The magnificent Zonda R would show that Pagani is not in financial problems, despite the firm being said to be in trouble.
We adore this vehicle, but only really skilled drivers should apply because it appears to be a beast to handle.
Nevertheless, we can't wait to test it out on the racetrack later in the spring, preferably with dry asphalt! Unfortunately, only a limited handful will get the behind wheel
After a protracted period of quiet from the incredibly unusual Italian automaker Pagani Automobili, we are suddenly invited to the famous Monza racetrack
The Pagani Zonda R is initially priced at a hefty £1.3 million, without tax and any personal additions. However, it is stunning work, and every piece of technology on board is state-of-the-art.
This unit, number 001, was designed to the most basic specifications possible; its empty weight, including the driver and fuel, is merely 1000 kg.
The world's first carbon-titanium chassis keeps everything light. Compared to the road-going Zonda F, stiffness is tripled and weight is reduced by a third.
Except for the rollcage made of lightweight steel and the suspension arms made of machined aluminum, almost every other component just on car, from the huge front breaker to the huge back wing,
The 750 horsepower, 6.0-liter V12 motor and 6 paddle-shift selective race transmission provide incredible acceleration, reaching 62 mph in only 2.7 seconds and reaching a top speed of more than 220 mph.
Amazingly, consumers may use the most recent onboard software, which is not yet offered by any other manufacturer, to calibrate their Zonda R to any variety of power output they want.
The AMG racing engine, which was first created and last utilized in 1999 for the renowned Luxury car CLK GTR Le Mans cars, is connected directly to the chassis
The sound of the 4 output at 7500 rpm, which sounded a lot like a 17,000 rpm Formula one racing car, will be with us forever. It is made of ultra-thin walls and ceramic coating.
The Ford FXX is among the extremely few vehicles that might ever be referred to as the Zonda R's competitors.