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Old 2nd May 2019, 12:30
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I see Aston Martin have responded to the interest that you have created by putting the DB4 GTS Zagato back into production.

https://www.motoringresearch.com/car...to-production/

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Old 2nd May 2019, 13:39
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I see Aston Martin have responded to the interest that you have created by putting the DB4 GTS Zagato back into production.

https://www.motoringresearch.com/car...to-production/
Well, the Sanction II ones fetch over 1.5m a pop, so they can afford to dilute the after market a little. Of course, mine is NOT a DB4 Zagato, or any other kind of AM if it comes to that, but they sure as hell are lovely looking cars.
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Old 2nd May 2019, 16:50
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There is a lovely one in the back page of Classic & Sports Car magazine this month. Very nice ! I can see this concept working really well in convertible form too, like the 250 SWB.
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There is a lovely one in the back page of Classic & Sports Car magazine this month. Very nice ! I can see this concept working really well in convertible form too, like the 250 SWB.
There are many beautiful cars from the 1960s, but for me, the Zagatos of all marques have something special. That is probably personal taste. However, the AM DB4 Zagato has been voted the most beautiful car more than once. It's influence on the highly protected DB5 is clear. Luckily, the Zagato influence spans many marques, and in the 1960s, many of the design features between Zagato and Pininfarina are very similar. So far as i know, the Old No 7 275 has never made it to a convertible, and it remains to be seen if Chris will take the Z3gato there. But you are right, it would work well as a soft top.
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Old 23rd May 2019, 01:23
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Is it really 20 days, almost three weeks since we heard anything about this fantastic project?
It feels longer to me (I check pretty much every day, just in case my subscribe function doesn’t work...)
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Old 23rd May 2019, 05:19
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Slow and steady, the other side is getting there. I did not post photos as they are pretty much a mirror of the ones already posted. I'll put some up next time I visit.
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Old 23rd May 2019, 20:21
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Thank you ��
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Old 24th May 2019, 09:55
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If you are looking at Barchetta door handles, this is what they look like fitted.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/gju9XCRXfihe2iiZ8
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If you are looking at Barchetta door handles, this is what they look like fitted.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/gju9XCRXfihe2iiZ8
Thanks.
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Old 30th May 2019, 20:31
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Had a brief visit and look around this place today down in Cobham, Wow !!
http://www.rswilliams.co.uk/
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Had a brief visit and look around this place today down in Cobham, Wow !!
http://www.rswilliams.co.uk/
I agree, grown up's sweetshop. I must make plans to visit myself.
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Fantastic read. Can't wait for the next update. Sincerely, well done.

I may have missed it, but is this a one off, or will Chris be taking a mould and selling these?
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Fantastic read. Can't wait for the next update. Sincerely, well done.

I may have missed it, but is this a one off, or will Chris be taking a mould and selling these?
Chris will be taking moulds, he has not yet decided whether to offer panel kits or turnkey builds so far as I know. Updates due soon.
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