Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Zagato (2002)

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Aston Martin DB7 Vantage

At the 2002 Geneva Motor Aston Martin announced its to work with Zagato to a new, limited edition for the 21st Century – the Martin DB7 Vantage Zagato.

The two first began working in 1961 when they 19 examples of the Aston Martin DB4 GT . and then in 1987 when launched the Aston Martin V8 and Aston Martin V8 Zagato .

Based on the Aston Martin DB7 the Martin DB7 Vantage Zagato a number of changes to produce a hand-built car that reflects of the traditions of the past and combines to create a distinctive modern Martin.

Internationally renowned for the design of of the world’s most beautiful designer Andrea Zagato and his incorporated many of the styling inspired by the original Aston DB4 GT Zagato to create a beautiful, and classic body design the heritage and traditions of Aston These include the long shortened tail and the famous roof.

The large distinctive grille and accentuating rear arches are unmistakably from whilst the carefully detailed such as the reverse/fog light provided graphic evidence of the hand craftsmanship and quality has become an Aston Martin

2002 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato

The aluminium body, on a shortened Aston Martin DB7 Volante wheelbase offered a weight advantage over the car. Other visible differences included the unique 18 wheels with revised to give a wider track front, 9×18 rear).

anti-lock, ventilated discs fitted all round, equipped Pagid RS4-2-1 pads. front and rear suspension were developed specifically for performance and optimum precision

The Aston Martin DB7 Vantage retained the all alloy, twin-overhead 48-valve, 6.0-litre V12 engine in the Aston Martin DB7 Vantage . but due in to a weight reduction, power for the Martin DB7 Vantage Zagato giving the car a sportier feel. The low engine with twin clutch also meant torque delivery of the V12 engine is throughout the rev range. It also the original manual, six-speed ratio transmission but with a differential and a short shift lever.

Offered in three standard colours – Mercury Aqua Verde and Zagato – the Aston Martin DB7 Zagato boasted a hand-stitched interior, unique in design to model and trimmed in Dark aniline leather.

Just 99 examples of the Aston DB7 Vantage Zagato were with the aluminium bodies in Italy and the car finished in the UK at Bloxham the home of the Aston Martin DB7

Body Exterior

Zagato-styled panels on a shortened DB7 Volante

Aluminium bonnet and door boot and front wings

roof – incorporating the Zagato ‘double-bubble’ trademark

sill covers and front and aprons

Unique rear windows and rear screen

Rear brake lights, fog reversing light and reflectors

on boot lid and front wings

Wheels Tyres

Zagato-styled wheels with revised to give wider track 8×18 front (unique to Martin DB7 Vantage Zagato) rear (standard DB7 Vantage)


DB7 Vantage sports with unique dampers

DB7 Vantage sports differential

Shortened propshaft, quickshift lever

DB7 Vantage 12-cylinder, engine

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DB7 Vantage sports

Unique to Aston Martin DB7 Zagato aniline leather

Modified door trim to high waist line

New trim panels with shelf replacing rear

Standard DB7 Vantage front but finished in quilted aniline with the Zagato ‘Z’ in seat backs

DB7 Vantage switchgear

Technical Specifications

4481 mm

Wheelbase: 2531 mm

1244 mm

Width: 1861 mm

1740 kg

Top speed: 190 mph

Price at £160,000

99 Limited edition produced 2002-2003

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