To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the world-famous Italian design studio Zagato (founded in 1919), Aston Martin announced today (September 19th) that it will introduce quotas for 19 groups worldwide, including the DB4 GT Zagato continuation and DBS GT Zagat two new models of the DBZ Centenary Collection, the two cars will not be sold separately. Each set costs up to ￡6 million (approximately RMB 55 million) and is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Aston Martin announced the DBZ Centennial Collection, which collects only 19 vehicles with global quotas and is scheduled to be launched in 2019.
Since the launch of the first DB4 GT Zagato, Aston Martin’s latest collaboration is the Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake, which has been working with Zagato for 58 years. The relationship between the two brands for 100 years is very close. Therefore, Aston Martin chose Zagato’s birthday, and then he will have this unprecedented plan before the age of 100.
The collaboration between Aston Martin and Zagato was launched in 1960 with the DB4 GT Zagato (pictured). The latest collaboration is the Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake (pictured). The cooperation between these two brands has been 58 years.
Aston Martin’s CEO Andy Palmer said: “The partnership between Aston Martin and Zagato is the most effective and long-lasting combination in the automotive industry. With Zagato’s 100th anniversary next year The arrival of these 19 new cars will definitely be the best way to celebrate and the best way to show the long-term friendship between the two companies. As an engineer, I always say that my favorite Aston Martin is actually Next Aston Martin, but this time I have to say that I have been trying to find a more complicated two-car garage than this!
Zagato’s current head, Andrea Zagato, was founded by his grandfather in 1919. He said: “I am very honored and very proud that Aston Martin chose to celebrate our brand’s Centenary collection and this unique in the DBZ Centenary Collection. Long-term partnership.
The track version of DB4 GT Zagato Continuation will capture many of the elements of DB4 GT Zagato in the picture and will be produced at the Newport Pagnell factory where DB4 was born.
The original factory only released the blueprint for the DBZ Centenary Collection, which includes the track version of the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation and the legal road version of the GT supercar: DBS GT Zagato; in addition, the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation will be produced at the Newport Pagnell plant where DB4 was born, and DBS GT Zagato will be produced at the Aston Martin headquarters in Gaydon to gain the meaning of historical heritage.
DBS GT Zagato will use DBS Superleggera as the basis for development, as the best GT flagship product in the picture and current brand, and introduce Zagato’s unique design in the exterior and interior.
As for the origin of the 19-group number, due to the first co-branded car of these two brands: db3 GT Zagato was published in 1960, only produced 19 cars, then the car adopted a double brand combined with the historical continuation of db3 GT Zagato and DBS GT Zagato, with only 19 units, each producing and retaining vintage car elements retro, has become Aston Martin’s latest technology.
In addition, Aston Martin also revealed that DBS GT Zagato will be developed on the basis of DBS Superleggera, which is the best performance flagship of the current brand, and introduces Zagato’s unique design in appearance and interior decoration.