Iso Rivolta GTZ by Zagato

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Iso Rivolta unveiled in Monza Green

Zagato, the well-known Milan-based design house, delivered its first Iso Rivolta GTZ to its new owner, according to Carscoops. Predominantly, The car hearkens back to the Iso Rivolta A3 that was first revealed in 1963. Specifically, that car won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1964 and 1965.

This new car takes the design cues from the classic, and in very obvious ways. Evidently, the car looks downright vintage from some angles, though it is a modern machine.

Zagato

Zagato is an independent coach building company and total design centre located northwest of Milan in the Terrazzano Frazion of Rho, Lombardy, Italy. The company’s premises occupy an area of 23,000 square metres (250,000 sq ft). Evidnetly, 11,000 square metres (120,000 sq ft) of this area is covered.

Zagato Atelier created made-to-measure creations for distinguished clients and gentlemen drivers. It derive its philosophy from the era of the berlinettas of the early 1950s. Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, Spyker, Diatto, and Alfa Romeo created special projects with Zagato. To consolidate the brand’s business in making custom-built models, almost exclusively coupés with two doors and two seats.

Iso Rivolta

Iso Rivolta bodywork is made of carbon fiber. This helps keep the weight down and keeps the sleek overall design that Zagato wanted. There’s also some heritage here. The Italian styling is paired with some good old American power, thanks to a Chevrolet 6.2-liter LT4 supercharged V8. That engine is rated at 651 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque.

The transmission is an automatic one, but Zagato has not released the details. It is likely, however, that the car has the same one as is in the C7 Corvette Z06 (from which the engine was taken). Moreover, that transmission is an 8-speed GM 8L90 automatic. Also, the Iso Rivolta GTZ can do a 0-62 mph sprint in 3.7 seconds. It has a top speed of 195 mph.

Zagato will make only 19 examples of the car. The car boasts a beatiful Monza Green color. Nine of the 19 that will be made have been bought, so you can still buy one if you please. Contact Zagato for details. 

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