Having first unveiled the Volante toward the end of last year, British car manufacturer Aston Martin has now moved once again to extend its ever-growing Vanquish Zagato family. Coming out this time with a double-header announcement, not only will the Vanquish Zagato Speedster officially make its way into production, but a new model — the Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake — will join it. Embodying opposite ends of the spectrum while both staying true to the Zagato philosophy, the Speedster and Shooting Brake respectively representing the unique exhilaration of a high-performance open-top sports car and a showcase for exactly what can be achieved with a practical GT when it comes to design.
With its body panels crafted from carbon fibre, a bold “speed hump” cowl design that extends from the seats — mirroring the Zagato’s trademark “double-bubble” roof — and Vulcan-inspired blade tail lights, the Speedster is a seamless aesthetic addition to the company’s supercar collection. In its opposite number, the Shooting Brake, however, Aston Martin has paired glass inlays with a sculptural roof, premium-trimmed rear cabin area and “Z” motif quilting through to create a car that provides the feeling of space without skimping on the luxury element.
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