Unique at its finest

Chantilly ( France ), September 9, 2014

An eye-catcher of a special kind presented on the " Chantilly Art & Elegance Concours d'Elegance " on September 7, 2014, the design company Zagato: the Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake. This is the second birthday surprise, has revealed the Italian body cutter for 95th anniversary. Already at the " Concorso Villa d'Este d`Eleganza " in May 2014 presented the Lamborghini Zagato proud 5-95 Zagato based on the Gallardo. While the Special Lambo makes the Swiss businessman and Lamborghini collector Albert Spiess happy, the client of the Aston Martin remains secret. What is known is that it is a European who wanted to have a collector car on studio level.

Discreet double-bubble roof

The base of the Shooting Brake Zagato Aston Martin Virage is one that was built from 2011 to 2012. In redesigning the British were missed design elements of Aston Martin Vantage from the 1980s and combined with straight lines and edges. It is striking, especially in the rear part shooting brake style. This term describes a form in the automotive industry between station wagon and coupe ?? the fine Aston tends optically clear to the latter. A typical feature of Zagato bodywork is the double-bubble roof that is not missing in this design. However, in this example it has only subtle curvatures. How much power driving the fancy car, nor was betrayed as the price of the collector's item. As an engine of 497 hp V12 from the Virage would be conceivable.

Conclusion of the trilogy

The Virage Shooting Brake has been created not only to mark the anniversary of Zagato. He is also the coronation anniversary of the trilogy, the Zagato had announced in 2013 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Aston Martin. The other two beauties, the Spider Zagato DB9 and DBS Coupe Zagato Centennial Centennial, have already been handed over to collectors in Japan and the United States. (HD)