Martin DB4 GT Zagato
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of our prototype being testdriven on the Tail of the Dragon.The
absolute MUST DO road for sports car enthusiasts. .
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produced this car in an extremely limited quantity. Only 19 original
vehicles are known to exist today. This is simply too few to satisify
the sports car enthusiast and historic racers urge to own and drive
these stunning automobiles.
Zagato recently sold at auction
cars come to market very rarely and when they do, they sell for
well over two million
dollars. This price is simply out of reach for the average enthusiast.
There are several other companies out there recreating these fine
cars as aluminum
Zagato being recreated from aluminum
also very expensive since the donor car with which the project is
begun, sells for around $100,000.00, so the final product ends up
at around $400,000.00. In 1987 even Aston Martin decided to build
some continuation cars. These were known as Sanction II and Sanction
III cars. Several
individuals have also recreated cars. Refer to the photo below of
this aluminum recreation.
an aluminum bodied Zagato clone
is to recreate
this eye-catching automobile to be able to provide the enthusiast
an opportunity to own and drive an accurately detailed example of
one of the most exceptional automobiles ever produced. The purpose
is to combine beautiful styling, outstanding performance and supreme
it's public debut at Virginia
International Raceway Gold
Cup Races June 10-12, 2005 ----- hover
over an image to get a larger view
Classic Sports Cars unveiled
their prototype of a racing legend for the vintage racing fraternity
at the 2005 VIR Gold Cup Challenge.
was absolutely overwhelming. We knew we had something pretty special
and exiting, and our belief was definitely confirmed by the people
who were racing, the people at the car show, and the fans.
As we were
pulling away from the auction area and going down the hill toward
the paddock, Mr. Harvey Siegel the owner of VIR spotted the car
and promptly made a U turn and followed us to the paddock. We received
one of the best compliments from him. He got out of his car to check
out our beautiful beast and said "neat car" he thought it was the
real Mc Coy. He said " I had to see it up close, I didnít expect
a car of this caliber at our vintage event. Donít get me wrong,
we get a lot of nice cars here, but I did not expect one of these.
morning one of the SCCA corner workers was checking out the car
as I came out of the motor home with a cup of coffee. He had his
morning coffee in hand as he walked around the car, checking every
detail from every imaginable angle. I asked Richard what he thought
and he summed it up perfectly when he said "It looks like someone
took all the best styling features from all the great classic sports
cars, put it into a blender, stirred it up and this is what poured
are links where you can get more information on the fabulous originals
and other companies recreations.