagato & CPP in Joint Venture. Really, they are.

Bentley Zagato CPP

*+-CPP and Zagato have announced that they are in a joint venture. But a dig round Italy’s Companies House would perhaps suggest otherwise. A couple of weeks ago we reported that CPP – owners of Spyker and Bowler – has quitely gobbled up Milanese Car Design Studio Zagato at some point in 2010. Which made sense. It […]

Aston Martin V12 Zagato: Now it’s official

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Official

*+-Aston Martin has announced that they will be putting the V12 Zagato in to production. Up to 150 to be built at £330k plus tax. There was never any real doubt; Aston Martin will build the V12 Zagato as a road car. We told you so even before the V12 Zagato made its first appearance at Villa D’Este in […]

CPP buys Zagato

Ferrari 550 GTZ

*+-In a further acquisition, specialist car builder CPP (Coventry Prototype Panels) has acquired Milanese Car Design House Zagato for an undisclosed sum. In a move that seems to have received no coverage whatsoever, our favourite specialist car putter-together – CPP (Coventry Prototype Panels as was) – has quietly bought up Zagato. For those of you who are ‘Vlad Watchers’ this may […]

Aston Martin V12 Zagato: The number will NOT be 150

Aston Martin V12 Zagato

*+-Despite reports today stating that AM are going to build 150 Aston Martin V12 Zagato, we’re sure the number will be less – probably 89 or 99. We’ve had an email or three in this morning asking if the story that Aston Martin will be building 150 V12 Zagatos is true. It’s not. Or at least it’s not according […]

Aston Martin V12 Zagato confirmed for limited production

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Production

*+-Aston Martin has revealed – seemingly inadvertently – that the V12 Zagato is to go in to Limited Production. What a shock. It didn’t take a genius to work out that the Aston Martin V12 Zagato would not just be incarnated as the Zig and Zag cars for the Nurburgring, but as a proper production car. Not […]

Aston Martin V12 Zagato: Zig arrives at the Nurburgring

Aston Martin V12 Zagato at Nurburgring

*+-The Aston Martin V12 Zagato has arrived at the Nurburgring. It’s the 2nd V12 Zagato – AML call them Zig and Zag – and WILL go in to production. We knew that the Aston Martin V12 Zagato – which recently took Vill d’Este by storm – was heading for the Nurburgring to stretch its muscles. What we […]

Aston Martin V12 Zagato wins Design Award at Villa D’Este

The Aston Martin V12 Zagato wins Design Award at Villa d'Este

*+-The glorious Aston Martin V12 Zagato has won the 2011 Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes at Villa d’Este. It seems it’s not just us who think the Aston Martin V12 Zagato a stunner. But then, we never thought it would be. But it’s always possible that the beauty we see in every Aston Martin is influenced a […]

Aston Martin V12 Zagato revealed

Aston Martin V12 Zagato revealed ahead of Villa d'Este

*+-Aston Martin has revealed the Aston Martin V12 Zagato – based on the V12 Vantage – ahead of its debut at Villa d’Este. Just last week we brought you a tease from Aston Martin of a new collaboration with Zagato to create a new Aston Martin and take it off to the glorious setting of Villa d’Este […]

New Aston Martin Zagato to debut at Villa d’Este

A new Aston Martin Zagato Concept at Villa d'Este 2011

*+-Aston Martin are to reveal a new concept by Zagato at Villa d’Este this month, which will go in to limited production in 2012. It’s hard not to feel a frisson of excitement at the prospect of the makers of the most beautiful cars in the world – Aston Martin – taking a new creation to our […]