AC ZAGATO at Goodwood Festival of Speed
BROOKLANDS MOTOR COMPANY
Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QN
Designed by Zagato Milan, this coupé was imported in Feb 2012 to be displayed on the AC Car stand at the Geneva Motor show.
During the summer it was tested for road holding and performance on the Goodwood Circuit in wet weather.
July 2012 – The car ran at Goodwood Festival of Speed at the famous Hill Climb in 2012.
October 2012 – taken to Milan to be displayed both at the Zagato works and on the Zagato stand at the 2012 Auto Moto Epoca, Padova, Italy.
August 2013 – Driven to Wings & Wheels and participated in the non-compeditive sprint on the Dunsfold Runway.
When, reaching a speed of over 150mph, it easily overtook a Ferrarri.
Currently under evaluation for pre-production testing at Brooklands Motor Company.
An unique AC GT car that has been featured in the August edition of Auto Car and the January 2013 issue of Auto Italia.
AC 378GT ZAGATO COUPÉ PROTOTYPE
Weight: 1465kg Weight Dist (front / rear): 50% / 50%
Wheelbase: 2540mm Front Track: 1627mm
Rear Track: 1507mm Length: 4406mm
Width: 1924mm Height: 1233mm
Type: VB 90, Aluminium Displacement: 6200cc (378cu in)
Power: 434 HP (323kW) Torque: 583 N.m
Fuel Delivery: Fuel injection, Elec. Seq. Port
Compression Ratio: 10, 7:1
Gearbox: 6 speed manual
Gear Ratios: 1st – 3.01 2nd – 2.07 3rd – 1.43
4th – 1.00 5th – 0.84 6th – 0.57
Wheels & Tyres
Wheels (Front/Rear): 8,5×19 / 11Jx20
Tyres (Front / Rear): 245 / 40ZR 19 /305/35 ZR 20
Body & Chassis
Layout: Front engine, RWD
Chassis: Tubular steel space frame
Body: Vinylester Composite
Brakes (Front / Rear): 355 / 365 Brembo
Steering: ZF Power Assist
Suspension: Unequal length A-Arms
Tank: 75 litre
Power / weight Ratio: 220kW / tonne
0-100km/h sub 4 secs. (estimated)