The Art of Zagato
Zagato is an independent coachbuilder and designer who has been making cars look beautiful and more unique since the 1920s using principles from the world of aeronautics.
Zagato has since worked with manufacturers such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, BMW, Lancia and Alfa Romeo as well as with their customers to create some of the most unique, elegant and unusual cars imaginable. Features such as the “double bubble” roof (originally conceived to allow room for helmets in race cars), the muscular, angled rear wheel arches and distinctively styled rear are all trademark Zagato features.
Their cars are made for a tiny number of clients, and you would be lucky to see on the road – let alone close up – so we took the opportunity to get some close-up shots of a visiting Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante while we had the chance.
Find out more about the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato
Image credits: Richard Wilson Photography
MORE FROM REDLINE
It seems like just yesterday that Redline Racing first started trading from a small used car pitch in the picturesque Yorkshire village of Pool-in-Wharfedale – to some, at least. Redline 1998 It started with a team of just two – Rob Milner & John Graeme. Two local lads selling 20 hot hatches every month from […]
When you’re up against the best-of-the-best, you can’t always expect to take home a trophy, but you should definitely go home with your head held high. On the same night that England took on Croatia in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Redline team were also facing some stiff competition at the 2018 Motor […]