2008 Spyker C12 Zagato

2008 Spyker C12 Zagato

Because Spyker doen't design wild enough vehicles by itself (or maybe they're too wild?) the small Dutch firm teamed up with Zagato to design a flagship for its exotic lineup. The C12 Zagato, a reskinned C12 Spyder, is meant to celebrate Spyker's entry into the Formula 1 circuit (the F8-VII race car also debuted here in Geneva) with F1-style details like a pointy nose, air scoops, chimneys, aerodynamic mirrors, and a diffuser. It also incorporates a traditional Zagato design cue, the Double Bubble panoramic roof. The all-aluminum, rear-drive sports car uses a W-12 engine sourced from Volkswagen. Tuned to produce 500 hp, the 6.0-liter engine allows the C12 Zagato to reach 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds. Thanks to great aerodynamics, it will reach a top speed of 193 mph. Twenty-four examples will be hand-built beginning in March of 2008, and will be sold to a handful of lucky buyers willing to lay 495,000 Euros down on the table.

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