The Monster of Zagato

Cernobbio ( Italy ), May 26, 2015

Zagato presented at this year's Concorso Villa d'Este d`Eleganza ( 22 to 24 May 2015) a nice car with a menacing name: the Zagato Maserati Mostro. The nickname is translated into German for " Monster ". The car is a tribute to the Maserati 450S, which the Italian coachbuilder had missed together with aerodynamic icon Frank Costin already in 1957, a coupe - dress. The client was Stirling Moss, who took with the car at the 24 - hour race at Le Mans ?? from this period dates also the nickname.

Carbon and Trans-Axle construction

The dress of the Mostro - edition consists mainly of carbon and aluminum. The most notable detail is a powerful wing which sits above the rear. It is powered by a Maserati V8 with dry sump lubrication, the force is transmitted by a six-speed sequential gearbox. The switch box is located in Trans-Axle - construction on the rear axle, which is to create an optimal weight distribution. In order to connect to the road to worry 19 - inch wheels, which are based on the front and rear with 255er-295ern. For additional technical data, Zagato keeps covered.

Sold all five copies

The good news is that the black race car gets an MOT approval. Five of the new Monster will be built and delivered by December 2015 their clients. The bad news: all five are sold. ( hd )