1996 Zagato Raptor concept is a lighter Lamborghini Diablo VT and is up for sale

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1996 Zagato Raptor concept is a lighter Lamborghini Diablo VT and is up for sale originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 3 Nov 2019 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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First Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato continuation body completed

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Another 18 of the new old cars will be made by Aston's Heritage Division.

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First Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato continuation body completed originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:51:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Petrolicious finds the cutest Zagato racecar ever

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Petrolicious goes for a ride in the last surviving 1949 Fiat Topolino 750 MM by Zagato, and this is the cutest vintage racecar you've ever seen.

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Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato expected to fetch over $16M

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RM Sotheby's has consigned for its upcoming New York auction a rare 1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato - expected to sell for over $16 million - along with notable classics from Ferrari, Bugatti, Siata and Lamborghini.

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Fiat Abarth Zagato lovechild is a double bubble worth the trouble

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The Italian automotive industry is filled with legendary names: Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Lamborghini, De Tomaso, Pagani... but the names Fiat, Abarth and Zagato belong up there right beside them - especially when they came together on a vehicle as singular as this one.

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Fiat Abarth Zagato lovechild is a double bubble worth the trouble originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Leno shows some style with a ’67 Lancia Fulvia 1.3 Zagato

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1967 Lancia Fulvia 1.3 Zagato

Given the number of cars in Jay Leno's collection, plus the ones he just gets to drive, it seems like the number of classics that he hasn't been behind the wheel of could be listed on a Post-It note. However, Jay Leno's Garage viewers are in luck this week because they get to watch the host experience a vehicle for the very first time, and he comes away suitably impressed.

The model in question is a 1967 Lancia Fulvia Sport 1.3 Zagato that's owned by auto appraiser and journalist Donald Osborne. It's a good thing that he's around, too, because Jay is pretty clearly out of his element when discussing this beautiful coupe. The two of them end up having a fairly long conversation about not just this car but also the whole history of Lancia.

According to Osborne, the Zagato-bodied version was the top model of the Fulvia range, and the famous coachbuilder made about 7,000 of them between 1965 and 1972. The styling featured a gorgeous mix of razor sharp creases and shapely curves to really set the design apart from its contemporaries, and power came from a 1.3-liter V4 spinning the front wheels.

It's fascinating to watch Leno learning about the car for the first time over the course of the video and then start picking out little details about the Fulvia that he likes. Get educated right along with him in this interesting episode looking at one of the great Lancias.

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Petrolicious inspects Zagato-bodied Lancia Flaminia

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Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Zagato

Lancia gets a bad rap. Sure, the more modern examples have had a history of rusting and rampant reliability woes, but before that, they were certifiable rally weapons. And even before that, Lancia was just a maker of truly gorgeous cars. Cars like this aluminum-bodied 1967 Flaminia Super Sport, which benefits from the good styling sense of Zagato. It's the latest subject for the team at Petrolicious.

That last part is telling, because Zagato tends to produce designs that are all over the scale of attractiveness. The 1967 Flaminia is certainly a looker. The kink in the C-pillar, which looks like a more dramatic version of BMW's famous Hofmeister kink, is just a great piece of design, while the stylish Kammback rear end and subtly recessed headlights mean this Flaminia looks greak from nearly any angle.

Underhood sits a 2.8-liter V6 that is fed by three two-barrel Weber carbs, and which its owner, Robert Giaimo, claims will allow it to comfortably cruise at 100 miles per hour. This particular example of the Flaminia Super Sport is one of just 150, and is from the very last year of production.

Scroll down for the latest video from the team at Petrolicious, and have a look at this classic Lancia.

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Petrolicious inspects Zagato-bodied Lancia Flaminia originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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eBay Find of the Day: 1960 Aston DB4GT Zagato replica with supercharged DB7 engine

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Aston Martin Zagato replica with a eBay Buy It Now price of $2.4 million.

For all of the attention to detail that went into this beautiful, custom-built 1960 DB4GT Zagato, it almost seems a shame to call the Aston Martin a "replica." But because it started out as a non-Zagato coupe (only twenty originals were built) and is now powered by a supercharged inline six sourced from a 1997 DB7, it must wear the term on its sleeve. What's most astounding about this eBay find, however, isn't the fact that it's claimed to have been built from the ground up or that its original title might have been a duplicate, but the $2.4 million Buy It Now price.

The seller claims he has nearly 40 years of title and ownership history, including all receipts for the $1 million-plus Zagato build, and the big names involved in the project - such as renowned coachbuilder Clive Smart - along with extensive photo documentation go a long way to convince us of the build's authenticity. Still, the seller claims that a discrepancy with the Vehicle Identification Number forced the builders to register the car with a new VIN plate, so, if you're somehow in the market for this car, shop with discretion.

The seller's statement about the car's identification crisis is this: "We have learned that record keeping in those early days at Aston was not efficient and duplicate VIN plates were not unheard of. We believe this car to be the genuine article, but we know it is 100-percent Aston Martin."

Feel free to check out the gallery we've included of the car, but be sure to visit the eBay page to pore over the extensive photo documentation we're talking about - there's something here for every type of car enthusiast, even if it's just to gaze at the replica's beautiful lines.

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BMW outlines plans at Pebble, teases new Zagato concept

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The pageant of global automotive finery that is Pebble Beach weekend is under way, and among the many automakers with big plans is BMW. Its prize pony will be the unveiling of the BMW Zagato concept (click the photo above to enlarge) - a different BMW-Zagato collaboration than what was revealed at Villa d'Este earlier this year (see gallery below). This one to be debuted at Pebble Beach has familiar lines, but is a roadster.

Elsewhere on the lawns of Pebble, the 2013 7 Series and Alpina B7 will plant their tires on American soil for the first time and get the 650i Gran Coupe, M5 and M6 for a cheering section. Beyond the grass, a 1986 BMW-March GTP, 1980 BMW M1 Procar and 1975 BMW 3.5 CSL will be heating up the asphalt at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and the 40th anniversary of the M division will be one of the subplots at Legends of the Autobahn.

Have a read of the press release below for the official details, and stay tuned for our live coverage from these hallowed links.

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BMW outlines plans at Pebble, teases new Zagato concept originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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