Rowan Atkinson’s Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Is For Sale

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Rowan Atkinson’s one-of-a-kind, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato has simply been listed for sale. Solely 52 models of the mannequin have been constructed between 1986 and 1990.

Atkinson’s automotive, chassis no. 20013, was the primary from the manufacturing run however wasn’t acquired by Atkinson till 1998. Atkinson instantly had the automotive transformed to racing specs for the Aston Martin House owners Membership’s C2 Class “Mildly Modified” class.

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Atkinson’s V8 Vantage Zagato is the one instance to obtain this variation, which was carried out by the marque’s traditional automotive division, Aston Martin Works, in accordance with the itemizing. As a part of the transformation, the automobile’s 5.3-litre V-8 mill was rebuilt and upgraded with Weber Alpha gasoline injection and ceramic-coated exhaust headers. These modifications elevated its engine output.

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There was extra to the conversion than simply retuning the engine, although. Light-weight panels and Perspex facet home windows have been put in to scale back the automotive’s general weight and different modifications embrace a brand new racing-spec suspension and braking system with AP Racing elements. It comes completed in Gladiator Pink over a factory-style black inside and has a white racing gumball on each doorways, which featured the quantity “33” when Atkinson was racing the automotive.

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Atkinson would spend 10 years behind the wheel of his V8 Vantage Zagato, which included a 2001 crash, which each he and the automotive emerged comparatively unhurt. The automotive has since been retired from racing and in 2016 was modified but once more to be made extra road-friendly in accordance with the automotive dealership.

The automotive dealership doesn’t listing a value for the automotive, nonetheless, you possibly can inquire by way of its website.

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